>And the 2011 Golden Globe winners are…


The winners of the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards are being handed out in Los Angeles tonight. Will awards’ season sweeper The Social Network trump audience favourite The King’s Speech? Will Aussies Jacki Weaver, Nicole Kidman, Geoffrey Rush, Toni Collette or songstress Sia pick up a prize? Will Burlesque win anything? Find out as we liveblog the winners below!

The awards will be listed in the order they’re announced. Be sure to hit refresh to see the new winners! Check out the nominees here.

And the victors are…

Best Picture – Drama
Winner: The Social Network

Best Actor – Drama (Motion Picture)
Winner: Colin Firth – The King’s Speech

Best Picture – Comedy or Musical (Motion Picture)
Winner: The Kids Are All Right

*Breaking! Only remotely deserving nominee in lackluster category wins!*

Best Actress – Drama (Motion Picture)
Winner: Natalie Portman – Black Swan
*No luck for Nicole Kidman. Aussies shut out! Controversy! Rabble rabble rabble!*

Best Actor – Comedy or Musical (Motion Picture)
Winner: Paul Giamatti – Barney’s Version

Best Series – Comedy or Musical (TV)
Winner: Glee
*No nomination for Community?! Oh, come on. It’s like they want us to think this show is wildly unimportant.*

Best Director (Motion Picture)
Winner: David Fincher – The Social Network

Best Supporting Actress (Motion Picture)
Winner: Melissa Leo – The Fighter
*And Australia’s great hope, Jacki Weaver, goes home empty handed. There’s still the Oscars!*

Best Actor – Comedy or Musical (TV)
Winner: Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

Best Actress – Comedy or Musical (TV)
Winner: Laura Linney – The Big C
*Another loss for the Aussies. Toni Collette pipped at the post by fellow former Oscar nominee Linney.*

Best Foreign Language Film
Winner: In A Better World

Best Supporting Actress (TV)
Winner: Jane Lynch – Glee

*An always brilliant performer in a sometimes great, sometimes awful show.*

Best Screenplay (Motion Picture)
Winner: Aaron Sorkin – The Social Network
*Looks like it’s clear sailing for Sorkin to the Oscars.*

Best Actress (Movie or Mini-series)
Winner: Claire Danes – Temple Grandin

Best Actor (Movie or Mini-series)
Winner: Al Pacino – You Don’t Know Jack

Best Actress – Comedy or Musical (Motion Picture)
Annette Bening – The Kids Are All Right

Best Animated Film
Winner: Toy Story 3

Best Original Score (Motion Picture)
Winner: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross – The Social Network

Best Original Song (Motion Picture)
Winner: Burlesque – You Haven’t Seen The Last of Me, by Diane Warren
*Sia co-wrote the losing Burlesque track Bound to You. Better luck next time Ms Furler!*

Best Series – Drama (TV)
Winner: Boardwalk Empire
*… in a category that did not feature Breaking Bad, and is thus moot.*

Best Actor – Drama (TV)
Winner: Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire

*Another reminder that the Golden Globes only reward the pretty people.*

Best Supporting Actor (TV)
Winner: Chris Colfer – Glee

Best Movie or Mini-Series
Winner: Carlos

Best Actress – Drama (TV)
Winner: Katey Sagal – Sons of Anarchy

Best Supporting Actor (Motion Picture)
Winner: Christian Bale – The Fighter
*Geoffrey Rush misses out for his supporting performance in The King’s Speech.*

Discuss: The winners!

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