Golden Globe Nominees 2016 Reactions
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The guild also institutes a new category for first-time feature directors.

The Directors Guild of America kept strong guild streaks alive for “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “The Revenant” Tuesday with nominations for filmmakers George Miller and Alejandro G. Iñárritu, respectively.

The two joined Tom McCarthy (“Spotlight”), Adam McKay (“The Big Short”) and Ridley Scott (“The Martian”) in the feature film category.

Historically, the DGA’s film nominations — decided upon by a vast body of more than 16,000 members — are a solid barometer for the best director and particularly best picture categories at the Oscars. Recent DGA-nominated directors who failed to score a nomination from the Academy’s directors branch include Clint Eastwood (“American Sniper”), Paul Greengrass (“Captain Phillips”) and, notoriously, Ben Affleck (“Argo”) and Kathryn Bigelow (“Zero Dark Thirty”).

Recent films nominated by the DGA that failed to net a best picture Oscar nomination include “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” “The Dark Knight,” “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” and “Into the Wild.”

This marks Inarritu’s third DGA nomination to date. He won for “Birdman” last year, was nominated for 2005’s “Babel” and also won the commercials prize for a 2012 Procter and Gamble ad.

Scott has also been nominated three times, for 1991’s “Thelma & Louise,” 2000’s “Gladiator” and 2001’s “Black Hawk Down.” He was Oscar-nominated on each occasion.

This is the first DGA nomination for McCarthy, McKay and Miller.

The guild also instituted a new category, outstanding directorial achievement for a first-time feature film director. Eligible directors for this award must have released his or her first feature-length film theatrically in Los Angeles or New York in 2015.  Foreign films are eligible and the director does not need to be a DGA member.

The nominees are:

Fernando Coimbra, “A Wolf at the Door”
Joel Edgerton, “The Gift”
Alex Garland, “Ex Machina”
Marielle Heller, “The Diary of a Teenage Girl”
Laszlo Nemes, “Son of Saul”

And once again, this year’s DGA nominees for theatrical motion pictures:

Alejandro G, Iñárritu, “The Revenant”
Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”
Adam McKay, “The Big Short”
George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Ridley Scott, “The Martian”

Television, commercial and documentary nominees will be announced tomorrow. Winners will be revealed at the 68th annual DGA Awards on Feb. 6.

Latest Predictions:

Silence Picture
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  2. "Fences" Paramount Pictures

  3. "Moonlight" A24

  4. "Manchester by the Sea" Amazon/Roadside Attractions

  5. "Lion" The Weinstein Co.

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Denzel Washington Viola Davis Fences Director
  1. Damien Chazelle "La La Land"

  2. Barry Jenkins "Moonlight"

  3. Denzel Washington "Fences"

  4. Kenneth Lonergan "Manchester by the Sea"

  5. Martin Scorsese "Silence"

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Manchester by the Sea Actor
  1. Denzel Washington "Fences"

  2. Casey Affleck "Manchester by the Sea"

  3. Ryan Gosling "La La Land"

  4. Tom Hanks "Sully"

  5. Andrew Garfield "Hacksaw Ridge"

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Jackie Natalie Portman Actress
  1. Emma Stone "La La Land"

  2. Natalie Portman "Jackie"

  3. Annette Bening "20th Century Women"

  4. Meryl Streep "Florence Foster Jenkins"

  5. Isabelle Huppert "Elle"

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Hugh Grant Florence Foster Jenkins Supporting Actor
  1. Jeff Bridges "Hell or High Water"

  2. Mahershala Ali "Moonlight"

  3. Dev Patel "Lion"

  4. Hugh Grant "Florence Foster Jenkins"

  5. Mykelti Williamson "Fences"

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Nicole Kidman Lion Supporting Actress
  1. Viola Davis "Fences"

  2. Michelle Williams "Manchester by the Sea"

  3. Naomie Harris "Moonlight"

  4. Nicole Kidman "Lion"

  5. Greta Gerwig "20th Century Women"

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Arrival Adapted Screenplay
  1. "Lion" Luke Davies

  2. "Fences" August Wilson

  3. "Arrival" Eric Heisserer

  4. "Hacksaw Ridge" Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan

  5. "Sully" Todd Komarnicki

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  1. "La La Land" Damien Chazelle

  2. "Manchester by the Sea" Kenneth Lonergan

  3. "Moonlight" Barry Jenkins, Tarell McCraney

  4. "Hell or High Water" Taylor Sheridan

  5. "20th Century Women" Mike Mills

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Ben Affleck John Goodman Live By Night Cinematography
  1. "Silence" Rodrigo Prieto

  2. "Live By Night" Robert Richardson

  3. "La La Land" Linus Sandgren

  4. "Lion" Greig Fraser

  5. "Jackie" Stephane Fontaine

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  1. "Live By Night" Jacqueline West

  2. "Silence" Sandy Powell

  3. "Allied" Joanna Johnston

  4. "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Colleen Atwood

  5. "La La Land" Mary Zophres

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Sully Movie Film Editing
  1. "La La Land" Tom Cross

  2. "Sully" Blu Murray

  3. "Moonlight" Joi McMillon, Nat Sanders

  4. "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" Jabez Olssen

  5. "Arrival" Joe Walker

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Star Trek Beyond Makeup & Hairstyling
  1. "Star Trek Beyond"

  2. "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"

  3. "Hacksaw Ridge"

  4. "Florence Foster Jenkins"

  5. "Gold"

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The BFG Original Score
  1. "The BFG" John Williams

  2. "La La Land" Justin Hurwitz

  3. "The Jungle Book" John Debney

  4. "Lion" Hauschka, Dustin O'Halloran

  5. "Florence Foster Jenkins" Alexandre Desplat

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Hidden Figures trailer Best Original Song
  1. "Audition (The Fools Who Dream") "La La Land"

  2. "How Far I'll Go" "Moana"

  3. "City of Stars" "La La Land"

  4. "Runnin'" "Hidden Figures"

  5. "Faith" "Sing"

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  1. "Live By Night" Jess Gonchor; Nancy Haigh

  2. "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Stuart Craig, James Hambige; Anna Pinnock

  3. "La La Land" David Wasco; Sandy Reynolds-Wasco

  4. "Silence" Dante Ferretti; Francesca Lo Schiavo

  5. "Rules Don't Apply" Jeannine Oppewall; Nancy Haigh

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Rogue One A Star Wars Story trailer Sound Editing
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  2. "Hacksaw Ridge"

  3. "Live By Night"

  4. "Deepwater Horizon"

  5. "Sully"

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Hacksaw Ridge Venice Sound Mixing
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  2. "La La Land"

  3. "The Jungle Book"

  4. "Hacksaw Ridge"

  5. "Live By Night"

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KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Animated Feature
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  4. "The Red Turtle" Sony Pictures Classics

  5. "Moana" Walt Disney Studios

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  2. "Land of Mine" Denmark; Martin Zandvliet

  3. "The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki" Finland; Juho Kuosmanen

  4. "The Idol" Palestine; Hany Abu Assad

  5. "Barakah Meets Barakah" Saudi Arabia; Mahmoud Sabbagh

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Jungle Book Visual Effects
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  4. "Warcraft"

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