Argo 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.