But, since Affleck is not nominated for best director for Oscar, the results of the night may have made for some interesting sidebars and chatter, but not much for his next win
. The movie may win, but he cannot.
Meanwhile, the biggest surprise
of the night might have been when former President Bill Clinton introduced best picture nominee "Lincoln."
Much like the recent Critics' Choice Awards, "Affleck and "Argo" won, but will this momentum carry over? It surely is possible for best picture. If that is true for that film, then it must hold true for "Les Miserables," which beat out "Silver Linings Playbook."
Now, as usual after the Golden
Globe Awards, two films will get the headlines. In this case, "Les Miserables" and "Argo."
In a nutshell, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as hosts
was a grand move and the night proved just fine for an award show. Look for more analysis and quotes later.
One thing to remember is nothing at an award show is really ad-libbed or unplanned. As for Jodie Foster, some may think it was a coming out party but those in the business already knew it and she said so, too. She noted she did it when it wasn't fashionable, when people did not need reality shows to expose themselves. What she did was plead for privacy while working in a very public career.
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Daniel Day-Lewis - "Lincoln"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Jessica Chastain - "Zero Dark Thirty"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Hugh Jackman - "Les Miserables"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Jennifer Lawrence - "Silver Linings Playbook"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Christoph Waltz - "Django Unchained"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Anne Hathaway - "Les Miserables"
Best Director - Motion Picture
Ben Affleck - "Argo"
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Quentin Tarantino - "Django Unchained"
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
"Skyfall" - "Skyfall"
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
"Life of Pi""
Best Animated Film
Best Foreign Language Film