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Argo & Les Mis Are Golden At The Globes
Affleck takes directing gong

14 January 2013  |  Written by James White  

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He may not have scored an Oscar nomination for Best Director, but Ben Affleck was king of the Golden Globes last night as he won for directing Argo and the movie itself scored Best Drama at the award ceremony.

The winners elsewhere were more predictable, with Les Miserables taking home Best Comedy Or Musical, plus awards for Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway. Daniel Day-Lewis nabbed a trophy for Lincoln; Amour won Best Foreign Language Film and a shocked Adele awarded Best Original Song for Skyfall.

In the TV section, it was another good night for Homeland, which got Best Drama Series with gongs for Claire Danes and Damian Lewis. Lena Dunham won with Girls, and Sarah Palin TV movie Game Change, which took best Miniseries Or Movie, saw Julianne Moore and Ed Harris both winning awards for their roles.

The event, now in its 70th year with awards handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, was a much less controversial affair without Ricky Gervais hosting.

But Tina Fey and Amy Poehler pulled off a light, funny, sometimes subversive job – including fake nominees, cooing with George Clooney and letting Sacha Baron Cohen make offensive references in his speech presenting Best Animation Feature, which included him taking pot-shots at his co-stars. “Russell Crowe had four months of singing lessons,” he said, before adding sarcastically, “that was money well spent…”

Other notable events included Jodie Foster’s emotional acceptance of the Cecile B De Mille award, in which she essentially confirmed Hollywood’s most open secret about her personal life, and Bill Clinton arriving on stage to introduce Lincoln (Poehler announced him as "Hillary Clinton's husband!"). Oh, the power of former Empire guest editor Steven Spielberg...

The full list of winners is below:

BEST MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA
Argo
Django Unchained
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST MOTION PICTURE - MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Les Miserables
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Moonrise Kingdom
Salmon Fishing In The Yemen
Silver Linings Playbook

BEST DIRECTOR
Ben Affleck - Argo
Kathryn Bigelow - Zero Dark Thirty
Ang Lee - Life Of Pi
Steven Spielberg - Lincoln
Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained

BEST ACTOR - MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Richard Gere-  Arbitrage
John Hawkes - The Sessions
Joaquin Phoenix - The Master
Denzel Washingto - Flight

BEST ACTRESS - MOTION PICTURE DRAMA
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Marion Cotillard - Rust And Bone
Helen Mirren - Hitchcock
Naomi Watts - The Impossible
Rachel Weisz - The Deep Blue Sea

BEST ACTOR - MOTION PICTURE MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Hugh Jackman -  Les Miserables
Jack Black - Bernie
Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook
Ewan McGregor - Salmon Fishing In The Yemen
Bill Murray - Hyde Park On Hudson

BEST ACTRESS - MOTION PICTURE MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook
Emily Blunt - Salmon Fishing In The Yemen
Judi Dench - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Maggie Smith - Quartet
Meryl Streep - Hope Springs

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - MOTION PICTURE
Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained
Alan Arkin - Argo
Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained
Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master
Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - MOTION PICTURE
Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables
Amy Adams - The  Master
Sally Field - Lincoln
Helen Hunt - The Sessions
Nicole Kidman - The Paperboy

BEST SCREENPLAY
Django Unchained
Zero Dark Thirty
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Argo

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Skyfall – Skyfall
For You – Act Of Valor
Not Running Anymore – Stand Up Guys
Safe And Sound – The Hunger Games
Suddenly – Les Misérables

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Life Of Pi
Argo
Anna Karenina
Cloud Atlas
Lincoln

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Amour
A Royal Affair
The Untouchables
Kon-Tiki
Rust And Bone

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Brave
Frankenweenie
Hotel Transylvania
Rise Of The Guardians
Wreck-It Ralph

CECIL B. DEMILLE AWARD
Jodie Foster

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TV 

BEST TV SERIES - DRAMA
Homeland
Breaking Bad
Boardwalk Empire
Downton Abbey
The Newsroom

BEST TV SERIES - COMEDY
Girls
The Big Bang Theory
Episodes
Modern Family
Smash

BEST ACTOR - TV SERIES, DRAMA
Damian Lewis -  Homeland
Steve Buscemi - Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston - Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels - The Newsroom
Jon Hamm - Mad Men

BEST ACTRESS - TV SERIES DRAMA
Claire Danes - Homeland
Connie Britton - Nashville
Glenn Close - Damages
Michelle Dockery - Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies - The Good Wife

BEST ACTOR - TV MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Kevin Costner - Hatfield & McCoys
Benedict Cumberbatch -  Sherlock
Woody Harrelson - Game Change
Toby Jones - The Girl
Clive Owen - Hemingway & Gellhorn

BEST ACTRESS - TV MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Julianne Moore - Game Change
Nicole Kidman -  Hemingway & Gellhorn
Jessica Lange - American Horror Story: Asylum
Sienna Miller - The Girl
Sigourney Weaver - Political Animals

BEST ACTOR IN A TV SERIES - COMEDY
Don Cheadle - House Of Lies
Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock
Louis CK - Louie
Matt LeBlanc -  Episodes
Jim Parsons - The Big Bang Theory

BEST ACTRESS - TV SERIES COMEDY
Lena Dunham - Girls
Zooey Deschanel - New Girl
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep
Tina Fey - 30 Rock
Amy Poehler - Parks And Recreation

BEST MINISERIES/TV MOVIE
Game Change
The Girl
Hatfield & McCoys
The Hour
Political Animals

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - SERIES, MINISERIES, MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Ed Harris, Game Change
Max Greenfield - New Girl
Danny Houston - Magic City
Mandy Patinkin - Homeland
Eric Stonestreet - Modern Family

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, SERIES, MINISERIES, MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey
Hayden Panettiere - Nashville
Archie Panjabi - The Good Wife
Sarah Paulson - Game Change
Sofia Vergara - Modern Family


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Your Comments

ARGO! So glad for Affleck. No Mad Men for TV Series? Oh my... More

Posted by Coyleone at 22:02 on 15 January 2013 | Report This Post

Homeland season 2 was awful though??
Agree with you guys below, I'm shocked that Breaking Bad has never won Best TV Drama (not once) while Homeland wins 2 years in a row, it's second season was very very weak compared to season 1. Ah sure what can you expect, Game of Thrones didn't even get nominated so you can't get too worked up about it, The Hollywood foreign Press Association are obviously clueless, they chose Glee as Best Comedy ahead of Curb your Enthusiasm one year for gods sake More

Posted by Jamie_M at 22:39 on 14 January 2013 | Report This Post

season 5 of Breaking Bad has been soo much better than Homeland season 2. More

Posted by Stuntgoat at 13:08 on 14 January 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Homeland?
Why didn't Breaking Bad season 5 get win!!1 ppffffff ! surely the best acting on TV at the moment?! More

Posted by Dannybohy at 13:04 on 14 January 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Homeland?
I know more like 24 now. And what aboiut Affleck getting his 2nd win in a week? Oh dear Oscar you made a BOO-BOO! More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 12:06 on 14 January 2013 | Report This Post

Homeland?
Blimey. I really enjoyed Season One of Homeland, but the second series was all over the place. How on earth did it win against such strong competitors. Great to see Julianne Moore getting some love for her superb performance in Game Change. More

Posted by jmebaby25 at 10:41 on 14 January 2013 | Report This Post

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