The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, were held last night at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. A little rain didn't stop the party and the stars walked the red carpet
in their couture dresses, bling and umbrellas. The devastating earthquake in Haiti was a big topic of conversation on the red carpet as stars wore red ribbons in support and talked about their donation efforts.
Silver, purple, gray and glittery dresses dominated the carpet as the stars filtered into the awards. Lead Actress nominee Sandra Bullock looked amazing in a sheer purple strapless dress, Olivia Wilde from House looked stunning in Gucci, Christina Hendricks from Mad Men looked buxom and beautiful in a champagne colored strapless dress, and cute couple Emily Blunt from The Young Victoria and fiancé John Krasinski from The Office looked adorable together. Chace Crawford from Gossip Girl looked fabulous in Dolce and Gabbana, Cory Monteith from Glee looked dapper in his suit and silver tie. Quentin Tarantino said he combined an American tuxedo and a Japanese tuxedo to create his suit, which will probably land him on the worst dressed list right next to Julianne Moore and Tina Fey who looked like Mary Poppins.
Ricky Gervais started the night off poking fun at Steve Carell, who plays his role in the American version of The Office. He made fun of NBC and said the station may replace him as the host if he didn't hurry up. Miss Golden Globe 2010 was Alfrie Woodard and Roderick Spencer's daughter Mavis Spencer.
Tina Fey and Gabourey Sidibe arrive at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards © AP Photo
A few of the talented presenters were Nicole Kidman, Halle Berry, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Matthew Fox, Gerard Butler, Josh Brolin, Amy Poehler, Taylor Lautner, Cher, Jennifer Garner, Kiefer Sutherland, Chace Crawford, Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jodie Foster, Christina Aguilera, Tom Hanks, Neil Patrick Harris, Sam Worthington, Mel Gibson, Sofia Loren and Mickey Rourke. The Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures was presented to Martin Scorsese by Leonardo DiCaprio & Robert De Niro.
Taylor Lautner arrives at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards © AP Photo
The first awards of the night was given to Mo-Nique for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in Precious, Toni Collette for Best Actress in a TV Comedy Series Comedy in United States of Tara, John Lithgow for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series Drama in Dexter and Up for Best Animated Feature Film.
Other winners of the night were Michael C. Hall in Dexter for Best Actor in a TV Series Drama, Julianna Margulies in The Good Wife for Best Actress in a TV Series Drama, Meryl Streep for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in Julie & Julia, Alec Baldwin in 30 Rock for Best Actor in a TV Series Comedy, Mad Men for Best TV Series Drama, Glee for Best TV Series Comedy, Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Drama Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds.
Robert Downey Jr., right, kisses his wife Susan after receiving the award for best actor in a motion picture © AP Photo
Surprisingly, The Hangover took the honors in the Best Motion Picture Comedy, Sandra Bullock won the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for The Blind Side, Robert Downey Jr. won Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy for Sherlock Holmes, Jeff Bridges took the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for Crazy Heart and the winner of Best Motion Picture Drama was Avatar.
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Story by Erin Demchak
Starpulse contributing writer