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Key Golden Globe Award film nominations


2 weeks ago

Peter Krause announces nominees while (R to L) Paula Patton, Jeremy Piven and Kate Beckinsale listen at the nominations announcement for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California December 11, 2014. The awards will be presented on January 11, 2015. Photo credit, Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Here is the list of Key Golden Globe Award film nominations. Not to disappoint, but there aren't too many Jews on the list.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will hand out its... read full article

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