The Golden Globes Awards 2012

January 16, 2012 2:47 pm 0 comments Views: 90

The Golden Globes night brought along some expected awards, some unexpected winners, censored speeches and a rainbow of colours on the red carpet.
The Golden Globes Awards
were hosted by The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California and they were presented by Ricky Gervais.

Ricky Gervais host of Golden Globes 2012

The night had no great surprises, in fact the awards  followed, with little exception Critics’ Choise Awards, that took place on January 12.

George Clooney owned  the night, collecting the award for Best Actor in a Drama for his role in The Descendants, which also won Best Drama.

Revelation of the year, The Artist, French black-and-white film, won three awards, including Best Comedy or Musical Film, Best original Score and Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical Film for Jean Dujardin.

Maybe a surprise it has been the award for Meryl Streep who won Best Actress in a Drama for the portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, in the Iron Lady. Even if the actress has some competition, Meryl Streep add a new award to the many that she owns. It was Streep’s seventh Golden Globe win.

One of the great directors in Hollywood, Marin Scorsese, received a standing ovation from the audience after he won best director for his movie Hugo.

Christopher Plummer won a Golden Globe Award dor Best Supporting Actor in Beginners, and Octavia Spencer won Best Supporting Actress in The Help. Both of the actors received  award from  Critics’ Choise Awards last week.

Woody Allen got himself an award for Best Screenplay (Midnights in Paris) even if in this category the competition was really tight, but the Foreign Press Asociation preferred to award the veteran  Woody Allen.

Madonna won Best Original Song for Masterpiece, a song from the movie she directed W.E. Best Animated Feature Film award went to the movie The Adventures of Tintin.

The host, Ricky Gervais had this year too his memorable jests. Remember the last year and all the criticism he has taken especially after dropping on stage the F-word.
Look at just an example: “It’s so good having a job where you can get drunk and say what you want. And they still pay me.”

You have below the Complete list of winners for this year Golden Globes Awards:

Golden Globes Awards 2012

Best Drama
The Descendants

Best Actor in a Drama
George Clooney, The Descendants

Best Actress in a Drama
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

Best Comedy/Musical
The Artist

Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical
Jean Dujardin, The Artist

Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical
Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn

Best Animated Film
The Adventures of TinTin

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Octavia Spencer, The Help

Best Director
Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Best Screenplay
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen

Best Score – Motion Picture
The Artist – Ludovic Bource

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“Masterpiece” – Madonna

Best Foreign Language Film
A Separation, Iran

Cecil B. Demille Award
Morgan Freeman

Best TV Musical or Comedy
Modern Family

Best Actor in a TV Musical or Comedy
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Best Actress in a TV Musical or Comedy
Laura Dern, Enlightened

Best Television Series – Drama

Best Actor in a TV Drama
Kelsey Grammer, Boss

Best Actress in a TV Drama
Claire Danes, Homeland

Best Actor in a TV Movie
Idris Elba, Luther

Best Actress in a TV Movie
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Best Mini-Series
Downton Abbey

Best Supporting Actor in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Best Supporting Actress in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story

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