Gold Derby

The inside track on Oscars, Emmys, Grammys and all the award shows.

« Previous Post | Gold Derby Home | Next Post »

Inside track: Golden Globes' race for best drama actress

December 6, 2009 |  1:01 pm

Precious Gabourey Sidibe Carey Mulligan An Education

At the Golden Globes, Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe may finally see her "Precious" dream realized – to be fawned over by frenzied paparazzi in Hollywood. But, like in "Precious," she also may get her heart crushed, this time in the fierce diva smackdown over best drama actress. Globers love to crown ingenues, but often they prefer the chic, sexy kind – like Carey Mulligan ("An Education"). This race is too close to call.

BEST DRAMA ACTRESS
FRONT-RUNNERS
Brenda Blethyn, "London River"
Emily Blunt, "The Young Victoria"
Sandra Bullock, "The Blind Side"
Helen Mirren, "The Last Station"
Carey Mulligan, "An Education"
Gabourey Sidibe, "Precious"

POSSIBLE
Shohreh Aghdashloo, "The Stoning of Soraya M."
Abbie Cornish, "Bright Star"
Penelope Cruz, "Broken Embraces"
Maggie Gyllenhaal, "Crazy Heart"
Audrey Tautou, "Coco Before Chanel"

Photos, from left: Carey Mulligan in "An Education." Credit: Sony Pictures Classics. Gabourey Sidibe in "Precious." Credit: Lionsgate

RELATED LINKS

Inside track: Golden Globes' race for best comedy/musical picture

Inside track: Golden Globes' race for best drama picture

Inside track on the Golden Globes' race for best drama actor

More experts predict Oscars' best-picture derby

National Board of Review goes crazy for Clooney and Clint again. ... Will disaster follow at the Oscars?

Everybody loses: Gotham Awards vs. Indie Spirits ('Hurt Locker' vs. 'Precious')

Get Gold Derby on Twitter. Join the Gold Derby Group at Facebook. Become friends with Tom O'Neil on Facebook. Get Gold Derby RSS feed via Facebook. RSS Feedburner. RSS Atom.


Advertisement