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‘Moulin,’ ‘Mind’ top Globe contender list

HBO earns most TV noms

HOLLYWOOD — The awards season kicked into high gear early Thursday morning as “A Beautiful Mind” and “Moulin Rouge” led nominations for the Golden Globes with six apiece including best picture nods and acting kudos for Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor.

“A Beautiful Mind” was nominated for picture in the dramatic film category and “Moulin Rouge” had its best picture nod in the musical or comedy category.

Kidman, nominated for actress in a comedy or musical, also received an actress nomination for drama for her ghost story “The Others.” Billy Bob Thornton also received two acting nominations, for drama for “The Man Who Wasn’t There” and in musical or comedy for “Bandits.”

Robert Altman’s “Gosford Park” received five nominations including best musical or comedy and supporting actress nominations for Helen Mirren and Maggie Smith.

David Lynch’s “Mulholland Drive” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” had four nominations each including best dramatic picture.

Altman and Lynch were nominated for best director, along with Ron Howard for “A Beautiful Mind,” Peter Jackson for “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” Baz Luhrmann for “Moulin Rouge” and Steven Spielberg for “A.I. Artificial Intelligence.”

Nominees in 13 movie and 11 television categories for the 59th annual Golden Globes were announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

The awards often serve as indicators for how movies will fare when Oscar nominations come out in February. Most years, one of the two best-picture winners at the Golden Globes goes on to win the top honor at the Oscars in March. The Globes include a category for best dramatic movie and another for best comedy or musical.

The other two dramatic best picture nominees were “In the Bedroom” and “The Man Who Wasn’t There.” The other musical or comedy best picture choices were “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” “Legally Blonde” and “Shrek.” Besides Crowe and Thornton, the dramatic actor nominees were Will Smith for “Ali,” Kevin Spacey for “The Shipping News” and Denzel Washington for “Training Day.”

Along with Kidman, the dramatic actress choices were Halle Berry for “Monster’s Ball,” Judi Dench for “Iris,” Sissy Spacek for “In the Bedroom” and Tilda Swinton for “The Deep End.”

Along with Kidman, musical or comedy best actress nominees were Thora Birch for “Ghost World,” Cate Blanchett for “Bandits,” Reese Witherspoon for “Legally Blonde” and Renee Zellweger for “Bridget Jones’s Diary.”

Besides McGregor and Thornton, the nominees for best actor in a musical or comedy were Gene Hackman in “The Royal Tenenbaums,” Hugh Jackman in “Kate & Leopold,” and John Cameron Mitchell for “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”

Supporting actress nominees were Cameron Diaz of “Vanilla Sky,” Marisa Tomei of “In The Bedroom” and Kate Winslet of “Iris.”

Supporting actor nominees were Jim Broadbent of “Iris,” Steve Buscemi of “Ghost World,” Hayden Christensen of “Life as a House,” Ben Kingsley of “Sexy Beast,” Jude Law of “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” and Jon Voight of “Ali.” Kingsley also was nominated as best actor in a TV movie or miniseries for “Anne Frank.”

Competing for best TV drama series will be Fox’s “24,” ABC’s “Alias,” CBS’ “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” HBO’s “Six Feet Under,” HBO’s “The Sopranos” and NBC’s “The West Wing.”

Nominees for best TV musical or comedy series were Fox’s “Ally McBeal,” NBC’s “Frasier,” NBC’s “Friends,” HBO’s “Sex and the City” and NBC’s “Will & Grace.”

HBO led the networks with 19 TV nominations, followed by NBC with 15 and ABC with 11.

Golden Globe nominees are chosen by the association’s roughly 90 members, who cover Hollywood for overseas publications. The awards will air live on Jan. 20 on NBC.

