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Acting contenders include Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones for “Lincoln”; Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway for “Les Miserables”; Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams and Philip Seymour Hoffman for “The Master”; Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence for “Silver Linings Playbook”; Leonardo DiCaprio and Christoph Waltz for “Django Unchained”; Alan Arkin for “Argo”; and Jessica Chastain for “Zero Dark Thirty.”

Globe acting recipients usually are a good sneak peek for who will win at the Oscars. All four of last season’s Oscar winners — Meryl Streep for “The Iron Lady,” Jean Dujardin for “The Artist,” Octavia Spencer for “The Help” and Christopher Plummer for “Beginners” — took home a Globe first.

Jodie Foster will receive the Globes‘ Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the 70th Globes ceremony, airing live from 8 to 11 p.m. EST on NBC.

There will be a friendly rivalry between the hosts of the Globe ceremony, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The co-stars of the 2008 big-screen comedy “Baby Mama” both are nominated for best actress in a TV comedy or musical series, Miss Fey for “30 Rock” and Miss Poehler for “Parks and Recreation.”

The Globes present 14 film awards and 11 television prizes.