Hot tips for Golden Globes glory

Watch a film clip from "The Revenant," starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. Photo: Twentieth Century FoxTHERE are years when the nominees list for the Golden Globes reads a bit like a boring persons list of favourite things.This is not one of those years. The films and television series vying for critical glory at tomorrows star-studded ceremony in Hollywood are for the most part of a very high standard.It makes tipping a winner pretty difficult, but weve tried anyway. Here are our experts picks for wholl take out each major category.BEST MOTION PICTURE DRAMACarolMad Max: Fury RoadOther StoriesThe RevenantRoomSpotlightAnd the winner is ...Spotlight. All nominees show a ton of memorable qualities across the board, therefore accessibility is the key factor to winning here.The films true story of how a Boston newspaper exposed systematic child abuse within a local Catholic parish speaks the most powerfully to people from all walks of like.Only chance of an upset is The Revenant.Gripping story ... Spotlight is based on true events about a newspaper exposing child abuse. Picture: APBEST ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE DRAMABryan Cranston, TrumboLeonardo DiCaprio, The RevenantMichael Fassbender, Steve JobsEddie Redmayne, The Danish GirlWill Smith, ConcussionAnd the winner is ...Leonardo DiCaprio. All other nominated performances are strong, but resolutely conventional efforts when compared with the method and the madness of DiCaprios searing display in The Revenant.A two-time prior winner at the Globes, Leo will use victory here as a key stepping stone to a long-awaited Oscars triumph.Searing portrayal ... Leonardo DiCaprios work in The Revenant is unbeatable. Picture: SuppliedBEST ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE DRAMACate Blanchett, CarolBrie Larson, RoomRooney Mara, CarolSaoirse Ronan, BrooklynAlicia Vikander, The Danish GirlAnd the winner is ...Brie Larson. Earlier in the awards season, Blanchett was considered a lock to win here and just about everywhere else.However, a consistently strong groundswell for the unheralded Larson who is amazing as a mother protecting her only child in unimaginable circumstances makes her one of the hottest Globes favourites.Strong contender ... Brie Larson is hot favourite to take out top honours in the Best Actress category. Picture: Roadshow FilmsBEST MOTION PICTURE COMEDY OR MUSICALThe Big ShortJoyThe MartianSpyTrainwreckAnd the winner is ...Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New BlackJoanne Froggatt, Downton AbbeyJudith Light, TransparentMaura Tierney, The AffairRegina King, American CrimeAnd the winner is ...Hope the other very fine actors in this category are content with a fun night out and nothing more, because Uzo Aduba has this in the bag.Thats my hot tip anyway a worthy field but the Orange Is The New Black star stands out from the pack.Crazy Eyes ... a Golden Globe could be coming Uzo Adubas way. Picture: SuppliedCatch all the glitz and glamour of the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards live from Hollywood on Monday January 11 from 11am on FOX8, with a prime time encore at 7.30pm.Originally published asHot tips for Golden Globes glory href='' - -