2014 Golden Globe Predictions

We discussed Golden Globe picks on “Pat & JT” this morning. Check it out here (starts around the 25:07 mark).

So for each category below, I’ll pick a first choice and a second choice. Please note: I didn’t include the entire list of Golden Globe nominees. You can see the rest here. I’ll have a follow-up post on Monday to discuss the overall show (because AMY AND TINA) and whether or not my predictions were right. Here we go!

Best Motion Picture – Drama

  • 12 Years A Slave
  • Captain Phillips
  • Gravity
  • Philomena
  • Rush

First choice? 12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave movie

Second choice? Gravity

Gravity Movie

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • American Hustle
  • Her
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Nebraska
  • The Wolf Of Wall Street

First choice? American Hustle

David O. Russell's American Hustle

Second choice? Nebraska

Bruce Dern and Will Forte in Nebraska

Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years A Slave
  • Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
  • Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
  • Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
  • Robert Redford, All Is Lost

First choice? Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years A Slave

Chitwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years A Slave

Second choice? Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

  • Christian Bale, American Hustle
  • Bruce Dern, Nebraska
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Joaquin Phoenix, Her

First choice? Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis

Oscar Issac, Inside Llewyn Davis

Second choice? Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama

  • Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
  • Sandra Bullock, Gravity
  • Judi Dench, Philomena
  • Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks
  • Kate Winslet, Labor Day

First choice? Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Second choice? Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

  • Amy Adams, American Hustle
  • Julie Delpy, Before Midnight
  • Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said
  • Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

First choice? Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Mery Streel, August: Osage County

Second choice? Amy Adams, American Hustle

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Best Supporting Actor

  • Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
  • Daniel Bruhl, Rush
  • Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
  • Michael Fassbender, 12 Years A Slave
  • Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

First choice? Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Second choice? Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Best Supporting Actress

  • Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
  • Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years A Slave
  • Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
  • June Squibb, Nebraska

First choice? Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Second choice? Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years A Slave

Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years A Slave

Best Director

  • Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
  • Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
  • Steve McQueen, 12 Years A Slave
  • Alexander Payne, Nebraska
  • David O. Russell, American Hustle

First choice? Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Second choice? Steve McQueen, 12 Years A Slave

Steve McQueen, 12 Years A Slave

Best Screenplay

  • Spike Jonze, Her
  • Bob Nelson, Nebraska
  • Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan, Philomena
  • John Ridley, 12 Years A Slave
  • Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, American Hustle

First choice? Bob Nelson, Nebraska

Bruce Dern and Will Forte in Nebraska

Second choice? Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, American Hustle

David O. Russell's American Hustle

Best Original Score

  • All Is Lost
  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • Gravity
  • The Book Thief
  • 12 Years A Slave

First choice? Gravity

Gravity Movie

Second choice? Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Idris Elba in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Best Original Song

  • “Atlas” – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Coldplay
  • “Let It Go” – Frozen, Idina Menzel
  • “Ordinary Love” – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, U2
  • “Please Mr. Kennedy” – Inside Llewyn Davis, Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, and Adam Driver
  • “Sweet Than Fiction” – One Chance, Taylor Swift

First choice? “Please Mr. Kennedy” – Inside Llewyn Davis, Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, and Adam Driver

Second choice? “Let It Go” – Frozen, Idina Menzel

Best Animated Feature Film

  • The Croods
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Frozen

First choice? Frozen

Idina Menzel as Elsa in Frozen

Second choice? The Croods

DreamWorks The Croods

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The 71st Annual Golden Globes will be live Sunday, Jan. 12 on NBC at 8pm E/7pm C.

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