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Up in the Air, Nine Lead Golden Globe Nominations; Mad Men Nabs 3

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The Golden Globe nominations are in, and Up in the Air leads the packs with six nominations including Best Feature (Drama). Nine comes in a close second with five noms, including Best Feature, Comedy and a Supporting Actress nod for Penelope Cruz. Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart) and George Clooney (Up in the Air) are among the Best Actor (Drama) nominees, while Meryl Streep is competing against herself for Best Actress (Comedy) with dual noms for It’s Complicated and Julie & Julia

Meanwhile, in television, Mad Men repeated with three nominations for Best Actor (Drama), Actress (Drama) and Best Series (Drama). For more about Mad Men‘s nominations, click here.

The film nominees are as follows:

Best Feature – Drama
Avatar
The Hurt Locker
Up in the Air (Watch AMC’s Opening Night: Red Carpet Video)
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Inglourious Basterds (Watch AMC’s Opening Night: Red Carpet Video)

Best Feature – Comedy
(500 Days) of Summer

The Hangover
It’s Complicated

Julie & Julia (Watch AMC’s Opening Night: Red Carpet Video)
Nine

Best Actor – Drama
Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart

George Clooney, Up in the Air
Colin Firth, A Single Man (Read interview)
Morgan Freeman, Invictus
Tobey Maguire, Brothers

Best Actress – Drama
Emily Blunt, The Young Victoria
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
Helen Mirren, The Last Station
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Gabourey Sidibe, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

Best Actor – Comedy or Musical
Matt Damon, The Informant

Daniel Day Lewis, Nine
Robert Downey Jr., Sherlock Holmes
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, (500) Days of Summer (Read interview)
Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man

Best Actress – Comedy or Musical
Sandra Bullock, The Proposal
Marion Cotillard, Nine
Julia Roberts, Duplicity
Meryl Streep, It’s Complicated
Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia

Best Supporting Actor
Matt Damon, Invictus
Woody Harrelson, The Messenger (Read interview)
Christopher Plummer, The Last Station
Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actress
Penelope Cruz, Nine
Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air
Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
Mo’Nique, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire 
Julianne Moore, A Single Man

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell, District 9
(Read an interview with Blomkamp)
Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker
Nancy Meyers, It’s Complicated
Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner, Up in the Air

Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds

Best Best Director – Motion Picture
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker (Read interview)
James Cameron, Avatar
Clint Eastwood, Invictus
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds
Jason Reitman, Up in the Air

Best Foreign Language Film
A Prophet
Baaria
Broken Embraces
The Maid
The White Ribbon

Best Animated Feature Film
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Up
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Coraline
The Princess and the Frog

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
The Informant
Up

Where the Wild Things Are
Avatar
A Single Man

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“I Will See You,” Avatar
“The Weary Kind,” Crazy Heart
“Winter,” Brothers
“Cinema Italiano,” Nine
“(I Want to) Come Home,” Everybody’s Fine

For a full list of nominees, click here. The Golden Globes ceremony will air Sun., Jan. 17, 2010 on NBC.

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