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Golden Globes: Streep, Madonna, Beginners Take Home Awards

The Golden Globes doesn’t have quite the prestige as the Academy Awards, but with a laidback atmosphere—and an open bar—they just seem like a lot more fun. They certainly were for Madonna, who picked up a Best Original Song win for “Masterpiece.” Relish it, Madge—it’s probably the only award W.E. will get. (We kid!)

Here’s the full rundown of winners:

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama

Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs

*Viola Davis – The Help

Rooney Mara – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

*Meryl Streep – Iron Lady

Tilda Swinton – We Need To Talk About Kevin

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

*George Clooney – The Descendants

Leonardo DiCaprio – J. Edgar

Michael Fassbender – Shame

Ryan Gosling – The Ides Of March

Brad Pitt – Moneyball

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

Jodie Foster – Carnage

Charlize Theron – Young Adult

Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids

*Michelle Williams – My Week With Marilyn

Kate Winslet – Carnage


Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

*Jean Dujardin – The Artist

Brendan Gleeson – The Guard

Joseph Gordon-Levitt – 50/50

Ryan Gosling – Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Owen Wilson – Midnight In Paris

Best Animated Feature Film

*The Adventures Of Tintin

Arthur Christmas

Cars 2

Puss In Boots


Best Foreign Language Film

The Flowers Of War (China)

In The Land Of Blood And Honey (United States)

The Kid With A Bike (Belgium)

*A Separation (Iran)

The Skin I Live In (Spain)


Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Kenneth Branagh – My Week With Marilyn

Albert Brooks – Drive

Jonah Hill – Moneyball

Viggo Mortensen – A Dangerous Method

*Christopher Plummer – Beginners


Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Berenice Bejo – The Artist

Jessica Chastain – The Help

Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs

*Octavia Spencer – The Help

Shailene Woodley – The Descendants


Best Director – Motion Picture

Woody Allen – Midnight In Paris

George Clooney – The Ides Of March

Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

Alexander Payne – The Descendants

*Martin Scorsese – Hugo


Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne, Jim Rash – The Descendants

George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon – The Ides Of March

*Woody Allen – Midnight In Paris

Stan Chervin, Aaron Sorkin, Steven Zaillian – Moneyball


Best Original Song – Motion Picture

“Hello Hello” – Gnomeo & Juliet

“Keeper, The” – Machine Gun Preacher
Music & Lyrics By: Chris Cornell

*”Masterpiece” – W.E.
Music & Lyrics By: Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry

“Lay Your Head Down” – Albert Nobbs

“Living Proof, The” – The Help
Thomas Newman, Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr., Damon Thomas

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

*Ludovic Bource – The Artist

Abel Korzeniowski – W.E.

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Howard Shore – Hugo

John Williams – War Horse


Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical


*The Artist


Midnight In Paris

My Week With Marilyn

Best Picture

*The Descendants

The Help


The Ides Of March


War Horse

Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award: Morgan Freeman


NEXT: The winners in the television categories (including some definite surprises!)

PHOTOS: Hollywood Foreign Press Association, FX, Showtime, HBO, ABC, Warner Bros, Paramount Pictures,

On:           Jan 16, 2012
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    • Cinesnatch

      What do you mean you kid? That is the only award she’s going to win.

      Jan 16, 2012 at 4:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CJustSickening

      You spiteful, mean spirited, loose booty assholes trying it with Madonna for absolutely NO reason.
      (shaking my motherfucking head).

      I hope she spits on all you if she ever gets the chance but you don’t even deserve THAT!

      Jan 16, 2012 at 4:25 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cinesnatch

      @CJustSickening: So what are you going to do when that ends up being the only award she wins for W.E.?

      Jan 16, 2012 at 4:35 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jason

      Madonna used homophobic put-downs when referring to Ricky Gervais as a girl. She’s a true bitch. Don’t buy anything from her. Poor woman must be experiencing menopause.

      Jan 16, 2012 at 7:32 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mike UK

      please, please, please keep ricky gervais over there, he’s about as funny as dog shit on the pavement!

      Jan 16, 2012 at 7:37 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • christopher di spirito

      I didn’t know Madonna was British?

      I thought Old Girl was from Michigan? Grand Rapids, to be precise? Maybe Grand Rapids, UK? Grand Rapids just north of London and west of Liverpool?

      Jan 16, 2012 at 11:29 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mike UK

      @christopher di spirito: she gain a pseudo English accent after living over here for a fortnight, well she was Lady Of the Manor you know! by the way west of Liverpool is the Irish Sea!

      Jan 16, 2012 at 12:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • christopher di spirito

      @Mike UK: Where she belongs. In the Irish Sea.

      Jan 16, 2012 at 12:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Red Meat

      Did anyone else feel like they gave her that award to remind her to stick to singing? lmao. When I heard all the nominees as they showed them, hers was the most pop-ish and awful yet she won.

      Anyways, her boobs were squished in that dress and she was British again.

      LOL at Streep acting surprised for being the best actress since the beginning of time.

      George Overrated Clooney wins again for playing his generic self.

      Game of Thrones was robbed

      Biggest surprise – Hugo wins best director.

      Jan 16, 2012 at 12:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mike UK

      @jason: get a grip! she was just taking the piss!

      Jan 16, 2012 at 12:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bryan

      @Cinesnatch: I was gonna say this. It IS very possible that this award might be the only thing W.E. wins, it’s not like critics have been raving over it.

      Anyways, congrats to all the winners especially my fave, Meryl. And Angelina Jolie, please eat some burgers, you used to have a fuller figure and was sexy.

      Jan 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jorge

      Enough of that hag Madonna.
      She has not an ounce of talent.
      Kate Bush is the only gay icon that matters.
      She’s pure class…something that people like Gaga and Hagdonna will never have.

      Jan 16, 2012 at 4:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sean

      Madonna hating trolls on Queerty are either the old Liza loving queens or GaGa’s psychotic little monsters. Madge has always been an advocate for gay rights so even if you don’t like her music STFU and be greatful we’ve had a powerful ally since the 80’s

      Jan 17, 2012 at 12:31 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DenverBarbie

      Wow, Meryl Streep over Rooney Mara?
      Talk about sucking up, Golden Globes!

      Jan 17, 2012 at 2:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bee

      @Sean: Maybe you should read the comments well before making sweeping generalizations? Idiotic fanboy

      Jan 17, 2012 at 3:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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