"Lincoln" leads Golden Globes; "Homeland" a drama favorite

The civil war epic, "Argo" and "Django Unchained" lead the film side. "Homeland," "Breaking Bad" earn multiple bids


Associated Press
December 13, 2012 6:45PM (UTC)

Steven Spielberg is bringing new glory to Abraham Lincoln.

The Civil War epic "Lincoln" leads the Golden Globes with seven nominations, among them best drama, best director for Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

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Tied for second-place Wednesday with five nominations, including best drama are the Iran hostage-crisis thriller "Argo" and the slave-turned-bounty-hunter tale "Django Unchained."

Other best-drama nominees are the shipwreck story "Life of Pi" and the Osama bin Laden manhunt thriller "Zero Dark Thirty."

Nominated for best musical or comedy were: the British retiree adventure "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"; the Victor Hugo musical "Les Miserables"; the first-love tale "Moonrise Kingdom"; the fishing romance "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen"; and the lost-soul romance "Silver Linings Playbook.

The Golden Globe nominations for best television drama series announced Thursday morning are: "Boardwalk Empire," ''Breaking Bad," ''Downton Abbey," ''Homeland" and "The Newsroom."

The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards will be presented Jan. 13 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and airing live on NBC.


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