Golden Globes 金球奖

更新时间 2013年 1月 18日, 星期五 - 格林尼治标准时间11:18

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Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck collected the award for his film, Argo.

第68届金球奖获奖结果已在美国洛杉矶揭晓。金球奖的举行预示着一年一度的电影与电视奖项季节已经到来。很多人认为金球奖的获奖影片很可能会成为本年度奥斯卡的热门侯选。以下是来自 Peter Bowes 的报道:

Argo pulled off a surprise win. Directed by Ben Affleck, the film revolves around the Iran hostage crisis in 1979. It beat Steven Speilberg's Lincoln which had been the favourite to take the award for best drama. 

Speaking at the ceremony, former president Bill Clinton said Lincoln was an extraordinary film. Its leading man Daniel Day-Lewis was named best actor:

Actor, Daniel Day-Lewis:
Are you sure there's room for another ex-president on this stage? Well, if you thought that was showing off, Her Majesty the Queen of England is about to parachute in in a couple of minutes to make a last minute pitch for Skyfall.

In the category for best musical, Les Miserables won the top award. There were also accolades for its stars Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway. In other categories, the award for best song went to Adele for her James Bond theme, Skyfall. The singer was a little overwhelmed by her success:

Singer-songwriter, Adele:
Honestly I've come out for a night out with my friend Ida, we're new mums. We've literally come for a night out, I was not expecting this. Thank you so much. It's so good. It's very strange to be here. Thank you so much for letting me be a part of your world for a night. It's amazing.

In the category for best foreign language film, the Austrian drama Amour was the winner. And in the television section, Downton Abbey lost out to Homeland for the award for best drama.

Quiz 听力测验

True or False? Argo won best drama award in this year's Golden Globe Awards.

True.

True or False? The best TV drama award went to Downton Abbey.

False. Homeland won the best TV drama award.

Who did the best musical award go to?

The best musical award went to Les Miserables.

Why was singer-songwriter Adele overwhelmed at the ceremony?

Because she didn't expect to win anything.

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