Oscar Outlook: My Golden Globe Predictions

Okay, have picks in all categories and even rustled up some friendly wagers. Feel way better about TV than movies though:


Best Motion Picture Drama

Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant

Winner: Spotlight

Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

The Big Short
The Martian

Winner: The Big Short

Best Actor in a Drama

Bryan Cranston – Trumbo
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl
Will Smith – Concussion

Winner: Leonardo DiCaprio

Best Actress in a Drama

Cate Blanchett – Carol
Brie Larson – Room
Rooney Mara – Carol
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl

Winner: Brie Larson

Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy

Christian Bale – The Big Short
Steve Carell – The Big Short
Matt Damon – The Martian
Al Pacino – Danny Collins
Mark Ruffalo – Infinitely Polar Bear

Winner: Matt Damon

Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy

Jennifer Lawrence – Joy
Melissa McCarthy – Spy
Amy Schumer – Trainwreck
Maggie Smith – The Lady in the Van
Lily Tomlin – Grandma

Winner: Amy Schumer

Best Supporting Actress

Jane Fonda – Youth
Jennifer Jason Leigh – The H8ful Eight
Helen Mirren – Trumbo
Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs

Winner: Alicia Vikander

Best Supporting Actor

Paul Dano – Love & Mercy
Idris Elba – Beasts of No Nation
Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon – 99 Homes
Sylvester Stallone – Creed

Winner: Mark Rylance

Best Director

Todd Haynes – Carol
Alejandro Inarritu – The Revenant
Tom McCarthy – Spotlight
George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
Ridley Scott – The Martian

Winner: The Martian

Best Screenplay

The Big Short
The H8ful Eight
Steve Jobs

Winner: Spotlight

Best Animated Feature

The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun the Sheep Movie

Winner: Inside Out

Best Foreign Film

The Brand New Testament
The Club
The Fencer
Son of Saul

Winner: Son of Saul

Best Original Score

The Danish Girl
The H8ful Eight
The Revenant
Steve Jobs

Winner: Carol

Best Original Song

Love Me Like You Do – 50 Shades of Gray
One Kind of Love – Love & Mercy
See You Again – Furious 7
Writing’s on the Wall – Spectre
Simple Song #3 – Youth

Winner: One Kind of Love


Best TV Drama

Game of Thrones
Mr. Robot

Winner: Mr. Robot

Best Musical or Comedy

Mozart in the Jungle
Orange is the New Black
Silicon Valley

Winner: Mozart in the Jungle

Best Limited Series or Made for TV Movie

American Crime
American Horror Story: Hotel
Flesh & Bone
Wolf Hall

Winner: Fargo

Best Actress in Limited Series or Made for TV Movie

Kirsten Dunst – Fargo
Lady Gaga – American Horror Story: Hotel
Sarah Hay – Flesh & Bone
Felicity Huffman – American Crime
Queen Latifah – Bessie

Winner: Kirsten Dunst

Best Actor in Limited Series or Made for TV Movie

Idris Elba – Luther
Oscar Isaac – Show Me a Hero
David Oyelowo – Nightingale
Patrick Wilson – Fargo
Mark Rylance – Wolf Hall

Winner: Oscar Isaac

Best Actress in a TV Drama

Caitriona Balfe – Outlander
Viola Davis – How to Get Away with Murder
Eva Green – Penny Dreadful
Taraji Henson – Empire
Robin Wright – House of Cards

Winner: Caitriona Balfe

Best Actor in a TV Drama

Jon Hamm – Mad Men
Rami Malek – Mr. Robot
Wagner Moura – Narcos
Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul
Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan

Winner: Rami Malek

Best Actress TV Musical/Comedy

Rachel Bloom – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Jamie Lee Curtis – Scream Queens
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin
Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie

Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Best Actor TV Musical Comedy

Aziz Ansari – Master of None
Gael Garcia Bernal – Mozart in the Jungle
Rob Lowe – The Grinder
Patrick Stewart – Blunt Talk
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent

Winner: Aziz Ansari

Supporting Actress TV

Uzo Aduba – Orange is the New Black
Joanne Froggatt – Downton Abbey
Regina King – American Crime
Judith Light – Transparent
Maura Tierney – The Affair

Winner: Regina King

Supporting Actor TV

Alan Cumming – The Good Wife
Damian Lewis – Wolf Hall
Ben Mendelsohn – Bloodline
Tobias Menzies – Outlander
Christian Slater – Mr. Robot

Winner: Ben Mendelson


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