Hollywood’s Cute Little Version of the Willies

As everyone knows the world famous WCCT does an big, important, annual awards show called The Willies.  Well, it seems Hollywood / Television has it’s own cute little version of the Willies called the Golden Globes.

Although the awards may not have as much meaning as the Willies do, some people in Hollywood make a big deal out of it anyhow.  So, I have decided to make some picks.  I made them the old fashion way — I guessed as fast as I can so I could actually get the post done.  Make you picks in the comments below!

Best Motion Picture – Drama

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Frost/Nixon

The Reader

Revolutionary Road

Slumdog Millionaire

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Anne Hathaway – Rachel Getting Married

Angelina Jolie – Changeling

Meryl Streep – Doubt

Kristin Scott Thomas – I’ve Loved You So Long

Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Leonardo DiCaprio – Revolutionary Road

Frank Langella – Frost/Nixon

Sean Penn – Milk

Brad Pitt – The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler

Best Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy

Burn After Reading

Happy-Go-Lucky

In Bruges

Mamma Mia!

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Rebecca Hall – Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Sally Hawkins – Happy-Go-Lucky

Frances McDormand – Burn After Reading

Meryl Streep – Mamma Mia!

Emma Thompson – Last Chance Harvey

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy

Javier Bardem – Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Colin Farrell – In Bruges

James Franco – Pineapple Express

Brendan Gleeson – In Bruges

Dustin Hoffman – Last Chance Harvey

Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Amy Adams – Doubt

Penélope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Viola Davis – Doubt

Marisa Tomei – The Wrestler

Kate Winslet – The Reader

Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Tom Cruise – Tropic Thunder

Robert Downey Jr. – Tropic Thunder

Ralph Fiennes – The Duchess

Philip Seymour Hoffman – Doubt

Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight

Best Animated Feature Film

Bolt

Kung Fu Panda

Wall-E

Best Foreign Language Film

The Baader Meinhof Complex (Germany)

Everlasting Moments (Sweden, Denmark)

Gomorrah (Italy)

I’ve Loved You So Long (France)

Waltz With Bashir (Israel)

Best Director – Motion Picture

Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire

Stephen Daldry – The Reader

David Fincher – The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Ron Howard – Frost/Nixon

Sam Mendes – Revolutionary Road

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Written by Eric Roth

Doubt
Written by John Patrick Shanley

Frost/Nixon
Written by Peter Morgan

The Reader
Written by David Hare

Slumdog Millionaire
Written by Simon Beaufoy

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Composed by Alexandre Desplat

Changeling
Composed by Clint Eastwood

Defiance
Composed by James Newton Howard

Slumdog Millionaire
Composed by A. R. Rahman

Frost/Nixon
Composed by Hans Zimmer
Best Original Song – Motion Picture

“Down To Earth” – Wall-E
Music By: Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman
Lyrics By: Peter Gabriel

“Gran Torino” – Gran Torino
Music By: Clint Eastwood, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood and Michael Stevens
Lyrics By: Jamie Cullum

“I Thought I Lost You” – Bolt
Music & Lyrics By: Miley Cyrus and Jeffrey Steele

“Once In A Lifetime” – Cadillac Records
Music & Lyrics By: Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Ghost, Scott McFarmon, Ian Dench, James Dring and Jody Street

“The Wrestler” – The Wrestler
Music & Lyrics By: Bruce Springsteen

Best Television Series – Drama

Dexter (SHOWTIME)

House (FOX)

In Treatment (HBO)

Mad Men (AMC)

True Blood (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama

Sally Field – Brothers & Sisters (ABC)

Mariska Hargitay – Law & Order

January Jones – Mad Men (AMC)

Anna Paquin – True Blood (HBO)

Kyra Sedgwick – The Closer (TNT)

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Drama

Gabriel Byrne – In Treatment (HBO)

Michael C. Hall – Dexter (SHOWTIME)

Jon Hamm – Mad Men (AMC)

Hugh Laurie – House (FOX)

Jonathan Rhys Meyers – The Tudors (SHOWTIME)

Best Television Series – Musical Or Comedy

30 Rock (NBC)

Californication (SHOWTIME)

Entourage (HBO)

The Office (NBC) — WIN BABY!!!

