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Jessica Chastain, Christopher Plummer Among 2012 Dorian Award Nominees

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As reported in The Hollywood Reporter, the Gay & Lesbian Critics Association has announced their 2012 Dorian Award nominations for film and TV. The organization is comprised of 50 critics, ranging from entertainment journalists to pop culture writers. 

Among the nominations for best film are 'The Skin I Live In', 'Midnight in Paris' and 'Weekend'.  Among the actors nominated for this year's awards are Janet McTeer (1997 Tony Award winner as Best Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Nora in a revival of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House" and 2009 Tony nominee for "Mary Stuart"), Chirstopher Plummer (two-time Tony award-winner for 'Barrymore' and 'Cyrano'), Jessica Chastain (making her Broadway debut in an upcoming revival of Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz’s play 'The Heiress'), and Claire Danes (Eliza Doolittle in Roundabout Theatre Company's 2007 revival of George Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion'). 

Winners of the Dorian Awards will be announced on January 16th.

The nominees in other categories are:

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

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


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