‘Lin­coln’ lead­ing Golden Globes

‘Game Change’ tops the nominations for TV.

Austin American-Statesman - - D MOVIES & LIFE - From wire ser­vices Contributed by dream­works / the We­in­stein COM­PANY Globes

BEV­ERLY HILLS, CALIF. — Steven Spiel­berg’s Civil War epic “Lin­coln” led the Golden Globes on Thurs­day with seven nominations, among them best drama, best di­rec­tor for Spiel­berg and act­ing hon­ors for Daniel DayLewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

Tied for sec­ond-place with five nominations each, in­clud­ing best drama, are Ben Af­fleck’s Iran hostage-cri­sis thriller “Argo” and Quentin Tarantino’s slave-turned­bounty-hunter tale “Django Un­chained.”

Other best-drama nom­i­nees put for­ward by the Hol­ly­wood For­eign Press As­so­ci­a­tion are Ang Lee’s ship­wreck story “Life of Pi” and Kathryn Bigelow’s Osama bin Laden man­hunt thriller “Zero Dark Thirty.”

Nom­i­nated for best mu­si­cal or com­edy were: the Bri­tish re­tiree ad­ven­ture “The Best Ex­otic Marigold Ho­tel”; the Vic­tor Hugo mu­si­cal “Les Mis­er­ables”; Univer­sity of Texas alum­nus Wes An­der­son’s first­love tale “Moon­rise King­dom”; the fish­ing ro­mance “Salmon Fish­ing in the Ye­men”; and the lost-soul ro­mance “Sil­ver Lin­ings Playbook.”

Steven Spiel­berg’s ‘Lin­coln’ (left) is lead­ing the pack, while Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Un­chained’ (above) is close be­hind.

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