63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Results and Commentary (2006)
- Date of Ceremony: Monday, January 16, 2006
- For films released in: 2005
Welcome to Digital Hit’s coverage of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards.
8:06 PM ET
It only makes sense that a night of Hollywood royalty starts off with Queen Latifah. She also pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., as it’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the States.
8:07 PM ET
Time for the first award of the night, presented by Natalie Portman and Adrien Brody. The category is Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. And the Golden Globe goes to George Clooney. He’s surprised, saying he thought Paul Giamatti would win and he hasn’t even had a drink yet.
Brody and Portman also present the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. And the Golden Globe goes to Rachel Weisz for The Constant Gardener. She says she shares the award with Ralph Fiennes. “You couldn’t find a more committed, magical actor.”
8:18 PM ET
Jessica Alba and Luke Wilson keep the show rolling with the nominees for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television. And the Golden Globe goes to Paul Newman, who’s not there.
8:20 PM ET
Teri Hatcher and Brandon Routh trade some Super-Man patter before presenting the Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television. And the Golden Globe goes to Sandra Oh. Sandra’s shocked and can’t find her way to the stage. “I feel like someone’s set me on fire!”
8:27 PM ET
A braless Drew Barrymore introduces a clip from the nominated film Good Night, And Good Luck.
8:28 PM ET
Emmy Rossum talks about the HFPA charitable works. She then introduces the HFPA’s president. Philip Berk.
8:30 PM ET
Jesse L. Martin and Nicollette Sheridan share the duties for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama. And the Golden Globe goes to Geena Davis for Commander in Chief. She said a little girl tugged her dress on the red carpet and said “Because of you I want to be president.” Geena paused and then said, “Okay, that didn’t really happen.”
8:35 PM ET
Ian McShane and Evangeline Lilly present the hardware for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama. And the Golden Globe goes to Hugh Laurie for House. He said he thought of 172 people who should be thanked so he wrote their names on little pieces of paper and would thank them randomly. When one of the names was his agent’s, he said, “Wait that’s not my handwriting.”
8:43 PM ET
Melanie Griffith, a former Miss Golden Globe herself, introduces this year’s Miss Golden Globe, her daughter Dakota Johnson. The couple introduce the clip for the nominated comedy The Prodcers.
8:45 PM ET
Queen Latifah’s back out, this time with Matt Dillon on her arm. Their category is Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television. And the Golden Globe goes to Empire Falls.
8:49 PM ET
William Petersen and Pamela Anderson stroll out to present Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy. And the Golden Globe goes to Steve Carell for The Office. He said he didn’t write a speech, but his wife did. His speech had the usual thank yous and a ton of references to his wife. If only Chad Lowe had written Hilary Swank’s speeches.
8:57 PM ET
A shaggy-haired Tim Robbins presents the clip for the nominated drama The Constant Gardener.
8:58 PM ET
Jamie Foxx, last year’s winner for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical, presents the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical. And the Golden Globe goes to Reese Witherspoon. Reese thanks her husband for “besting his butt” to be there (he’s filming in Toronto) and says it wouldn’t be worth it if she couldn’t share it with her family.
9:03 PM ET
Chris Rock is presenting Best Actress in a TV Comedy. He jokes that four of the five nominees are on a huge hit, Desperate Housewives while the other nominee is on a show (Weeds) that’s only watched by Snoop Dogg. And the Golden Globe goes to Weeds’ Mary Louise Parker, the only nominee not from Desperate Housewives. After a heartfelt list of thank you’s, she dedicates her win to the late John Spencer.
9:10 PM ET
Emma Thompson introduces the clip for Pride & Prejudice. She jokes that she thought she had the “whole Jane Austen thing covered” and points out how young the cast is.
9:12 PM ET
Eric Bana and Kate Beckinsale present the nominees for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television. And the Golden Globe goes to Jonathan Rhys Meyers for Elvis.
9:16 PM ET
Eric and Kate also present the Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television. And the Golden Globe goes to Lackawanna Blues’s S. Epatha Merkerson. “I’m 53-years-old, this was my first lead in a film. I feel like I’m 16, except I’m going through a major hot flash.”
9:25 PM ET
Colin Firth presents the clip for Match Point.
9:27 PM ET
Harrison Ford and Virginia Madsen, co-stars in Firewall, present the nominees for Best Screenplay. And the Golden Globe goes to Brokeback Mountain’s Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana. An emotional Diana Ossana reads a long list, while Larry McMurtry thanks his typewriter.
9:35 PM ET
Josh Duhamel and Jill Hennessy present the nominees for Best TV Comedy. And the Golden Globe goes to Desperate Housewives. The cast and production team take to the stage to accept the award.
9:38 PM ET
Penelope Cruz presents the clip for the nominated Mrs. Henderson Presents.
9:39 PM ET
9:45 PM ET
Catherine Deneuve presents the clip from the nominated film A History of Violence.
9:47 PM ET
Rosario Dawson and Julian McMahon present the Golden Globe for Original Score. And the Golden Globe goes to John Williams for Memoirs of a Geisha.
9:48 PM ET
Mariah Carey strolls out to present the award for Best Original Score. And the Golden Globe goes to Brokeback Mountain’s “A Love That Will Never Grow Old” by Gustavo Santaolalla and Bernie Taupin.
9:56 PM ET
It’s time to present the Cecil B. DeMille Award and Gwyneth Paltrow is here to introduce the clips honoring Anthony Hopkins. In his acceptance speech, Hopkins pays tribute to all the anonymous people who work behind the scenes.
10:11 PM ET
Mandy Moore presents the clip for The Squid and the Whale.
10:12 PM ET
Clint Eastwood presents Best Director. And the Golden Globe Award goes to Ang Lee for Brokeback Mountain.
10:17 PM ET
John Travolta is here to present the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy. And the Golden Globe Award goes to Joaquin Phoenix. “Who ever would have thought I’d win in the musical and comedy category?”
10:24 PM ET
Tim McGraw introduces the clip for Walk the Line.
10:25 PM ET
Rene Zellweger is now presenting the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy. And the Golden Globe Award goes to Walk the Line. Producers Cathy Konrad and James Keach take to the stage. Keach said that he was so sad that John and June could not see the final product.
10:34 PM ET
The cast of Will & Grace present the Golden Globe for Best Television Series – Drama. And the Golden Globe Award goes to Lost.
10:39 PM ET
Dennis Quaid presents the clip for the nominated drama Brokeback Mountain.
10:41 PM ET
Leonardo DiCaprio presents the nominees for Best Actress Motion Picture – Drama. And the Golden Globe Award goes to Felicity Huffman for Transamerica.
10:48 PM ET
Hilary Swank presents the Best Actor Motion Picture – Drama award. And the Golden Globe Award goes to Philip Seymour Hoffman for Capote. “I wish there was a podium so that you wouldn’t see my knees shake.”
10:55 PM ET
We’re winding down and Denzel Washington is here to present Best Motion Picture – Drama. And the Golden Globe Award goes to Brokeback Mountain. Producer James Schamus and Diana Ossana accept the award.
10:58 PM ET
It’s 10:58pm ET and Denzel says good night. We thank you for joining us for our coverage. We’ll see you soon.