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Awards Season with Attitude, sponsored by discoverlosangeles.com.

Moonlight is one of the front-runners at the 2017 Golden Globes with five nominations, including Best Motion Picture

The gay-coming of age drama film – set for release in the UK early next year – documents the life of a young, black gay kid growing up in an down-and-out part of Miami as he transitions from child, to adolescent, to adult.

The central character, Chiron, is played by three different actors as the film charts his life: Alex Hibbert during his childhood, Ashton Sanders during his adolescence and finally Trevante Rhodes, who takes on the adult Chiron.

Executive produced by Brad Pitt, the film is based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, by Tarell Alvin McCraney, and co-stars Skyfall’s Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali (House of Cards) and US singer Janelle Monáe.

Having opened in US cinemas this earlier this year, it’s gone on to become one of the most critically acclaimed film of 2016, having received full marks from over 20 major news outlets.

Stars Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris are both nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Actress, while Barry Jenkins is up for Best Screenplay. The film is also in the running to win Best Score at the January 8 Awards show.

Check out the full list of nominations below.

Best Motion Picture (Drama)

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

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

Colin Farrell, Lobster

Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins

Jonah Hill, War Dogs

Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

‘Can’t Stop the Feeling,’ Trolls

‘City of Stars,’ La La Land

‘Faith,’ Sing

‘Gold,’ Gold

‘How Far I’ll Go,’ Moana

Best TV Series (Drama)

The Crown

Game of Thrones

Stranger Things

This Is Us

Westworld

Best Director

Damien Chazelle

Tom Ford

Mel Gibson

Barry Jenkins

Kenneth Lonergan

Best Actress (Motion Picture, Drama)

Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Natalie Portman, Jackie

Ruth Negga, Loving

Amy Adams, Arrival

Jessica Chastain, Miss Sloane

Best Actress (Motion Picture, Comedy/Musical)

Annette Bening

Lily Collins

Hailee Steinfeld

Emma Stone

Meryl Streep

Best Performance by an Actor (TV Musical or Comedy)

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle

Donald Glover, Atlanta

Nick Nolte, Graves

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Actor (Motion Picture, Drama)

Casey Affleck

Joel Edgerton

Andrew Garfield Viggo Mortensen

Denzel Washington

Best Actor (Television, Drama)

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Best Supporting Actress (Motion Picture)

Viola Davis, Fences

Naomie Harris, Moonlight

Nicole Kidman, Lion

Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama

Caitriona Balfe, Outlander

Claire Foy, The Crown

Keri Russell, Americans

Winona Ryder, Stranger Things

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Best Actor (Limited Series)

Riz Ahmed, The Night Of

Bryan Cranston, All the Way

John Turturro, The Night Of

Tom Hiddleston, Night Manager

Courtney B. Vanc, People v. OJ Simpson

Best TV Series (Comedy)

Atlanta

Blackish

Mozart in the Jungle

Transparent

Veep

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Motion Picture)

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

Simon Helberg, Florence Foster Jenkins

Dev Patel, Lion

Aaron Taylor Johnson, Nocturnal Animals

Best Supporting Actor (Series, TV Movie or Miniseries)

Sterling K. Brown

Hugh Laurie

John Lithgow

Christian Slater

John Travolta

Best Foreign Film

Divines

Elle

Neruda

The Salesman

Toni Erdmann

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

American Crime

The Dresser

The Night Manager

The Night Of

The People vs. OJ Simpson

Best Original Score

Moonlight

La La Land

Arrival

Lion

Hidden Figures

Best Screenplay (Motion Picture)

Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals

Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water

Best Motion Picture (Animated)

Strings

Moana

My Life as a Zucchini

Sing

Zootopia

Best Supporting Actress (TV)

Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Chrissy Metz, This Is Us

Mandy Moore, This Is Us

Thandie Newton, Westworld

Best Actress (TV Musical/Comedy)

Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Sarah Jessica Parker, Divorce

Issa Rae, Insecure

Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin

Tracy Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Best Actress (Limited Series/TV Movie)

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Riley Keough, The Girlfriend Experience

Sarah Paulson, People v. O.J. Simpson

Charlotte Rampling, London Spy

Kerry Washington, Confirmation

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