Golden Globes: 1917, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood win top honours

Reuters BEVERLY HILLS | Updated on January 06, 2020 Published on January 06, 2020

77th Golden Globe Awards: Sam Mendes accepts the award for Best Motion Picture, Drama, for 1917.   -  REUTERS

Succession and Fleabag were the big television winners.

World War One movie 1917 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, set in 1960s Tinseltown, won the top movie prizes at the Golden Globes on Sunday on a night packed with upsets.

1917 was named best drama, beating presumed front-runners The Irishman and Marriage Story, both from Netflix, while Once Upon a Time in Hollywood from Sony Pictures won for best comedy or musical, as well as two other statuettes.

British director Sam Mendes was also named best director for his immersive 1917 from Universal Pictures. “That is a big surprise,” said Mendes, who beat Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino.

77th Golden Globe Awards: Awkwafina poses backstage with her Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy award for The Farewell.   -  REUTERS


Joaquin Phoenix, who played a terrifying Joker, and Renee Zellweger, who played Judy Garland in Judy took the drama movie actor honours. Taron Egerton (Rocketman) and Awkwafina (The Farewell) were first-time acting winners in the comedy/musical field.

Tarantino took home the Golden Globe for the screenplay of his love letter to the industry, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, while Brad Pitt was a popular winner for playing a laid-back stunt double in the movie.

Laura Dern was named best supporting actress for her role as a ruthless divorce lawyer in Marriage Story, defeating presumed favourite Jennifer Lopez as a feisty pole dancer in Hustlers.

77th Golden Globe Awards: British comedian Ricky Gervais was hosting the awards ceremony for a fifth time   -  REUTERS


British comedian Ricky Gervais, hosting the awards ceremony for a fifth time, threw caution to the wind with expletives and jokes that drew mostly nervous laughter in the room of A-list celebrities.

In the television honours, HBO’s media dynasty show Succession and Amazon Studio's quirky British comedy Fleabag were the big television winners.

77th Golden Globe Awards: Tom Hanks poses backstage with his Cecil B. DeMille award.   -  REUTERS


Following is a list of key winners:

Best Drama: 1917

Best Comedy Or Musical: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Best Actor, Drama: Joaquin Phoenix - Joker

Best Actress, Drama: Renee Zellweger - Judy

77th Golden Globe Awards: Renee Zellweger accepts the award for Best Actress - Motion Picture, Drama for Judy.   -  REUTERS


Best Actor, Comedy Or Musical: Taron Egerton - Rocketman

Best Actress, Comedy Or Musical: Awkwafina - The Farewell

Best Director: Sam Mendes - 1917

Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt - Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern Marriage Story

Best Animated Film: Missing Link

Best Foreign Film: Parasite - South Korea

Best Original Song: (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again - Rocketman

Best TV Drama Series: Succession - HBO

Best TV Comedy/musical Series: Fleabag - Amazon Studios

Best Actor, TV Drama: Brian Cox - Succession

Best Actress, TV Drama: Olivia Colman - The Crown

Best Actor, TV Comedy/Musical: Ramy Youssef - Ramy

Best Actress, TV Comedy/Musical: Phoebe Waller-Bridge - Fleabag

Best TV Movie Or Limited Series: Chernobyl - HBO

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Published on January 06, 2020
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