Weeds (SHOWTIME)

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Musical Or Comedy

Christina Applegate – Samantha Who? (ABC)

America Ferrera – Ugly Betty (ABC)

Tina Fey – 30 Rock (NBC)

Debra Messing – The Starter Wife (USA)

Mary-Louise Parker – Weeds (SHOWTIME)

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Musical Or Comedy

Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock (NBC)

Steve Carell – The Office (NBC) 🙂

Kevin Connolly – Entourage (HBO)

David Duchovny – Californication (SHOWTIME)

Tony Shalhoub – Monk (USA)

Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television

A Raisin In The Sun (ABC)

Bernard And Doris (HBO)

Cranford (PBS)

John Adams (HBO)

Recount (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Judi Dench – Cranford (PBS)

Catherine Keener – An American Crime

Laura Linney – John Adams (HBO)

Shirley MacLaine – Coco Chanel

Susan Sarandon – Bernard And Doris (HBO)

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

Ralph Fiennes – Bernard And Doris (HBO)

Paul Giamatti – John Adams (HBO)

Kevin Spacey – Recount (HBO)

Kiefer Sutherland – 24 (FOX)

Tom Wilkinson – Recount (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Eileen Atkins – Cranford (PBS)

Laura Dern – Recount (HBO)

Melissa George – In Treatment (HBO)

Rachel Griffiths – Brothers & Sisters (ABC)

Dianne Wiest – In Treatment (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Neil Patrick Harris – How I Met Your Mother (CBS)

Denis Leary – Recount (HBO)

Jeremy Piven – Entourage (HBO)

Blair Underwood – In Treatment (HBO)

Tom Wilkinson – John Adams (HBO)

6 thoughts on “Hollywood’s Cute Little Version of the Willies”

  1. Here are my uneducated guesses:
    Best Motion Picture – Drama
    It will be between these 2:
    The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
    Frost/Nixon
    I’ll go with Button

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
    I’m going to go with Ms. Jolie. She was very good in this movie, but normally wouldn’t stand a chance next to Streep, but I’m picking Streep for musical, so…

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
    Brad Pitt – The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

    Best Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
    Mamma Mia!

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
    Meryl Streep – Mamma Mia!

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
    Dustin Hoffman – Last Chance Harvey

    Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
    Viola Davis – Doubt

    Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
    Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight

    Best Animated Feature Film
    Wall-E

    Best Foreign Language Film
    The Baader Meinhof Complex (Germany)

    Best Director – Motion Picture
    Ron Howard – Frost/Nixon

    Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
    The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
    Written by Eric Roth

    Best Original Score – Motion Picture
    Changeling
    Composed by Clint Eastwood – The score fit the movie perfectly; this extremely talented director is also a gifted composer

    Best Original Song – Motion Picture
    “The Wrestler” – The Wrestler
    Music & Lyrics By: Bruce Springsteen

    Best Television Series – Drama
    House (FOX)

    Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama
    Sally Field – Brothers & Sisters (ABC)

    Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Drama
    Hugh Laurie – House (FOX)

    Best Television Series – Musical Or Comedy
    30 Rock (NBC) – I really hope I’m not jinxing the Office here, but as much as I want it to, I really don’t think it’ll win so my pick is 30 Rock.

    Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Musical Or Comedy
    Tina Fey – 30 Rock (NBC)

    Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Musical Or Comedy
    Steve Carell – The Office (NBC)

    Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television
    A Raisin In The Sun (ABC)

    Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television
    Judi Dench – Cranford (PBS)

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
    Kiefer Sutherland – 24 (FOX)

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
    Dianne Wiest – In Treatment (HBO)

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
    Jeremy Piven – Entourage (HBO)

  2. I will just list my very educated, time wisely spent predictions minus he category headings

    Benjamin Button
    Angelina Jolie
    Brad Pitt
    Mamma Mia
    Meryl Streep
    James Franco
    Marisa Tomei
    Heath Ledger
    Wall*E
    Waltz with Bashir
    David Fincher
    Doubt
    “Down to Earth”
    House
    January Jones
    Hugh Laurie
    30 Rock
    America Ferrera
    Steve Carrel 😀
    John Adams
    Laura Linney
    Kiefer Sutherland
    Diane Wiest
    Jeremy Piven

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