Golden Globe nominations announced

Awards show to be presented Jan. 13

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday by Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Ed Helms.

Steven Spielberg's epic on the 16th president, "Lincoln," stood out in the film categories with seven Golden Globe nominations, followed closely by Ben Affleck's "Argo" and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," which each earned five.

On the TV side, HBO's "Game Change" continues to shine during awards season, picking up a total of five nods. Showtime's thriller "Homeland" earned four, including two for its lead actors, Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.

The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards will be presented Jan. 13.

Check out some of the nominees below:

Best Motion Picture, Drama


"Django unchained"

"Life of Pi"


"Zero Dark 30"

Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

"Les Miserables"

"Moonrise Kingdom"

"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" 

"Silver Linings Playbook"

Best Director, Motion Picture

Ben Affleck, "Argo"

Katherine Bigelow, "Zero Dark Thirty"

Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"

Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"

Quentin Tarantino, "Django Unchained"


Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Daniel Day Lewis, "Lincoln"

Richard Gere, "Arbitrage"

John Hawkes, "The Sessions"

Joaquin Phoenix, "The Master"

Denzel Washington, "Flight" 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Drama

Connie Britton, "Nashville"

Glenn Close, "Damages"

Claire Danes, "Homeland"

Julianne Margalies, "The Good Wife"

Michelle Dockery, "Downton Abbey"


Best Television Series Comedy or Musical

"The Big Bang Theory"



"Modern Family"



Best Actor in a Television Series Comedy or Musical

Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"

Don Cheadle, "House of Lies"

Louis C.K., "Louis"

Matt LeBlanc, "Episodes"

Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"


Best Actress in a Television Series Comedy or Musical

Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl"

Julia-Louis Dreyfus, "Veep"

Lena Dunham, "Girls"

Tina Fey, "30 Rock"

Amy Poehler, "Parks & Recreation"


Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

"Game Change"

"The Girl"


"The Hour"

"Political Animals"


Best Original Song in Motion Picture

"For You" (Act of Valor) by Keith Urban

"Not Running Anymore" (Stand Up Guys) by Stand Up Guys

"Safe and Sound" (The Hunger Games) by Taylor Swift

"Skyfall" (Skyfall) by Adele

"Suddenly" (Les Miserables)


Best Animated Film




"Rise of the Guardians"

"Wreck-It Ralph"


Best Screenplay

"Zero Dark Thirty"


"Silver Linings Playbook"

"Django Unchained"



Best Foreign-Language Film


"A Royal Affair"

"The Untouchables"

"Kon Tiki"

"Rust and Bone"


Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in A Series - Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television

Max Greenfield, "New Girl"

Ed Harris, "Game Change"

Danny Huston, "Magic City"

Mandy Patinkin, "Homeland"

Eric Stonestreet, "Modern Family"


Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series - Mini-Series orMotion Picture Made For Television

Hayden Panettiere, "Nashville" 

Archie Panjabi, "The Good Wife"

Sarah Paulson, "Game Change"

Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey: Season 2"

Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family" 


Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made For Television

Kevin Costner, "Hatfields & Mccoys"

Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock (Masterpiece)"

Woody Harrelson, "Game Change"

Toby Jones, "The Girl"

Clive Owen, "Hemingway & Gellhorn" 


Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made For Television 

Nicole Kidman, "Hemingway & Gellhorn"

Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Asylum"

Sienna Miller, "The Girl"

Julianne Moore, "Game Change"

Sigourney Weaver, "Political Animals" 


Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Mychael Danna, "Life Of Pi"

Alexandre Desplat, "Argo"

Dario Marianelli, "Anna Karenina"

Tom Tykwer, "Cloud Atlas"

Johnny klimek,

Reinhold Heil

John Williams, "Lincoln"