Who won big at the Golden Globes?

David Immerman, Staff writer

The 68th Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, took place on Jan. 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

“The Social Network,” directed by David Fincher, won big with four awards, including best drama. Fincher won best director, and Aaron Sorkin took the award for best screenplay for his work in the film. Riley Maddox, math teacher, was excited about Sorkin getting the award. He says that that he loves Sorkin’s “short, witty, and provocative humor.”

Colin Firth was declared best actor in a drama for his depiction as King George VI in “The King’s Speech,” and Natalie Portman received best actress for her performance the “Black Swan.” “The Kids Are All Right” won best comedy/musical, and one of its stars, Annette Bening (who studied at San Francisco State University and American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco), won best actress in a comedy for her performance in the film. Paul Giamatti won best performance in a comedy for his role as Barney Panofsky in the movie “Barney’s Version.”

As for supporting roles, “The Fighter” stole the show, as Christian Bale won best supporting actor for his performance ass Dicky Eklund, and Melissa Leo won best supporting actress for her performance as Alice Eklund. Lauren Greenberg (’13), agrees, saying that “Christian Bale was really great.”