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Jennifer Lopez (with Marc Anthony) said she couldn’t stop thinking about her twins, at “home with their granddad. It’s hard.”
After going 0 for 5 at the Globes, Kate Winslet picked up two statues. “I really do feel like this is a dream,” she said.
Inside the IN STYLE/Warner Bros. Party
When the show was over, nominees Leonardo DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway and Amy Adams headed over to the IN STYLE/Warner Bros. bash, where they noshed on sushi and sipped Chocotinis. It was the perfect way to end the evening, even for those whose night was less than perfect. “I’m not going home to cry about it,” Entourage‘s Kevin Connolly, who lost to Alec Baldwin, told PEOPLE. “I’m going inside to complain about it!”
MICKEY ROURKE GOES TO THE DOGS
In a night of heartfelt thank-yous, one of the most touching occurred when Mickey Rourke—whose battles with personal demons nearly ended his career—thanked his loyal canines as he accepted his best actor Globe for The Wrestler. “Sometimes when a man is alone, all you’ve got is your dog,” said Rourke, 52, who has owned seven of them. The names of each one—including Loki (inset, at the Cannes International Film Festival)—are inscribed on his ring. “They mean the world to me,” says the actor, who is thrilled by his comeback. “I’m so appreciative of all this.”
30 Rockers Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey took home matching Globes. Who is more controlling? “It is a tie!” said Baldwin.
“I’m excited because I’m not with child, so I’m ready to have a cocktail!” said new mom Amy Poehler, at the HBO party with (from left) husband Will Arnett, actor Justin Theroux and Drew Barrymore.
What was Colin Farrell (at a party hosted by NBC, Universal and Focus Features) going to do with his trophy? “Straight to the pawn shop tomorrow,” he joked.
Nominee Beyoncé spent the night on the arm of Jay-Z, who told PEOPLE he was “really excited” for his new bride.
WHO WANTS TO SEE A MILLIONAIRE?
It’s a little movie set in India about a street urchin turned game-show winner, but suddenly Slumdog Millionaire—which won four Globes, including best drama—is the toast of Hollywood. “You can’t dream of something like this,” actress Freida Pinto (above, with costar Dev Patel) told PEOPLE at the Fox Searchlight afterparty. “I was like, ‘Is this really happening to me?'”
Jeremy Piven (at the HBO bash with Mark Wahlberg) said he is “getting better” after a bout with mercury poisoning.
Bruce Springsteen (right), who joked that beating Clint Eastwood for best song “felt pretty good,” traded congrats with Steven Spielberg.
After a rough year, David Duchovny (with Californication costar Evan Handler at the Showtime bash) said he “couldn’t be happier.”
KATIE COAST TO COAST
After her final curtain call for Broadway’s All My Sons, Katie Holmes jetted across the country to party with husband Tom Cruise. Though her dad and his mom were Cruise’s dates for the show (below, right), Holmes shined at the CAA afterparty at the Sunset Tower Hotel.
She didn’t nab a Globe, but Anne Hathaway gave high marks to 2009 so far: “I’ve tried scotch, won a Critics’ Choice Award and put out a birthday cake with a fire extinguisher!”
Mad Men‘s Jon Hamm met up with Jane Krakowski at the HBO bash before he and girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt kicked back at a party thrown by AMC and Chivas.
AND HEATH’S GLOBE GOES TO …
Who will get Heath Ledger‘s posthumous Globe for The Dark Knight? Ledger’s Australia-based mom, Sally Bell, told PEOPLE, “I should imagine that eventually it will be going to Matilda [below right]. She is part of him.”
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