Carol, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Room, Spotlight

And the Golden Globe goes to…

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will be handing out the awards on Sunday and the movie competition is tough!

Best Motion Picture Drama sees everything from the sure-to-be journalism classic Spotlight to Mad Max: Fury Road with Charlize Theron in all her shaved head glory.

In the comedy category, Amy Schumers raunchy Trainwreck is facing off with the likes of the economics flick The Big Short.

Who will be going home with golden statuettes this year?

Here, I give you some predictions…

Spotlight, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams

Best Motion Picture, Drama


Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant



Who will win: Spotlight

Hardly a critical word has been uttered about director Tom McCarthy's ensemble piece about the Boston Globe's investigation into the cover-up of child molestation within the Catholic Church. It feels like a thriller with heart and is also the front runner for the Oscar. If the HFPA takes one of its wacky turns, we just might see box office action hit Mad Max sneak in for the win.

The Big Short, Christian Bale

Paramount Pictures

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

The Big Short


The Martian



Who will win: The Big Short

Trainwreck was the funniest movie of the year, but it's also really raunchy. The HFPA will go for The Big Short with its blend of brains (it is a movie about the financial collapse of the mid-2000s) and LOLs (Selena Gomez and Margot Robbie cameos to explain complicated economics!).

Brie Larson, Room

George Kraychyk courtesy of A24

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

Cate Blanchett, Carol

Brie Larson, Room

Rooney Mara, Carol

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Who will win: Brie Larson

Room is the little indie movie that could and it did, especially because of Larson's powerful performance. It's just a shame, her nine-year-old co-star Jacob Tremblay didn't get a nom. Larson's biggest competition has to be Ronan. Brooklyn's immigration story surely resonates with many members of the HFPA.

The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio

Twentieth Century Fox

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Will Smith, Concussion

Who will win: Leonardo DiCaprio

Leo will likely add a third Globe to the two he already has on his mantel. However, the HFPA could shock us all by picking someone else in an effort to prove they're different than the Oscars because DiCaprio will finally take home an Academy Award when they're handed out next month.

Amy Schumer, Trainwreck

Universal Pictures

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Jennifer Lawrence, Joy

Melissa McCarthy, Spy

Amy Schumer, Trainwreck

Maggie Smith, The Lady in the Van

Lily Tomlin, Grandma

Who will win: Amy Schumer

The movie may not win best picture because of its NSFW naughtiness, but Schumer is just too funny and loved to be ignored. But wouldn't it be great if she tied with her pal Jennifer Lawrence?!

Matt Damon, The Martian

20th Century Fox

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Christian Bale, The Big Short

Steve Carrell, The Big Short

Matt Damon, The Martian

Al Pacino, Danny Collins

Mark Ruffalo, Infinitely Polar Bear

Who will win: Matt Damon

Bale and Carrell cancelled each other out and very few have seen Ruffalo and Pacino's flicks, so it's a perfect (and well-deserved) landing for Mr. Damon.

Jane Fonda, Youth

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Jane Fonda, Youth

Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

Helen Mirren, Trumbo

Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina

Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Who will win: Jane Fonda

The acting legend is only in Youth for a few minutes, but her performance (and Joan Crawford-esque look) was unforgettable. However, Leigh could be awarded for her work as the lone female co-star of Quentin Tarantino's bonanza of testosterone.

Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Warner Bros.

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Paul Dano, Love & Mercy

Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation

Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

Michael Shannon, 99 Homes

Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Who will win: Sylvester Stallone

Stallone proves he still packs a powerful punch—especially when Rocky Balboa is pulling on everyone's nostalgic heartstrings.

Inside Out


Best Animated Feature Film


The Good Dinosaur

Inside Out

The Peanuts Movie

Shaun the Sheep Movie

Who will win: Inside Out

If you weren't moved about this film about the emotions of an 11-year-old girl you probably should drop everything right now and call your shrink.

Mad Max: Fury Road

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Best Director – Motion Picture

Todd Haynes, Carol

Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant

Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road

Ridley Scott, The Martian

Who will win: George Miller

Spotlight is the front runner to win best picture, but Mad Max is the bigger movie. Miller shows Hollywood that you don't have to rely on CGI to make an action masterpiece.

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