Avatar, Glee, Bullock win in Golden Globe Awards
This was the first time that the awards show was broadcasted live. Also, the last time that the show had a host was in 1995.
Sandra Bullock won her very first Golden Globe Award for her lead role performance in The Blind Side. Meryl Streep won her 7th acting award for Julie & Julia. She now holds the most number of acting trophies from the award giving body.
James Cameron won Best Director for Avatar. He defeated fellow nominee and ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker.
The Golden Globes is considered as one of the front-runners for the Academy Awards.
Favorite bets who won include hit musical television Glee and box-office record breaker Avatar.
Here is the list of winners:
- Best Picture Drama – Avatar
- Best Picture Comedy – The Hangover
- Best Director – James Cameron – Avatar
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama – Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart
- Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama – Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical – Robert Downey, Jr. – Sherlock Holmes
- Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical – Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia
- Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture – Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds
- Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Mo’Nique – Precious
- Best Animated Feature Film – Up
- Best Foreign Language Film – The White Ribbon from Germany
- Best Screenplay – Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner – Up in the Air
- Best Original Score – Michael Giacchino – Up
- Best Original Song – The Weary Kind from Crazy Heart
- Best Series Drama – Mad Men
- Best Series Comedy – Glee
- Best Actor in a Series Drama – Michael C. Hall – Dexter
- Best Actress in a Series Drama – Julianna Marguilies – The Good Wife
- Best Actor in a Series Comedy – Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock
- Best Actress in a Series Comedy – Toni Collette – United States of Tara
- Best Mini-series or TV film – Grey Gardens
- Best Actor in a Mini-series or TV film – Kevin Bacon – Taking Chance
- Best Actress in a Mini-series or TV film – Drew Barrymore – Grey Gardens
- Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or TV film – John Lithgow – Dexter
- Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or TV film – Chloe Sevigny – Big Love
Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award – Martin Scorsese