Although they sound mildly pornographic, the Golden Globes have become the biggest pre-Oscar awards show. The Hollywood Foreign Press, who gives the awards, is known for picking more populist fare. This year, however, their tastes seem reasonably catholic:

1. BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

a. BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
Focus Features/River Road Entertainment; Focus Features
b. THE CONSTANT GARDENER
Potboiler Prods./Scion Films; Focus Features
c. GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK
Section Eight/2929 Entertainment/Participant Productions; Warner Independent Pictures
d. A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
New Line Cinema; New Line Cinema
e. MATCH POINT
Jada Productions; DreamWorks Pictures

2. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

a. MARIA BELLO – A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
b. FELICITY HUFFMAN – TRANSAMERICA
c. GWYNETH PALTROW – PROOF
d. CHARLIZE THERON – NORTH COUNTRY
e. ZIYI ZHANG – MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA

3. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

a. RUSSELL CROWE – CINDERELLA MAN
b. PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN – CAPOTE
c. TERRENCE HOWARD – HUSTLE & FLOW
d. HEATH LEDGER – BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
e. DAVID STRATHAIRN – GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK

4. BEST MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

a. MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS
Heyman Hoskins Prods.; The Weinstein Company
b. PRIDE & PREJUDICE
Working Title Prods.; Focus Features/StudioCanal
c. THE PRODUCERS
Brooksfilms; Universal Pictures/Columbia Pictures
d. THE SQUID AND THE WHALE
American Empirical/Peter Newman – Internal; Samuel Goldwyn Films/Sony Pictures Releasing International
e. WALK THE LINE
Twentieth Century Fox; Twentieth Century Fox

5. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

a. JUDI DENCH – MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS
b. KEIRA KNIGHTLEY – PRIDE & PREJUDICE
c. LAURA LINNEY – THE SQUID AND THE WHALE
d. SARAH JESSICA PARKER – THE FAMILY STONE
e. REESE WITHERSPOON – WALK THE LINE

6. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE -MUSICAL OR COMEDY

a. PIERCE BROSNAN – THE MATADOR
b. JEFF DANIELS – THE SQUID AND THE WHALE
c. JOHNNY DEPP – CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
d. NATHAN LANE – THE PRODUCERS
e. CILLIAN MURPHY – BREAKFAST ON PLUTO
f. JOAQUIN PHOENIX – WALK THE LINE

7. BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

a. KUNG FU HUSTLE (CHINA)
Columbia Pictures Film Prod. Asia Ltd/Huayi Brothers/Taihe Film Investment Co. Ltd/Star Overseas; Sony Pictures Classics
b. MASTER OF THE CRIMSON ARMOR aka THE PROMISE (CHINA)
Beijing 21st CenturySheng Kai/China Film Group/Capgen Investment Group/Moonstone Prods.; The Weinstein Company
c. MERRY CHRISTMAS (JOYEUX NOEL) (FRANCE)
Nord Quest Prods. Senator Film Prods./The Bureau Artemis Prods/Media Pro Pictures/TF1 Films/Les Productions de la Gueville; Sony Pictures Classics
d. PARADISE NOW (PALESTINE)
Augustus Film/Lama Films/Razor Films/Lumen Films/Arte France Cinema/Hazazah Film; Warner Independent Pictures
e. TSOTSI (SOUTH AFRICA)
UK/South African Prods.; Miramax Films

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