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Globes Go Golden For American Hustle
While 12 Years A Slave takes the drama prize

13 January 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: HFPA

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It was a ceremony marked by technical glitches, teleprompter fails, rambling speeches, silenced swearing and the effortless comedy of hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. But this year’s Golden Globe Awards was also one that featured plenty of statuettes shared around many of the big nominees including Explosion At The Wig Factory – sorry, American Hustle –  which picked up most gongs with three, 12 Years A Slave and Gravity. Dallas Buyers Club was the only other film to get more than one award, winning Best Actor (Drama) and Best Supporting Actor for Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto. On the TV front, Breaking Bad, Behind The Candelabra (released on TV in the US) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine each took two prizes.

Introduced as "Amy Poehler and Tina Fey’s Lee Daniels’ The Butler’s Golden Globes", the wide spread of the usually quirky awards makes even the usually sketchy Oscar prognostication even tougher. American Hustle scored Best Picture (Comedy Or Musical), with Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence going home with the actress awards in the Comedy Or Musical category. But David O. Russell lost out on the Directing gong to Gravity’s Alfonso Cuaron and ceded the script award to Her's Spike Jonze.

12 Years A Slave, which had been facing a huge upset after losing every other category it was nominated for, emerged triumphant at the end, with a shell-shocked Steve McQueen leading his cast and crew up on stage to collect Best Picture (Drama) and offering a shout out to his wife, who found Solomon Northrup’s book in the first place (to find out what she’s reading now, hear him call her during his interview on the Empire Podcast). Cate Blanchett, to precisely no one's surprise, took Best Actress in the Drama thread for Blue Jasmine, while Matthew McConaughey landed Best Actor for Dallas Buyers Club.

There were pleasant surprises too for the likes of Andy Samberg and the team behind cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which won against some stiff competition. Dancing On The Edge's Jacqueline Bisset seemed even more unprepared to win than most, delivering a rambling speech that defied the Time’s Up music and attempts to launch a commercial break.

Co-host Poehler scored for her role on Parks And Recreation, a well-earned win after years of little recognition which earned her “a special place in hell” according to Fey (we're pretty sure she wasn't serious). And though he took home Best Actor (Comedy Or Musical) for Wolf Of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio didn’t do everything perfectly – just what is Philomania and can one catch it from trophies?

Here, then, is your full list of winners in both the film and TV categories...

BEST MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA


12 Years A Slave
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Philomena
Rush

BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA


Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks
Kate Winslet – Labor Day

BEST ACTOR, DRAMA

Mattthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years A Slave
Idris Elba – Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips
Robert Redford – All Is Lost

BEST MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL

American Hustle
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
The Wolf Of Wall Street

BEST ACTOR, COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf Of Wall Street

Christian Bale – American Hustle
Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Oscar Isaac – Inside Llewyn Davis
Joaquin Phoenix – Her

BEST ACTRESS, COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Amy Adams – American Hustle
Julie Delpy – Before Midnight
Greta Gerwig – Frances Ha
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Enough Said
Meryl Streep – August: Osage County

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club
Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruhl – Rush
Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years A Slave

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle

Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years A Slave
Julia Roberts – August: Osage County
June Squibb – Nebraska

BEST SCREENPLAY

Spike Jonze – Her
Bob Nelson – Nebraska
Jeff Pope, Steve Coogan – Philomena
John Ridley – 12 Years A Slave
Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell – American Hustle

BEST DIRECTOR
Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity
Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips
Steve McQueen – 12 Years A Slave
Alexander Payne – Nebraska
David O. Russell – American Hustle

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Frozen
The Croods
Despicable Me 2

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Great Beauty
Blue Is The Warmest Color
The Hunt
The Wind Rises

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

All Is Lost
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
Gravity
The Book Thief
12 Years A Slave

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

"Ordinary Love" – Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
“Atlas” – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
“Let It Go” – Frozen
“Please Mr. Kennedy” – Inside Llewyn Davis
“Sweeter Than Fiction” – One Chance


BEST TELEVISION SERIES, DRAMA


Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
The Good Wife
House Of Cards
Masters Of Sex

BEST ACTRESS, TV – DRAMA

Robin Wright - House Of Cards
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife
Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black
Taylor Schilling – Orange Is The New Black
Kerry Washington – Scandal

BEST ACTOR TV – DRAMA

Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan
Michael Sheen – Masters Of Sex
Kevin Spacey – House Of Cards
James Spader – The Blacklist

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL


Brooklyn Nine-Nine
The Big Bang Theory
Girls
Modern Family
Parks & Recreation

BEST ACTRESS, TV – COMEDY OR MUSICAL


Amy Poehler – Parks And Recreation
Zooey Deschanel – New Girl
Lena Dunham – Girls
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep

BEST ACTOR, TV – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Andy Samberg – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Jason Bateman – Arrested Development
Don Cheadle – House Of Lies
Michael J. Fox – The Michael J. Fox Show
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TV

Behind The Candelabra
American Horror Story: Coven
Dancing On The Edge
Top Of The Lake
The White Queen

BEST ACTRESS, TV - MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE

Elizabeth Moss – Top Of The Lake
Helena Bonham Carter – Burton And Taylor
Rebecca Ferguson – The White Queen
Jessica Lange – American Horror Story: Coven
Helen Mirren – Phil Spector

BEST ACTOR, TV - MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE 

Michael Douglas – Behind The Candelabra
Matt Damon – Behind The Candelabra
Chiwetel Ejiofor – Dancing On The Edge
Idris Elba – Luther
Al Pacino – Phil Spector

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS 

Jacqueline Bisset – Dancing On The Edge
Janet McTeer – The White Queen
Hayden Panettiere – Nashville
Monica Potter – Parenthood
Sofia Vergara – Modern Family

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Jon Voight –  Ray Donovan
Josh Charles – The Good Wife
Rob Lowe – Behind The Candelabra
Aaron Paul – Breaking Bad
Corey Stoll – House Of Cards


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RE: FLASHMAN
L: Frank Comiskey If anybody was honest, they would admit that 12 Years a Slave is only a contender because of Obama; Thanks, Obama!! More

Posted by UTB at 11:32 on 14 January 2014 | Report This Post

RE: Golden Sham
Pretty much a joke this year just trying to share the awards around just to keep everyone happy? More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 10:30 on 14 January 2014 | Report This Post

Golden Sham
Who decides what a comedy or musical is these days... because if anything (and this is at a push) Wolf of Wall Street (due to the way it is written/ portrayed) would be the only film that would make the cut from that list. It seems that (yet again) just because the Globes has a hard on for a few film makers they will put there films in any category just so they would win something. More

Posted by J_BUltimatum at 19:32 on 13 January 2014 | Report This Post

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If anybody was honest, they would admit that 12 Years a Slave, well produced though it is, feels even longer, leaves everybody stone cold, & is only a contender because of Obama; American Hustle may only be shaggy dog story, but the four main players (and De Niro) offer the ensemble playing in the tradition of All About Eve, Lawrence and Network; this Oscar Race is wide open. More

Posted by Frank Comiskey at 13:54 on 13 January 2014 | Report This Post

The special place in hell comment was a retort to Taylor Swift who didn't like a joke they made about her last year and had remarked that there was a "special place in hell for women who don't support each other" (Whereas obviously Tina Fey and Amy Poehler do support each other..) Was a bit disappointed that Tatiana Maslany didn't win for Orphan Black. That was a very clever performance...or maybe I should say performances. More

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