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  • Social Network wins 4 Golden Globes

    Published on January 17, 2011

    Facebook film ”The Social Network” picked up four Golden Globe Awards at Beverly Hills, California including best film drama. It picked up the best director award for David Fincher, best screenplay for writer Aaron Sorkin and best musical score for its music, written by Nine Inch Nails front man Trent Reznor. The film recounts the story of the founding of social networking site Facebook, an international phenomenon with millions of users that started in a college dormitory. Another winner of some big awards was ”The Kids Are All Right,” which featured two lesbianparents whose children search for their sperm donor father. ”Kids” also picked up the award for best actress in a film comedy for its star Annette Bening, who portrayed one of the mothers in the film. British actor Colin Firth was named best actor in a film drama for his portrayal of stuttering King George VI in ”The King’s Speech,” while Natalie Portman took home the Golden Globe trophy for best actress in a drama with ”Black Swan.” Paul Giamatti won the prize for best actor in a comedy film for his role as a caustic man in ”Barney’s Version.”

    The Golden Globe Awards, are one of the major Hollywood award shows leading to the film industry’s most-prized honors, the Oscars, which are handed out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.