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Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Announce Dorian Award Nominees Honoring Best In Film & TV

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) have announced their Dorian Award nominees for film and television. GALECA consists of over 80 professional entertainment journalists across the U.S. and Europe who write or report for media outlets easily accessible in America.

Check out their picks from 2013!

Film of the Year

  • American Hustle (Sony)
  • Blue is the Warmest Color (Sundance Selects)
  • Dallas Buyers Club (Focus)
  • Gravity (WB)
  • Her (WB)
  • Laurence Anyways (Breaking Glass)
  • 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight)

Film Performance of the Year – Actor

  • Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street (Paramount)
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight)
  • James Franco, Spring Breakers (A24)
  • Jared Leto, Dallas Buyer Club (Focus)
  • Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club (Focus)

Film Performance of the Year – Actress

  • Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine (Sony Classics)
  • Sandra Bullock, Gravity (WB)
  • Judi Dench, Philomena (Weinstein)
  • Adele Exarchopoulos, Blue is the Warmest Color (Sundance Selects)
  • Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight)

LGBT Film of the Year

  • Blue is the Warmest Color (Sundance Selects)
  • Dallas Buyers Club (Focus)
  • Kill Your Darlings (Sony Classics)
  • Laurence Anyways (Breaking Glass)
  • Philomena (Weinstein)

Foreign Language Film of the Year

  • Blue is the Warmest Color (Sundance Selects)
  • The Great Beauty (Janus)
  • The Hunt (Magnolia)
  • I’m So Excited! (Sony Classics)
  • Laurence Anyways (Breaking Glass)
  • Out in the Dark (Breaking Glass)

Documentary of the Year
(theatrical release, TV airing or DVD release)

  • The Act of Killing (Drafthouse)
  • Blackfish (Magnolia, CNN)
  • Bridegroom (Own, Virgil Films)
  • I Am Divine (Automat, Wolfe)
  • 20 Feet from Stardom (Radius-TWC)

Campy Flick of the Year

  • August: Osage County (Weinstein)
  • The Canyons (Sundance Selects)
  • Carrie (Screen Gems)
  • The Great Gatsby (WB)
  • I’m So Excited! (Sony Classics)

Unsung Film of the Year

  • Frances Ha (Sundance Selects)
  • In A World . . . (Roadside Attractions)
  • Kill Your Darlings (Sony Classics)
  • Short Term 12 (Cinedigm)
  • The Spectacular Now (A24)

TV Drama of the Year

  • American Horror Story: Coven (FX)
  • Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
  • Breaking Bad (AMC)
  • Mad Men (AMC)
  • Orange is the New Black (Netflix)

TV Comedy of the Year

  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
  • Getting On (HBO)
  • Girls (HBO)
  • Ja’mie: Private School Girl (HBO)
  • Modern Family (ABC)
  • Veep (HBO)

TV Performance of the Year – Actor

  • Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad (AMC)
  • Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
  • Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)
  • Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
  • Kevin Spacey, House of Cards (Netflix)

TV Performance of the Year – Actress

  • Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel (FX)
  • Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)
  • Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black (BBC America)
  • Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
  • Kerry Washington, Scandal (ABC)
  • Robin Wright, House of Cards (Netflix)

TV Musical Performance of the Year

  • Shirley Bassey, “Goldfinger,” 82nd Academy Awards (CBS)
  • Neil Patrick Harris, “Bigger,” 67th Annual Tony Awards (CBS)
  • Jane Krakowski, “Theme from Rural Juror,” 30 Rock (NBC)
  • Jessica Lange and Cast, “The Name Game,” American Horror Story: Asylum (FX
  • Lea Michele, “To Make You Feel My Love,” Glee (FX)

LGBT TV Show of the Year

  • Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
  • Bridegroom (Own)
  • Modern Family (ABC)
  • Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race (Logo)

Campy TV Show of the Year

  • American Horror Story: Coven (FX)
  • Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
  • House of Versace (Lifetime)
  • Sharknado (Syfy)
  • Smash (NBC)

Unsung TV Show of the Year

  • Broadchurch (BBC America)
  • The Carrie Diaries (CW)
  • Cougar Town (TBS)
  • Getting On (HBO)
  • Mom (CBS)
  • Orphan Black (BBC America)

The We’re Wilde About You (Rising Star Award)

  • Adele Exarchopoulos
  • Dane DeHaan
  • Laverne Cox
  • Lupita Nyong’o
  • Tatiana Maslany

Visually Striking Film of the Year
(honoring a production of stunning beauty, from art direction to cinematography)

  • Frozen (Disney)
  • Gravity (WB)
  • Inside Llewyn Davis (CBS)
  • Laurence Anyways (Breaking Glass)
  • The Great Gatsby (WB)

Wilde Wit of the Year
(honoring a performer, writer or commentator whose observations both challenge and amuse)

  • Rachel Maddow
  • Bill Maher
  • Kate McKinnon
  • Dan Savage
  • Amy Schumer

Wilde Artist of the Year
(honoring a truly groundbreaking force in the fields of film, theater and/or television)

  • Alfonso Cuaron
  • Xavier Dolan
  • James Franco
  • Spike Jonze
  • Steve McQueen

Timeless Award
(to an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit)

  • Lily Tomlin

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What do you think of their nods, Instincters?

Winners will be announced Tuesday, January 21, and GALECA’s annual toast will be held Sunday, March 9, at a location Hollywood (TBA).

 

 

(H/T: Awards Daily)

Comments

"Her" is a silly, pretentious, boring, illogical, misogynist mess. It should be getting Razzies.

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