Boyhood, a coming-of-age drama filmed over 12 years with the same cast, was the biggest winner at the recently-concluded 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Boyhood won Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Director for Richard Linklater, and Best Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette.
Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, on the other hand, was the surprise winner for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, beating the heavy favorite Birdman.
Birdman did not go home empty-handed though as it picked up the prize for Best Actor – Drama for Michael Keaton and Best Screenplay for Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo. Iñárritu also directed the film.
Aside from Keaton and Arquette, the other winners in the acting categories are: Eddie Redmayne, Best Actor – Drama for The Theory of Everything; Julianne Moore, Best Actress – Drama for Still Alice; Amy Adams, Best Actress – Musical or Comedy for Big Eyes; and J.K. Simmons, Best Supporting Actor for Whiplash.
In the Television category, new shows ruled as The Affair and Transparent won Best Drama and Best Musical or Comedy, respectively.
Here are the winners of the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards:
Best Motion Picture, Drama – Boyhood
Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Best Actor, Drama – Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
Best Actress, Drama – Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Best Actor, Musical or Comedy – Michael Keaton, Birdman
Best Actress, Musical or Comedy – Amy Adams, Big Eyes
Best Director – Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Best Screenplay – Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, Birdman
Best Supporting Actor – J.K. Simmons, Whiplash
Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Best Foreign Language Film – Leviathan (Russia)
Best Animated Motion Picture – How to Train Your Dragon 2
Best Song – “Glory” by John Legend & Common, Selma
Best Original Score, Motion Picture – Johann Johannsson, The Theory of Everything
Best TV Drama – The Affair
Best Actor, TV Drama – Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Best Actress, TV Drama – Ruth Wilson, The Affair
Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy – Transparent
Best Actor in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical – Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical – Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
Best TV Movie or Mini-series – Fargo
Best Actor in a TV Movie or Mini-series – Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo
Best Actress in a TV Movie or Mini-series – Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honorable Woman
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television – Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television – Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey