Golden Globes 2013: Girls, Homeland, Les Mis, Argo win; Jodie Foster puzzles

dminty@ledger-enquirer.comJanuary 13, 2013 

"Homeland," "Girls," "Argo" and "Les Miserables" win multiple Golden Globes at the 70th annual awards ceremony hosted by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey on Sunday night. Highlights included Jodie Foster's emotional speech in which she took the reality TV industry to task, former president Bill Clinton's jokes about unsavory compromises, Oscar snubbed Ben Affleck winning best director for "Argo" and Lena Dunham's "Girls" being honored.

Clinton introduced "Lincoln" and said president Lincoln had to make somewhat unsavory compromises to get his bill to abolish slavery passed. "I wouldn't know anything about that," Clinton joked.

After Lena Dunham gave her acceptance speech for winning best actress in a musical or comedy, Fey and Poehler, who were also nominated in that category arrived on stage with drinks in their hands. "Congratulations, Lena, I'm glad we got you through middle school," Fey said.

Robert Downey Jr. introduced Jodie Foster, 50, winner of the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award, by joking that the award was just as much about the presenter as it was the recipient. Foster said: "Tonight I feel like a prom queen." Then it appeared as if she was going to give a coming out speech but instead she said: "I am single." Then she talked about the value of privacy and "coming out" years ago back in the "stone ages" to her family, friends and "people I've actually met." She took a stab at the reality TV industry. "I am not Honey Boo Boo Child." "My reality show would be so boring." She said she'd have to slap Daniel Craig's butt to stay on the air. "I have given everything up there since I was 3 years old." She started crying as she thanked her sons, her former lover and her mother. "I will continue to tell stories," she said. But she hinted that her projects wouldn't be blockbusters. "It will be my writing on the wall. Jodie Foster was here. I still am. I want to be seen, to be understood, deeply, and to be not so very lonely. Thank you, all of you, for the company and here's to the next 50 years."

Golden Globes 2013 winners:

Best motion picture, drama: "Argo."

Best motion picture, comedy or musical: "Les Miserables."

Best television drama: "Homeland." "I just wish you all could have seen Claire Danes, eight months pregnant, holding a steel pipe being chased down a drainage tunnel," producer Alex Gansa said.

Best television series, comedy or musical: "Girls." "It took a village to raise this very demented child," star and creator Lena Dunham said. She also thanked Chad Lowe because she always promised herself she would.

Best motion picture director: Ben Affleck for "Argo," who was surprisingly not nominated for an Oscar. "Look I don't care what the award is when they put your name next to the names that she just read off it's an extraordinary thing." He thanked his three kids and wife Jennifer Garner. He also thanked the troops serving overseas.

Best actress in a motion picture/drama: Jessica Chastain for "Zero Dark Thirty." "This is an absolute dream come true."

Best actor in a motion picture/drama: Daniel Day Lewis for "Lincoln." "Are you sure there's room for another ex-president on this stage? Well, if you thought that was showing off, her majesty the queen of England is about to parachute in."

Best actor in a comedy or musical:Hugh Jackman for "Les Miserables." "It took a lot of courage to make it," he said of Les Miz and thanked the people who did.

Best actress in a television drama: Claire Danes for "Homeland." "I'm very proud to be working in this medium in this moment." This is her fourth win and fourth nomination. She first won at age 15.

Best actress in a musical or comedy: Lena Dunham for "Girls." "This award is for everyone who's every felt like there wasn't a space for her. This show has made a space for me."

Best actor in musical or comedy: Don Cheadle for "House of Lies." "Wow this is unexpected. It sounds like a cliche but you really don't expect these moments to happen."

Best animated film: "Brave."

Best foreign language film: "Amour" from Austria.

Best screenplay: Quentin Tarantino for "Django Unchained." "This is a surprise."

Best supporting actress: Anne Hathaway for "Les Miserables." "Oh my gosh this is happening." "Thank you for this lovely blunt object that I will forever use as a weapon against self doubt." She thanked her fellow actresses especially Sally Field for being a vanguard against typecasting. "The Princess Diaries" star noted how great it was to watch the Flying Nun grow up to be Mary Todd Lincoln. She also thanked her mother who performed in Les Miz when Hathaway was 8.

Best performance by an actor in a miniseries or motion picture made for TV: Ed Harris for "Game Change." He was not present.

Best actress in a comedy or musical: Jennifer Lawrence for "Silver Linings Playbook." "I beat Meryl," she said. Meryl Streep was also nominated in the category for "Hope Springs."

Actor in a miniseries: Kevin Costner for "Hatfield & McCoys." "It's been a great ride," he said. He reflected on his first appearance at the Globes when no one knew who he was.

