Golden Globe Nominations 2010

Sunday, July 24 by Frances Smith

Learn about the best Golden Globe nominations for 2010 to see who the winners were. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) holds the Golden Globe Awards show each year. The first awards were presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944. Since then the event has become more popular and has evolved into an annual event where actors, films, and television shows are honored for being the best. The Golden Globe nominations for 2010 were showcased at the annual Golden Globes awards show in January 2011.

  1. Best Motion Picture – Drama. The Golden Globe nominations for the best drama motion picture for 2010 were "Black Swan," "The Fighter," "Inception," "The King's Speech," and "The Social Network." The winner was "The Social Network."
  2. Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama. The nominees were Halle Berry in "Frankie and Alice," Nicole Kidman in "Rabbit Hole," Jennifer Lawrence in "Winter's Bone," Natalie Portman in "Black Swan," and Michelle Williams in "Blue Valentine." The winner of the Golden Globe was Natalie Portman.
  3. Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama. The nominees were Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network," Colin Firth in "The King's Speech," James Franco in "127 Hours," Ryan Gosling in "Blue Valentine," and Mark Wahlberg in "The Fighter." The 2010 nominee who won was Colin Firth.
  4. Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical. The 2010 Golden Globe nominations were "Alice in Wonderland," "Burlesque," "The Kids Are All Right," "Red," and "The Tourist." The winner of this category was "The Kids Are All Right."
  5. Best Animated Feature Film. The nominees for best animated feature film were "Despicable Me," "How to Train Your Dragon," "The Illusionist," "Tangled," and "Toy Story 3." "Toy Story 3" won this Golden Globe award.
  6. Best Foreign Language Film. The 2010 Golden Globe nominations were "Biutiful," "The Concert," "The Edge," "I Am Love," and "In a Better World." The winner was Denmark's "In a Better World."
  7. Best Director – Motion Picture. The 2010 nominees were Darren Aronofsky for "Black Swan," David Fincher for "The Social Network," Tom Hooper for "The King's Speech," Christopher Nolan for "Inception," and David O. Russell for "The Fighter." David Fincher won the best director Golden Globe award.
  8. Best Screenplay – Motion Picture. The nominees were Simon Beaufoy and Danny Boyle for "127 Hours," Christopher Nolan for "Inception," Stuart Blumberg and Lisa Cholodenkofor "The Kids Are All Right," David Seidler for "The King's Speech," and Aaron Sorkin for"The Social Network." The Golden Globe went to Aaron Sorkin.
  9. Best Original Score – Motion Picture. The 2010 Golden Globe nominations were Alexandre Desplat for "The King's Speech," Danny Elfman for "Alice in Wonderland," A.R. Rahman for "127 Hours," Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for "The Social Network," and Hans Zimmer for "Inception." The winners were Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for "The Social Network."
  10. Best Original Song - Motion Picture. The GoldenGlobe nominations were "Bound to You" from "Burlesque, "Coming Home" from "Country Strong," "I See the Light" from "Tangled," "There's a Place for Us" from "The Chronicles of Narnia:  The Voyage of the Dawn Treader," and "You Haven't See the Last of Me" from "Burlesque. The winner was Diane Warren, who wrote the music and lyrics for "You Haven't See the Last of Me" for "Burlesque."