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2010 Golden Globe Awards recap

Neither unpredictable weather nor a still-struggling economy could dampen the excitement of the 2010 Golden Globe Awards.

Ricky Gerbais

Hilariously hosted by a newly-slender Ricky Gervais, the 2010 Golden Globes gave us a spectacular dose of Hollywood glamour and a sneak peek at what we could expect from the Oscars.

The star-studded show honors both film and television performances and is broadcast in 160 countries, exposing a worldwide audience to Gervais’ razor-sharp jokes about Angelina Jolie and Mel Gibson.

Some highlights of the awards included Drew Barrymore winning her first Golden Globe 25 years after her very first nomination, Jeff Bridges finally getting the recognition he deserves with his Best Actor win, and Robert Downey Jr.’s charming acceptance speech.

The complete list of 2010 Golden Globe winners

  • Best Motion Picture DramaAvatar
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama – Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy/Musical – Robert Downey Jr., Sherlock Holmes
  • Sandra BulockBest Actress in a Motion Picture Drama – Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
  • Best Motion Picture Musical/ComedyThe Hangover
  • Best TV Show Comedy/MusicalGlee
  • Best Director Motion Picture – James Cameron, Avatar
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture – Christoph Waltz, Inglorious Basterds
  • Best Actress in a TV Drama/Movie – Chloe Sevigny, Big Love
  • Best TV Series DramaMad Men
  • Best Foreign FilmThe White Ribbon
  • Best Supporting Actor TV Comedy/Musical – Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
  • Best Screenplay Motion Picture – Jason Reitman, Up in the Air
  • Best Actress TV Movie/Mini Series – Drew Barrymore, Grey Gardens
  • Best Actor in a TV Movie/Mini Series – Kevin Bacon, Taking Change
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy/Musical – Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia
  • Best Mini-Series or TV Movie – HBO’s Grey Gardens
  • Best Musical Score in a Motion Picture – Michael Giacchino, UP
  • Best Original Song in a Motion PictureThe Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart) written by Ryan Bingham, T Bone Burnett
  • Best Acress in a TV Drama – Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
  • Best Actor in a Television Series or Drama – Michael C. Hall, Dexter
  • Best Animated Feature Film – UP
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series Or Drama – John Lithgow, Dexter
  • Best Actress in a Television Series Musical/Comedy – Toni Collette, The United States of Tara
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Monique, Precious

Who will win this year? Tune in to the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast live on NBC January 16, 2011.

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