Sally Hawkins, 'Blue Jasmine,' supporting actress nomination

Where are you? I just got back last night from the Golden Globes. I'm a little jet-lagged and dazed and not sure if I'm still in a bit of a dream. I'm very happy to have a great excuse to return [to Hollywood]. It's 4:30 here, and friends and family texted me initially all at once. And what was your reaction? You feel a lot of things all the same time. I'm overwhelmed with emotion and incredibly proud and not quite sure how to compute it. It's such a big thing, and it's such a rare thing in terms of being nominated in my profession. It was a great year for film — even Oprah, Tom Hanks and Robert Redford were shut out. Don't make me sad. That's what I mean. There are only a few places to be one of those nominations, and when you think that those greats weren't included, it's difficult to wrap your head around, really. I'm also so sad for Emma Thompson, for example. I was really disheartened to see that she wasn't up there. What other performances did you enjoy this year? Chiwetel Ejiofor, who I've known for a long time and is being rightfully honored. He's had a very special year. I'm very excited for Judi Dench. It was a wonderful year for the Brits.
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