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GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS 1998 - WINNERS

Paul Fischer reports on the oft maligned, sometime influential, always nerve-wracking (for Oscar hopefuls) Golden Globe Awards Ė 1998 presentations.

Sunday, January 18, 1998
(Los Angeles time):

An iceberg, a ship, a romance, the stuff of movie magic were all honoured during this 55th Golden Globe Awards. Yes, Titanic won and as Cameron quipped, "Does this mean size DOES matter?" Whether it matters in the Oscars remains to be seen.


The results:

BEST MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA
Amistad
The Boxer
Good Will Hunting
L.A. Confidential
TITANIC (WINNER)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA
Matt Damon, Good Will Hunting
Daniel Day-Lewis, The Boxer
Leonardo DiCaprio, Titanic
PETER FONDA, ULEE'S GOLD (WINNER)
Djimon Hounsou, Amistad

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA
Helena Bonham Carter, The Wings of the Dove
JUDI DENCH, (HER MAJESTY) MRS BROWN (WINNER)
Jodie Foster, Contact
Jessica Lange, A Thousand Acres
Kate Winslet, Titanic

BEST MOTION PICTURE - MUSIC OR COMEDY
AS GOOD AS IT GETS (WINNER)
The Full Monty
Men In Black
My Best Friendís Wedding
Wag The Dog

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE - MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Jim Carrey, Liar, Liar
Dustin Hoffman, Wag The Dog
JACK NICHOLSON, AS GOOD AS IT GETS (WINNER)
Samuel L. Jackson, Jackie Brown
Kevin Kline, In & Out

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE - MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Joey Lauren Adams, Chasing Amy
Pam Grier, Jackie Brown
HELEN HUNT, AS GOOD AS IT GETS (WINNER)
Jennifer Lopez, Selena
Julia Roberts, My Best Friendís Wedding

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Artemisia, France
The Best Man (Il Testimone Dello Sposo), Italy
Lea, Germany
MY LIFE IN PINK (MA VIE EN ROSE), BELGIUM(WINNER)
The Thief (Vor), Russia

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE
Joan Cusack, In & Out
Julianne Moore, Boogie Nights
KIM BASINGER, LA CONFIDENTIAL (WINNER)
Gloria Stuart, Titanic
Sigourney Weaver, The Ice Storm

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE
Rupert Everett, My Best Friendís Wedding
Anthony Hopkins, Amistad
Greg Kinnear, As Good As it Gets
BURT REYNOLDS, BOOGIE NIGHTS
(WINNER)

Jon Voight, John Grishamís The Rainmaker
Robin Williams, Good Will Hunting

BEST DIRECTOR - MOTION PICTURE
James L. Brooks, As Good As It Gets
JAMES CAMERON, TITANIC (WINNER)
Curtis Hanson, L.A. Confidential
Jim Sheridan, The Boxer
Steven Spielberg, Amistad

BEST SCREENPLAY - MOTION PICTURE
Mark Andrus/James L. Brooks, As Good As It Gets
James Cameron, Titanic
MATT DAMON/BEN AFFLECK, GOOD WILLHUNTING (WINNER)
Brian Helgeland/Curtis Hanson, L.A. Confidential
Hilary Henkin/David Mamet, Wag The Dog

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE - MOTION PICTURE
Philip Glass, Kundun
Jerry Goldsmith, L.A. Confidential
JAMES HORNER, TITANIC(WINNER)
Michael Nyman, Gattaca
John Williams, Seven Years in Tibet

BEST ORIGINAL SONG - MOTION PICTURE
"Go The Distance," Hercules (Music: Alan Menken; Lyrics: David Zippel)
"Journey To The Past," Anastasia (Music: Stephen Flaherty; L:yrics: Lynn Aherns)
"MY HEART WILL GO ON," TITANIC (Music: James Horner; Lyrics: Will Jennings) (WINNER)
"Once Upon A December," Anastasia (Music Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens)
"Tomorrow Never Dies," Tomorrow Never Dies (Music & Lyrics: Sheryl Crow/Mitchell Froom)

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JAMES CAMERON,
TITANIC: Best director


TITANIC: Best film


BEN AFFLECK &
MATT DAMON,
GOOD WILL HUNTING:
Best Original Screenplay


JUDI DENCH: HER MAJESTY MRS BROWN:
Best Actress - Drama


PETER FONDA: ULEES GOLD Best Actor - Drama


JACK NICHOLSON,
AS GOOD AS IT GETS:
Best Performance by an Actor in musical or comedy


HELEN HUNT,
AS GOOD AS IT GETS:
Best Performance by an Actor in musical or comedy


KIM BASINGER,
LA CONFIDENTIAL:
Best Performance by an actress in a supporting role


BURT REYNOLDS,
BOOGIE NIGHTS:
Best Performance by an actor in a supporting role


MA VIE EN ROSE
Best Foreign Language Film







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