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“Avatar” the Big Winner at 67th Golden Globes; James Cameron Best Director

"Avatar" the Big Winner at 67th Golden Globes; James Cameron Best Director

“Avatar” won Best Picture – Drama while James Cameron took Best Director for the 3-D feature tonight at the 67th Golden Globes in Los Angeles. “The Hangover” received Best Picture – Comedy or Musical, while Jeff Bridges won Best Actor – Drama for “Crazy Heart.” Sandra Bullock took the Best Actress Drama prize for “The Blind Side” and Merryl Streep received Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical for “Julie & Julia.” Mo’Nique took Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Precious” and Michael Haneke’s “White Ribbon” won Best Foreign Language film. “The Hangover.” Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner, meanwhile, won Best Screenplay for “Up in the Air.”

In the television categories, “Mad Men” took Best Television Drama, and Fox’s “Glee” won Best Television Series Comedy or Musical. Best TV Actress – Drama went to Julianna Margulies for “The Good Wife” and Michael C. Hall won Best Actor-Drama for “Dexter.” Drew Barymore took Best Actress in a Miniseries/TV Movie.

Analysis of a rather predictable roster of winners is here at indieWIRE, and for up to the minute backstage coverage, visit Anne Thompson’s updates from at the Golden Globes .

66th Golden Globes winners:


Best Picture – Drama: “Avatar” Lightstorm Entertainment; Twentieth Century Fox

Best Picture – Comedy or Musical: “The Hangover” – Warner Bros. Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures

Best Actress – Drama: Sandra Bullock for “The Blind Side”

Best Actor – Drama: Jeff Bridges for “Crazy Heart”

Best Actress – Comedy or Musical: Meryl Streep for “Julie & Julia”

Best Actor- Comedy or Musical: Robert Downey Jr. for “Sherlock Holmes”

Best Supporting Actress: Mo’Nique for “Precious”

Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz for “Inglourious Basterds”

Best Director: James Cameron for “Avatar”

Best Screenplay: Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner for “Up In The Air”

Best Foreign Language Film: “The White Ribbon” (Das Weisse Band – Eine Deutsche Kindergeschichte) (Germany)
X Filme Creative Pool/Les Films Du Losange/Lucky Red/Wega Film; Sony Pictures Classics

Best Animated Film: “Up” directed by Peter Docter

Best Original Song: “The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)”; Music & Lyrics By: Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett

Best Original Score: Michael Giacchino for “Up”


Best Series – Drama: “Mad Men” (AMC); Lionsgate

Best Series – Comedy or Musical: “Glee” (FOX); Twentieth Century Fox Television

Best Miniseries or TV Movie: “Grey Gardens” – Specialty Films and Locomotive in association with HBO Films (HBO)

Best Actress – Drama: Julianna Margulies for “The Good Wife” (CBS)

Best Actor – Drama: Michael C. Hall for “Dexter” (Showtime)

Best Actress – Comedy or Musical: Toni Collette for “United States of Tara” (Showtime)

Best Actor- Comedy or Musical: Alec Baldwin for “30 Rock” (NBC)

Best Actress – Miniseries/TV Movie: Drew Barrymore for “Grey Gardens” (HBO)

Best Actor – Miniseries/TV Movie: Kevin Bacon for “Taking Chance” (HBO)

Best Supporting Actress: Chloë Sevigny for “Big Love” (HBO)

Best Supporting Actor: John Lithgow for “Dexter” (Showtime)

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