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The 69th Annual Golden Globes Recap

Jan 16, 2012

This year’s 69th Annual Golden Globes awards ceremony came with lots of laughs and surprises as host Ricky Gervais (who you may remember from last year’s Academy Awards ceremony) guided audiences through this year’s highs and lows in film, with a few stops to poke fun at our fave celebrities! Let’s take a look at this year’s winners in the Kidzworld 2012 Golden Globes Recap!

Ricky GervaisComedian/Host Ricky Gervais made sure there was plenty of tongue in cheek humor at the ceremony

 Best Picture

The DescendantsThe Descendants starred George Clooney and Shailene Woodley
  • The Help
  • Hugo
  • The Ides of March
  • Moneyball
  • War Horse
  • Winner! : The Descendants

Best Picture, Comedy/Musical

The ArtistThe Artist goes back to the age of silent and black and white films
  • 50/50
  • Bridesmaids
  • Midnight in Paris 
  • My Week With Marilyn
  • Winner! : The Artist 

Best Actress

Meryl StreepBest Actress Winner Meryl Streep asked the audience to give her...her glasses!
  • Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
  • Viola Davis, The Help
  • Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
  • Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
  • Tilda Swinton, We Need To Talk About Kevin
  • Winner! : Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

Best Actor

George Clooney and Viola DavisBest Actor George Clooney and Best Supporting Actress Nominee Viola Davis
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar
  • Michael Fassbender, Shame
  • Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March
  • Brad Pitt, Moneyball
  • Winner! : George Clooney, The Descendants 

Best Animated Feature

The Adventures of TintinThe Adventures of Tintin is old fashioned storytelling and animation at its best!

Best Director

HugoHeavyweight director Martin Scorsese won for his adaptation of children's book The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris 
George Clooney, The Ides of March 
Michel Hazanvicius, The Artist 
Alexander Payne, The Descendants 
Winner! : Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Special Moments

Veteran Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman won the Cecil B. DeMille Award, marking a lifetime achievement in film, and Best Actress in a Drama winner Meryl Streep had to depend on the celebrity audience to pass along her glasses so she could read her acceptance speech!

Have Your Say!

Did you watch the 69th Annual Golden Globes? Who did you think should win?Let us know in the comments section below!

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