Avatar mopped up at this year’s Golden Globes winning gongs for best picture as well as best director (James Cameron). The film has been hailed as a technical breakthough both for the animation and the 3D effects.
Jeff Bridges won best actor for Crazy Heart, in which a washed up country musician finds redemption with a local hackette.
Best actress in a drama went to Sandra Bullock while Meryl Streep won her 7th Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy.
Best actor went to Robert Downey Jnr for Guy Richie’s SHerlock Holmes.
The White Ribbon by Michael Haneke won best foreign film.
Up won best animation and Martin Scorsesse won the Cecil B Demille Lifetime Achievement Award.