The 68th Golden Globe Awards are around the corner as the award ceremony will take place on Sunday, January 16, 2011. Judges are busy making decisions and people are busy predicting the outcomes. This list comprises of 13 predictions for the 68th Golden Globe Awards.
13. Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Hans Zimmer – Inception
This year many competitive and leading musicians are nominated in the category: “Best Original Score” including A.R. Rahman , Danny Elfman , Hans Zimmer , Alexandre Desplat and Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for the films 127 Hours (2010) , Alice in Wonderland (2010) , Inception (2010) , The King’s Speech (2010) and The Social Network (2010) respectively. This year the innovative composer Hans Zimmer, the winner of multiple awards including and Academy Award for the movie The Lion King, Golden Globe Awards for The Lion King and Gladiator and Grammy Awards for The Dark Knight and Crimson Tide among many, is most likely to win the award.
12. Best Foreign Language Film
Biutiful (2010) (Mexico/Spain) , Le concert (2009) (France) , Kray (2010) (Russia) , Io sono l’amore (2009) (Italy) and Hævnen (2010) (Denmark) are the films which were a juggernaut among viewers from all over the world and made appearance in the nominees for the category: “Best Foreign Language Film”. Biutiful is the most critically acclaimed film among the nominees and is predicted to win the award. It has been selected as the Mexican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards. It has also been nominated at the 16th Critics’ Choice Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the 68th Golden Globe Awards for Best Foreign Film.
11. Best Animated Film
Toy Story 3
Animated films target audience of all age groups and taste. The best animated film is the one which touches the heart of the audience and critics and brings smile on their face by taking them back to their childhood. This year the five films which are competing in this category for the Golden Globe Award are: Despicable Me (2010) , How to Train Your Dragon (2010), L’illusionniste (2010), Tangled (2010) and Toy Story 3 (2010). According to me the movie which deserves the Golden Globe Award for the category the most is Toy Story 3. The movie has won multiple awards and is waiting to receive many more.
10. Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Christopher Nolan – Inception
A screenplay or script is a written work that is made especially for a film or television program. The success of the film highly depends on it’s screenplay in addition to the plot, acting and use of techniques. The nominees for the category of “Best Screenplay” include: Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy for 127 Hours (2010) , Christopher Nolan for Inception (2010), Stuart Blumberg and Lisa Cholodenko for The Kids Are All Right (2010), David Seidler for The King’s Speech (2010) and Aaron Sorkin for The Social Network (2010). Inception and Christopher Nolan are most likely to win the award by bringing a brillianty filmed film to the audience.
9. Best Director – Motion Picture
Christopher Nolan – Inception
“Best Director – Motion Picture” is a highly competitive category including all brilliant and ingenious directors who proved their talent by making unmatchable films. This year the five movie directors which competed for this category are: Darren Aronofsky , David Fincher, Tom Hooper, Christopher Nolan and David O. Russell for the movies Black Swan (2010) , The Social Network (2010), The King’s Speech (2010) , Inception (2010) and The Fighter (2010) respectively. Christopher Nolan, the director of famous films like Memento, The Prestige, The Dark Knight, Inception and Batman Begins is the winner of multiple awards. This year he has made this most critically acclaimed and brilliantly filmed film placing him at number 1 in the list of the “Best Director”.
8. Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Amy Adams – The Fighter
This year many brilliant actress made amazing performances, making it tough to decide the nominees. The nominees in the category of “Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture” include: Amy Adams for The Fighter (2010) , Helena Bonham Carter for The King’s Speech (2010) , Mila Kunis for Black Swan (2010) , Melissa Leo for The Fighter (2010) and Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom (2010) . Predictions say that Amy Adams for the movie The Fighter is most likely to win the award. Her first film was Catch Me If You Can, but her breakthrough role was in the 2005 independent film Junebug. She has won 14 awards and had 2 Oscar nominations.