FILM NOMINEES TOTALS
6 – “A Beautiful Mind”
6 – “Moulin Rouge”
5 – “Gosford Park”
4 – “Mulholland Drive”
4 – “The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring”
3 – “A.I. Artificial Intelligence”
3 – “Ali”
3 – “In The Bedroom”
3 – “Iris”
3 – “The Man Who Wasn’t There”
2 – “Bandits”
2 – “Bridget Jones’s Diary”
2 – “Ghost World”
2 – “Kate & Leopold”
2 – “Legally Blonde”
2 – “Pearl Harbor”
2 – “The Shipping News”
2 – “Vanilla Sky”

And the nominees are…

MOTION PICTURE

BEST PICTURE: DRAMA
“A Beautiful Mind,” Imagine Entertainment, Universal/DreamWorks
“In the Bedroom,” Good Machine Productions, Miramax
“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” Wingnut Films, New Line
“The Man Who Wasn’t There,” Working Title, USA Films
“Mulholland Drive,” Les Films Alain Sarde., Asymmetrical Prods., Universal/Studio Canal

BEST PICTURE: MUSICAL OR COMEDY
“Bridget Jones’s Diary,” Working Title Production, Miramax
“Gosford Park,” Sand Castle 5/Chicago Films, USA Films
“Legally Blonde,” MGM, MGM
“Moulin Rouge,” 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox
“Shrek,” PDI/DreamWorks Prods., DreamWorks Pictures

ACTRESS: DRAMA
Halle Berry, “Monster’s Ball”
Judi Dench, “Iris”
Nicole Kidman, “The Others”
Sissy Spacek, “In The Bedroom”
Tilda Swinton, “The Deep End”

ACTOR: DRAMA
Russell Crowe, “A Beautiful Mind”
Will Smith, “Ali”
Kevin Spacey, “The Shipping News”
Billy Bob Thornton, “The Man Who Wasn’t There”
Denzel Washington, “Training Day”

ACTRESS: MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Thora Birch, “Ghost World”
Cate Blanchett, “Bandits”
Nicole Kidman, “Moulin Rouge”
Reese Witherspoon, “Legally Blonde”
Renee Zellweger, “Bridget Jones’s Diary”

ACTOR: MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Gene Hackman, “The Royal Tenenbaums”
Hugh Jackman, “Kate & Leopold”
Ewan McGregor, “Moulin Rouge”
John Cameron Mitchell, “Hedwig And The Angry Inch”
Billy Bob Thornton, “Bandits”

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
“Amelie,” Victoires Production, Miramax Zoe, France
“Behind The Sun,” Arthur Cohn Productions, Miramax Films, Brazil
“Monsoon Wedding,” IFC Prods./Key Films/Pandora Films/Paradis Films (Of Mirabai Films), USA Films, India
“No Man’s Land,” Noe Productions, United Artists, Bosnia
“Y Tu Mama Tambien (And Your Mother Too),” Anhelo Producciones, IFC Films, Mexico

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jennifer Connelly, “A Beautiful Mind”
Cameron Diaz, “Vanilla Sky”
Helen Mirren, “Gosford Park”
Maggie Smith, “Gosford Park”
Marisa Tomei, “In The Bedroom”
Kate Winslet, “Iris”

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Jim Broadbent, “Iris”
Steve Buscemi, “Ghost World”
Hayden Christensen, “Life As A House”
Ben Kingsley, “Sexy Beast”
Jude Law, “A.I. Artificial Intelligence”
Jon Voight, “Ali”

DIRECTOR
Robert Altman, “Gosford Park”
Ron Howard, “A Beautiful Mind”
Peter Jackson, “The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring”
Baz Luhrmann, “Moulin Rouge”
David Lynch, “Mulholland Drive”
Steven Spielberg, “A.I. Artificial Intelligence”

SCREENPLAY
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, “The Man Who Wasn’t There”
Julian Fellowes, “Gosford Park”
Akiva Goldsman, “A Beautiful Mind”
David Lynch, “Mulholland Drive”
Christopher Nolan, “Memento”

ORIGINAL SCORE
Craig Armstrong, “Moulin Rouge”
Angelo Badalamenti, “Mulholland Drive”
Lisa Gerrard & Pieter Bourke, “Ali”
James Horner, “A Beautiful Mind”
Howard Shore, “The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring”
John Williams, “A.I. Artificial Intelligence”
G. Christopher Young, “The Shipping News”
H. Hans Zimmer, “Pearl Harbor”

