Who hasn’t heard about the Golden Globes award? This year’s show, hosted by Ricky Gervais, was definitely one to watch with amazing movies, new actors and actresses, and the humor we all enjoy. For those of you poor souls who have not had the chance to view the Golden Globes this year, fear not. The Survey has you covered in what you care about most: who won?!
Let’s see who got to take home Globes this year.
Best Motion Picture: Drama
Nominees → Mad Max: Fury Road, Room, Spotlight, and Carol
Winner→ The Revenant Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez, Story by Michael Punke
This thriller movie was about an injured frontiersman, Hugh Glass (DiCaprio) who was left by his own men for the dead. However, Hugh manages to beat the odds by surviving in the daunting and unforgiving wilderness by using his survival skills and his undying need for vengeance against a former ally, John Fitzgerald (Hardy), who had betrayed Glass in the end and also left him.
Best Motion Picture: Musical or Comedy
Nominees → Joy, Spy, The Big Short, and Trainwreck
Winner→ The Martian Starring Matt Damon, Directed by Ridley Scott, Screenplay by Drew Goddard.
This was an amazing fantasy/sci-fi movie which told of astronaut, Mark Watney (Damon), was left behind on Mars as his fellows astronauts left without realizing their mistake. Now stuck on a red planet right next to his home, Watney must utilize his wits and gather his spirit in order to find a way out. On the other side of the planet, back on Earth, members from NASA and other international scientists work together restlessly to bring him home, while a small group of astronauts decide to have a little rescue mission of their own.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama
Nominees → Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Alicia Vikander
Winner→ Brie Larson for her performance in Room
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture: Drama
Nominees → Will Smith, Michael Fassbender, Eddie Redmayne, Bryan Cranston
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Musical or Comedy
Nominees → Lily Tomlin, Melissa McCarthy, Maggie Smith, Amy Schumer
Winner→ Jennifer Lawrence for her performance in Joy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture: Musical or Comedy
Nominees → Al Pacino, Mark Ruffalo, Christian Bale, Steve Carell
Winner→ Matt Damon for his performance in The Martian (how is this a musical/comedy?)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
Nominees → Jennifer Jason Leigh, Helen Mirren, Jane Fonda, Alicia Vikander
Winner→ Kate Winslet for her performance in Steve Jobs
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
Nominees → Michael Shannon, Idris Elba, Mark Rylance, Paul Dano
Winner→ Sylvester Stallone for his performance in Creed
Best Director: Motion Picture
Nominees → Todd Hayes, George Miller, Tom McCarthy, Ridley Scott
Winner→ Alejandro Inarritu for his work in The Revenant
Best Screenplay: Motion Picture
Nominees → Emma Donoghue, Tom McCarthy/ Josh Singer, Charles Randolph/ Adam Mckay, Quentin Tarantino
Winner→ Aaron Sorkin for his work in Steve Jobs
Best Motion Picture: Animated
Nominees → Shaun the Sheep Movie, The Good Dinosaur, The Peanuts Movie, Anomalisa
Winner→ Inside Out
In this fun and exciting movie, we see the inside of a young girl’s mind as she adapts to her new home. We meet the five main emotions, Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust as they allband together to make Riley happy again. Things take an unexpected turn as Joy and Sadness are whisked away from the other emotions and taken to Riley’s memories. Join them and Riley as they discover that you can’t always have true happiness without a little bit of sadness
Best Motion Picture: Foreign Language
Nominees → Mustang, The Brand New Testament, El Club, The Fencer
Winner→ Hungary for the film Son of Saul
Best Original Score: Motion Picture
Nominees → Carter Burwell, Daniel Pemberton, Alexandre Desplat, Ryuichi Sakamoto/ Alva Noto
Winner→ Ennio Morricone for his work in The Hateful Eight
Best Original Song: Motion Picture
Nominees → Love Me Like You Do, See You Again, One Kind of Love, Simple Song # 3
Winner→ Writing’s on the Wall in Spectre
Best Television Series: Drama
Nominees → Game Of Thrones, Narcos, Outlander, Empire
Winner→ Mr. Robot
Best Television Series: Musical or Comedy
Nominees → Casual, Orange is the New Black, Silicon Valley, Transparent, Veep
Winner→ Mozart in the Jungle
Congratulations to all of these winners and to those not mentioned in this article; their efforts did not go unnoticed!
Now, let’s look forward to the Academy Awards, airing on February 28, 2016.