The 2011 Golden Globe nominations were just announced on NBC. Halle Berry and Idris Elba are both up for awards. Halle could win Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for her role in “Frankie & Alice.”Idris is nominated for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for his role in “Luther.”
The Golden Globe Awards are one of the official precursors to the Academy Awards. The Golden Globes are given to all forms of media in both domestic and foreign categories, while Academy Awards are given only to motion pictures (including both documentary & animation feature films).
Halle will be up against Nicole Kidman, Natalie Portman, Michelle Williams and Jennifer Lawrence, while Idris will be up against Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Edgar Ramirez, and Ian McShane.