January 16, 2007 05:04:18 GMT
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Babel" was deemed Best Motion Picture - Drama with Bill Condon's "Dreamgirls" being named Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.
Announcing the winners of major categories at this year's Golden Globe Awards, the HFPA ultimately gave out the top prizes of Best Motion Picture - Drama and Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy to multi-narrative drama "Babel" and the DreamWorks release "Dreamgirls", respectively.
In lead acting slot, critics' favorites Helen Mirren of "The Queen" and Forest Whitaker of "The Last King of Scotland" popped out as the award recipients, the former topping Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Kate Winslet to take Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama prize while the latter beating out Leonardo DiCaprio, Peter O'Toole, and Will Smith to land the opposite honor.
In addition, Mirren also brought home one more prize for winning the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television, thanks to her awesome portrayal in HBO's "Elizabeth I."
Completing the list of award recipients at the event, Alexandre Desplat landed honor in Best Original Score - Motion Picture slot through his work in "The Painted Veil" with Warren Beatty receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award and ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" being named the Best Television Series - Drama.