Globes film nominations: Supporting Actress

Adriana Barraza
Film: “Babel”
Role: Barraza plays overburdened nanny Amelia, whose attempts to reconcile responsibility to employer with those to her own family end badly for her.
Globes history: First nom
Voters say … “I had never heard of her, but I thought she was amazing. She was totally believable in that part.”

Cate Blanchett
Film: “Notes on a Scandal”
Role: School teacher Sheba Hart, whose indiscretions with a pupil leave her beholden to the ill will of Judi Dench.
Globes history: Four previous noms, including a win in 1999 for “Elizabeth.”
Voters say … “I think it’s hard to take your eyes off of her on screen. Her dueling with Judi Dench was just something to see.”

Emily Blunt
Film: “The Devil Wears Prada”
Role: Emily, the longer tenured — and longer suffering — assistant to Meryl Streep’s diabolical Miranda Priestly.
Globes history: First nom
Voters say … “She’s one of the little surprise packages this year. She just came from out of nowhere and had a lot of impact.”

Jennifer Hudson
Film: “Dreamgirls”
Role: Hudson plays Effie White, one of the original Dreamettes who is pushed aside by Beyonce Knowles.
Globes history: First nom
Voters say … “She obviously has an incredible voice.”

Rinko Kikuchi
Film: “Babel”
Role: Deaf and distraught Japanese teenager Chieko
Globes history: First nom
Voters say … “She looked like somebody who just put her fate entirely in the hands of the director — ‘You tell me what to do, and I’m just going to go for it.’ It was just a terrific performance.”

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety