Love At The 2009 Golden Globe Awards

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Love At The 2009 Golden Globe Awards
Romantic films and performances are the big winners in the 2009 Golden Globe nominations.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona - Two women start a sexual affair with a Spanish painter and his mentally unstable wife in Woody Allen's latest comedy.

  • Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
  • Rebecca Hall, Best Performance By An Actress In a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
  • Javier Bardem, Best Performance By An Actor In a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
  • Penelope Cruz, Best Performance By An Actress In a Supporting Role In A Motion Picture

In Treatment - If you're looking for a show about inappropriate love, you've found it with HBO's nightly series In Treatment. Gabriel Byrne's therapist falls in love with a patient, watches his marriage crumble, and injects himself into his patient's rocky romantic lives.

  • Best Television Series - Drama
  • Gabriel Bryne, Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series - Drama
  • Melissa George, Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie
  • Dianne Wiest, Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie
  • Blair Underwood, Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role In A Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie

Dexter - Yes, it's a show about serial killer, but Dexter has come a long way since we first met him. He's getting married to his girlfriend Rita and there's a baby on the way, which is way more functional than his law-abiding sister Deb whose past loves have included a serial killer, her boss, and one of her informants.

  • Best Television Series - Drama
  • Michael C. Hall, Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series - Drama

Mad Men - AMC's critically lauded show may be set in the 1960s, but the complex relationships of the cast are what really strikes a chord with audiences. Whether your fascinated by Betty and Don's hollow marriage, Paul's interracial romance, or Peggy's sexual indpence, Mad Men continues to shine a light on makes a relationship work in any decade.

  • Best Television Series - Drama
  • January Jones, Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series - Drama
  • Jon Hamm, Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series - Drama

True Blood - We told you that vampire love was going to be big this year, and these nominations just prove it. Anna Paquin's revealing outfits are no match for her innocently romantic portrayal as Sookie Stackhouse in HBO's southern gothic series.

  • Best Television Series - Drama
  • Anna Paquin, Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series - Drama

We're not going to start debating who deserves to be on the list and who was robbed. Check out Angel Cohn's rundown at TelevisionWithoutPity.com for that.  For the complete list of nominees, check out GoldenGlobes.org.

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