68th Golden Globe Awards

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68th Golden Globe Awards
DateJanuary 16, 2011
Site The Beverly Hilton,
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Hosted by Ricky Gervais
Highlights
Best Film: Drama The Social Network
Best Film: Musical or Comedy The Kids Are All Right
Best Drama Series Boardwalk Empire
Best Musical or Comedy Series Glee
Best Miniseries or Television movie Carlos

The 68th Golden Globe Awards were broadcast live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on January 16, 2011, by NBC. The host was Ricky Gervais. [1] The nominations were announced on December 14, 2010, by Josh Duhamel, Katie Holmes and Blair Underwood. Robert De Niro was presented with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures. [2] [3] The Social Network won four awards, the most of any film, including best drama. It beat British historical tale The King's Speech , which had entered the awards ceremony with the most nominations, but collected just one award. [4]

Golden Globe Award award of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

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Winners and nominees

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Colin Firth, Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama winner
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Natalie Portman, Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama winner
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Paul Giamatti, Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy winner
Annette Bening, Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy winner AnnetteBeningSept2013TIFF.jpg
Annette Bening, Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy winner
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Christian Bale, Best Supporting Actor winner
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Melissa Leo, Best Supporting Actress winner
Steve Buscemi, Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama winner Steve Buscemi 2009 portrait.jpg
Steve Buscemi, Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama winner
Katey Sagal, Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama winner Katey Sagal by Gage Skidmore 3.jpg
Katey Sagal, Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama winner
Jim Parsons, Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy winner Jim Parsons at PaleyFest 2013.jpg
Jim Parsons, Best Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy winner
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Laura Linney, Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy winner
Al Pacino, Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film winner Al Pacino.jpg
Al Pacino, Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film winner
Claire Danes, Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film winner Claire Danes.jpg
Claire Danes, Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film winner
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Chris Colfer, Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film winner
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Jane Lynch, Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film winner

These are the nominees for the 68th Golden Globe Awards. Winners are listed at the top of each list. [5]

Film

Best Motion Picture
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama
Actor Actress
Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Actor Actress
Supporting Actor Supporting Actress
Best Director Best Screenplay
Best Original Score Best Original Song
Best Animated Feature Film Best Foreign Language Film

Television

Best Series
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Performance in a Television Series – Drama
Actor Actress
Best Performance in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Actor Actress
Best Performance in a Miniseries or Television Film
Actor Actress
Best Supporting Performance in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film
Actor Actress
Best Miniseries or Television Film

Awards breakdown

Multiple Nominations

Film

The following 13 films received multiple nominations:

NominationsFilm
7 The King's Speech
6 The Fighter
6 The Social Network
4 Black Swan
4 Inception
4 The Kids Are All Right
3 127 Hours
3 Alice in Wonderland
3 Burlesque
3 The Tourist
2 Blue Valentine
2 Love & Other Drugs
2 Tangled

Television

The following 13 series received multiple nominations:

NominationsSeries
5 Glee
3 30 Rock
3 Boardwalk Empire
3 Dexter
3 The Good Wife
3 Mad Men
3 Modern Family
3The Pillars of Earth
3 Temple Grandin
2 The Big Bang Theory
2 The Big C
2 Nurse Jackie

Multiple Wins

Films

The following 3 films received multiple wins:

WinsFilm
4The Social Network
2The Fighter
2The Kids Are All Right

Television

The following 2 series received multiple wins:

WinsSeries
3Glee
2Boardwalk Empire

Presenters

Kevin Bacon American actor

Kevin Norwood Bacon is an American actor and musician. His films include musical-drama film Footloose (1984), the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK (1991), the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992), the historical docudrama Apollo 13 (1995), and the mystery drama Mystic River (2003). Bacon is also known for taking on darker roles such as that of a sadistic guard in Sleepers (1996) and troubled former child abuser in a critically acclaimed performance in The Woodsman (2004). He is equally prolific on television, having starred in the Fox drama series The Following (2013–2015). For the HBO original film Taking Chance (2009), Bacon won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, also receiving a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. The Guardian named him one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination. In 2003, Bacon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the motion pictures industry.

Milla Jovovich American model and actress

Milica Bogdanovna "Milla" Jovovich is an American actress, model and musician. Her starring roles in numerous science fiction and action films led the music channel VH1 to deem her the "reigning queen of kick-butt" in 2006. In 2004, Forbes determined that she was the highest-paid model in the world.

Alec Baldwin American actor, writer, producer, and comedian

Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III is an American actor, writer, producer, and comedian. A member of the Baldwin family, he is the eldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all actors. Baldwin first gained recognition appearing on seasons 6 and 7 of the CBS television drama Knots Landing, in the role of Joshua Rush. He has played both leading and supporting roles in films such as the horror comedy fantasy film Beetlejuice (1988), as Jack Ryan in the action thriller The Hunt for Red October (1990), the romantic comedy The Marrying Man (1991), the drama Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), the superhero film The Shadow (1994) and two films directed by Martin Scorsese: the Howard Hughes biopic The Aviator (2004), and the neo-noir crime drama The Departed (2006). His performance in the 2003 romantic drama The Cooler garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has done voice work for The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie (2004), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) and The Boss Baby (2017).

Criticism

The three nominations for The Tourist were criticized since the film previously received negative reviews from critics and was nominated in the Musical or Comedy categories despite the fact that it was sold as a thriller film. [7] [8] [9] The nominations for Burlesque , another film with bad reviews, also received outrage after news surfaced that the film's distributor, Sony, had treated Golden Globe voters to an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas, culminating in a concert by Cher, one of the film's stars. [10]

<i>The Tourist</i> (2010 film) 2010 romantic comedy thriller directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

The Tourist is a 2010 American romantic thriller film co-written and directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck and starring Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, and Timothy Dalton. It is a remake of the 2005 French film Anthony Zimmer. GK Films financed and produced the film, with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions releasing it in most countries through Columbia Pictures. The $100 million budget film went on to gross $278 million at the worldwide box office.

Thriller film film genre

Thriller film, also known as suspense film or suspense thriller, is a broad film genre that involves excitement and suspense in the audience. The suspense element, found in most films' plots, is particularly exploited by the filmmaker in this genre. Tension is created by delaying what the audience sees as inevitable, and is built through situations that are menacing or where escape seems impossible.

<i>Burlesque</i> (2010 American film) 2010 American backstage musical film written and directed by Steven Antin

Burlesque is a 2010 American backstage musical film written and directed by Steven Antin and starring Cher and Christina Aguilera along with Eric Dane, Cam Gigandet, Julianne Hough, Alan Cumming, Peter Gallagher, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Dianna Agron, and Tyne Stecklein. The film was released on November 24, 2010 in North America.

Ricky Gervais's job as host was also met with criticism since he made biting jokes about many of the stars in attendance including Johnny Depp, Mel Gibson, Charlie Sheen, and Paul McCartney. [11] [12] The Hollywood Foreign Press Association even wrote, "his blunt one-liners targeting big-name celebrities caused anger and resentment in some quarters.” [13] [14]

Ricky Gervais English comedian, actor, director, producer, musician, writer, and former radio presenter

Ricky Dene Gervais is an English stand-up comedian, actor, director, screenwriter and singer.

Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician

John Christopher Depp II is an American actor, producer and musician. He has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards, winning one for Best Actor for his performance of the title role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2008) and has been nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Actor, among other accolades.

Mel Gibson American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter

Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his action hero roles, namely his breakout role as Max Rockatansky in the first three films in the Mad Max post-apocalyptic action series, and as Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon buddy cop film series.

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