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Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Announce Dorian Award Nominees for 2011’s Best in Film and Television
January 10, 2012 by News Desk

On Monday, January 9, 2012 The Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association announced their Dorian Award nominees for last year’s best in films, TV and performances. The full list of categories and nominations is below. Winners will be announced Monday, January 16, with a celebratory toast to be held February 19 in Los Angeles.

The DORIAN AWARD NOMINATIONS:

FILM OF THE YEAR
Midnight in Paris / Sony Pictures Classics
The Artist / The Weinstein Company
The Descendants / Fox Searchlight
The Skin I Live In / Sony Pictures Classics
The Tree of Life / Fox Searchlight
Weekend / Sundance

FILM PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Christopher Plummer / Beginners (Focus Features)
Leonardo DiCaprio / J Edgar (Warner Bros.)
Janet McTeer / Albert Nobbs (Liddell Entertainment)
Meryl Streep / The Iron Lady (The Weinstein Company)
Michael Fassbender / Shame (Fox Searchlight)
Rooney Mara / The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Columbia)

DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR (Film, DVD or TV)
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life / Entertainment One
Cave of Forgotten Dreams / Sundance
Page One: Inside the New York Times / Magnolia Pictures
Pina / IFC Films
We Were Here / Red Flag Releasing

LGBT-THEMED FILM OF THE YEAR
Albert Nobbs / Liddell Entertainment
Beginners / Focus Features
Pariah / Focus Features
Tomboy / Rocket Releasing
Weekend / Sundance

LGBT-THEMED DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR
Becoming Chaz / World of Wonder
Bill Cunningham New York / Zeitgeist
Making the Boys / 4th Row Films
Vito / Automat Pictures
We Were Here / Red Flag Releasing

CAMPY (INTENTIONAL OR NOT) FILM OF THE YEAR
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never / Paramount
Kaboom / Desperate Pictures
The Muppets / Disney
Thor / Paramount
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 / Summit

UNSUNG FILM OF THE YEAR
50/50 / Summit Entertainment
Insidious / FilmDistrict
Jane Eyre / Focus Features
Warrior / Lionsgate
Win Win / Fox Searchlight

TV DRAMA OF THE YEAR
American Horror Story / FX
Downton Abbey / PBS
Homeland / Showtime
Mildred Pierce / HBO
The Good Wife / CBS

TV COMEDY OF THE YEAR
Modern Family / ABC
Louie / FX
30 Rock / NBC
The Big Bang Theory / CBS
Happy Endings / ABC

TV MUSICAL PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
A Very Gaga Thanksgiving / ABC
Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On / HBO
Glee / Fox
Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour / HBO
The Voice / NBC

TV PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Bryan Cranston / Breaking Bad / AMC
Claire Danes / Homeland / Showtime
Jessica Lange / American Story / FX
Kate Winslet / Mildred Pierce / HBO
Madeline Stowe / Revenge / ABC

LGBT-THEMED TV SHOW OF THE YEAR
American Horror Story / FX
Happy Endings / ABC
Modern Family / ABC
RuPaul’s Drag Race / Logo
True Blood / HBO

CAMPY (INTENTIONAL OR NOT) TV SHOW OF THE YEAR
American Horror Story / FX
Hot In Cleveland / TV Land
Revenge / ABC
The A List New York / Logo
True Blood / HBO

UNSUNG TV SHOW OF THE YEAR
Enlightened / HBO
Happy Endings / ABC
Louie / FX
Pan Am / ABC
Parenthood / NBC
Suburgatory ABC

THE WE’RE WILDE ABOUT YOU RISING STAR AWARD
Elizabeth Olsen
Jessica Chastain
Melissa McCarthy
Michael Fassbender
Tom Hardy

WILDE WIT OF THE YEAR AWARD
Kathy Griffin
Kristen Wiig
Louis C.K.
Rachel Maddow
The Staff Writers of Happy Endings

TIMELESS STAR (To be announced)
Given to a living actor or performer whose exemplary career has been marked by character, wisdom and wit.

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