Golden Globes 2014

American Hustle

American Hustle has won three awards at the Golden Globes including best film comedy or musical.

Its’ stars Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence also picked up best actress and supporting actress prizes for their roles in the 1970s-set crime movie.

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave picked up the top honour of the night, winning best film drama.

However, it was the only award the movie picked up, after going into the evening with seven nominations.

Both McQueen and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong’o had received nods but came away empty-handed.

Collecting the award, McQueen said he was “a little bit in shock” and thanked his wife for finding the book by Solomon Northup, on which the film was based.

The other film awards were spread around a number of movies:

Matthew McConaughey was named best actor in a drama for his role as Aids patient Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club.

The actor said the award was “unexpected, but graciously accepted”.

His co-star Jared Leto also won the best supporting actor in a drama prize for his depiction of a transgender woman.

Cate Blanchett collected the best actress in a drama award for Woody Allen film Blue Jasmine, while Leonardo DiCaprio won best actor in a comedy or musical for The Wolf of Wall Street.

Alfonso Cuaron was named best director for Gravity – the only award the space movie picked up on the night – beating McQueen, Paul Greengrass for Captain Phillips, Alexander Payne for Nebraska and David O Russell for American Hustle.

The screenplay award went to Spike Jonze for his comedy romance Her. Italian film The Great Beauty won the title of best foreign language film and Disney’s Frozen took home the best animated feature award.

Irish band U2 won the best original song prize for Ordinary Love, as featured in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

British band Coldplay and Taylor Swift had also been in the running for their songs from Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Paul Potts film One Chance respectively.

Bryan Cranston won his first Golden Globe, having been nominated four times before.
Jacqueline Bisset was the only British actor to win a trophy for her part in BBC drama Dancing on the Edge.

71ST GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS 2014 WINNERS LIST:

MOVIES:
Best Motion Picture, Drama – ’12 Years a Slave’
Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy – ‘American Hustle’
Best Director – Alfonso Cuaron, ‘Gravity’
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama – Matthew McConaughey, ‘Dallas Buyers Club’
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama – Cate Blanchett, ‘Blue Jasmine’
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy – Leonardo DiCaprio, ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy – Amy Adams, ‘American Hustle’
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture – Jared Leto, ‘Dallas Buyers Club’
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Jennifer Lawrence, ‘American Hustle’
Best Foreign Language Film – ‘The Great Beauty’ (Italy)
Best Animated Feature Film – ‘Frozen’
Best Screenplay – Spike Jonze, ‘Her’
Best Original Score – Alex Ebert, ‘All is Lost’
Best Original Song – “Ordinary Love” from the movie ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’

TELEVISION:
Best TV Series, Drama – ‘Breaking Bad’
Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy – ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’
Best TV Movie or Mini-Series – ‘Behind the Candelabra’
Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama – Bryan Cranston, ‘Breaking Bad’
Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama – Robin Wright, ‘House of Cards’
Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy – Andy Samberg, ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’
Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy – Amy Poehler, ‘Parks and Recreation’
Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie – Michael Douglas, ‘Behind the Candelabra’
Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie – Elisabeth Moss, ‘Top of the Lake’
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie – Jon Voight, ‘Ray Donovan’
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie – Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing On the Edge

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