‘Social Network’ Scores Big at the Golden Globes
Los Angeles (CNN) — The film “The Social Network” took home four awards Sunday night, including best motion picture – drama, at the Golden Globes.
The television series “Glee” also had a good night with three wins.
Aaron Sorkin accepted the award for best screenplay -motion picture for “The Social Network,” which also won the best director award for David Fincher and best original score for a motion picture for Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
The hit Fox series “Glee” won best television series – comedy or musical while cast members Jane Lynch won for best actress in a supporting role and Chris Colfer accepted the award for best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series, miniseries or motion picture made for television.
A pregnant Natalie Portman won the best actress in a motion picture-drama award for “Black Swan.” She joked about the bit part her fiance, Benjamin Millipied, had in the film in which he says he wouldn’t sleep with her character.
“He’s the best actor, it’s not true, he totally wants to sleep with me,” Portman laughed about Millipied, who is the father of her unborn child.
Favored actor Colin Firth received the best actor in a motion picture – drama award for “The King’s Speech” while “The Kids Are All Right” won for best motion picture – comedy or musical. Paul Giamatti collected his second career Golden Globe winning best actor in a comedy or musical for “Barney’s Version.”
Welsh-born actor Christian Bale and actress Melissa Leo won best supporting actor and actress awards for their roles in the same film, boxing movie “The Fighter.”
“Batman” and “Dark Knight” star Bale joked that he wasn’t really sure who the Globes’ organizers — the Hollywood Foreign Press Association — were, but now recognizes “how wise and perceptive those guys really are.”