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The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2013 Nominees


Dallas Buyers Club, The Canyons, and James Franco nab nominations.

Recognizing the best, the campiest and the most unsung accomplishments in television and cinema, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) announced nominations for the 2013 Dorian Awards today. Award season favorites 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle and Dallas Buyers Club nabbed multiple nominations, but a few unusual candidates earned recognition.

James Franco's stint as Alien, a rapper and drug dealer in Spring Breakers, earned him nominations for both Film Performance of the Year by an actor and Wilde Artist of the Year. Guess the "Consider this Shit," campaign is starting to pay off. Just last month, Franco and Jared Leto tied for the Los Angeles Film Critics Association's Best Supporting Actor award. Leto, who plays a transgender woman afflicted by AIDS in Dallas Buyers Club, already won a Golden Globe for his performance.

Both Franco and Leto will fight it out with Leonardo DiCaprio, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Matthew McConaughey for GALECA's top acting prize for a movie actor. On the women's side, Sandra Bullock, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Adele Exarchopoulos, and Lupita Nyong'o will battle it out.

The biopic Kill Your Darlings nabbed nominations for Unsung Film or the Year and LGBT Film of the Year. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, the film follows poets of the beat generation navigating through sex, murder and Columbia University.

Jessica Lange, who has already won two Dorian Awards, is up again for her work in American Horror Story. Her performance of "The Name Game," in American Horror Story: Asylum earned the legend another nomination for TV Musical Performance for the Year. Accordingly, Jane Krakowski's profound performance of the Rural Juror theme song on 30 Rock and Neil Patrick Harris' performance during the Tony Awards were also nominated.

GALECA's campy categories included nominations for Sharknado, August: Osage County, and The Canyons, starring Lindsey Lohan. This year's Timeless Award will go to newlywed Lily Tomlin for her exceptional acting career.

See the full nominations listed below.


Film of the Year
American Hustle
Blue is the Warmest Color
Dallas Buyers Club
Laurence Anyways
12 Years a Slave

Film Performance of the Year - Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
James Franco, Spring Breakers
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Film Performance of the Year - Actress
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Adele Exarchopoulos, Blue is the Warmest Color
Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave

LGBT Film of the Year
Blue is the Warmest Color
Dallas Buyers Club
Kill Your Darlings
Laurence Anyways

Foreign Language Film of the Year
Blue is the Warmest Color
The Great Beauty
The Hunt
I'm So Excited!
Laurence Anyways
Out in the Dark

Documentary of the Year
The Act of Killing
I Am Divine
20 Feet from Stardom

Campy Flick of the Year
August: Osage County
The Canyons
The Great Gatsby
I'm So Excited!

Unsung Film of the Year
Frances Ha
In A World . . .
Kill Your Darlings
Short Term 12
The Spectacular Now

Visually Striking Film of the Year
Inside Llewyn Davis
Laurence Anyways
The Great Gatsby

TV Drama of the Year
American Horror Story: Coven
Behind the Candelabra
Breaking Bad
Mad Men
Orange is the New Black

TV Comedy of the Year
The Big Bang Theory
Getting On
Ja'mie: Private School Girl
Modern Family

TV Performance of the Year - Actor
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

TV Performance of the Year - Actress
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Robin Wright, House of Cards

TV Musical Performance of the Year
Shirley Bassey, "Goldfinger," 82nd Academy Awards
Neil Patrick Harris, "Bigger," 67th Annual Tony Awards
Jane Krakowski, "Theme from Rural Juror," 30 Rock
Jessica Lange and cast, "The Name Game," American Horror Story: Asylum
Lea Michele, "To Make You Feel My Love," Glee

LGBT TV Show of the Year
Behind the Candelabra
Modern Family
Orange is the New Black
RuPaul's Drag Race

Campy TV Show of the Year
American Horror Story: Coven
Behind the Candelabra
House of Versace

Unsung TV Show of the Year
The Carrie Diaries
Cougar Town
Getting On
Orphan Black

The We're Wilde About You
Adele Exarchopoulos
Dane DeHaan
Laverne Cox
Lupita Nyong'o
Tatiana Maslany

Wilde Wit of the Year
Rachel Maddow
Bill Maher
Kate McKinnon
Dan Savage
Amy Schumer

Wilde Artist of the Year
Alfonso Cuaron
Xavier Dolan
James Franco
Spike Jonze
Steve McQueen

Timeless Award
Lily Tomlin

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