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The Social Network adds Golden Globes as a friend with Best Picture award

It seems you don't get to 500 million friends without winning a few awards, as The Social Network cleans up at the Golden Globes.

It seems you don't get to 500 million friends without winning a few awards. Facebook film The Social Network earned a resounding 'Like' from Hollywood this weekend, winning four awards at the Golden Globes -- including Best Picture.

Not so long ago we were puzzled as to how a fillum about Facebook could possibly work. Helmer David Fincher and scribe Aaron Sorkin answered that question in some style with their legal drama starring Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake and new Spider-Man Andrew Garfield as the men behind Facebook's early days.

The Social Network beat Black Swan, Inception, The Fighter and The King's Speech to the top gongs, and Aaron Sorkin's fast-talking screenplay beat 127 Hours, The Kids Are All Right, Inception and Speech to the writing award.

Atticus Ross and Nine Inch Nail Trent Reznor also won the award for Best Original Score, beating Hans Zimmer's bwaaarping Inception score.

Eisenberg and Garfield were nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, but lost to Brits Colin Firth in royal rumble The King's Speech and Christian Bale in underdog dust-up The Fighter. Well done, lads.

Symbol of all that's wrong with western culture Glee dominated the TV awards, but there was one other geek win. Jim Parsons won Best Actor for his portrayal of another misfit genius, Sheldon Cooper, in our favourite US nerdcom The Big Bang Theory.

The real-life Zuckerberg has also been winning plaudits. His 'casual billionaire' style has seen him inducted into Esquire's Celebrity Style Hall of Shame of 2010's worst-dressed men, alongside Nicolas Cage, Britain's own Russell Brand, and the twinkly twonk off Twilight.

The Social Network hits DVD and Blu-ray on 14 February. Did you like it? Is it your film of 2010? Comments in the usual place, film fans.