2011 Golden Globe Awards

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association was back again last night, with the show that kicks off the award season – the Golden Globes. Often viewed as a predictor of eventual Academy Award nominations and wins, the Golden Globes is a glitzy, if not more informal event.

The big winners last night were:

Christian Bale – who won Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for his role in The Fighter.

Colin Firth – who won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for his role in The King’s Speech.

Paul Giamatti – who won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for his role in Barney’s Version.

Melissa Leo – who won Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for her role in The Fighter.

Natalie Portman – who won Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her role in Black Swan.

The Social Network – which won Best Motion Picture Drama.

Robert De Niro – who won the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

The Kids Are All Right – which won Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.

Toy Story 3 – which won Best Animated Feature Film.

In a Better World – which won Best Foreign Language Film.

David Fincher – who won Best Director – Motion Picture for his directing in The Social Network.

Aaron Sorkin – who won Best Screenplay – Motion Picture for his writing of Thee Social Network

Trent Renzor and Atticus Ross – who won Best Original Score – Motion Picture for The Social Network.

“You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me” – which won Best Original Song – Motion Picture.

“Boardwalk Empire” – which won Best Television Series – Drama

Katey Sagal – who won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama for her role in “Sons of Anarchy.”

Steve Buscemi – who won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama for his role in “Boardwalk Empire.”

Jane Lynch – who won Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television.

Chris Colfer – who won Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television.

Glee” – which won Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical.

Laura Linney – who won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical for her role in “The Big C.”

Jim Parsons – who won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical for his role in “The Big Bang Theory.”

“Carlos” – which won Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made of Television.

Claire Danes – who won Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for her role in “Temple Grandin.”

Al Pacino – who won Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for his role in “You Don’t Know Jack.”

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