Best supporting actor: Christoph Waltz for "DJango Unchained. "Let me gasp... thank you so much," he said.

Actress in a supporting role in a series, miniseries or motion picture made for television: Maggie Smith for "Downton Abbey." She was not present.

Best actor in a television drama: Damian Lewis for "Homeland." "I would like to share this with the best crew and cast working in television today." He dedicated his award to his late mother. "I know she's up there bursting with pride." It was his first win and third nomination.

Best miniseries or TV movie: "Game Change" . "I want to thank you for encouraging people to talk more about politics," said director Jay Roach.

Best actress in a miniseries: Julianne Moore for "Game Change." She gave a shout out to Tina Fey and Katie Curic, saying they made a huge difference in the 2008 election when Sarah Palin was running as the vice presidential nominee on the John McCain ticket.

Best original song: Adele for "Skyall" from "Skyfall." "Oh my God. Oh My God. Oh My God." "I was not expecting this." She said she and her friend were attending the Golden Globes with their mums for a night out and they were having a great time. "We've been pissing ourselves over there laughing."

Best original score: "Life of Pi."

Opening comments:

The Golden Globes is special because it's the only awards show when "the beautiful people of film rub shoulders with the rat-faced people of television," Poehler said. She also joked that they wouldn't be as "edgy" as Ricky Gervais since his punishment was hosting the show several times.

Fey said it was a great year for women in film and television. She and Poehler complimented Lena Dunham for "Girls" but Tina Fey said if HBO was forcing her to do all that nudity, "We will call child services." Katheryn Bigalow also got a shout out for "Zero Dark Thirty" Poehler said she hadn't really been following the controversy but: "When it comes to torture, I trust the lady who spent three years married to James Cameron."

Anne Hathaway was recognizes for her role in Les Miserables but Poehler said her uncomfortableness with the camera close-ups would make it difficult for her to do well in porn. Fey said she didn't think Hathaway had plans to do porn. "None of us have PLANS to do porn," Poehler said.

Here's a list of the nominees:

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

ARGO: Warner Bros. Pictures, GK Films, Smokehouse Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures

DJANGO UNCHAINED: The Weinstein Company, Columbia Pictures; The Weinstein Company/Sony Pictures Releasing

LIFE OF PI: Fox 2000 Pictures; Twentieth Century Fox

LINCOLN: DreamWorks Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox; Touchstone Pictures

ZERO DARK THIRTY: Columbia Pictures and Annapurna Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

Jessica Chastain – ZERO DARK THIRTY

Marion Cotillard – RUST AND BONE

Helen Mirren – HITCHCOCK

Naomi Watts – THE IMPOSSIBLE

Rachel Weisz – THE DEEP BLUE SEA

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

Daniel Day-Lewis – LINCOLN

Richard Gere – ARBITRAGE

John Hawkes – THE SESSIONS

Joaquin Phoenix – THE MASTER

Denzel Washington – FLIGHT

BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL: Blueprint Pictures/Participant Media; Fox Searchlight Pictures

LES MISERABLES: Universal Pictures, A Working Title Films/Cameron Mackintosh Productions; Universal Pictures

MOONRISE KINGDOM: Indian Paintbrush; Focus Features

SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN: CBS Films; CBS Films

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK: The Weinstein Company; The Weinstein Company

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Emily Blunt – SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN

Judi Dench – THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL

Jennifer Lawrence – SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

Maggie Smith – QUARTET

Meryl Streep – HOPE SPRINGS

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Jack Black – BERNIE

Bradley Cooper – SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

Hugh Jackman – LES MISERABLES

Ewan McGregor – SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN

Bill Murray – HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

BRAVE: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios; Walt Disney Pictures

FRANKENWEENIE: Walt Disney Pictures; Walt Disney Pictures

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA: Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Animation; Sony Pictures Releasing

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS: DreamWorks Animation LLC; Paramount Pictures

WRECK-IT RALPH: Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios; Walt Disney Pictures

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

AMOUR (AUSTRIA): Les Films Du Losange, X Filme Creative Pool, Wega Film; Sony Pictures Classics

A ROYAL AFFAIR (DENMARK): (En kongelig affære) 
Zentropa Entertainment; Magnolia Pictures

THE INTOUCHABLES (FRANCE): (Les Intouchables) 
The WeinstenCompany, Quad Productions, Gaumont, TF1 Films Production, Ten Films, Chaocorp; The Weinstein Company

KON-TIKI (NORWAY/UK/DENMARK): Nordisk Film Production, Recorded Picture Company; The Weinstein Company

RUST AND BONE (FRANCE): (De rouille et d’os) 
Page 114, Why Not Productions; Sony Pictures Classics

