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Golden Globe Nominations 2014

December 11, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments

goldenglobeThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have announced the nominations for the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2014.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • ALEXANDRE DESPLAT for The Imitation Game
  • JÓHANN JÓHANNSSON for The Theory of Everything
  • ANTONIO SÁNCHEZ for Birdman
  • HANS ZIMMER for Interstellar

These are the first major film music award nominations for both Jóhannsson and Sánchez, although Sánchez has won four Grammy awards for his work as a jazz musician. This is the 7th nomination for Desplat, who won the Globe in 2006 for The Painted Veil, the 3rd nomination for Reznor and Ross, who won the Globe in 2010 for The Social Network, and the 12th nomination for Zimmer, who previously won Globes for The Lion King in 1994 and Gladiator in 2000.

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • ELIZABETH GRANT (LANA DEL REY) for “Big Eyes” from Big Eyes
  • GREG KURSTIN, SIA FURLER and WILL GLUCK for “Opportunity” from Annie
  • JOHN LEGEND and LONNIE RASHID LYNN Jr. (COMMON) for “Glory” from Selma
  • PATTI SMITH and LENNY KAYE for “Mercy Is” from Noah
  • ELLA YELICH-O’CONNOR (LORDE) for “Yellow Flicker Beat” from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part I

The winners of the 72nd Golden Globe Awards will be announced on January 11, 2015.

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  1. December 12, 2014 at 7:10 am

    Really disappointing. Interstellar, The Theory of Everything and, especially, The Imitation Game, were deserved, but Gone Girl’s score was only nominated because those guys are famous. And as for Birdman… I’m sure it only get this nomination because of the prestige this film has with the critics, because there are much better scores in other movies that aren’t so beloved by the voters (like Maleficent).

  2. December 12, 2014 at 11:11 am

    Until this day, I really don’t understand why Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross keep on getting nominated for Golden Globes and Oscars. They’ve done their work relatively well, but it doesn’t deserve the recognition it is getting. That’s just stupid.

    In the other hand, why is Antonio Sánchez nominated? He improvised the score! James Newton Howard and Michael Giacchino carefully composed magnificent scores this year but didn’t get nominated.

    I really expected to see JNH’s Maleficent, Michael Giacchino’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes or Dario Marianelli’s The Boxtrolls, on the list.

    Oh well, at least, Clint Mansell’s Noah is not nominated.

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