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January 15th, 2012 11:57pm EST
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2012 Golden Globes

Oscar favorites The Descendants and The Artist were the big winners at the Golden Globes in Los Angeles on Sunday night, picking up the top movie awards and the two Best Actor honors.

The Artist was a triple winner, in addition to Best Picture the film won for Best Actor (Jean Dujardin) and Best Original Score; while director Alexander Payne's The Descendants took home the Best Motion Picture Drama prize and a Best Actor gong for George Clooney.

There were no multiple wins for any other movie, but TV series Homeland picked up two honors for Best TV Drama and Best Actress (Claire Danes).

It was also a big night for Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady), Michelle Williams (My Week With Marilyn), Octavia Spencer (The Help) and Christopher Plummer (Beginners), who all won acting awards, and Martin Scorsese, who picked up the Best Director honor for Hugo.

TV winners included Kate Winslet (Mildred Pierce), Idris Elba (Luther), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) and Jessica Lange (American Horror Story), while Modern Family was named Best TV Comedy and period drama Downton Abbey picked up the Best Mini-Series honor.


The full list of 2012 Golden Globes Winners (Winners In Bold):


Best Motion Picture - Drama

The Descendants
The Help
Hugo
The Ides Of March
Moneyball
War Horse


Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis – The Help
Rooney Mara – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep – Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton – We Need To Talk About Kevin


Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

George Clooney – The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio – J. Edgar
Michael Fassbender – Shame
Ryan Gosling – The Ides Of March
Brad Pitt – Moneyball


Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical

50/50
The Artist
Bridesmaids
Midnight In Paris
My Week With Marilyn


Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical

Jodie Foster – Carnage
Charlize Theron – Young Adult
Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids
Michelle Williams – My Week With Marilyn
Kate Winslet – Carnage


Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical

Jean Dujardin – The Artist
Brendan Gleeson – The Guard
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – 50/50
Ryan Gosling – Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Owen Wilson – Midnight In Paris


Best Animated Feature Film

The Adventures Of Tintin
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss In Boots
Rango


Best Foreign Language Film

The Flowers Of War (China)
In The Land Of Blood And Honey (United States)
The Kid With A Bike (Belgium)
A Separation (Iran)
The Skin I Live In (Spain)


Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Berenice Bejo – The Artist
Jessica Chastain – The Help
Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer – The Help
Shailene Woodley – The Descendants


Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Kenneth Branagh – My Week With Marilyn
Albert Brooks – Drive
Jonah Hill – Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen – A Dangerous Method
Christopher Plummer – Beginners


Best Director - Motion Picture

Woody Allen – Midnight In Paris
George Clooney – The Ides Of March
Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Alexander Payne – The Descendants
Martin Scorsese – Hugo


Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist
Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne, Jim Rash - The Descendants
George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon - The Ides Of March
Woody Allen - Midnight In Paris
Stan Chervin, Aaron Sorkin, Steven Zaillian - Moneyball


Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Ludovic Bource - The Artist
Abel Korzeniowski - W.E.
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Howard Shore - Hugo
John Williams - War Horse


Best Original Song - Motion Picture

"Hello Hello" – Gnomeo & Juliet (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
"Keeper, The" – Machine Gun Preacher (Chris Cornell)
"Lay Your Head Down" – Albert Nobbs (Brian Byrne & Glenn Close)
"Living Proof, The" – The Help (Thomas Newman, Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas)
"Masterpiece" – W.E. (Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry)


Best Television Series - Drama

American Horror Story (FX)
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Boss (STARZ)
Game Of Thrones (HBO)
Homeland (SHOWTIME)


Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama

Claire Danes – Homeland (SHOWTIME)
Mireille Enos – The Killing
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife (CBS)
Madeleine Stowe – Revenge
Callie Thorne – Necessary Roughness


Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Drama

Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Kelsey Grammer – Boss (STARZ)
Jeremy Irons – The Borgias
Damian Lewis – Homeland (SHOWTIME)


Best Television Series - Comedy Or Musical

Enlightened (HBO)
Episodes (SHOWTIME)
Glee (FOX)
Modern Family (ABC)
New Girl (FOX)


Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical

Laura Dern – Enlightened (HBO)
Zooey Deschanel – New Girl (FOX)
Tina Fey – 30 Rock (NBC)
Laura Linney – The Big C (Showtime)
Amy Poehler – Parks And Recreation


Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical

Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock (NBC)
David Duchovny – Californication (SHOWTIME)
Johnny Galecki – The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Thomas Jane – Hung (HBO)
Matt LeBlanc – Episodes (SHOWTIME)


Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television

Cinema Verite (HBO)
Downton Abbey (Masterpiece) (PBS)
The Hour (BBC AMERICA)
Mildred Pierce (HBO)
Too Big To Fail (HBO)


Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Romola Garai – The Hour (BBC AMERICA)
Diane Lane – Cinema Verite (HBO)
Elizabeth McGovern – Downton Abbey (Masterpiece) (PBS)
Emily Watson – Appropriate Adult
Kate Winslet – Mildred Pierce (HBO)


Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Hugh Bonneville – Downton Abbey (Masterpiece) (PBS)
Idris Elba – Luther
William Hurt – Too Big To Fail (HBO)
Bill Nighy – Page Eight (Masterpiece)
Dominic West – The Hour (BBC AMERICA)


Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Jessica Lange – American Horror Story (FX)
Kelly MacDonald – Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey (Masterpiece) (PBS)
Sofia Vergara – Modern Family (ABC)
Evan Rachel Wood – Mildred Pierce (HBO)


Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Peter Dinklage – Game Of Thrones (HBO)
Paul Giamatti – Too Big To Fail (HBO)
Guy Pearce – Mildred Pierce (HBO)
Tim Robbins – Cinema Verite (HBO)
Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family (ABC)


Cecil B. DeMille Award: Morgan Freeman

Some interesting facts from the Golden Globes...

-Nominee Charlize Theron was battling laryngitis on the red carpet.

-"The Golden Globes are to the Oscars what Kim Kardashian is to Kate Middleton - a bit louder, a bit trashier, a bit drunker and more easily bought, allegedly." -Ricky Gerais

-"I've always wanted to go to the Golden Globes... and to be here for my first year as a nominee is a big, big deal for me... I feel like I'm living a dream." Jessica Chastain

-Zooey Deschanel's fingernails were adorned with little tuxedos.

-"It's just a bit of an annoyance." Brad Pitt on having to take a cane to the Golden Globes.

-Pink pastels, dark greens and blues were all the rage on the red carpet at the Golden Globes on Sunday. Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig, Charlize Theron, Mary J. Blige, Heidi Klum and Kate Beckinsale were among the sexy stars who worse pastels, while Frieda Pinto, Sofia Vergara and The Artist star Berenice Bejo wowed in dark blue. Zooey Deschanel, Laura Dern and Evan Rachel Wood sparkled in bottle green.

-"He's not here; he's watching the football." Sarah Michelle Gellar explained that husband Freddie Prinze, Jr. refused to miss the second half of the NFL Playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants.

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