Awards Season News

Golden Globe winners

The Golden Globes were held last night and although their status as an Oscar indicator is questionable they are still an important part of the build to the big event.

Anyway, here are the nominees and winners in full:

Best film (drama)

Also nominated:
Little Children
The Queen
The Departed

Best film (musical or comedy)

Also nominated:
Little Miss Sunshine
Thank You For Smoking
The Devil Wears Prada

Best director

Martin Scorsese – The Departed

Also nominated:
Clint Eastwood – Flags of Our Fathers
Clint Eastwood – Letters from Iwo Jima
Stephen Frears – The Queen
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – Babel

Best actor (drama)

Forest Whitaker – The Last King of Scotland

Also nominated:
Leonardo DiCaprio – Blood Diamond
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Departed
Peter O’Toole – Venus
Will Smith – The Pursuit of Happyness

Best actor (musical or comedy)

Sacha Baron Cohen – Borat
Also nominated:
Johnny Depp – Pirates of the Caribbean
Aaron Eckhart – Thank You For Smoking
Chiwetel Ejiofor – Kinky Boots
Will Ferrell – Stranger Than Fiction

Best actress (drama)

Helen Mirren – The Queen
Also nominated:
Penelope Cruz – Volver
Judi Dench – Notes on a Scandal
Maggie Gyllenhaal – Sherrybaby
Kate Winslet – Little Children

Best actress (musical or comedy)

Meryl Streep – The Devil Wears Prada
Also nominated:
Annette Bening – Running With Scissors
Toni Collette – Little Miss Sunshine
Beyonce Knowles – Dreamgirls
Renee Zellweger – Miss Potter

Best supporting actor

Eddie Murphy – Dreamgirls
Also nominated:
Ben Affleck – Hollywoodland
Jack Nicholson – The Departed
Brad Pitt – Babel
Mark Wahlberg – The Departed

Best supporting actress

Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls
Also nominated:
Adriana Barraza – Babel
Cate Blanchett – Notes on a Scandal
Emily Blunt – The Devil Wears Prada
Rinko Kikuchi – Babel

Best foreign language film

Letters From Iwo Jima (US)
Also nominated:
Apocalypto (US)
Pan’s Labyrinth (Mexico)
The Lives of Others (Germany)
Volver (Spain)

Best animated feature film

Also nominated:
Happy Feet
Monster House

Best screenplay

Peter Morgan – The Queen
Also nominated:
Guillermo Arriaga – Babel
Todd Field and Tom Perrotta – Little Children
Patrick Marber – Notes on a Scandal
William Monahan – The Departed

Best original song

The Song of the Heart – Happy Feet
Also nominated:
Listen – Dreamgirls
Never Gonna Break My Faith – Bobby
Try Not to Remember – Home of the Brave
A Father’s Way – The Pursuit of Happyness

Best original score

Alexandre Desplat – The Painted Veil
Also nominated:
Clint Mansell – The Fountain
Gustavo Santaolalla – Babel
Carlo Siliotto – Nomad
Hans Zimmer – The Da Vinci Code

Cecil B DeMille Award – lifetime achievement
Warren Beatty