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Monday, 11 January 2016

Awards Season 2016: Golden Globes Winners

Last night, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced the winners of this year's Golden Globe Awards, for both television and film, in a ceremony hosted by that obnoxious gobshite Ricky Gervais for the fourth time.

Here is the full list of film winners.

Best Motion Picture (Drama): The Revenant

Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy): The Martian

Best Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (The Revenant)

Best Actor (Drama): Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)

Best Actor (Comedy or Musical): Matt Damon (The Martian)

Best Actress (Drama): Brie Larson (Room)

Best Actress (Comedy or Musical): Jennifer Lawrence (Joy)

Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone (Creed)

Best Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)

Best Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin (Steve Jobs)

Best Original Score: Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight)

Best Original Song: 'Writing's On The Wall' (SPECTRE)

Best Foreign Language Film: Son Of Saul

Best Animated Feature Film: Inside Out

Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award: Denzel Washington

This is the first of the major awards to be handed out, so predictably a lot of people are foaming at the mouth that DiCaprio's finally gonna win his Oscar. Still a lot to come, so don't be too premature, There is a lot of love for The Revenant and bizarrely The Martian (although you'll never be able to convince me that it deserved to go into that category). Stallone's reaction to winning is particularly special; he genuinely looked surprised. Happy to see Kate Winslet and Inside Out winning; I have to say I'm a little surprised that 'Writing's On The Wall' won Best Song as it's quite an insipidly bland one but there's no accounting for taste.

Right, tomorrow sees the Directors' Guild Award nominations (which will give me the final piece of the puzzle needed to complete my Oscar nomination predictions- these will go up on Wednesday, after the Razzie nominations).

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