ORIGINAL SONG
“Come What May,” “Moulin Rouge,” David Baerwald
“May It Be,” “The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring,” Enya
“There You’LL Be,” “Pearl Harbor,” Diane Warren
“Until…,” “Kate & Leopold,” Sting
“Vanilla Sky,” “Vanilla Sky,” Paul McCartney

TELEVISION

SERIES: DRAMA
“24,” Real Time Prods./Imagine TV I.A.W. 20th Century Fox TV, Fox
“Alias,” Touchstone TV, ABC
“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” Alliance Atlantis/ Cbsp I.A.W. Jerry Bruckheimer Films, CBS
“Six Feet Under,” Actual Size Films, Greenblatt/Janollari Studios I.A.W. HBO, HBO
“The Sopranos,” Chase Films/Brad Grey Tv I.A.W HBO, HBO
“The West Wing,” John Wells Prods. I.A.W. WB TV, NBC

SERIES: MUSICAL OR COMEDY
“Ally McBeal,” David E. Kelley Prods. I.A.W. 20th Century Fox TV, Fox
“Frasier,” Grub Street Prods. I.A.W. Paramount TV, NBC
“Friends,” Bright/Kauffman/Crane Prods. I.A.W. WB TV, NBC
“Sex And The City,” HBO, HBO
“Will & Grace,” Komut Ent. I.A.W. NBC Studios/Three Sisters Ent., NBC

ACTRESS: DRAMA
Lorraine Bracco, “The Sopranos”
Amy Brenneman, “Judging Amy”
Edie Falco, “The Sopranos”
Jennifer Garner, “Alias”
Lauren Graham, “Gilmore Girls”
Marg Helgenberger, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”
G. Sela Ward, “Once And Again”

ACTOR: DRAMA
Simon Baker, “The Guardian”
James Gandolfini, “The Sopranos”
Peter Krause, “Six Feet Under”
Martin Sheen, “The West Wing”
Kiefer Sutherland, “24”

ACTRESS: MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Calista Flockhart, “Ally McBeal”
Jane Kaczmarek, “Malcolm in the Middle”
Heather Locklear, “Spin City”
Debra Messing, “Will & Grace”
Sarah Jessica Parker, “Sex and the City”

ACTOR: MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Tom Cavanagh, “Ed”
Kelsey Grammer, “Frasier”
Eric McCormack, “Will & Grace”
Frankie Muniz, “Malcolm in the Middle”
Charlie Sheen, “Spin City”

MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
“Anne Frank,” Touchstone TV, ABC
“Band Of Brothers,” HBO, HBO
“Conspiracy,” HBO, HBO
“Life With Judy Garland: Me And My Shadows,” Alliance Atlantis / Storyline/ In Motion Ag, ABC
“Wit,” Avenue Pictrs. I.A.W. HBO, HBO

ACTRESS: MINI-SERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Judy Davis, “Life With Judy Garland: Me And My Shadows”
Bridget Fonda, “No Ordinary Baby”
Hannah Taylor Gordon, “Anne Frank”
Julianna Margulies, “The Mists Of Avalon”
Leelee Sobieski, “Uprising”
Emma Thompson, “Wit”

ACTOR: MINI-SERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Kenneth Branagh, “Conspiracy”
James Franco, “James Dean”
Ben Kingsley, “Anne Frank”
Damian Lewis, “Band Of Brothers”
Barry Pepper, “61*”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jennifer Aniston, “Friends”
Tammy Blanchard, “Life With Judy Garland: Me And My Shadows”
Rachel Griffiths, “Six Feet Under”
Allison Janney, “The West Wing”
Megan Mullally, “Will & Grace”

SUPPORTING ACTOR
John Corbett, “Sex And The City”
Sean Hayes, “Will & Grace”
Ron Livingston, “Band Of Brothers”
Stanley Tucci, “Conspiracy”
Bradley Whitford, “The West Wing”

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