Golden Globe 2012 Nomination Snubs

(Chris Haston)

By Michael Lewittes

(Chris Haston)

Inevitably, after the Golden Globe 2012 nominations were announced and everyone carefully read through the categories, there was that realization that some deserving people, television shows, and movies were snubbed. Here’s a list of a few noteworthy oversights. Feel free to sound off on who you think should have been nominated.

Melissa McCarthy was overlooked for her work in Bridemaids and “Mike & Molly,” for which she won an Emmy. Armie Hammer and Nick Nolte seemed to have been snubbed for J. Edgar and Warrior, respectively.

Jim Parsons, who won a Globe last year and the Emmy for the past two years for his work on “The Big Bang Theory,” got shut out this year. He wasn’t the only perennial to get snubbed. Hugh Laurie (“House”), Steve Carell (“The Office”), Michael C. Hall (“Dexter”), and Kyra Sedgwick (“The Closer”) were all mysteriously missing.

Directors Clint Eastwood (J. Edgar), David Fincher (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), and Steven Spielberg (War Horse), also all got dinged. While “Breaking Bad” was overlooked by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for Best Drama, it certainly hasn’t been by fans, who’ve lit up message boards.

A number of films and their stars were also snubbed, including Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, with non-nominees Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock; Margin Call with Kevin Spacey and Jeremy Irons; Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, with its stars Gary Oldman and Colin Firth; and We Bought a Zoo, with Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon. Who else do you think got royally snubbed?

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