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Golden Globes: Who Will Win?



2017 Golden Globe Predictions   


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The Golden Globes are on this Sunday, January 8th. Here is what I think will happen in the major film categories:

Best Film - Drama

Nominees:
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Lion
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

Prediction: I think Manchester by the Sea will win, but would not be surprised to see Moonlight or even Hacksaw Ridge take it. 


Best Film - Comedy or Musical

Nominees:
20th Century Women
Deadpool
Florence Foster Jenkins
La La Land
Sing Street

This one isn't hard; It's La La Land. Also, how on earth  did Deadpool get nominated?


Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama


Nominees:
Casey Affleck - Manchester by the Sea
Joel Edgerton - Loving 
Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge
Viggo Mortensen - Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington - Fences

Prediction: It's between Denzel Washington and Casey Affleck. I'll give the edge to Affleck because I think Manchester will win in a lot of categories on Sunday night.


Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama


Nominees:
Amy Adams - Arrival
Jessica Chastain - Miss Sloane
Isabelle Huppert - Elle
Ruth Negga - Loving
Natalie Portman - Jackie

Prediction: The HFPA loves Amy Adams and have given her Globes for far worse performances. But I have a feeling they won't be able to resist rewarding Natalie Portman for her take on Jackie Kennedy. 


Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical


Image result for golden globes 2017Nominees:
Colin Farrell - The Lobster
Ryan Gosling - La La Land
Hugh Grant - Florence Foster Jenkins
Jonah Hill - War Dogs
Ryan Reynolds - Deapool

Prediction: I'm pretty sure it's Ryan Gosling. Small possibility of a Hugh Grant upset.


Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 


Nominees:
Anette Bening - 20th Century Women
Lily Collins - Rules Don't Apply
Hailee Steinfeld - The Edge of Seventeen
Emma Stone - La La Land
Meryl Streep -Florence Foster Jenkins

Prediction: Emma Stone. Emma Stone. Emma Stone. 


Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture


Nominees:
Marhershala Ali - Moonlight
Jeff Bridges - Hell or High Water
Dev Patel - Lion
Simon Helberg - Florence Foster Jenkins
Aaron Taylor Johnson - Nocturnal Animals

Prediction: It's a tossup between Ali and Bridges. I'll say Ali because he seems to be the critics' favorite. 


Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture


Nominees:
Viola Davis - Fences
Naomie Harris - Moonlight
Nicole Kidman - Lion
Octavia Spencer - Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams - Manchester by the Sea

Prediction: Kidman is an HFPA favorite, but I think Viola Davis will continue her winning streak for Fences


Best Director 


Nominees:
Damien Chazelle - La La Land
Tom Ford - Nocturnal Animals
Mel Gibson - Hacksaw Ridge
Barry Jenkins - Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan - Manchester by the Sea 

Prediction: This is a tough category to call. Gibson is the only previous winner, so that gives him an edge. But I think it's between Chazelle and Jenkins because their films are getting the most buzz. 

I am not going to predict the TV categories, but they love new shows, so expect Westworld, Atlanta, Donald Glover, Issa Rae, and Winona Ryder all to win. 

Who do YOU think will win? Let me know in the comments below!

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