Awards for Golden Globes 2011 revealed

Colin Firth was among the winners

Colin Firth was among the winners

The Golden Globes announced the success of many media celebrities and blockbusters at the ceremony last night, but Glee and The Social Network were the main winners at the event.

The Social Network, a film about the creation of Facebook, was named best film drama, winning additional prizes for aspects such as its direction, music and screenplay.

Glee, the popular tv series about a high school musical group, won best TV musical or comedy, and in addition the show reeled in two supporting actor prizes.

Colin Firth met predictions and was named best actor in a drama for his role in The King’s Speech.

Surprisingly, this was the only award that the British movie received, despite beginning the evening with seven nominations – more than any other film.

Black Swan actress Natalie Portman was named best dramatic actress for her role in the ballet dancing themed film.

Mum-to-be Natalie used her acceptance speech to thank her parents for “bringing me into this world and giving me this beautiful life.”

Batman stat Christian bale was among winners, picking up the first prize of the evening for his tole in The Fighter, named best supporting actor.

The award for best animated film went to Toy Story 3.

Recovering from a traumatic cancer treatment, Michael Douglas received a warming reception as he came on stage to present the night’s final award. The actor jokes “there’s got to be a better way to get a standing ovation.”

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