I’d Watch The Golden Globes Just For Amy Poehler And Tina Fey, But Here Are The Nominations, Too

I’m not exaggerating when I say I would watch the Golden Globes this year purely to feel like I was hanging out with its hosts, the wonderfully hilarious and utterly crush-worthy Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. In fact, I’m actually considering the nominations and awards kind of a distraction, as they will interrupt the delightful banter between Tina and Amy. But I am a journalist after all, and my duty is to the people, so please to enjoy this humble list of all the words and lists that will impede my enjoyment of the Poehler / Fey Variety Hour. I present to you, the nominees for the Golden Globes 2012:

NOMINEES
Best Picture, Drama:
“Argo”
“Django Unchained”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Picture, Musical or Comedy:
“The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
“Les Misérables”
“Moonrise Kindgom”
“Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
“Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Director:
Ben Affleck, “Argo”
Kathryn Bigelow, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Ang Lee, “Life of Pi”
Steven Spielberg, “Lincoln”
Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”

Best Actress, Drama
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Marian Cotillard, “Rust and Bone”
Helen Mirren, “Hitchcock”
Naomi Watts, “The Impossible”
Rachel Weisz, “The Deep Blue Sea”

Best Actor, Drama
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”
Richard Gere, “Arbitrage”
John Hawkes, “The Sessions”
Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”
Denzel Washington, “Flight”

Best Actor, Musical or Comedy:
Jack Black, “Bernie”
Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Hugh Jackman, “Les Miserables”
Ewan MCGregor, “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
Bill Murray, “Hyde Park on Hudson”

Best Actress, Musical or Comedy
Emily Blunt, “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
Judi Dench, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Maggie Smith, “Quartet”
Meryl Streep, “Hope Springs Tina Fey Amy Poehler Golden Globes 2012 hosts

Just a reminder halfway through the list that Tina and Amy are still amazing.

Best Supporting Actress:
Amy Adams, “The Master”
Sally Field, “Lincoln”
Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”
Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”
Nicole Kidman, “The Paperboy”

Best Supporting Actor:
Alan Arkin, “Argo”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “Django Unchained”
Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master”
Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”
Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained”

Best Screenplay:
Mark Boal, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Tony Kushner, “Lincoln”
David O’Russell, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”
Chris Terrio, “Argo”

Best Foreign Language Film:
“Amour”
“A Royal Affair”
“The Intouchables”
“Kon-Tiki”
“Rust and Bone”

Best Television Comedy or Musical:
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Episodes”
“Girls”
“Modern Family”
“Smash”

Best Television Drama:
“Breaking Bad”
“Boardwalk Empire”
“Downton Abbey”
“Homeland”
“The Newsroom”

Best Actress, Television Drama:
Connie Briton
Glenn Close
Claire Danes
Michelle Dockery
Juliana Margulies

Best Actor, Television Drama
Steve Buscemi
Bryan Cranston
Jeff Daniels
Jon Hamm
Damien Lewis

Best Miniseries or Television Movie:
“Game Change”
“The Girl”
“Hatfields & McCoys”
“The Hour”
“Political Animals”

Best Animated Feature:
“Rise of the Guardians”
“Brave”
“Frankenweenie”
“Hotel Transylvania”
“Wreck-It Ralph”

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I can’t believe you read all the way to the bottom of this list! Tina and Amy and I are sharing an inside joke at your expense. Don’t stress about it, just watch the Golden Globes.

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    • Jenni

      This will be the highlight of 2013. You heard it here first.

    • oxfordscholar

      it’s Marion Cotillard, not Marian!

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