Harrowing TV movie ANGELS IN AMERICA swept the board at last night's
(25JAN04) Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood with a clutch of five honours.
The AIDS drama claimed all the TV Movie awards at the BEVERLY HILTON
ceremony, including Best Actor and Actress gongs to Al Pacino and Meryl Streep
respectively and the prize for Best TV Movie.
The big movie success of the night was The Lord Of The Rings: The Return
OF THE KING, which picked up four awards.
The third and final Lord Of The Rings film claimed honours for Best
Picture - Drama; Best Director - Drama (Peter Jackson); Best Score (HOWARD
SHORE); and Best Original Song (INTO THE WEST).
Quirky comedy Lost In Translation was another big winner, claiming honours
for Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical; Best Director - Comedy/Musical (SOFIA
COPPOLA); and Best Actor - Musical/Comedy (Bill Murray).
Cold Mountain, which was the most nominated film at the ceremony, took
home just one award - for Best Supporting Actress (Renee Zellweger).
But the big surprise of the night was the success of British sitcom THE
OFFICE, which claimed the Best Comedy TV Series and Best TV Comedy Actor prizes
- for star and co-creator Ricky Gervais.
The full list of winners is:
Best Motion Picture (Drama) - THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) - Charlize Theron