13 December 2012 4:16 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Awards season stepped up a gear today as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the 70th Golden Globe Awards, with Steven Spielberg's acclaimed Presidential biopic Lincoln leading the way with nods in seven categories, including Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Director (Spielberg) and Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis).

Lincoln will contest the Best Drama award against Argo and Django Unchained (both of which received five nominations apiece), along with Life of Pi and Zero Dark Thirty, while Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Les Miserables, Moonrise Kingdom, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and Silving Linings Playbook will contest Bes Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. However, the Best Director award will come from the Drama field, with Ben Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee and Quentin Tarantino all nominated alongside Spielberg.

Switching to the small screen and HBO's TV movie Game Change received the most nominations with five, while »

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