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Spielberg, Allen garner Golden Globes

by  Tom Tugend

January 15, 2012 | 11:20 pm

Steven Spielberg and Woody Allen

The movie industry’s two veteran super-Jews, Steven Spielberg and Woody Allen, didn’t walk off with the most prestigious awards at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, but neither did they go home empty-handed.

“The Adventures of Tintin” earned Spielberg top honors for best animated feature film, but his other current hit movie, “War Horse,” was nosed out by “The Descendants” as best dramatic motion picture.

“Midnight in Paris” initially led the field with three nominations for best picture (musical or comedy), director and screenplay. But Allen, continuing the tradition of not showing up, made do with the best screenplay award.

In the competition for best foreign-language film, Iran cemented its frontrunner status with its entry “A Separation.” Israel’s contender, “Footnote,” by Joseph Cedar, did not make the five finalists cut.

On the television side, Israel could take some vicarious pleasure in top honors for the drama series “Homeland,” and for its co-star Claire Danes as best actress. “Homeland” is based on the Israeli TV hit “Hatufim” (Prisoners of War) and is produced by Howard Gordon.

“Modern Family,” created by Steve Levitan (with Christopher Lloyd), topped the field as best drama TV series (musical or comedy).

The annual Golden Globe Awards are produced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.

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