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'The Social Network' Tops The Golden Globes With Four Awards Including Best Picture

by Kevin Jagernauth
January 17, 2011 4:00 AM
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'The Fighter' Wins Two Awards Including Best Supporting Actor and Actress



"The Social Network," as expected, won big at tonight's Golden Globes taking home Best Picture, Best Score, Best Screenplay and Best Director, putting it at the front of the pack for next month's Oscars. And while the ceremony was a bit of a snore, there were some very pleasant surprises. "The Kids Are All Right" earned a Best Actress win for Annette Bening and rightfully won over the thoroughly tepid pack that made up the Best Motion Picture (Comedy Or Musical) category. Susanne Bier's "In A Better World" truly shocked with a big Best Foreign Language Film win, while Paul Giamatti beat Johnny Depp twice over in the Best Actor (Comedy Or Musical) category. But just to prove payola still works, "Burlesque" took home a statue for Best Original Song. Finally, Robert De Niro took home the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement.

For more on the actual ceremony, from the jokes you missed to whose hair was totally awful (seriously Jesse Eisenberg?) check out our live blog of the event. Full list of winners after the jump.

Best Picture - Drama
Winner: “The Social Network”

“Black Swan”
“The Fighter”
“Inception”
“The King’s Speech”


Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Winner: “The Kids Are All Right
“Alice in Wonderland”
“Burlesque”
“Red”
“The Tourist”

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner: Colin Firth, “The King’s Speech”

Jesse Eisenberg, “The Social Network”
James Franco, “127 Hours”
Ryan Gosling, “Blue Valentine”
Mark Wahlberg, “The Fighter”

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner: Natalie Portman, “Black Swan”

Halle Berry, “Frankie and Alice”
Nicole Kidman, “Rabbit Hole”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Winter’s Bone”
Michelle Williams, “Blue Valentine”

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Winner: Paul Giamatti, “Barney’s Version”

Johnny Depp, “Alice in Wonderland”
Johnny Depp, “The Tourist”
Jake Gyllenhaal, “Love and Other Drugs”
Kevin Spacey, “Casino Jack”

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Winner: Annette Bening, “The Kids Are All Right”

Anne Hathaway, “Love and Other Drugs”
Angelina Jolie, “The Tourist”
Emma Stone, “Easy A”
Julianne Moore, “The Kids Are All Right”

Best Supporting Actress
Winner: Melissa Leo, “The Fighter”

Amy Adams, “The Fighter”
Helena Bonham Carter, “The King’s Speech”
Mila Kunis, “Black Swan”
Jacki Weaver, “Animal Kingdom”

Best Supporting Actor
Winner: Christian Bale, “The Fighter”

Michael Douglas, “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”
Andrew Garfield, “The Social Network”
Jeremy Renner, “The Town”
Geoffrey Rush, “The King’s Speech”

Best Director
Winner: David Fincher, “The Social Network”

Darren Aronofsky, “Black Swan”
Tom Hooper, “The King’s Speech”
Christopher Nolan, “Inception”
David O. Russell, “The Fighter”

Best Screenplay
Winner: Aaron Sorkin, “The Social Network”

Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, “127 Hours”
“Lisa Cholodenko, “The Kids Are All Right”
Christopher Nolan, “Inception”
David Sieber, “The King’s Speech”

Best Animated Feature
Winner: “Toy Story 3”

“Despicable Me”
“Dragon”
“The Illusionist”
“Tangled”

Best Foreign Language Film
Winner: “In a Better World”

Biutiful
The Concert
The Edge
I Am Love

Best Original Song
Winner: “You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me,” “Burlesque”

“Bound to You,” “Burlesque”
“Coming Home,” “Country Song”
“I See the Light,” “Tangled”
“There’s a Place For Us,” “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”

Best Original Score
Winner: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, “The Social Network”

Alexandre Desplat, “The King’s Speech”
Danny Elfman, “Alice in Wonderland”
A.R. Rahman, “127 Hours”
Hans Zimmer, “Inception”

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6 Comments

  • edward | January 17, 2011 8:55 AMReply

    comparing nolan to kubrick is ludicrous and hilariously naive. the two are oceans apart.

  • zatopek | January 17, 2011 8:17 AMReply

    Both Inception and The Dark Knight are overrated by the fanboys and fangirls. The Prestige and Memento are the only really good movies by Nolan. The Social Network deserved it's awards, even though it isn't really great movie either, but this was kind of a lame year in movies.

  • mitch | January 17, 2011 6:50 AMReply

    Ok, very BS'd show if i do say so myself.
    Inception didnt win anything, hmm, Why?
    The Social Network was once again given way more credit then it deserved.
    Glee beat out Modern Family unlike the Emmys.
    And yeah.... really hope the oscars realize that The Social Network isnt as good as everyone says it is, though that wont happen for sure.
    Has anyone noticed that the Awards hate Nolan and Dicaprio? I mean Nolan didnt win for the dark knight or inception. And Dicaprio, has he been nominated for anything? well not that i know of. But he deserves it, even for inception. Did nobody else notice that inception has amazing acting yet nobody recognizes it? well, oh well........

  • emma | January 17, 2011 5:26 AMReply

    i'm so pissed! i understand that some people don't like inception but it deserve at least best screenplay and original score. i like fincher but the social network is not his best work. the golden globes has lost some credibility to me, when they nominated red and the tourist, such a joke!

  • gedn | January 17, 2011 5:05 AMReply

    Really happy for Reznor and Ross, and also that Inception didn't get anything.

  • Michael Bay | January 17, 2011 4:20 AMReply

    As always awards are BS.

    Inception should have won. Nolan will end up being the Kubrick of his time aka never truly being acknowledged for his work.

    IDK but "The Social Network" seemed to missing a couple elements that make a movie interesting.....stuff like character development.

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