Australia cleans up at Golden Globes
The somber post-Sept. 11 atmosphere that had characterized November's Emmy Awards was nowhere in sight Sunday, with celebrities trotting out glitzy dresses and flashy jewels.
"I think it's time for us to celebrate life and live, and it's kind of fun to get up dressed tonight, I have to say," said Sela Ward, a best dramatic actress nominee for television's "Once and Again." She walked the red carpet in a bright red midriff-baring Valentino gown.
Australians Nicole Kidman, Judy Davis and Rachel Griffiths took home Golden Globes, as did Russell Crowe, a New Zealander who grew up in Australia and owns a sheep and cattle ranch there.
"Aussie! Aussie! Aussie!" chirped Australian director Baz Luhrmann, whose film "Moulin Rouge" won three awards, including the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film.
As he and Kidman, a best actress winner for "Moulin Rouge," were talking backstage with reporters, word came through that Crowe had just won a best actor award for "A Beautiful Mind."
"It's an indication we may be a long way away, but we've got all the modern technology and we try to keep up with you," Crowe said. "Cinema in Australia is held very dear by the fans."
Other nominated Aussies were Simon Baker of "The Guardian," Hugh Jackman of "Kate & Leopold" and Cate Blanchett of "Bandits."
Robert Altman took home a best director prize for "Gosford Park."
Here's a list of everyone who won at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 59th annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night.
- Picture, Drama: "A Beautiful Mind"
- Actress, Drama: Sissy Spacek, "In the Bedroom"
- Actor, Drama: Russell Crowe, "A Beautiful Mind"
- Picture, Musical or Comedy: "Moulin Rouge"
- Actress, Musical or Comedy: Nicole Kidman, "Moulin Rouge"
- Actor, Musical or Comedy: Gene Hackman, "The Royal Tenenbaums"
- Supporting Actress: Jennifer Connelly, "A Beautiful Mind"
- Supporting Actor: Jim Broadbent, "Iris"
- Director: Robert Altman, "Gosford Park"
- Screenplay: Akiva Goldsman, "A Beautiful Mind"
- Original Score: Craig Armstrong, "Moulin Rouge"
- Original Song: "Until ... ," Sting, from "Kate & Leopold"
- Foreign Language: "No Man's Land," Bosnia
- Drama Series: "Six Feet Under," HBO
- Actress, Drama: Jennifer Garner, "Alias"
- Actor, Drama: Kiefer Sutherland, "24"
- Musical or Comedy Series: "Sex and the City," HBO
- Actress, Musical or Comedy Series: Sarah Jessica Parker, "Sex and the City"
- Actor, Musical or Comedy Series: Charlie Sheen, "Spin City"
- Miniseries or Movie: "Band of Brothers," HBO
- Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Judy Davis, "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows"
- Actor, Miniseries or Movie: James Franco, "James Dean"
- Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Rachel Griffiths, "Six Feet Under"
- Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Stanley Tucci, "Conspiracy"