'Inception' Tops Satellite Award Nominations With 11
'Glee,' 'The Good Wife' lead TV contenders with five mentions apiece; kudos are handed out by the International Press Academy.
Tossing out nominations the way Rip Torn throws out confetti, the International Press Academy announced nominees for its 15th annual Satellite Awards on Wednesday.
On the film side, Warners' twisty thriller Inception led the list with 11 noms, while the top TV contenders were Glee and The Good Wife with five nominations each.
In all, the group put forward film nominees from 67 films in 22 different categories, while in its 12 television categories, it embraced 38 different programs.
The IPA, a group of entertainment journalists, nominated 10 movies as best motion picture, drama: 127 Hours, Animal Kingdom, Blue Valentine, Get Low, The Ghost Writer, Inception, The King's Speech, The Social Network, The Town and Winter's Bone.
It also singled out another seven films as best comedy or musical nominees: Cyrus, The Kids Are All Right, Made in Dagenham, The Other Guys, Please Give, RED and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland were nominated in the category of best motion picture, animated or mixed media, along with four other movies. And the documentaries Inside Job and Waiting for Superman earned best doc noms, along with eight other films.
The winners will be announced at an awards luncheon Dec. 19 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Century City.
A complete list of nominees can be found at http://pressacademy.com.