Thursday, February 28, 2013


The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2013

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  • The Golden Globe Award is an honor which is awarded for film and television. The members of Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) bestow for excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. It ranks as the third most-watched awards show behind only the Oscars and the Grammy Awards. The awards are presented each year with the Academy Awards. The 1st Golden Globe Awards were held in January 1944 at the 20th Century Fox studios in Los Angeles. The HFPA donates to entertainment-related charities, as well as funding scholarships and other programs for future film and television professionals. It is awarded at the same place and on same date (14 Jan.) every year where they have been held annually since 1961.

    On January 14, 2013, the 70th Golden Globe Awards were presented, honoring the best in film and television for 2012, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (USA).

    Best Actor for Motion Picture (Drama)Deniel Day Lewis (Lincoln)
    Best Actress for Motion Picture (Drama)Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
    Best Actor for Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy)Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
    Best Actress for Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy)Jennefer Lawrence (Silver Lining Playbook)
    Best Motion Picture (Drama)Agro
    Best Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy)Les Miserables
    Best DirectorBen Affleck (Agro)
    Best Supporting Actor (Motion Picture)Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
    Best Supporting Actress (Motion Picture)Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
    Best ScreenplayQuentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)
    Best Original ScoreMychael Danna (Life of Pi)
    Best Original SongSkyfall (from Skyfall)
    Best Foreign Language FilmAmour (Michael Haneke’s)
    Best Animated Feature Film (Since 2006)*Brave
    Cecil B. De Mille Award for Life time Achievement(Motion Picture)**Jodie Foster

    *This award was introduced in the year 2006.

    ** In 1950, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association made the decision to establish a special honorary award to recognize outstanding contributions to the entertainment industry. Because, the first award was presented to Cecil B. De Mille(Director and Producer) the official name of the award thus became the Cecil B. De Mille Award.


    Television awards (since 1956):

    Best Drama SeriesHomeland
    Best Comedy SeriesGirls
    Best Actor in a Television Drama SeriesDamian Lewis for “Homeland”
    Best Actor in a Television Comedy SeriesDon Cheadle for “House of Lies”
    Best Actress in a Television Drama SeriesClaire Danes for “Homeland”
    Best Actress in a Television Comedy SeriesLena Dunham for “Girls”
    Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionGame Change
    Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for TelevisionKevin Costner for “Hatfields & McCoys
    Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for TelevisionJulianne Moore for “Game Change”
    Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture (TV)Ed Harris for “Game Change”
    Best Supporting Actress in a Series ,Mini-Series or Motion Picture (TV)Maggie Smith for “Dwonton Abbey”

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