DAILY NEWS: "American Beauty" and "The Insider" Top List of Golden Globe Nominees

by Eugene Hernandez

(indieWIRE/12.20.99) -- Today, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the Golden Globe Awards with Sam Mendes' "American Beauty" receiving 6 nominations and Michael Mann's "The Insider" nabbing 5. The organization, comprised of about 100 people, will present its prizes in Hollywood on January 23, 2000.

The nominees are:

(additional nominations to be published here shortly)

Best Motion Picure (Drama)

-- "American Beauty"

-- "The End of the Affair"

-- "The Hurricane"

-- "The Insider"

-- "The Talented Mr. Ripley"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picure (Drama)

-- Annette Bening ("American Beauty")

-- Julianne Moore ("The End of the Affair")

-- Meryl Streep ("Music of the Heart")

-- Hilary Swank ("Boys Don't Cry")

-- Sigourney Weaver ("A Map of the World")

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)

-- Russell Crowe ("The Insider")

-- Matt Damon ("The Talented Mr. Ripley")

-- Richard Farnsworth ("The Straight Story")

-- Kevin Spacey ("American Beauty")

-- Denzel Washington ("The Hurricane")

Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)

-- "Analyze This"

-- "Being John Malkovich"

-- "Man on the Moon"

-- "Notting Hill"

-- "Toy Story 2"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)

-- Janet McTeer ("Tumbleweeds")

-- Julianne Moore ("An Ideal Husband")

-- Julia Roberts ("Notting Hill")

-- Sharon Stone ("The Muse")

-- Reese Witherspoon ("Election")

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)

-- Jim Carrey ("Man on the Moon")

-- Robert DeNiro ("Analyze This")

-- Rupert Everett ("An Ideal Husband")

-- Hugh Grant ("Notting Hill")

-- Sean Penn ("Sweet and Lowdown")

Best Director

-- Norman Jewison ("The Hurricane")

-- Neil Jordan ("The End of the Affair")

-- Michael Mann ("The Insider")

-- Sam Mendes ("American Beauty")

-- Anthony Minghella ("The Talented Mr. Ripley")

Best Foreign Language Film

-- "Aimee & Jaguar"

-- "All About My Mother"

-- "East-West"

-- "Girl on the Bridge" ("La fille sur le pont")

-- "The Red Violin"

Best Screenplay

-- "American Beauty," Alan Ball

-- "Being John Malkovich," Charlie

-- "The Cider House Rules," John Irving

-- The Insider," Eric Roth & Michael Mann

-- "The Sixth Sense," M. Night Shyamalan

Best Original Score

-- "American Beauty," Thomas Newman

-- "Angela's Ashes," John Williams

-- "Anna and the King," George Fenton

-- "The End of the Affair," Michael Nyman

-- "Eyes Wide Shut," Jocelyn Pook

-- "The Insider," Lisa Gerraro & Pieter

-- "The Legend of 1900," Ennio Morricone

-- "The Straight Story," Angelo

-- "The Talented Mr. Ripley," Gabriel

Best Original Song

-- "Beautiful Stranger" from "Austin
Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me,"
Madonna and William Orbit

-- "How Can I Not Love You" from "Anna
and the King," Kenneth Edmonds,
George Fenton & Robert Kraft

-- "Save Me" from "Magnolia," Aimee

-- "When She Loved Me" from "Toy Story
2," Randy Newman

-- "You'll Be In My Heart" from "Tarzan,"
Phil Collins