Globes For Everybody
A wide assortment of movies received recognition in the form of Golden Globes awards Monday, led by the drama Babel and the musical Dreamgirls as best picture in their respective categories. For the best-actor and -actress awards in drama, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association duly honored royalty, the performance of Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen and the performance of Forest Whitaker as Uganda's Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland. In the comedy/musical category the awards went to Meryl Streep for her performance in The Devil Wears Prada and Sacha Baron Cohen for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. Dreamgirls snagged both the supporting-actor and -actress trophies, handed out to Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Hudson. Martin Scorsese departed with the best director award for The Departed.