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Golden Globe Nominations 2011

Golden Globe Nominations 2011 - When the Golden Globe nominations were announced on Tuesday, there were a number of contenders that were expected - and some others that weren't.

Golden Globe Nominations 2011

-No Awards for "True Grit." The Coen brothers' new take on the John Wayne Western has been considered a top awards contender. Best director, best screenplay (by Joel and Ethan Coen), best actor (Jeff Bridges) and best supporting actress (Hailee Steinfeld) have all been pegged as possibilities to varying degrees, but none were recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

-Nominations for "The Tourist." Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie's thriller opened last week to generally poor reviews and weak box office, but the film still won three nominations, including best film (comedy or musical), best actress for Jolie and best actor for Depp. He's also nominated in the same category (best actor in a comedy or musical) for "Alice in Wonderland."

-A Bad Year for Comedy?: Judging from the Globes nominees for best film, comedy or musical, 2010 was not a good year for laughs. "The Tourist," "Burlesque," "Alice in Wonderland" and "Red" were not particularly well received, and some were plainly panned by critics. (The acclaimed fifth nominee, the lesbian family drama "The Kids Are All Right," will be the category favorite by a landslide.)

Golden Globe Nominations 2011

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