1. Entertainment
Send to a Friend via Email

2011 Golden Globe Nominees and Winners

'The Social Network' is Well Liked by the Hollywood Foreign Press

By

Jesse Eisenberg in The Social Network

Jesse Eisenberg in 'The Social Network'

© Columbia Pictures
[Jan 16, 2011] Ricky Gervais, back for his second round of hosting duties, said he wouldn't hold back this year - and he definitely didn't. Love or hate what Gervais did as host of the 2011 Golden Globes, one thing you can't say about his work is that it was boring. Gervais kicked off the Golden Globes by tackling his first victim: Charlie Sheen. Gervais pointed out Sheen's partying and heavy drinking, picking up of a porn star, and trashing a hotel while she was locked in a cupboard. His next victims: The Tourist and the group behind the Globes - the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Gervais went for it, joking about how The Tourist apparently doesn't deserve its nominations and how the HFPA takes bribes.

Other victims included closeted gay Scientologists (Tom Cruise?), Hugh Hefner (he's a member of the walking dead with an ancient penis), and the finale of Lost (the 'fat one' ate them all).

And after all of that was over and done with, and after all the awards had been handed out for the year, it was The Social Network that emerged the big winner. The film which chronicles the creation of Facebook took home Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Score Golden Globes.

2011 Golden Globes - The Film Nominees and Winners

Best Motion Picture - Drama
Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The King's Speech
Winner: The Social Network

Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Halle Berry, Frankie and Alice
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine
Winner: Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Colin Firth, The King's Speech
James Franco, 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling, Blue Valentine
Mark Wahlberg, The Fighter
Winner: Colin Firth, The King's Speech

Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Alice in Wonderland
Burlesque
Red
The Tourist
Winner: The Kids Are All Right

Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Anne Hathaway, Love and Other Drugs
Angelina Jolie, The Tourist
Julianne Moore, The Kids Are All Right
Emma Stone, Easy A
Winner: Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right

Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Johnny Depp, Alice in Wonderland
Johnny Depp, The Tourist
Jake Gyllenhaal, Love and Other Drugs
Kevin Spacey, Casino Jack
Winner: Paul Giamatti, Barney's Version

Best Animated Feature Film
Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Tangled
Winner: Toy Story 3

Best Foreign Language Film
Biutiful - Mexico/Spain
The Concert - France
The Edge - Russia
I Am Love - Italy
Winner: In a Better World - Denmark

Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King's Speech
Mila Kunis, Black Swan
Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom
Winner: Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Michael Douglas, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Andrew Garfield, The Social Network
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Geoffrey Rush, The King's Speech
Winner: Christian Bale, The Fighter

Best Director
Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
Tom Hooper, The King's Speech
Christopher Nolan, Inception
David O Russell, The Fighter
Winner: David Fincher, The Social Network

Best Screenplay
Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy, 127 Hours
Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg, The Kids Are All Right
Christopher Nolan, Inception
David Seidler, The King's Speech
Winner: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat, The King's Speech
Danny Elfman, Alice in Wonderland
A.R. Rahman, 127 Hours
Hans Zimmer, Inception
Winner: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Network

Best Original Song
"Bound to You" - Burlesque, Music by: Samuel Dixon, Lyrics by: Christina Aguilera, Sia Furler
"Coming Home" - Country Strong, Music & Lyrics by: Bob DiPiero, Tom Douglas, Hillary Lindsey, and Troy Verges
"I See the Light" - Tangled, Music by: Alan Menken, Lyrics by: Glenn Slater
"There's a Place for Us" - Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Music & Lyrics by: Carrie Underwood, David Hodges, and Hillary Lindsey
Winner: "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" - Burlesque, Music & Lyrics by: Diane Warren

Television Nominees and Winners: Comedies and Dramas

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.