Who's Favored to Win Big at the Golden Globe Awards?

by 7:33 PM PST, December 11, 2014
Playing Who's Favored to Win Big at the Golden Globe Awards?'s Tom O'Neil stopped by ET to weigh in on which Golden Globe nominees have the best chances of winning.

Jennifer Aniston earned her first Golden Globe nom since 2003 on Thursday, landing in the category for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama for her role in Cake, and Tom told us she may have a strategy to take her all the way to the Oscar red carpet.

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"She's entering this race with a little movie that doesn't have a big distributor and entering it late," Tom said on the ET set. "So what did she do? She went out and hired Harvey Weinstein's Oscar consultant."

According to Tom, Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama frontrunners include Eddie Redmayne for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.

"He portrays a real-life person and they love that at Hollywood awards," he said. "He plays an important person who changed the world."

Eddie's performance has already earned him a Hollywood Film Award for Best Breakout Performance: Actor

O'Neil is guessing that Best Motion Picture, Drama will come down to either Boyhood or Selma, but he thinks that Selma has a slight edge.

"Most other pundits would say that Boyhood is out front," said O'Neil. "But I think it's very hard to look at that screen and see the marches for justice going on and not think of what's happening on our own streets now."

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There is already one confirmed winner on Globes night. George Clooney will be receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

One surprise Globe nominee was 11-year-old Annie star Quvenzhane Wallis, who will go up against Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Julianne Moore and Helen Mirren for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy.

Quvenzhane's Annie co-star Jamie Foxx surprised her with the news. Check out the video above to see their adorable celebratory dance.

The Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, air live on Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC.