'Avatar' wins best drama at Golden Globes
The science-fiction blockbuster "Avatar" won best drama at the Golden Globes and picked up the directing honor for James Cameron on Sunday, raising the "Titanic" filmmaker's prospects for another Academy Awards triumph.
It was a repeat of Cameron's Globes night 12 years ago, when "Titanic" won best drama and the directing prize on its way to dominating the Oscars.
This time, though, instead of being "king of the world," as Cameron declared at the Oscars, he has become king of an alien landscape, elevating space fantasy to enormous critical acclaim.
"'Avatar' asks us to see that everything is connected, all human beings to each other, and us to the Earth. And if you have to go four and a half light years to another, made-up planet to appreciate this miracle of the world that we have right here, well, you know what, that's the wonder of cinema right there, that's the magic," Cameron said.
Below is a partial list of winners:
Picture, Drama: "Avatar."
Picture, Musical or Comedy: "The Hangover."
Actor, Drama: Jeff Bridges, "Crazy Heart."
Actress, Drama: Sandra Bullock, "The Blind Side."
Director: James Cameron, "Avatar."
Actor, Musical or Comedy: Robert Downey Jr., "Sherlock Holmes."
Actress, Musical or Comedy: Meryl Streep, "Julie & Julia."
Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, "Inglourious Basterds."
Supporting Actress: Mo'Nique, "Precious: Based on the Novel `Push' by Sapphire."
Foreign Language: "The White Ribbon."
Animated Film: "Up."
Screenplay: Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner, "Up in the Air."
Original Score: Michael Giacchino, "Up."
Original Song: "The Weary Kind" (theme from "Crazy Heart"), (written by Ryan Bingham, T Bone Burnett).
Series, Drama: "Mad Men," AMC.
Actor, Drama: Michael C. Hall, "Dexter."
Actress, Drama: Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife."
Series, Musical or Comedy: "Glee," Fox.
Actor, Musical or Comedy: Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock."
Actress, Musical or Comedy: Toni Collette, "United States of Tara."
Miniseries or Movie: "Grey Gardens," HBO.
Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Bacon, "Taking Chance."
Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Drew Barrymore, "Grey Gardens."
Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: John Lithgow, "Dexter."
Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Chloe Sevigny, "Big Love."