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"Boyhood," "Grand Budapest Hotel" take Golden Globes; Ekberg dies

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 01:23

Jan 12 - The day's top showbiz news and headlines, including ''Boyhood,'' ''Grand Budapest Hotel'' take top prizes at Golden Globes and Anita Ekberg dies. Phil Furey reports.

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The Golden Globes were handed out on Sunday evening, and film "Boyhood" took the coveted prize for best drama. The film also earned trophies for Richard Linklater as best director, and Patricia Arquette who won for supporting actress. On the comedy side, the top prize went to "The Grand Budapest Hotel," which beat out frontrunner "Birdman." That film, however, did earn a lead acting prize for Michael Keaton. Other big wins included Eddie Redmayne for "The Theory of Everything," Amy Adams for "Big Eyes," and Julianne Moore for "Still Alice." JK Simmons also picked up a Globe for his supporting role in "Whiplash." George Clooney and wife Amal Clooney paid tribute to the "Je suis Charlie" movement following the shooting in Paris last week. Helen Mirren and Kathy Bates also showed their support on the red carpet. Clooney later referenced the attack while accepting a lifetime achievement award. SOUNDBITE: George Clooney, saying (English): "We will not walk in fear. We won't do it. So je suis Charlie." And Anita Ekberg has died. The striking blonde Swedish actress whose sashay through Rome's Trevi Fountain in "La Dolce Vita" made her an icon of cinema, died Sunday at a clinic near Rome. She was 83.

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"Boyhood," "Grand Budapest Hotel" take Golden Globes; Ekberg dies

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 01:23