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Avatar bags two prestigious Golden Globe awards

MUMBAI: James Cameron‘s 3-D spectacle Avatar has won two prestigious Golden Globe awards. The film was chosen the best movie (drama) while Cameron won for the best director award.


Crazy Heart star Jeff Bridges won the best actor in a movie drama award -- the first Golden Globe of his career. Robert Downey Jr. won the Globe for best actor in a movie comedy or musical for his role in Sherlock Holmes.


The best actress in a movie drama went to Sandra Bullock for her work in The Blind Side. Meryl Streep took home her seventh Golden Globe, one for best actress in a comedy or musical movie, for Julie & Julia.


While The Hangover won the Golden Globe for best comedy or musical film, Austrian actor Christoph Waltz won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a movie for Inglourious Basterds.


The Golden Globe for best TV drama was awarded to AMC‘s Mad Men for the third year in running and Alec Baldwin repeated his Emmy success at the Globes, winning the best actor in a TV comedy or musical series award.


Kevin Bacon won the Golden Globe for best actor in a made-for-TV miniseries or movie for his acting in HBO‘s Taking Chance.


The Globe for best actress in a made-for-TV miniseries or movie was bagged by Drew Barrymore for HBO‘s Gray Gardens. Chloe Sevigny, who plays the second wife in HBO‘s Big Love took the best supporting actress Globe for a made-for-TV miniseries or movie.


Up in the Air, that was nominated in six categories, won the best screenplay award. Up was also honored for best original movie score that was composed by Michael Giacchino.


The award for best original song for a movie went to T Bone Burnett‘s The Weary Kind- the theme of Crazy Heart.


The Golden Globe for best foreign language film was given to Germany‘s The White Ribbon.

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