Les Miserables dominates Golden Globes

Published Sunday, 13 January 2013
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Les Misérables and TV dramas Homeland and Game Change dominated the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night after landing three top prizes each.

Les Miserables dominates Golden Globes

Les Misérables saw off stiff competition to be crowned the Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical, while the film's stars Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman emerged victorious in the acting categories.

It was also a big night for Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty), Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln), Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained), and Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook), who all won top acting awards.

Ben Affleck picked up Best Director for Argo, which also won the Best Motion Picture Drama honour.

Homeland was named Best TV Series Drama, while Damian Lewis and Claire Danes picked up the top male and female acting nods.

Small screen movie Game Change, about the 2008 U.S. presidential election campaign, earned Julianne Moore and Ed Harris prizes for their work, in addition to the accolade for Best TV Series, Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV.

Dame Maggie Smith was honoured for her supporting role in Downton Abbey, while Kevin Costner walked away with the Best Performance by an Actor trophy for his turn in mini-series Hatfields & McCoys.


The full list of winners:

Best Motion Picture Drama - Argo

Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical - Les Miserables

Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama - Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical - Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama - Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy of Musical - Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture - Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture - Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)

Best Director - Ben Affleck (Argo)

Best Screenplay - Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)

Best Original Score - Mychael Danna (Life of Pi)

Best Original Song - Adele and Paul Epworth (Skyfall)

Best Foreign Language Film - Amour (Austria)

Best Animated Feature Film - Brave

Best TV Series Drama - Homeland

Best TV Series Comedy - Girls

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made For TV - Game Change

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series Drama - Damian Lewis (Homeland)

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series Drama - Claire Danes (Homeland)

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series Comedy or Musical - Don Cheadle (House of Lies)

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series Comedy or Musical - Lena Dunham (Girls)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Kevin Costner (Hatfields & McCoys)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Julianne Moore (Game Change)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a TV Series, Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Ed Harris (Game Change)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a TV Series, Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)

Cecil B. DeMille Award - Jodie Foster.

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jimmymac in canada wrote (646 days ago):
I just knew, Daniel Day Lewis, would win for best actor for his breath-taken role as Lincoln.I hope,too, that he wins... THE Oscar... for that amazing role.
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