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Golden Globe Awards 2016 snubs and surprises

Nominations for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning in Los Angeles by actors Angela Bassett, America Ferrera, Chloë Grace Moretz and Dennis Quaid -- with the film "Carol" leading the pack of nominees.

There were definitely a few surprises, along with some snubs in the mix. We round up a few below:

Snub: Johnny Depp was praised for his performance as crime boss Whitey Bulger in "Black Mass," but his name -- and the movie -- were both absent from this year's nods.

Snub: "House of Cards" star Robin Wright received a nod for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama, but the Netflix show isn't in the running for the TV drama category.

Snub: "Straight Outta Compton" received a SAG Award nod this week, but the N.W.A. biopic received no Globe nominations.

Snub: There has been some buzz bit of buzz surrounding Steven Spielberg's Cold War thriller "Bridge of Spies," but the film itself didn't receive a nod on Thursday -- only actor Mark Rylance is up for a supporting performance in the movie.

Snub: Showtime's "The Affair" won in the TV drama category in 2015 but it didn't even make the list for the 2016 gala. Plus, Ruth Wilson, who won a Globe this year for "The Affair," didn't make the cut either.

Surprise: "The Affair" actress Maura Tierney, who plays Helen Solloway, is up for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.

Surprise: Al Pacino's performance in "Danny Collins" wasn't talked about too much this year, but the veteran actor clearly impressed the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. His portrayal of an aging rock star received a nod for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy.

Surprise: Sylvester Stallone was praised for reprising his role as Rocky Balboa in "Creed," but there was no guarantee he'd snag a Golden Globe acting nod. He's in the running for a supporting role.

Surprise: A lot of eyes were on Mark Ruffalo for his role in "Spotlight," but the actor actually received a nod for his work "Infinitely Polar Bear." Even Ruffalo himself was surprised, tweeting: "No way! Best actor Nom for #InfinitelyPolarBear !!!"

Surprise: Audiences really loved Amy Schumer's "Trainwreck," but the film wasn't talked about too much with regards to awards shows. It's up for Best Motion Picture -‑ Musical or Comedy, and Schumer is in the running for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture ‑‑ Musical or Comedy.

Tell us: There were plenty more surprises and snubs. Weigh in in the comments below.