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2015 Golden Globe Awards Winners - 'Boyhood' Wins Best Drama

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January 11, 2015

Golden Globe Award

The winners of the HFPA's 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, the precursor to the Academy Awards, have been announced tonight at a ceremony held at The Beverly Hilton hotel, hosted by the incredibly talented Tina Fey & Amy Poehler, back for three years in a row as some of the best hosts they've had. Our list below will be updated with all film-related winners as they're revealed during the ceremony's live broadcast. The nominees were odd as usual, and we're not sure who will win with so many great films in the running, so let's find out what the HFPA likes this time. Find out which films took home Globes! List below.

The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards are held at the Beverly Hilton hosted by Tina Fey & Amy Poehler. Full list of film only (no TV - sorry!) Globe winners can be seen below. Winners highlighted in BOLD.

BEST DRAMA
Winner! Boyhood
Foxcatcher
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory of Everything

Thoughts: I'll take it! I was rooting for Selma more than anything, but Boyhood is next best.

Boyhood

ACTOR (DRAMA)
Steve Carell - Foxcatcher
Benedict Cumberbatch - The Imitation Game
Jake Gyllenhaal - Nightcrawler
David Oyelowo - Selma
Winner! Eddie Redmayne - The Theory of Everything

Thoughts: A bit of an upset, would've preferred Cumberbatch or Gyllenhaal or Oyelowo. But Redmayne is good, can't deny his performance is pretty noteworthy. Tough competition.

ACTRESS (DRAMA)
Jennifer Aniston - Cake
Felicity Jones - The Theory of Everything
Winner! Julianne Moore - Still Alice
Rosamund Pike - Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon - Wild

Thoughts: She's incredible in this heartbreaking film, but it's all about her performance. No complaints.

BEST MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Birdman
Winner! The Grand Budapest Hotel
Into the Woods
Pride
St. Vincent

Thoughts: I love Birdman as well, but this is a win I can get behind! Funny speech from Wes Anderson, too.

ACTOR (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)
Ralph Fiennes - The Grand Budapest Hotel
Winner! Michael Keaton - Birdman
Bill Murray - St. Vincent
Joaquin Phoenix - Inherent Vice
Christoph Waltz - Big Eyes

Thoughts: Huzzah! Birdman! Great win for Keaton, I'm happy he won. What a speech! Bravo.

ACTRESS (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)
Winner! Amy Adams - Big Eyes
Emily Blunt - Into the Woods
Helen Mirren - The Hundred-Foot Journey
Julianne Moore - Maps to the Stars
Quvenzhané Wallis - Annie

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Force Majeure
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
Ida
Winner! Leviathan
Tangerines

Thoughts: I really wanted Force Majeure of Ida, aww shucks.

ANIMATED FILM
Big Hero 6
The Book of Life
The Boxtrolls
Winner! How to Train Your Dragon 2
The Lego Movie

Thoughts: This is great! It's actually a wonderful movie, please watch it whenever you can.

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Robert Duvall - The Judge
Ethan Hawke - Boyhood
Edward Norton - Birdman
Mark Ruffalo - Foxcatcher
Winner! J.K. Simmons - Whiplash

Thoughts: Yes! Great start for Simmons, here's to hoping he ends up with the Oscar, too.

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Winner! Patricia Arquette - Boyhood
Jessica Chastain - A Most Violent Year
Keira Knightley - The Imitation Game
Emma Stone - Birdman
Meryl Streep - Into the Woods

Thoughts: Prefer the other performances over this, including Chastain & Stone, but I'm happy for Boyhood.

DIRECTOR
Wes Andreson - The Grand Budapest Hotel
Ava DuVernay - Selma
David Fincher - Gone Girl
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - Birdman
Winner! Richard Linklater - Boyhood

Thoughts: Congrats! Hooray for Linklater, this is a fantastic win for him and hopefully only the start for Boyhood. It might end up having a great awards season and this is only just the beginning now.

Richard Linklater - Best Director

SCREENPLAY
Wes Anderson - The Grand Budapest Hotel
Gillian Flynn - Gone Girl
Winner! Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo - Birdman
Richard Linklater - Boyhood
Graham Moore - The Imitation Game

Thoughts: Okay, odd pick (even though a great film), I would go with Gone Girl over it but what can you do.

ORIGINAL SCORE
Alexandre Desplat - The Imitation Game
Winner! Johann Johannsson - The Theory of Everything
Trent Reznor - Gone Girl
Antonio Sanchez - Birdman
Hans Zimmer - Interstellar

Thoughts: Very surprising, I would've chosen any other of these scores but this one. Oh well.

ORIGINAL SONG
"Big Eyes" from Big Eyes
Winner! "Glory" from Selma
"Mercy Is" from Noah
"Opportunity" from Annie
"Yellow Flicker Beat" from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

CECIL B. DEMILLE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Winner! George Clooney

What do you think of the 2015 winners? How is the show with returning hosts Tina Fey & Amy Poehler? Are these an early indicator of any Oscars, or not? What favorite movies from 2014 are you rooting for?

Thoughts: Overall, nothing to write home about. Pretty much typical wacky wins from the HFPA, with some worthy, some weird, some whatever. I'm fine with Boyhood and The Grand Budapest Hotel taking home the two big Best Picture wins, because they're both great films and no problem. We'll see what happens soon with the Oscars after this. The biggest upset for me is the Original Score category, anything but Theory of Everything was better and same with Best Supporting Actress, I really thought Jessica Chastain and Emma Stone were both better. This always seems to be the case, the HFPA usually makes some odd picks all their own, so I'm not surprised but not too worried either. At least it was Boyhood and not Foxcatcher, I guess.

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  • Bruiser
    Zimmer robbed as usual
  • Rob
    I agree with you on best supporting actress. Should be Emma or Keira
  • John Doe
    Hmm, interesting if not down right predictable.
  • HG2012
    so many atrocious snubs this year seriously who dick does charlie hunnam need to suck to get just 1 nomination it's been 7 years and not 1 nomination
  • DAVIDPD
    Love the winners! With the exception of FORCE MAJEURE not winning!
    • Rob
      Force Majeure was one of my favorites of 2014. I keep flip flopping it with Birdman as i'm trying to come up with my top 10.
  • TheOct8pus
    All the nominees are great. These awards are mostly bullshit anyway...it's almost an oxymoron to give someone an award for art, compared to other artists....isn't art appreciation subjective? ....at least it's not the Grammys.
  • SkylerB619
    "At least it was Boyhood and not Foxcatcher, I guess" Alex did you not enjoy Foxcatcher? Or did you just enjoy Boyhood that much more? I've been incredibly excited to see Fox and I'd hate to hear that it's not done well.
  • serke
    I wish I'd seen HtTYD 2, but I think unless it was substantially better than the first, Book of Life or Big Hero 6 should've walked away with that.

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