The 74th Golden Globe Award Predictions

By Livia Peterson

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) annually presents the Golden Globe Awards. The 74th Golden Globe Awards is hosted by Jimmy Fallon, airing on NBC during 5pm Pacific Time, 7pm Central Time, and 8pm Eastern Time on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
 
Best Motion Picture – Drama
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”
“Lion”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“Moonlight”
 
Could Win: “Moonlight”
Should Win: “Manchester by the Sea”
Will Win: “Manchester by the Sea”
 
Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
“20th Century Women”
“Deadpool”
“La La Land”
“Florence Foster Jenkins”
“Sing Street”
 
Could Win: None
Should Win: “La La Land”
Will Win: “La La Land”

Best Director
Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
Tom Ford, “Nocturnal Animals”
Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”
 
Could Win: Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”
Should Win: Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”
Will Win: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
 
Best Actress – Drama
Amy Adams, “Arrival”
Jessica Chastain, “Miss Sloane”
Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
Ruth Negga, “Loving”
Natalie Portman, Jackie”

Could Win: Natalie Portman, “Jackie”
Should Win: Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
Will Win: Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”

Best Actor – Drama
Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Joel Edgerton, “Loving”
Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic”
Denzel Washington, “Fences”
 
Could Win: Denzel Washington, “Fences”
Should Win: Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Will Win: Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
 
Best Actress – Musical or Comedy
Annette Bening, “20th Century Women”
Lily Collins, “Rules Don’t Apply”
Hailee Steinfeld, “The Edge of Seventeen”
Emma Stone, “La La Land”
Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”
 
Could Win: Hailee Steinfeld, “The Edge of Seventeen”
Should Win: Emma Stone, “La La Land”
Will Win: Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy
Colin Farrell, “The Lobster”
Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”
Hugh Grant, “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Jonah Hill, “War Dogs”
Ryan Reynolds, “Deadpool”

Could Win: Hugh Grant, “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Should Win: Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”
Will Win: Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”

Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis, “Fences”
Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”
Nicole Kidman, “Lion”
Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”
Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”

Could Win: Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”
Should Win: Viola Davis, “Fences”
Will Win: Viola Davis, “Fences”

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”
Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water”
Simon Helberg, “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Dev Patel, “Lion”
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, “Nocturnal Animals”
 
Could Win: Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water”
Should Win: Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”
Will Win: Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”
 
Best Screenplay
“La La Land”
“Nocturnal Animals”
“Moonlight”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“Hell or High Water”

Could Win: “Moonlight”
Should Win: “Manchester by the Sea”
Will Win: “Manchester by the Sea”

Best Animated Feature
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“Moana”
“My Life as a Zucchini”
“Sing”
“Zootopia”
 
Could Win: “Kubo and the Two Strings”
Should Win: “Zootopia”
Will Win: “Zootopia”

Best Foreign Language Film
“Divines”, France
“Elle, France
“Neruda”, Chile
“The Salesman”, Iran
“Toni Erdmann”, Germany
 
Could Win: “Toni Erdmann”, Germany
Should Win: “Elle”, France
Will Win: “Toni Erdmann”, Germany

Best Original Score
“Moonlight”
“La La Land”
“Arrival”
“Lion”
 “Hidden Figures”
 
Could Win: “Moonlight”
Should Win: “La La Land”
Will Win: “La La Land”

Best Original Song
“Can’t Stop the Feeling”, “Trolls”
“City of Stars”, “La La Land”
“Faith”, “Sing”
“Gold”, “Gold”
“How Far I’ll Go”, “Moana”
 
Could Win: “How Far I’ll Go”, “Moana”
Should Win: “City of Stars”, “La La Land”
Will Win: “City of Stars”, “La La Land”

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