January 14, 2013 in Nation/World

Affleck, ‘Argo’ win Globes

Favorite ‘Lincoln’ largely shut out
David Germain Associated Press
 
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Ben Affleck poses with the Golden Globe best drama award for “Argo.”
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Winners

Motion pictures

Picture, Drama: “Argo”

Picture, Musical or Comedy: “Les Miserables”

Actor, Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”

Actress, Drama: Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”

Director: Ben Affleck, “Argo”

Actor, Musical or Comedy: Hugh Jackman, “Les Miserables”

Actress, Musical or Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”

Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained”

Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”

Foreign Language: “Amour”

Animated Film: “Brave”

Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”

Original Score: Mychael Danna, “Life of Pi”

Original Song: “Skyfall” (music and lyrics by Adele and Paul Epworth), “Skyfall”

Television

Series, Drama: “Homeland”

Series, Musical or Comedy: “Girls”

Actress, Drama: Claire Danes, “Homeland”

Actor, Drama: Damian Lewis, “Homeland”

Actress, Musical or Comedy: Lena Dunham, “Girls”

Actor, Musical or Comedy: Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”

Miniseries or Movie: “Game Change”

Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, “Game Change”

Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, “Hatfields & McCoys”

Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”

Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Ed Harris, “Game Change”

Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award: Jodie Foster

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – “Argo” is in big with the Golden Globes, but not so much with the Academy Awards. “Lincoln” is sitting pretty with the Oscars but was mostly left out in the cold at the Globes.

Sunday’s Globes left the Feb. 24 Academy Awards picture still muddled, with the Iran hostage thriller “Argo” winning for best drama and director for Ben Affleck, a prize he already knows he can’t win at the Oscars, where he wasn’t even nominated.

In a breathless, rapid-fire speech, Affleck gushed over the names of other nominees presenter Halle Berry had read off: Steven Spielberg for “Lincoln,” Ang Lee for “Life of Pi,” Kathryn Bigelow for “Zero Dark Thirty” and Quentin Tarantino for “Django Unchained.”

“Look, I don’t care what the award is. When they put your name next to the names she just read off, it’s an extraordinary thing in your life,” Affleck said.

Meanwhile, Spielberg’s “Lincoln” came in leading the Globes with seven nominations but won only one award, best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis.

The night featured former President Bill Clinton getting a standing ovation after introducing “Lincoln” and Jodie Foster coming out without really coming out as this year’s winner of the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award. Foster joked that celebrities are now expected to reveal they’re gay “with a press conference, a fragrance and a prime-time reality show.” She declined: “My reality show is so boring.”

“Les Miserables” was named best musical or comedy and won acting honors for Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway.

Besides the three wins for “Les Miserables” and two for “Argo,” the show was a mixed bag, with awards spread around a number of films.

“Zero Dark Thirty” star Jessica Chastain won the Globe for dramatic actress as a CIA agent obsessively pursuing Osama Bin Laden.

Other acting prizes went to Jennifer Lawrence as best musical or comedy actress for the oddball romance “Silver Linings Playbook” and Christoph Waltz as supporting actor for the slave-revenge tale “Django Unchained.”

“Les Miserables,” the musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, earned Jackman the Globe for musical or comedy actor as tragic hero Jean Valjean. Hathaway won supporting actress as a single mom forced into prostitution.

Clinton upstaged Hollywood’s elite with a surprise appearance to introduce Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” which was up for best drama.

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