Last night the Hollywood Foreign Press Association held their 72nd Golden Globe awards ceremony. Traditionally a big night in Hollywood the stars showed up in force decked out in their finery and sporting messages of support for victims of the recent Charlie Hebdo attack in France.

In the past the HFPA have been criticised for some of their eccentric choices, but this year there were largely no surprises in the major categories. Oscar favourite Boyhood, Richard Linklater’s 12 years in the making drama following the growth of a young boy into adulthood, won three awards, Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette.

In a welcome surprise Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel beat out Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman for Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, with the latter having to settle for a Best Screenplay. Michael Keaton also picked up the Best Actor – Comedy or Drama for his leading role in Birdman.

Eddie Redmayne’s performance as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything beat out fellow countryman Benedict Cumberbatch to scoop Best Actor – Drama, with odds-on favourite Julianne Moore winning the Actress category for her role in Still Alice. The Theory of Everything also won Best Score for Johann Johannsson. Adam Adam’s picked up Best Actress- Comedy or Musical for Tim Burton’s Big Eyes, while J.K. Simmons deservedly won Best Supporting actor for Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash.

Another surprise on the night was How to Train Your Dragon 2 beating out the heavily favoured The Lego Movie for best Animated Feature. The pair are likely to go head-to-head again at the Oscars, with Ireland hopeful that Tomm Moore’s Song of the Sea can cause a similar upset in that category. Russia’s Oscar entry Leviathan won Best Foreign Language film.

Early favourite Selma, which entered with four nominations, picked up a solitary reward for Best Original Song, after being snubbed for BAFTA in its nominations earlier this week. Morten Tyldum‘s The Imitation Game suffered a heavier defeat winning none of its 5 nominations.

In the TV categories US cable and on-demand services beat out the networks, with Amazon’s Transparent a big winner, alongside Netflix’s House of Cards and Showtime’s The Affair. FX’s Fargo also picked up two Mini-series awards, including Best Actor for Billy-Bob Thornton.

All the winners:

Film

Best Motion Picture – Drama
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory Of Everything

Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Birdman
Pride
St. Vincent
Into The Woods

Best Actor In A Motion Picture – Drama
Eddie Redmayne, The Theory Of Everything
Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler
David Oyelowo, Selma

Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Drama
Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Jennifer Aniston, Cake
Felicity Jones, The Theory Of Everything
Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon, Wild

Best Actor In A Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
Michael Keaton, Birdman
Ralph Fiennes, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Bill Murray, St. Vincent
Joaquin Phoenix, Inherent Vice
Christoph Waltz, Big Eyes

Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
Amy Adams, Big Eyes
Emily Blunt, Into The Woods
Helen Mirren, The Hundred-Foot Journey
Julianne Moore, Maps To The Stars
Quvenzhané Wallis, Annie

Best Supporting Actor In A Motion Picture
J.K. Simmons, Whiplash
Robert Duvall, The Judge
Ethan Hawke, Boyhood
Edward Norton, Birdman
Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher

Best Supporting Actress In A Motion Picture
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Jessica Chastain, A Most Violent Year
Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
Meryl Streep, Into The Woods
Emma Stone, Birdman

Best Director – Motion Picture
Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Ava DuVernay, Selma
David Fincher, Gone Girl
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Johann Johannsson, The Theory Of Everything
Alexandre Desplat, The Imitation Game
Trent Reznor, Gone Girl
Antonio Sanchez, Birdman
Hans Zimmer, Interstellar

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
John Legend/Common, ‘Glory’, Selma
Lana Del Ray, ‘Big Eyes’, Big Eyes
Patty Smith/Leonard Kaye, ‘Mercy Is’, Noah
‘Opportunity’, Annie
Lorde, ‘Yellow Flicker Beat’, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Best Animated Feature Film
How To Train Your Dragon 2
Big Hero 6
The Book Of Life
The Lego Movie
The Boxtrolls

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr., Armando Bo, Birdman
Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl
Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Graham Moore, The Imitation Game??

Best Foreign Language Film
Leviathan
Force Majeure
Gett: The Trial Of Viviane Amsalem
Ida
Tangerine

 

TV

Best TV Series – Drama
The Affair
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
The Good Wife
House Of Cards

Best Actor In A TV Series – Drama
Kevin Spacey, House Of Cards
Clive Owen, The Knick
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
James Spader, The Blacklist
Dominic West, The Affair

Best Actress In A TV Series – Drama
Ruth Wilson, The Affair
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Robin Wright, House Of Cards

Best TV Series – Comedy Or Musical
Transparent
Girls
Jane The Virgin
Orange Is The New Black
Silicon Valley

Best Actor In A TV Series – Comedy Or Musical
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Don Cheadle, House Of Lies
Ricky Gervais, Derek
Louis CK, Louie
William H. Macy, Shameless

Best Actress In A TV Series – Comedy Or Musical
Gina Rodriguez, Jane The Virgin
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Veep
Taylor Schilling, Orange Is The New Black

Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Fargo
The Missing
The Normal Heart
Olive Kitteridge
True Detective

Best Actor In A Mini-Series Or A Motion Picture Made For Television
Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo
Martin Freeman, Fargo
Woody Harrelson, True Detective
Matthew McConaughey, True Detective
Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart

Best Actress In A Mini-Series Or A Motion Picture Made For Television
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honourable Woman
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge
Frances O’Connor, The Missing
Allison Tolman, Fargo

Best Supporting Actor In A Supporting Role In A Series, Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Colin Hanks, Fargo
Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best Supporting Actress In A Supporting Role In A Series, Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is The New Black
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Allison Janney, Mom
Michelle Monaghan, True Detective

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