Silence is really golden after ‘The Artist’ scored six Golden Globe nominations, including best film comedy or musical.
The movie, which is released in the UK on December 30, pays homage to Hollywood’s silent era.
Other top nominees for key film awards are ‘The Descendants’ and ‘The Ides of March’ both starring George Clooney.
Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in ‘The Iron Lady’ sat firmly in the best actress category with Tilda Swinton in ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’.
Michael Fassbender is in the race for best dramatic actor as well as Leonardo DiCaprio in Clint Eastwood’s ‘J.Edgar’
Michelle Williams has been praised for her role as screen siren Marilyn Monroe in ‘My Week with Marilyn’. She will be up against Kate Winslet and Jodie Foster in ‘Carnage’ as well as Charlize Theron and Kirsten Wigg.
The Golden Globes will be presented by comedian Ricky Gervais on January 15.