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Golden Globes 2010 winners: 'Avatar' wins best picture, drama

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James Cameron was again the king of the world as the 2010 Golden Globe Awards were handed out tonight in Beverly Hills. His groundbreaking Avatar won Best Picture, Drama, and Cameron won Best Director.

The Hangover was the surprise winner for Best Picture, Musical/Comedy. Also in movie categories, Jeff Bridges took Best Actor, Drama, for Crazy Heart and Robert Downey Jr. nabbed the Best Actor nod for Musical/Comedy, while Meryl Streep won Best Actress, Musical/Comedy, for Julie & Julia and Sandra Bullock took the honors for Best Actress, Drama for The Blind Side.

On the TV side, Dexter fared well, snagging Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor awards for Michael C. Hall and John Lithgow, respectively. Of the new crop of TV shows, Julianna Marguiles won Best Actress, Drama, for The Good Wife and the gang from Glee took home the award for Best Musical/Comedy TV series. Mad Men notched its third consecutive win for Best TV Drama.

The full list of winners is below. Also, check out our report card of the night’s best fashion and see how our readers rated 30 Golden Globes looks; peruse our picks for the evening’s best/worst moments; get Dave Karger’s analysis of how the Globes winners (and losers) will impact the Oscar race; and read our reports from backstage and the after-parties in L.A.

FILM AWARDS

Best Picture, Drama

Avatar WINNER

The Hurt Locker

Inglourious Basterds

Precious

Up in the Air

Best Picture, Musical/Comedy

The Hangover WINNER

500 Days of Summer

It’s Complicated

Julie & Julia

Nine

Best Director

James Cameron, Avatar WINNER

Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker

Clint Eastwood, Invictus

Jason Reitman, Up in the Air

Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds

Best Actor, Musical/Comedy

Robert Downey, Jr., Sherlock Holmes WINNER

Matt Damon, The Informant!

Daniel Day-Lewis, Nine

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 500 Days of Summer

Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man

Best Actress, Musical/Comedy

Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia WINNER

Sandra Bullock, The Proposal

Marion Cotillard, Nine

Julia Roberts, Duplicity

Meryl Streep, It’s Complicated

Best Actress, Drama

Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side WINNER

Emily Blunt, The Young Victoria

Helen Mirren, The Last Station

Carey Mulligan, An Education

Gabourey Sidibe, Precious

Best Actor, Drama

Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart WINNER

George Clooney, Up in the Air

Colin Firth, A Single Man

Morgan Freeman, Invictus

Tobey Maguire, Brothers

Film, Best Supporting Actress

Mo’Nique, Precious WINNER

Penelope Cruz, Nine

Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air

Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air

Julianne Moore, A Single Man

Best Supporting Actor

Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds WINNER

Matt Damon, Invictus

Woody Harrelson, The Messenger

Christopher Plummer, The Last Station

Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones

Best Screenplay

Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner, Up in the Air WINNER

Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell, District 9

Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker

Nancy Meyers, It’s Complicated

Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds

Best Animated Film

Up WINNER

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

Coraline

Fantastic Mr. Fox

The Princess & The Frog

Best Song

“The Weary Kind,” Crazy Heart WINNER

“Cinema Italiano,” Nine

“I Want to Come Home,” Everybody’s Fine

“I Will See You,” Avatar

“Winter,” Brothers

Best Score

Up WINNER

The Informant!

Avatar

A Single Man

Where the Wild Things Are

Best Foreign Language Film

The White Ribbon WINNER

Baria

Broken Embraces

The Maid

A Prophet

Cecil B. DeMille Award

Martin Scorsese

TV AWARDS

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

Mad Men (AMC) WINNER

Big Love (HBO)

Dexter (Showtime)

House (Fox)

True Blood (HBO)

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Glee (FOX) WINNER

30 Rock (NBC)

Entourage (HBO)

Modern Family (ABC)

The Office (NBC)

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Grey Gardens (HBO) WINNER

Georgia O’Keefe (Lifetime)

Into the Storm (HBO)

Little Dorrit (PBS)

Taking Chance (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES –

COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Toni Collette, United States of Tara WINNER

Courteney Cox, Cougar Town

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Lea Michele, Glee

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES –

COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock WINNER

Steve Carell, The Office

David Duchovny, Californication

Thomas Jane, Hung

Matthew Morrison, Glee

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

Michael C. Hall, Dexter WINNER

Simon Baker, The Mentalist

Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Hugh Laurie, House

Bill Paxton, Big Love

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES –

DRAMA

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife WINNER

Glenn Close, Damages

January Jones, Mad Men

Anna Paquin, True Blood

Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES,

MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

John Lithgow, Dexter WINNER

Michael Emerson, Lost

Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother

William Hurt, Damages

Jeremy Piven, Entourage

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A

SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Chloe Sevigny, Big Love WINNER

Jane Adams, Hung

Rose Byrne, Damages

Jane Lynch, Glee

Janet McTeer, Into the Storm

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION

PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Kevin Bacon, Taking Chance WINNER

Kenneth Branagh, Wallander: One Step Behind

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Endgame

Brendan Gleeson, Into the Storm

Jeremy Irons, Georgia O’Keefe

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION

PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Drew Barrymore, Grey Gardens WINNER

Joan Allen, Georgia O’Keefe

Jessica Lange, Grey Gardens

Anna Paquin, The Courageous Heart of Irena

Sendler

Sigourney Weaver, Prayers for Bobby

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