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

Amy Adams – THE MASTER

Sally Field – LINCOLN

Anne Hathaway – LES MISERABLES

Helen Hunt – THE SESSIONS

Nicole Kidman – THE PAPERBOY

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

Alan Arkin – ARGO

Leonardo DiCaprio – DJANGO UNCHAINED

Philip Seymour Hoffman – THE MASTER

Tommy Lee Jones – LINCOLN

Christoph Waltz – DJANGO UNCHAINED

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

Ben Affleck – ARGO

Kathryn Bigelow – ZERO DARK THIRTY

Ang Lee – LIFE OF PI

Steven Spielberg – LINCOLN

Quentin Tarantino – DJANGO UNCHAINED

BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE

Mark Boal – ZERO DARK THIRTY

Tony Kushner – LINCOLN

David O. Russell – SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

Quentin Tarantino – DJANGO UNCHAINED

Chris Terrio – ARGO

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE

Mychael Danna: LIFE OF PI

Alexandre Desplat: ARGO

Dario Marianelli: ANNA KARENINA

Tom Tykwer: CLOUD ATLAS

Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil, John Williams: LINCOLN

BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE

FOR YOU from ACT OF VALOR: Music by Monty Powell, Keith Urban. Lyrics by Monty Powell, Keith Urban

NOT RUNNING ANYMORE from STAND UP GUYS: Music by Jon Bon Jovi. Lyrics by Jon Bon Jovi.

SAFE & SOUND from THE HUNGER GAMES: Music by Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams, T Bone Burnett. Lyrics by Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams, T Bone Burnett

SKYFALL from SKYFALL: Music by Adele, Paul Epworth. Lyrics by Adele, Paul Epworth.

SUDDENLY from LES MISERABLES: Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg. Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, Alain Boublil

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

BREAKING BAD: AMC 
Sony Pictures Television

BOARDWALK EMPIRE: HBO 
Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

DOWNTON ABBEY: SEASON 2: PBS 
A Carnival/Masterpiece Co-Production

HOMELAND: SHOWTIME 
SHOWTIME, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

THE NEWSROOM: HBO 
HBO Entertainment

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

Connie Britton – NASHVILLE

Glenn Close – DAMAGES

Claire Danes – HOMELAND

Michelle Dockery – DOWNTON ABBEY: SEASON 2

Julianna Margulies -THE GOOD WIFE

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

Steve Buscemi – BOARDWALK EMPIRE

Bryan Cranston - BREAKING BAD

Jeff Daniels – THE NEWSROOM

Jon Hamm – MAD MEN

Damian Lewis – HOMELAND

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

THE BIG BANG THEORY: CBS 
Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television

EPISODES: SHOWTIME 
SHOWTIME, Hat Trick Productions, Crane Klarik Productions

GIRLS: HBO 
Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

MODERN FAMILY: ABC 
Levitan-Lloyd Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

SMASH: NBC Universal Television in association with DreamWorks Television

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Zooey Deshanel – NEW GIRL

Julia Louis-Dreyfus – VEEP

Lena Dunham – GIRLS

Tina Fey – 30 ROCK

Amy Poehler – PARKS AND RECREATION

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Alec Baldwin – 30 ROCK

Don Cheadle – HOUSE OF LIES

Louis C.K. – LOUIE

Matt LeBlanc – EPISODES

Jim Parsons – THE BIG BANG THEORY

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

GAME CHANGE: HBO 
Playtone and Everyman Pictures in association with HBO Films

THE GIRL: HBO 
A Wall to Wall, Warner Bros Entertainment GmbH, Moonlighting and BBC Production in association with HBO Films

HATFIELDS & MCCOYS : HISTORY Thinkfactory Media in association with History

THE HOUR: BBC AMERICA 
Kudos Film and Television/BBC America co-production

POLITICAL ANIMALS: USA NETWORK Berlanti Productions and Laurence Mark Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Nicole Kidman – HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN

Jessica Lange – AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM

Sienna Miller – THE GIRL

Julianne Moore – GAME CHANGE

Sigourney Weaver – POLITICAL ANIMALS

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Kevin Costner – HATFIELDS & MCCOYS

Benedict Cumberbatch – SHERLOCK (MASTERPIECE)

Woody Harrelson – GAME CHANGE

Toby Jones – THE GIRL

Clive Owen – HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Hayden Panettiere – NASHVILLE

Archie Panjabi – THE GOOD WIFE

Sarah Paulson – GAME CHANGE

Maggie Smith – DOWNTON ABBEY: SEASON 2

Sofia Vergara – MODERN FAMILY

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Max Greenfield – NEW GIRL

Ed Harris – GAME CHANGE

Danny Huston – MAGIC CITY

Mandy Patinkin – HOMELAND

Eric Stonestreet – MODERN FAMILY

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