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'Slave,' 'Hustle' dominate Golden Globe nominations

 

Todd Leopold

CNN

(CNN) -- The nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globes were announced Thursday morning, with "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" dominating the proceedings.

"Slave," the story of a free black man taken into slavery in 19th-century America, was nominated for best drama, best director (Steve McQueen), best actor in a drama (Chiwetel Ejiofor), best supporting actor (Michael Fassbender), best supporting actress (Lupita Nyong'o) and best screenplay.

"Hustle," based on the ABSCAM scandal of the late '70s, matched "Slave" on the comedy/musical side, with nominations for best comedy or musical, director (David O. Russell), actor in a comedy/musical (Christian Bale), actress in a comedy/musical (Amy Adams), supporting actor (Bradley Cooper), supporting actress (Jennifer Lawrence) and screenplay.

The list of major nominations:

Best film drama: "12 Years a Slave," "Captain Phillips," "Gravity," "Philomena" and "Rush."

Best film comedy or musical: "American Hustle," "Her," "Inside Llewyn Davis," "Nebraska" and "The Wolf of Wall Street."

Best actor in a drama: Ejiofor, Idris Elba ("Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"), Tom Hanks ("Captain Phillips"), Matthew McConaughey ("Dallas Buyers Club") and Robert Redford ("All Is Lost").

Best actress in a drama: Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine"), Sandra Bullock ("Gravity"), Judi Dench ("Philomena"), Emma Thompson ("Saving Mr. Banks") and Kate Winslet ("Labor Day").

Best actor in a comedy or musical: Bale, Bruce Dern ("Nebraska"), Leonardo DiCaprio ("The Wolf of Wall Street"), Oscar Isaac ("Inside Llewyn Davis") and Joaquin Phoenix ("Her").

Best actress in a comedy or musical: Adams, Julie Delpy ("Before Midnight"), Greta Gerwig ("Frances Ha"), Julia Louis-Dreyfus ("Enough Said") and Meryl Streep ("August: Osage County").

Best supporting actor: Barkhad Abdi ("Captain Phillips"), Daniel Bruhl ("Rush"), Cooper, Fassbender, Jared Leto ("Dallas Buyers Club").

Best supporting actress: Sally Hawkins ("Blue Jasmine"), Lawrence, Nyong'o, Julia Roberts ("August: Osage County") and June Squibb ("Nebraska").

Best director: McQueen, Russell, Alfonso Cuaron ("Gravity"), Paul Greengrass ("Captain Phillips") and Alexander Payne ("Nebraska").

The screenplay nominations went to "Her," "Nebraska," "Philomena," "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle."

The Golden Globes will be broadcast on Sunday, January 12. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are scheduled to host. The program will air on NBC.

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