The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Thursday its five nominees for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in the category of Best Animated Feature Film.
Up for a Golden Globe are:
The Adventures of Tintin (Paramount Pictures/Columbia Pictures/ Hemisphere Capital/Amblin Entertainment/Wingnut Films Production/Kennedy/Marshall Production; A Steven Spielberg Film; Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures)
Arthur Christmas (Columbia Pictures & Sony Pictures Animation; Sony Pictures Releasing International)
Cars 2 (Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios; Walt Disney Pictures)
Puss in Boots (DreamWorks Animation; Paramount Pictures)
Rango (Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present A Blind Wink/GK Films Production; Paramount Pictures).
In addition, “Hello Hello” (music by Elton John; lyrics by Bernie Taupin), from the Disney animated feature film Gnomeo & Juliet, has been nominated for Best Original Song – Motion Picture.
It’s running against four songs from live-action films: “The Keeper,” from Machine Gun Preacher, music and lyrics by Chris Cornell; “Lay Your Head Down,” from Albert Nobbs, music by Brian Byrne, lyrics by Glenn Close; “The Living Proof,” from The Help, music by Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman and Harvey Mason, Jr., lyrics by Blige, Mason and Damon Thomas; and “Masterpiece,” from W.E., music and lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry.
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be presented January 15.
Members of the HFPA represent 55 countries with a combined readership of 250 million in some of the world’s most respected publications. The Golden Globe Awards have enabled the organization to donate more than $12 million to entertainment related-charities and scholarship programs.