‘The Descendants’ and ‘The Artist’ win big at Golden Globe Awards

Read the full list of winners on NME.COM

The Descendants and The Artist were the big winners at the Golden Globe Awards last night.

George Clooney‘s bereavement drama saw him pick up the Best Actor Award, as well as winning Best Drama. Meanwhile, the widely acclaimed silent movie was named Best Musical Or Comedy, while its star Jean Dujardin won Best Actor in that category, with the film also picking up the award for Best Score.

Martin Scorsese‘s family film Hugo saw him win Best Director, while the Best Actress Awards went to Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady in Drama and Michelle Williams for My Week With Marilyn in Musical Or Comedy.

Best Supporting Actor went to Christopher Plummer for his role as an elderly gay man in Beginners, while Octavia Spencer won Best Supporting Actress for her part in race relations drama The Help.

The full list of movie winners and nominees at the Golden Globes were;

Best Motion Picture (Drama)
Winner: The Descendants
The Help
The Ides Of March
War Horse

Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
Winner: The Artist
Midnight In Paris
My Week With Marilyn

Best Actor (Drama)
Winner: George Clooney (The Descendants)
Leonardo DiCaprio (J. Edgar)
Michael Fassbender (Shame)
Ryan Gosling (The Ides Of March)
Brad Pitt (Moneyball)

Best Actor (Musical or Comedy)
Winner: Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
Brendan Gleeson (The Guard)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt (50/50)
Ryan Gosling (Crazy, Stupid, Love)
Owen Wilson (Midnight in Paris)

Best Actress (Drama)
Winner: Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady)
Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs)
Viola Davis (The Help)
Rooney Mara (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)
Tilda Swinton (We Need To Talk About Kevin)

Best Actress (Musical or Comedy)
Winner: Michelle Williams (My Week With Marilyn)
Jodie Foster (Carnage)
Charlize Theron (Young Adult)
Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids)
Kate Winslet (Carnage)

Best Director
Winner: Martin Scorsese (Hugo)
Woody Allen (Midnight In Paris)
George Clooney (The Ides of March)
Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist)
Alexander Payne (The Descendants)

Best Supporting Actor
Winner: Christopher Plummer (Beginners)
Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn)
Albert Brooks (Drive)
Jonah Hill (Moneyball)
Viggo Mortensen (A Dangerous Method)

Best Supporting Actress
Winner: Octavia Spencer (The Help)
Berenice Bejo (The Artist)
Jessica Chastain (The Help)
Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs)
Shailene Woodley (The Descendants)

Best Foreign Language Film
Winner: A Separation
The Flowers of War
In the Land Of Blood And Honey
The Kid with the Bike
The Skin I Live In

Best Screenplay
Winner: Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris)
George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon (The Ides of March)
Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist)
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash (The Descendants)
Steven Zallian, Aaron Sorkin (Moneyball)

Best Original Score
Winner: The Artist
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
War Horse

Best Original Song
Winner: ‘Masterpiece’ (W.E.)
‘Lay Your Head Down’ (Albert Nobbs)
‘Hello Hello’ (Gnomeo & Juliet)
‘The Living Proof’ (The Help)
‘The Keeper’ (Machine Gun Preacher)

Best Animated Feature Film
Winner: The Adventures of Tintin
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss in Boots