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2016 Golden Globe Predictions

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” It’s award season, so what better way to commence than with the party the Hollywood Foreign Press calls “The Golden Globes.”

The Hollywood Foreign Press voters are unpredictable, so predicting the Golden Globes can be a bit tricky. In order to take on this task, I meticulously studied Golden Globe trends from the past years to form coherent predictions for this year.

It took longer than expected to predict the categories, but here they are. Check out my Golden Globe film predictions below.

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

“Carol”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Revenant”

“Room”

“Spotlight”

Predicted Winner: Spotlight

Possible Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

Cate Blanchett (“Carol”)

Brie Larson (“Room”)

Rooney Mara (“Carol”)

Saoirse Ronan (“Brooklyn”)

Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”)

Predicted Winner: Brie Larson

Possible Winner: Rooney Mara

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

Bryan Cranston (“Trumbo”)

Leonardo DiCaprio (“The Revenant”)

Michael Fassbender (“Steve Jobs”)

Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”)

Will Smith (“Concussion”)

Predicted Winner: Leonardo DiCaprio

Possible Winner: Eddie Redmayne

 

BEST MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

“The Big Short”

“Joy”

“The Martian”

“Spy”

“Trainwreck”

Predicted Winner: The Martian

Possible Winner: The Big Short

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Jennifer Lawrence (“Joy”)

Melissa McCarthy (“Spy”)

Amy Schumer (“Trainwreck”)

Maggie Smith (“The Lady in the Van”)

Lily Tomlin (“Grandma”)

Predicted Winner: Jennifer Lawrence

Possible Winner: Amy Schumer

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Christian Bale (“The Big Short”)

Steve Carell (“The Big Short”)

Matt Damon (“The Martian”)

Al Pacino (“Danny Collins”)

Mark Ruffalo (“Infinitely Polar Bear”)

Predicted Winner: Matt Damon

Possible Winner: Christian Bale

 

BEST MOTION PICTURE – ANIMATED

“Anomalisa”

“The Good Dinosaur”

“Inside Out”

“The Peanuts Movie”

“Shaun the Sheep Movie”

Predicted Winner: Inside Out

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN ANY MOTION PICTURE

Jane Fonda (“Youth”)

Jennifer Jason Leigh (“The Hateful Eight”)

Helen Mirren (“Trumbo”)

Alicia Vikander (“Ex Machina”)

Kate Winslet (“Steve Jobs”)

Predicted Winner: Jennifer Jason Leigh

Possible Winner: Kate Winslet

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN ANY MOTION PICTURE

Paul Dano (“Love & Mercy”)

Idris Elba (“Beasts of No Nation”)

Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies”)

Michael Shannon (“99 Homes”)

Sylvester Stallone (“Creed”)

Predicted Winner: Sylvester Stallone

Possible Winner: Michael Shannon

 

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

Todd Haynes (“Carol”)

Alejandro G. Iñárritu (“The Revenant”)

Tom McCarthy (“Spotlight”)

George Miller (“Mad Max: Fury Road”)

Ridley Scott (“The Martian”)

Predicted Winner: Alejandro G. Iñarritu

Possible Winner: George Miller

 

BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE

Emma Donoghue (“Room”)

Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer (“Spotlight”)

Charles Randolph, Adam McKay (“The Big Short”)

Aaron Sorkin (“Steve Jobs”)

Quentin Tarantino (“The Hateful Eight”)

Predicted Winner: Quentin Tarantino

Possible Winner: Aaron Sorkin

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE

Carter Burwell (“Carol”)

Alexandre Desplat (“The Danish Girl”)

Ennio Morricone (“The Hateful Eight”)

Daniel Pemberton (“Steve Jobs”)

Ryuichi Sakamoto Alva Noto (“The Revenant”)

Predicted Winner: Ennio Morricone

 

BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE

“Love Me Like You Do” from “Fifty Shades of Grey”

“One Kind of Love” from “Love & Mercy”

“See You Again” from “Furious 7”

“Simple Song No. 3” from “Youth”

“Writing’s on the Wall” from “Spectre”

Predicted Winner: See You Again

Possible Winner: Writing’s on the Wall

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