70th Golden Globe winners

Argo 6 ImageArgo and Les Miserables took home best picture honors at the Golden Globes for Best Picture in the Drama and Comedy/Musical categories respectively. The Globes also did very well in the as far as ratings were concerned; it received its best ratings in six years, with nearly three million more viewers than last year.

In the acting department Jessica Chastain was honored as Best Actress in a Leading Role-Drama for Zero Dark Thirty and Daniel Day-Lewis took home the Globe for male lead in a drama for Lincoln. The leading actor and actress honored for comedy and musicals were Jennifer Lawrence and Hugh Jackman for Silver Linings Playbook and Les Miserables, respectively Rounding out the acting awards were the supporting roles, with Anne Hathaway, also for Les Miserables and Christoph Waltz for Django Unchained.

Despite being snubbed for an Oscar nomination Ben Affleck took home Best Director for Argo and Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained won Best Screenplay. Brave was named best animated feature, and in a move that surprised no one Amour was honored as best foreign film. Adele’s Skyfall theme took home Best Original Song and Mychael Danna’s score for Life of Pi won Best Original Score.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/john.j.erby John J Erby

    …and considering the fact that you are a FILM website…might you have an opinion on any of these awards? You might as well of direct sourced an AP article on the awards. The Golden Globes is one of the top 2 or 3 awards ceremonies for the field that your website is involved in and you submit this article 2 days later, almost as an afterthought.
    It would be nice to see more articles written by people who seem to care about the topic rather than just listing details of occurences. Perhaps you’re short on writers, money, or time, but the website has gotten increasingly dull recently. Aside from the fllm reviews, it’s hard to find an interesting voice or opinionated view on most topics. Might as well just post links to other websites who care to write more than 2 paragraphs per story.
    p.s. sorry for the debby downer-ism. Been a long-time fan of the website and hope that it’s not losing it’s edge.

    • Derick McDuff

      Well I do in fact have some opinions on these awards, as well as the Oscars, and I have written a number of articles expressing my dissatisfaction with things such as the Best Picture Oscar nominations and Leonardo DiCaprio and Ben Affleck being snubbed. Perhaps you should check those out.This was a more utilitarian article, and I wanted to get out all the information rather than spend the whole article telling how I felt about it. Sorry my voice wasn’t interesting enough for you.

      • http://www.facebook.com/john.j.erby John J Erby

        Sassy…that’s more like it.

        To clarify, I never said that your voice wasn’t interesting. What I said was that a number of recent articles have lacked one all together. My point was that. as you say this was a “utilitarian article”, that came out two days after the fact. Just curious why an article with no creative thought behind it took so long and why someone couldn’t give their take on it after a few days.

        ps. I’ve seen alot of reaction to the Oscars snubbing of Leo, Affleck, and Bigelow, but next to noone is questioning Tarentino not being nominated. Haven’t seen Beast’s or Amour, but Silver Lining’s Playbook seems like a “sweetheart” flick that’s getting just a bit more love than it may deserve. Thoughts anyone?