Golden Globes 2013: Highlights from the show
“Only at the Golden Globes do the beautiful people of film rub shoulders with the rat-faced people of television,” Poehler joked. The pair also poked fun at the controversy surrounding Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty.”
“When it comes to torture, I trust the lady who spent three years married to James Cameron,” Poehler cracked.
The hosts poked fun at several attendees, as well as one absent actress.
“Meryl Streep is not here today,” Poehler said. “She has the flu, and I hear she’s amazing in it.”
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“Quentin, you know that my indebtedness to you and my gratitude knows no words,” Waltz said. “You entrusted me with this character and you took me on this journey.”
Borrowing a line from his character in “Django,” Waltz pointed to Tarantino and said, “The North Star is that one.” (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“The best journeys are always shared, and so I would like to share this with the best cast working in TV today,” said Lewis, who dedicated the award to his mother. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“This was one of my favorite jobs ever,” Moore said, also thanking Tina Fey and Katie Couric for “making a significant” difference in the 2008 presidential election. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“Oh my God!” she exclaimed. “We’ve literally come out for a night out. I was not expecting this.”
She praised Daniel Craig for being a great James Bond actor and went on to thank her family.
“This is for my boyfriend Simon, who convinced me to do it, and my lovely son,” she said. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
The room full of stars received special guest Bill Clinton with a standing ovation. Steven Spielberg even threw him a salute. The former president introduced Spielberg’s film “Lincoln.”(Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“What does this say? I beat Meryl!” gasped Lawrence, who beat out Streep, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Emily Blunt for the win. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“This was a surprise,” he said. He also thanked his “group of friends as I’m writing the script that I read scenes to as I go on.
“You guys don’t know how important you are to my process,” he said. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“I’m very proud of this show,” Cheadle said, thanking his costars and the show’s writing team. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“I can’t believe this is happening,” Hathaway said. “Thank you for this lovely blunt object that I will forevermore use as a weapon against self-doubt.” (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“This award tells me that maybe, maybe we didn’t screw it up,” executive producer Alex Gansa said. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“Being brave is about being true to yourself and allowing your loved ones that same freedom,” Andrews said. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“And speaking of family, I admitted to everyone on our show early on in this season that I was with child ... and they were all so, so supportive,” she said. “And I have to thank my son now ... for joining me throughout this whole process.” (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“The other nominees in this category are women who have inspired me deeply,” Dunham said. “This award is for every woman who’s ever felt like there’s not a space for her. This show has made a space for me.” (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“I just couldn’t help thinking of the first time I came into this room. It was a long time ago, and I was an unknown actor,” Costner said. “I was just walking and hoping to have some kind of career. ... It is a great ride.” (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“I don’t care what the award is, but when they put your name next to the names she read off that list, it’s an extraordinary thing in your life,” Affleck said, praising fellow nominees Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee, Steven Spielberg and Quentin Tarantino. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“This is the best party of the year, and I feel like the prom queen,” she said.
Foster discussed her decision to remain tight-lipped about her sexual orientation in a speech that was a strange mix of publicly coming out and touting the value of privacy.
“I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago back in the stone age,” she said.
She talked about a lifelong career in Hollywood and the resulting pressure to broadcast details of her personal life.
“I have given everything up there from the time I was 3 years old,” she said. “That’s reality show enough, don’t you think?” (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“My wife, I gotta tell you, she’s the greatest woman in the world,” Jackman said. “Three weeks before we started filming, we had a terrible day of rehearsal. A humiliating day.... I really thought I’d bitten off more than I can chew. My wife talked me off that cliff.... Thank you for always being right, baby.” (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
“I’ve auditioned and struggled and fought and been put on the sidelines for years, and to be here in this moment is a beautiful feeling,” Chastain said. She also thanked director Kathryn Bigelow for creating a film with a female character who defies Hollywood conventions. (Paul Drinkwater / NBC)
Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the Golden Globe for actor in a drama for his title role in “Lincoln.” Day-Lewis praised director Steven Spielberg as “a humble master with a quicksilver imagination” and as “a friend, loving and kind.”
“You’ve given me an experience that I will treasure until the end of my life,” he said.