72nd Golden Globes, “The Winners”

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Yes we again celebrate another occasion of Hollywood saluting itself on a job well done. This time the accolades are being spewed forward by the Hollywood Foreign Press. The 72nd Golden Globe Awards are now a brief memory on this very wet and cold Sunday night here in Los Angeles. Starving actors and actresses were gowned up for the big night. These celebrities works hard all their life to become famous and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized. Yes, most who were lucky enough to make it to the podium thanked everyone including their dog. The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously. The show opened with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. “They were cute but not as funny as I was hoping. Award show actors can be divided into three groups: Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened. Here are some of the highlights and the full winners list.

Best Motion Picture – Drama
“Boyhood”-WINNER
“Foxcatcher”
“The Imitation Game”
“Selma”
“The Theory of Everything”

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
“Birdman”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“Into the Woods”
“Pride”
“St. Vincent”

Best Actor – Motion Picture, Drama
Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”
Jake Gyllenhaal, “Nightcrawler”
David Oyelowo, “Selma”
Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”-WINNER

Best Actor – Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Ralph Fiennes, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Michael Keaton, “Birdman”-WINNER
Bill Murray, “St. Vincent”
Joaquin Phoenix, “Inherent Vice”
Christoph Waltz, “Big Eyes”

Best Actress – Motion Picture, Drama
Jennifer Aniston, “Cake”
Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything”
Julianne Moore, “Still Alice” -WINNER
Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”
Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”

Best Actress – Motion Picture. Musical or Comedy
Amy Adams, “Big Eyes” -WINNER
Emily Blunt, “Into the Woods”
Helen Mirren, “The Hundred-Foot Journey”
Julianne Moore, “Maps to the Stars”
Quvenzhané Wallis, “Annie”

Best Supporting Actor
Robert Duvall, “The Judge”
Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood” -WINNER
Edward Norton, “Birdman”
Mark Ruffalo, “Foxcatcher”
J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood” -WINNER
Jessica Chastain, “A Most Violent Year”
Keira Knightley, “The Imitation Game”
Emma Stone, “Birdman”
Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods”

Best Director
Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Ava DuVernay, “Selma”
David Fincher, “Gone Girl”
Alejandro González Iñárritu, “Birdman”
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood” -WINNER

Best Screenplay
Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Gillian Flynn, “Gone Girl”
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris & Armando Bo, “Birdman” -WINNER
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
Graham Moore, “The Imitation Game”

Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat, “The Imitation Game”
Johann Johannsson, “The Theory of Everything” -WINNER
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, “Gone Girl”
Antonio Sanchez, “Birdman”
Hans Zimmer, “Interstellar”

Best Original Song
Lana Del Rey, “Big Eyes” — “Big Eyes”
John Legend and Common, “Glory” — Selma” -WINNER
Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye, “Mercy Is” — “Noah”
Sia and Greg Kurstin, “Opportunity” — “Annie”
Lorde, “Yellow Flicker Beat” — “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”

Best Foreign Language Film
“Force Majeure”
“Ida”
“Gett”
“Leviathan” -WINNER
“Tangerine”

Best Animated Feature Film
“The Book of Life”
“The Boxtrolls”
“How to Train Your Dragon 2” -WINNER
“Big Hero 6”
“The Lego Movie”

TELEVISION

Best Drama Series
“The Affair” -WINNER
“Downton Abbey”
“Game of Thrones”
“The Good Wife”
“House of Cards”

Best Actor in a Television Series, Drama
Clive Owen, “The Knick”
Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards” -WINNER
James Spader, “The Blacklist”
Dominic West, “The Affair”

Best Actress in a Television Series, Drama
Claire Danes, “Homeland”
Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”
Ruth Wilson, “The Affair” -WINNER
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

Best Comedy Series
“Girls”
“Jane the Virgin”
“Orange is the New Black”
“Silicon Valley”
“Transparent” -WINNER

Best Actor in a Television Series, Comedy
Louis C.K., “Louie”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
Ricky Gervais, “Derek”
William H. Macy, “Shameless”
Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent” -WINNER

Best Actress in a Television Series, Comedy
Lena Dunham, “Girls”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Gina Rodriguez, “Jane the Virgin” -WINNER
Taylor Schilling, “Orange is the New Black”

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
“Fargo” -WINNER
“The Missing”
“The Normal Heart”
“Olive Kitteridge”
“True Detective”

Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Martin Freeman, “Fargo”
Woody Harrelson, “True Detective”
Matthew McConaughey, “True Detective”
Mark Ruffalo, “The Normal Heart”
Billy Bob Thornton, “Fargo”–WINNER

Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Maggie Gyllenhaal, “The Honorable Woman” -WINNER
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Freak Show”
Frances McDormand, “Olive Kitteridge”
Frances O’Conner, “The Missing”
“Allison Tolman, “Fargo”

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Matt Bomer, “The Normal Heart” -WINNER
Alan Cumming, “The Good Wife”
Colin Hanks, “Fargo”
Bill Murray, “Olive Kitteridge”
Jon Voight, “Ray Donovan”

Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Uzo Aduba, “Orange is the New Black”
Kathy Bates, “American Horror Story: Freak Show”
Joanne Frogat, “Downton Abbey” -WINNER
Allison Janney, “Mom”
Michelle Monaghan, “True Detective”

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