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"12 Years a Slave" wins Golden Globe for Best Drama

Los Angeles, Jan 13 (EFE).- The tragicomic crime story "American Hustle" set the pace at the 71st Golden Globes with three prizes, while its main rival, the drama about slavery "12 Years a Slave," with seven nominations, came through at the last minute as Best Picture, Drama.

"12 Years a Slave" wins Golden Globe for Best Drama

Los Angeles, Jan 13 (EFE).- The tragicomic crime story "American Hustle" set the pace at the 71st Golden Globes with three prizes, while its main rival, the drama about slavery "12 Years a Slave," with seven nominations, came through at the last minute as Best Picture, Drama.

'American Hustle' wins best musical/comedy film Globe

Crime caper "American Hustle" won the Golden Globe for best musical/comedy film on Sunday, as Hollywood's second biggest awards fest neared its climax. The film by David O. Russell, which had already won best actress and supporting actress prizes, beat "Her," "Inside Llewyn Davis," "Nebraska" and "The Wolf Of Wall Street". mt/sst

"12 Years A Slave" wins best drama Golden Globe

Harrowing drama "12 Years a Slave" won the best drama film Golden Globe on Sunday, at the climax of the first major Hollywood awards show of the season. The movie, about a free black man sold into slavery in 19th century America, beat "Captain Phillips," "Gravity," "Philomena" and "Rush," although it did not win in any other major categories. mt/sst

'12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' top Golden Globe nods

Historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and crime film "American Hustle" won most nominations for the Golden Globes announced Thursday with seven nods each. Black and white road movie "Nebraska" came next with five nominations for the Globes, which will be handed out in Beverly Hills on January 12. rr-mt/sst

'12 Years a Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes

By Mary Milliken and Piya Sinha-Roy BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" and 1970s con-artist caper "American Hustle" led the Golden Globe Awards nominations announced on Thursday with seven nods each, fortifying their frontrunner positions in a crowded field ahead of the Oscars. In the coveted best drama category, "12 Years a Slave" will compete against piracy tale "Captain Phillips," space thriller "Gravity," adoption drama "Philomena," and race-car rivalry "Rush."

Hollywood Foreign Press Promises To Get Serious About Journalism, Gives $1.6 million in Grants

By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The Hollywood Foreign Press Association introduced its new officers and gave out $1.6 million in grants on Tuesday at a ceremony long on congratulations (self and otherwise) but short on any recognition of the rocky recent history the new HFPA president is working to overcome.

Oscars date later next year, to avoid Olympic clash

The Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 2 next year, later than usual to avoid clashing with the Winter Olympics, organizers and insiders said Monday. The Oscars are usually held on the last or next to last Sunday in February, but that would compete for TV audiences with the Feb 6-23 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The later date for the Oscars -- the climax to Hollywood's annual awards season -- will also allow for a more relaxed nomination and voting period, after some complaints this year, according to industry journal Variety.

FACTBOX-Winners in film and television at the Golden Globes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan 13 (Reuters) - The Hollywood Foreign Press Association handed out the 70th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday for film and television. Following is a list of winners at the ceremony in Beverly Hills. FILM BEST DRAMA "Argo" BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL "Les Miserables" BEST ACTOR, DRAMA Daniel Day-Lewis, "Lincoln"

'Les Miserables' wins Golden Globe for best musical

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan 13 (Reuters) - "Les Miserables" won the Golden Globe on Sunday for the best movie musical. The film is the big-screen version of the popular stage musical about French revolutionaries. The Golden Globes, handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were awarded at a star-studded dinner in Beverly Hills, California. (Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Stacey Joyce)
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