The Revenant and The Martian win big at the Golden Globes


The 73rd Golden Globe Awards were held last night (10th January), officially kicking off awards season with style.

Hosted by the irrepressible Ricky Gervais, the ceremony saw a whole host of stars come together to celebrate another great year in the worlds of film and TV.

Leonardo DiCaprio won Best Actor for his role in The Revenant, which also took home the award for Best Motion Picture Drama. Brie Larson won the award for Best Actress as a result of her deeply affecting performance in Room, while Sylvester Stallone won his first ever Golden Globe for his return to the character of Rocky Balboa in Creed. Kate Winslet also won the Supporting Actress award for her role in Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs.


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The Martian was the biggest winner in the comedy film categories, winning both Best Motion Picture and Best Actor for Matt Damon. Meanwhile, Jennifer Lawrence won Best Comedy Actress for her role in Joy. Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant) won the Golden Globe for Best Director, while Aaron Sorkin won Best Screenplay for his work on Steve Jobs.

The Golden Globe for Best Animation, unsurprisingly went to Disney Pixar’s emotional joyride, Inside Out, and Sam Smith won the award for Best Song with his Bond theme, Writing’s On The Wall. Tom Hanks also took to the stage to award his former Philadelphia co-star, Denzel Washington with the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award.

Elsewhere in the ever-growing world of television, Mr. Robot beat the likes of Empire and Game of Thrones to the award for Best Drama Series, while Jon Hamm received his second Golden Globe for his performance in Mad Men, which concluded earlier this year. Taraji P. Henson also won the Best Actress accolade for her role as Cookie Lyon in Empire.

Wolf Hall won Best Mini-Series, while Oscar Isaac won Best Actor in a Mini-Series for his role as Nick Wasicsko in Show Me A Hero. Lady Gaga also won her first ever Golden Globe for her chilling portrayal of the Countess in American Horror Story: Hotel, while Christian Slater won Best Supporting Actor for the eponymous role of Mr. Robot.

For the full list of winners and nominees, click here.


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