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73rd Golden Globes 2016 – Winners & Nominees


It is officially awards season as the 73rd Golden Globes were held on Sunday night, and the winners announced. As per tradition there are a variety of choices that seemed unlikely to many going into it. The accolade of the Golden Globe is awarded by members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), which is an organisation of journalists and photographers working on the film and media industry.

So what are we waiting for? Lets get to it. Who won, and who lost, and which did you see coming?


Best Motion Picture – Drama

  • Carol
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Revenant – Winner

  • Room
  • Spotlight

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Cate Blanchett – Carol
  • Brie Larson – Room – Winner

  • Rooney Mara – Carol
  • Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
  • Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Bryan Cranston – Trumbo
  • Leonardo Di Caprio – The Revenant – Winner

  • Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
  • Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl
  • Will Smith – Concussion

 

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • The Big Short
  • Joy
  • The Martian – Winner

  • Spy
  • Trainwreck

 

Best Performance by an  Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Jennifer Lawrence – Joy – Winner

  • Melissa McCarthy – Spy
  • Amy Schumer – Trainwreck
  • Maggie Smith – The Lady in the Van
  • Lily Tomlin – Grandma

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Christian Bale – The Big Short
  • Steve Carell – The Big Short
  • Matt Damon – The Martian – Winner

  • Al Pacino – Danny Collins
  • Mark Ruffalo – Infinity Polar Bear

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture – Drama, Musical or Comedy

  • Jane Fonda – Youth
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight
  • Helen Mirren – Trumbo
  • Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina
  • Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs – Winner


 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture – Drama, Musical or Comedy

  • Paul Dano – Love & Mercy
  • Idris Elba – Beasts of No Nation
  • Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies
  • Michael Shannon – 99 Homes
  • Sylvester Stallone – Creed – Winner


 

Best Director

  • Todd Haynes – Carol
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu – The Revenant – Winner

  • Tom McCarthy – Spotlight
  • George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Ridley Scott – The Martian

 

Best Screenplay

  • Chris Randolph and Adam McKay – The Big Short
  • Quentin Tarantino – The Hateful Eight
  • Emma Donoghue – Room
  • Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer – Spotlight
  • Aaron Sorkin – Steve Jobs – Winner


 

Best Original Score

  • Carter Burwell – Carol
  • Alexandre Desplat – The Danish Girl
  • Ennio Morricone – The Hateful Eight – Winner

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto – The Revenant
  • Daniel Pemberton – Steve Jobs

 

Best Animated Feature Film

  • Anomalisa
  • The Good Dinosaur
  • Inside Out – Winner

  • Shaun the Sheep Movie
  • Snoopy & Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie

 

 

Best Foreign Language Film

  • The Brand New Testament (Belgium/France/Luxenbourg)
  • The Club (Chile)
  • The Fencer (Finland/Germany/Estonia)
  • Mustang (France)
  • Son of Saul (Hungary)

 

So there you have it, not all films have been released into cinemas yet but has anything taken you by surprise? Was anything predictable at all? Let us know your thoughts!

About Snooty Usher Dan

Favourite Film: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) Worst Film: The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007) Guilty Pleasure: Step Up 2: The Streets (The dancing is awesome ok.....)

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