And The Winners Are…

We predicted the winners of the 2006 Golden Globes Awards… Now that the winners have been announced, it’s time to face the music!

Best Motion Picture – Drama: Brokeback Mountain
TDI Said: Brokeback Mountain

Best Performance By An Actress In a Motion Picture – Drama: Felicity Huffman (Transamerica)
TDI Said: Ziyi Zhang (Memoirs of a Geisha)


Best Performance By An Actor In a Motion Picture – Drama:
Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote)
TDI Said: Philip Seymour Hoffman

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy: Walk the Line
TDI Said: Mrs. Henderson Presents

Best Performance By An Actress In a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy: Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line)
TDI Said: Laura Linney (The Squid and the Whale) (Sorry, Dame Judi Dench, not this year!)

Best Performance By An Actor In a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy: Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line)
TDI Said:
Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line)

Best Foreign Language Film: Paradise Now (Palestine)
TDI Said: Master of the Crimson Armor aka The Promise (China)

Best Performance By An Actress In a Supporting Role In a Motion Picture: Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener)
TDI Said: Scarlett Johansson (Match Point)

Best Performance By An Actor In a Supporting Role In a Motion Picture: George Clooney (Syriana)
TDI Said:
George Clooney (Syriana)

Best Director – Motion Picture: Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain)
TDI Said: Peter Jackson (King Kong)

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture: Brokeback Mountain (Larry McMurty, Diana Ossana)
TDI Said: George Clooney & Grant Heslov (Good Night, and Good Luck)

Best Original Score – Motion Picture:
John Williams (Memoirs of a Geisha)
TDI Said: John Williams (Memoirs of a Geisha)

Best Original Song – Motion Picture: “A Love That Will Never Grow Old” (Brokeback Mountain)
TDI Said: “Wunderkind” (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe)

Best Television Series – Drama: Lost (ABC)
TDI Said: Lost

Best Performance By An Actress In a Television Series – Drama: Geena Davis (Commander In Chief)
TDI Said: Geena Davis (Commander In Chief) (even though Patricia Arquette stands a good chance, Geena Davis will win the globe in a stunning upset)


Best Performance By An Actor In a Television Series – Drama: Hugh Laurie (House)
TDI Said: Matthew Fox (Lost) (Keifer Sutherland will never win for 24 until it’s the show’s last season. It’s always nominated, but pretty much never wins the big categories. Expect it to remain true this time around as well.)

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy: Desperate Housewives
TDI Said: My Name Is Earl (NBC)


Best Performance By An Actress In a Television Series – Musical or Comedy: Mary Louise-Parker (Weeds)

TDI Said: Felicity Huffman
(Desperate Housewives)

Best Performance By An Actor In a Television Series – Musical or Comedy:
Steve Carell (The Office)
TDI Said: Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl)

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Empire Falls (HBO)
TDI Said: Empire Falls (HBO)

Best Performance By An Actress In a Mini-Series Or a Motion Picture Made for Television: S. Epatha Merkerson (Lackawanna Blues)
TDI Said: S. Epatha Merkerson (Lackawanna Blues)

Best Performance By An Actor In a Mini-Series Or a Motion Picture Made for Television: Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Elvis)
TDI Said: Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Elvis)

Best Performance By An Actress In a Supporting Role In a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy)
TDI Said: Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy)

Best Performance By An Actor In a Supporting Role In a Series, Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television: Paul Newman (Empire Falls)
TDI Said: Jeremy Piven (Entourage) (Even though Donald Sutherland, from Commander in Chief, deserves to win!)

Final Tally: 13 Wrong and 11 Right

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One Response to “And The Winners Are…”

  1. John Jurries Says:

    I’d say that there’s some justice in the awards show what with Williams winning for his fantastic score for Memoirs, expect Harry Gregson-Williams deserved it for Kingdom of Heaven. Oh well.

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