74th Golden Globe Awards Winners, Motion Pictures.on Photos and videos
The 74th Golden Globe Awards was broadcasted on January 8th, 2017 from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Hearts were broken, and stars were placed on higher pedestals.
The official host for the awards was the ecstatic Jimmy Fallon from the late-night talk show The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The nominations for the awards were announced on December 12, 2016, by Anna Kendrick, Don Cheadle and Laura Den.
The awards brought several pleasant and unpleasant surprises such as La La Land running away this year’s awards and winning every award it was nominated for as well as Meryl Streep the winner of the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award using her acceptance speech to criticize the 2016 President Elect Donald Trump. However, that is a story for another day.
Here is the list of all the many Movies, Actors, and Performers that came out as winners in the event along with the award’s nominees.
1. Best Picture:Drama
The nominees were Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, Lion, Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight.
The American Movie 'Moonlight' based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue took away the award for the Best Picture in the category of Drama. The movie starring Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders, Mahershala Ali amongst others was directed by Barry Jenkins.
2. Best Motion Picture: Musical or Comedy
The nominees were 20th Century Women, Deadpool, Florence Foster Jenkins, La La Land and Sing Street.
The Romantic Musical Comedy 'La La Land' starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and John Legend ran away with multiple awards and nominations in this year’s Golden Globe awards including the 'Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy' award. The movie was directed by Damien Chazelle who also won the Best Director award for La La Land.
3. Best Actress in a Motion Picture:Drama
The nominees were Amy Adams(Arrival), Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Jessica Chastain(Miss Sloane), Natalie Portman(Jackie) and Ruth Negga(Loving).
The French actress Isabelle Huppert has added another award to the list of her achievements this year after winning the Golden Globe award for 'Best Actress in Motion Picture, Drama' in the drama category for her work in the movie, Elle.
She has also received the Best Actress awards for her movies from National Society of Film Critics, New York Film Critics Circle and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association
4. Best Actor in a Motion Picture:Drama
The nominees for this award included Andrew Garfield(Hacksaw Ridge), Casey Affleck(Manchester by the Sea), Denzel Washington(Fences), Joel Edgerton(Hacksaw Ridge) and Viggo Mortensen(Captain Fantastic).
Casey Affleck took the award for the Best Actor in a motion picture in Drama category for his work in Manchester by the Sea.
The movie was directed by Kenneth Lonergan which starred Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges and Gretchen Mol alongside Casey Affleck.
5. Best Actress in a motion picture:Musical or Comedy:
The nominees were Annette Bening(20th Century Women), Emma Stone(La La Land), Hailee Steinfeld(The Edge of Seventeen), Lily Collins(Rules Don’t Apply) and Meryl Streep(Florence Foster Jenkins).
Emma Stone also received an award for her work in La La Land in the category of Best Actress in a motion picture, Musical or Comedy.
6. Best Actor in a Motion Picture:Musical or Comedy:
The nominees for this award consisted of Colin Farrell(The Lobster), Hugh Grant(Florence Foster Jenkins), Jonah Hill(War Dogs), Ryan Gosling(La La Land) and Ryan Reynolds( Deadpool).
Furthermore, Ryan Gosling also received a golden globe award for his acting in La La Land.
7. Best Director: Motion Picture:
The nominees for this award were Barry Jenkins(Moonlight), Damien Chazelle(La La Land), Kenneth Lonergan(Manchester by the Sea), Mel Gibson(Hacksaw Ridge) and Tom Ford( Nocturnal Animals).
At this point, it is not even surprising that Damien Chazelle also won the award for Best Director of a motion picture for directing La La Land.
8. Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture:
The nominees included Aaron Taylor-Johnson(Nocturnal Animals), Dev Patel(Lion), Mahershala Ali(Moonlight), Jeff Bridges(Hell or High Water) andSimon Helberg(Florence Foster Jenkins).
Aaron Taylor-Johnson was awarded the Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his acting in the Neo-Noir Thriller Nocturnal Animals. He worked on the movie alongside stars such as Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon and director by Tom Ford.
9. Best Supporting Actress In a Motion Picture:
The nominees for this award were Michelle Williams(Manchester by the Sea), Naomie Harris(Moonlight), Nicole Kidman(Lion), Octavia Spencer(Hidden Figures) and Viola Davis( Fences).
Viola Davis won the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her involvement in the Denzel Washington directed movie Fences. The movie also stars Denzel Washington himself alongside Davis.
10. Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture:
The nominees were Barry Jenkins(Moonlight), Damien Chazelle(La La Land), Kenneth Lonergan(Manchester by the Sea), Tom Ford(Nocturnal Animals) and Taylor Sheridan(Hell or High Water).
Here we go, another award for La La Land. Damien Chazelle also received the award for Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture for the Drama-Musical movie.
11. Best Animated Feature Film:
The nominees consisted of Kubo and the Two Strings, Moana, My Life as a Zucchini, Sing, and Zootopia.
Zootopia, the animated movie directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore and Produced by Walt Disney Studios received the award for Best Animated film. The movie stars Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Shakira and Idris Elba.
12. Best Foreign Language Film:
The nominees were Divines(France), Elle(France), Neruda(Chile), The Salesman(Iran) and Toni Erdmann(Germany).
The Psychologic thriller 'Elle' by Paul Verhoeven took the award for Best Foreign Language movie this year. The movie starring Isabelle Huppert, Virginie Efira, Alice Isaaz and Laurent Lafitte was based on the 2012 novel ‘Oh…’ by Philippe Djian.
13. Best Original Score for a Motion Picture:
The nominees consisted of Benjamin Wallfisch, Pharrell Williams, and Hans Zimmer(Hidden Figures), Justin Hurwitz(La La Land), Jóhann Jóhannsson(Arrival), Nicholas Britell( Moonlight) and Volker Bertelmann and Dustin O’Halloran(Lion.)
La La Land also received the Best Orginal Score for a Motion Picture award. Justin Hurwitz composed the score and songs for the musical.
14. Best Original Song for a Motion Picture:
The nominees included Can't Stop the Feeling! (Max Martin, Shellback, Justin Timberlake)-Trolls, City of Stars (Justin Hurwitz, Pasek and Paul)- La La Land, Faith (Ryan Tedder, Stevie Wonder, Francis Farewell Starlite)- Sing, Gold (Stephen Gaghan, Danger Mouse, Daniel Pemberton, Iggy Pop)- Gold and How Far I'll Go (Opetaia Foa'i, Mark Mancina, Lin-Manuel Miranda)- Moana.
Furthermore, the song ‘City of Stars’ also received the Best Original Song. In a nutshell, La La Land took over the 74th Golden Globe awards.