Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Announce Dorian Award Nominees

"Moonrise Kingdom" is nominated for best film.
"Moonrise Kingdom" is nominated for best film.
 

Adding its voice to the current wave of film and TV honors with its Dorian Awards, The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association has nominated six movies for best film of the year: Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Keep the Lights On, Les Miserables, Lincoln and Moonrise Kingdom.

The group, founded in 2008 and consisting of 80 film and TV critics and entertainment journalists, also singled out five titles as LGBT Film of the Year: Any Day Now, Cloud Atlas, Gayby, Keep the Lights On and The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

The GLECA also found room for the anti-Obama documentary 2016: Obama’s America among its nominees for Campy Flick of the Year, which also includes Cloud Atlas, Magic Mike, The Paperboy, Pitch Perfect and Rock of Ages.

Categories also include Visually Striking Film of the Year -- nominees include Anna Karenina, Cloud Atlas, Les Miserables, Life of Pi and Moonrise Kingdom -- and Unsung Film of the Year, which has Bernie, The Cabin in the Woods, Chronicle, Holy Motors, Looper and Your Sister’s Sister.

On the TV side, the nominees for LGBT Show of the Year are American Horror Story, Happy Endings, Modern Family, The New Normal and Smash.

For Wilde Artist of the Year, the group nominated TV creators Lena Dunham, Louis C.K. and Ryan Murphy, Lincoln screenwriter Tony Kushner and writer/director Tig Notaro.

Ian McKellan will be honored with the group’s Timeless Award for an “exemplary career marked by character, wisdom and wit.”

Winners of the Dorian Awards will be announced Jan. 16.

A complete list of nominees follows:

FILM OF THE YEAR 

Argo (Warner Bros.)

Beasts of the Southern Wild (Fox Searchlight)

Keep the Lights On (Music Box)

Les Miserables (Universal)

Lincoln (DreamWorks/Touchstone)

Moonrise Kingdom (Focus)

FILM PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR - ACTOR

Alan Cumming / Any Day Now (Music Box)

Bradley Cooper / Silver Linings Playbook (Weinstein)

Daniel Day-Lewis / Lincoln (DreamWorks/Touchstone)

Hugh Jackman / Les Miserables (Universal)

Joaquin Phoenix / The Master (Weinstein)

John Hawkes / The Sessions (Fox Searchlight)

FILM PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR - ACTRESS

Anne Hathaway / Les Miserables (Universal)

Emmanuelle Riva / Amour (Sony Pictures Classics)

Jennifer Lawrence / Silver Linings Playbook (Weinstein)

Jessica Chastain / Zero Dark Thirty (Sony/Columbia)

Marion Cotillard / Rust and Bone (Sony Pictures Classics)

LGBT FILM OF THE YEAR

Any Day Now (Music Box)

Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros.)

Gayby (Wolfe Releasing/The Film Collaborative)

Keep the Lights On (Music Box)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Summit/Lionsgate)

DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (IFC)

Bully (Weinstein)

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel (Samuel Goldwyn)

How to Survive a Plague (Sundance Selects)

The Invisible War (Cinedigm)

The Queen of Versailles (Magnolia)

VISUALLY STRIKING FILM OF THE YEAR

(honoring a production of stunning beauty, from art direction to cinematography)

Anna Karenina (Focus)

Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros.)

Les Miserables (Universal)

Life of Pi (Fox)

Moonrise Kingdom (Focus)

CAMPY FLICK OF THE YEAR

2016: Obama's America (Rocky Mountain)

Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros.)

Magic Mike (Warner Bros.)

The Paperboy (Millennium)

Pitch Perfect (Universal)

Rock of Ages (Warner Bros./New Line)

UNSUNG FILM OF THE YEAR

Bernie (Millennium)

The Cabin in the Woods (Lionsgate)

Chronicle (Fox)

Holy Motors (Indomina)

Looper (Sony)

Your Sister’s Sister (IFC)

TV DRAMA OF THE YEAR

American Horror Story: Asylum (FX)

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

Homeland (Showtime)

Mad Men (AMC)

TV COMEDY OF THE YEAR

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Girls (HBO)

Happy Endings (ABC)

Louie (FX)

Modern Family (ABC)

TV PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR - ACTOR

Aaron Paul / Breaking Bad (AMC)

Damian Lewis / Homeland (Showtime)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson / Modern Family (ABC)

Jim Parsons / The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Jon Hamm / Mad Men (AMC)

TV PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR - ACTRESS 

Claire Danes / Homeland (Showtime)

Jessica Lange / American Horror Story: Asylum (FX)

Juliane Moore / Game Change (HBO)

Edie Falco / Nurse Jackie (Showtime)

Lena Dunham / Girls (HBO)

Sofia Vergara / Modern Family (ABC)

TV MUSICAL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR 

Darren Criss, "Teenage Dream," Glee (Fox)

De'Borah Garner, The Fray's "You Found Me," The Voice (NBC)

Jennifer Hudson, Tribute to Whitney Houston, The Grammys (CBS)

Megan Hilty and Katherine McPhee, "Let Me Be Your Star," Smash (NBC)

Raza Jaffrey, Katherine McPhee and cast: "A Thousand and One Nights," Smash (NBC)

LGBT TV SHOW OF THE YEAR

American Horror Story: Asylum (FX)

Happy Endings (ABC)

Modern Family (ABC)

The New Normal (NBC)

Smash (NBC)

CAMPY TV SHOW OF THE YEAR

666 Park Avenue (ABC)

American Horror Story: Asylum (FX)

GCB (ABC)

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (TLC)

Liz & Dick (Lifetime)

Smash (NBC)

UNSUNG TV SHOW OF THE YEAR 

Bunheads (ABC Family)

Catfish (MTV)

Fringe (FX)

GCB (ABC)

Happy Endings (ABC)

Parenthood (NBC)

TV OR MOVIE TITLE OF THE YEAR

Don't Trust the B---- in Apt. 23 (ABC)

GCB (ABC)

I Was Impaled (Discovery Fit & Health)

I'm Having Their Baby (Oxygen)

It's Christmas, Carol! (Hallmark Channel)

WE'RE WILDE ABOUT YOU (NEWCOMER AWARD)

Andrew Rannells

Anna Camp

Ben Whishaw

Eddie Redmayne

Ezra Miller

WILDE WIT OF THE YEAR

(honoring a performer, writer or commentator whose observations both challenge and amuse)

Bill Maher

Chelsea Handler

Jon Stewart

Lena Dunham

Sarah Silverman

Stephen Colbert

WILDE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

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

Lena Dunham

Louis C.K.

Ryan Murphy

Tony Kushner

Tig Notaro

TIMELESS AWARD

(honoring an actor or performer whose exemplary career has been marked by character, wisdom and wit)

Sir Ian McKellen

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