Posted Jan. 14, 2008 -- Queen Latifah's emotional performance as an HIV-positive woman in HBO Films' "Life Support" won her a Golden Globe last night. The best supporting actress win makes her the only African American to nab a Globe this year.
She won without the fanfare, unfortunately. The ongoing writers' strike forced the cancellation of the usually glitzy red carpet and award ceremony. Instead viewers watched a lifeless hour of announcements.
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It was not a good night for "American Gangster" star Denzel Washington, who lost the best actor category to Daniel-Day Lewis ("There Will Be Blood"). Both "American Gangster" and "The Great Debaters," which Washington also co-produced, were beat out for best drama by the tragic romance "Atonement."
Other Golden Globe winners include:
Johnny Depp, best actor in a musical for "Sweeney Todd"
Javier Barden, best supporting actor for "No Country for Old Men"
Julie Christie, best actress in a drama for "Away From Her."
Jeremy Piven, best actor in TV show for "Entourage"
"Mad Men," best TV drama
"Ratatouille," best animated film
"30 Rock," best TV comedy