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Golden Globe Winners & Kyal’s Thoughts

*winners in Bold

Best Motion Picture – Drama

Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The King’s Speech
The Social Network

Best Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical

Alice in Wonderland
Burlesque
The Kids Are All Right
Red
The Tourist

Best Director

Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan)
David Fincher (The Social Network)
Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech)
Christopher Nolan (Inception)
David O. Russell (The Fighter)

Best Film Actor – Drama

Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network)
Colin Firth (The King’s Speech)
James Franco (127 Hours)
Ryan Gosling (Blue Valentine)
Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter)

Best Film Actress – Drama

Halle Berry (Frankie and Alice)
Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole)
Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone)
Natalie Portman (Black Swan)
Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine)

Best Film Actor – Comedy/Musical

Johnny Depp (Alice in Wonderland)
Johnny Depp (The Tourist)
Paul Giamatti (Barney’s Version)
Jake Gyllenhaal (Loves and Other Drugs)
Kevin Spacey (Casino Jack)

Best Film Actress – Comedy/Musical

Annette Bening (The Kids are All Right)
Anne Hathaway (Love and Other Drugs)
Angelina Jolie (The Tourist)
Julianne Moore (The Kids are All Right)
Emma Stone (Easy A)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film

Christian Bale (The Fighter)
Michael Douglas (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps)
Andrew Garfield (The Social Network)
Jeremy Renner (The Town)
Geoffrey Rush (The King’s Speech)

Best Supporting Actress in a Film

Amy Adams (The Fighter)
Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech)
Mila Kunis (Black Swan)
Melissa Leo (The Fighter)
Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom)

Best Screenplay

127 Hours
The Kids Are All Right
Inception
The King’s Speech
The Social Network

Best Animated Feature Film

Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Tangled
Toy Story 3

Best Foreign Language Film

Biutiful
The Concert
The Edge
I Am Love
In A Better World

Best Original Score

Alexandre Desplat  (The King’s Speech)
Danny Elfman (Alice in Wonderland)
A.R. Rahman (127 Hours)
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross (The Social Network)
Hans Zimmer (Inception)

Best Original Song

Bound to You (Burlesque)
Coming Home (Country Strong)
I See the Light (Tangled)
There’s a Place for Us (Chronicles of Narnia)
You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me (Burlesque)

Best Television Series – Drama

Boardwalk Empire
Dexter
The Good Wife
Mad Men
The Walking Dead

Best Television Series – Comedy/Musical

30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
The Big C
Glee
Modern Family
Nurse Jackie

Best TV Actor – Drama

Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire)
Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Michael C. Hall (Dexter)
Jon Hamm (Mad Men)
Hugh Laurie (House)

Best TV Actress – Drama

Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife)
Elizabeth Moss (Mad Men)
Piper Perabo (Covert Affairs)
Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy)
Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer)

Best TV Actor – Comedy/Musical

Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)
Steve Carell (The Office)
Thomas Jane (Hung)
Matthew Morrison (Glee)
Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)

Best TV Actress – Comedy/Musical

Toni Collette (The United States of Tara)
Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie)
Tina Fey (30 Rock)
Laura Linney (The Big C)
Lea Michele (Glee)

Best Supporting Actor – Television

Scott Caan (Hawaii Five-O)
Chris Colfer (Glee)
Chris Noth (The Good Wife)
Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family)
David Strathairn (Temple Grandin)

Best Supporting Actress – Television

Hope Davis (The Special Relationship)
Jane Lynch (Glee)
Kelly MacDonald (Boardwalk Empire)
Julia Stiles (Dexter)
Sofia Vergara (Modern Family)

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV

Carlos
The Pacific
Pillars of the Earth
Temple Grandin
You Don’t Know Jack

Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Movie for TV

Idris Elba (Luther)
Ian McShane (Pillars of the Earth)
Al Pacino (You Don’t Know Jack)
Dennis Quaid (The Special Relationship)
Edgar Ramirez (Carlos)

Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie for TV

Hayley Atwell (Pillars of the Earth)
Claire Danes (Temple Grandin)
Judi Dench (Return to Cranford)
Romola Garai (Emma)
Jennifer Love Hewitt (The Client List)

My Thoughts

I am not even going to talk about the Television winners because not only was I disappointed in the nominees, but also the winners. I am happy for Boardwalk Empire, Katey Sagal, Claire Danes, and Al Pacino. Let’s just leave it at that.

As for the movies, I can’t say I am disappointed or surprised. I knew it was going to be VERY close between Inception and The Social Network all the way. While I was rooting for Inception in nearly every category, I can’t say that I am disappointed with The Social Network getting these awards. Both are simply fantastic films and deserve every bit of praise they have received – and I fully expect them both to pick up Best Screenplay (Original and Adapted) Oscars this coming month. I am disappointed that Inception was shut out, but I just have to keep in mind that this is only the Golden Globes.

The only category I was disappointed in was Best Actor in a Drama. I thought this would go to James Franco after hearing such praise for his work, but I personally wanted to see it go to Ryan Gosling for his unrecognizable performance in Blue Valentine. Because I haven’t seen The King’s Speech, I can’t say that Colin Firth didn’t deserve this award, he is a great actor.

 

Anyone have any reactions to the winners?

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