'Argo' and 'Les Miserables' Dominate the Golden Globe Awards

The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were presented live Sunday evening and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association had a message for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: "Argo" f*ck yourself!

Yes, not only did "Argo" take home the award for Best Motion Picture Drama, but "Argo's" Ben Affleck also won Best Director after being shockingly left off the list of Oscar nominees for Best Director just last week.

"Les Miserables" was likewise a big winner on the evening, though without quite as much drama — literally, as the Tom Hooper film won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical. Star Hugh Jackman also won Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, while co-star Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.

In the acting categories, Jessica Chastain has won Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for her role in "Zero Dark Thirty," with Daniel Day-Lewis winning Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for his role in "Lincoln." And Jennifer Lawrence earned the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical for "Silver Linings Playbook," beating out luminaries such as Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Meryl Streep.

"I beat Meryl!" Lawrence crowed jokingly from the stage in a typically freewheeling acceptance speech.

Meanwhile, Christoph Waltz took home Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in "Django Unchained," beating out co-star Leonardo DiCaprio among others. Waltz won the same award three years ago for his last collaboration with director Quentin Tarantino, "Inglorious Basterds."

Tarantino himself repeated as the winner of Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture award for his script for "Django Unchained;" he previously won the same award in 1995 for "Pulp Fiction."

International pop star Adele also earned a Golden Globe for Best Original Song from a Motion Picture for "Skyfall's" eponymous theme song, while "Amour" won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film and Pixar's "Brave" won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film.

One of the unexpected highlights of the evening came during the usually boring introductions of the Best Picture nominees, as former President Bill Clinton was on hand to present the clip from "Lincoln." Pretty much the ultimate proof that literally everyone wants to work with Steven Spielberg.

New hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler kicked off the evening in high style, with a number of gags that had the crowd in stitches (not literally). Despite leading off by promising they would not be as vicious as former host Ricky Gervais, the duo immediately cracked a joke about "Zero Dark Thirty" director Kathryn Bigelow being an expert on torture thanks to her previous marriage to James Cameron.

Here's a full list of the movie categories and nominees, which will be updated with winners as they are announced. For television coverage, head to Entertainment Weekly:

Best Motion Picture — Drama

"Argo" - WINNER

"Django Unchained"


"Life of Pi"

"Zero Dark Thirty"

Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy

"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

"Les Miserables" - WINNER

"Moonrise Kingdom"

"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen"

"Silver Linings Playbook"

Best Director

Ben Affleck, "Argo" - WINNER

Kathryn Bigelow, "Zero Dark Thirty"

Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"

Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"

Quentin Tarantino, "Django Unchained"

Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama

Daniel Day-Lewis, "Lincoln" - WINNER

Richard Gere, "Arbitrage"

John Hawkes, "The Sessions"

Joaquin Phoenix, "The Master"

Denzel Washington, "Flight"

Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy

Jack Black, "Bernie"

Hugh Jackman, "Les Miserables" - WINNER

Bradley Cooper, "Silver Linings Playbook"

Ewan McGregor, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen"

Bill Murray, "Hyde Park and Hudson"

Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama

Jessica Chastain, "Zero Dark Thirty" - WINNER

Marion Cotillard, "Rust and Bone"

Helen Mirren, "Hitchock"

Noami Watts, "The Impossible"

Rachel Weisz, "The Deep Blue Sea"

Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy

Emily Blunt, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen"

Judi Dench, "The Best Exotic Marigold Motel"

Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook" - WINNER

Maggie Smith, "Quartet"

Meryl Streep, "Hope Springs"

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Alan Arkin, "Argo"

Leonardo DiCaprio, "Django Unchained"

Philip Seymour Hoffman, "The Master"

Tommy Lee Jones, "Lincoln"

Christoph Waltz, "Django Unchained" - WINNER

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Amy Adams, "The Master"

Sally Field, "Lincoln"

Anne Hathaway, "Les Miserables" - WINNER

Helen Hunt, "The Sessions"

Nicole Kidman, "The Paperboy"

Best Screenplay from a Motion Picture

"Lincoln," Tony Kushner

"Zero Dark Thirty," Mark Boal

"Silver Lingings Playbook," David O. Russell

"Django Unchained," Quentin Tarantino - WINNER

"Argo," Chris Terrio

Best Original Score from a Motion Picture

"Life of Pi," Mychael Danna - WINNER

"Argo," Alexandre Desplat

"Anna Karenina," Dario Marianelli

"Cloud Atlas," Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil

"Lincoln," John Williams

Best Original Song from a Motion Picture

“For You,” "Act of Valor"

“Not Running Anymore,” "Stand Up Guys"

“Safe & Sound,” "The Hunger Games"

“Skyfall,” "Sykfall" - WINNER

“Suddenly,” "Les Miserables"

Best Foreign Language Film

"Amour" - WINNER

"A Royal Affair"

"The Intouchables"

"Rust and Bone"


Best Animated Feature Film

"Brave" - WINNER


"Hotel Transylvania"

"Rise of the Guardians"

"Wreck-It Ralph"