Online Giant Amazon bags its first ever Golden Globe Award
Amazon, the online shopping portal took home the Golden Globe Award for the best comedy series- “Transparent”. The company aims to provide tough competition to its online streaming rival Netflix. The series, starring veteran actor Jeffrey Tambor, tells the story of a man who has transitioned to become a woman and is working out the thorny details of telling his family.
Best Motion Picture: The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel won the Golden Globe for best motion picture (comedy or musical). The film edged out Birdman, Pride, Into the woods, and St Vincent to win the prestigious title.
George Clooney honored with lifetime achievement award
The 53-year-old Hollywood star was honoured with the Cecil B. DeMille Award – bestowed for an outstanding contribution to entertainment – at the glitzy ceremony in Los Angeles and spoke of his love for his wife, Amal Clooney, who he married last year, as he collected the award.
Boyhood wins Best Motion Picture Drama
Boyhood follows the life of one boy, played by sensitive newcomer Ellar Coltrane. It was filmed over 12 years, a much-acclaimed feat that provides a unique perspective on the evolution of a family. The film also stars Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette. Director Richard Linklater also won the Golden Globe for best director.
Best Actor and Actress
Eddie Redmayne won the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for The Theory of Everything and Julianne Moore won the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama for Still Alice. Actors Michael Keaton and Amy Adams won the best actor and actress trophies in musical comedy, for Birdman and Big Eyes respectively.
Russian film Leviathan was named the Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globe awards.
The Award ceremony was hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
Below is a full list of winners of the Golden Globe 2015
Best Motion Picture – Drama Boyhood
Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel
Best Director Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
Best Actress – Drama Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
Best Actor – Drama Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game)
Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Amy Adams (Big Eyes)
Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Michael Keaton (Birdman)
Best Supporting Actress Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)
Best Supporting Actor JK Simmons (Whiplash)
Best Screenplay Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo (Birdman)
Best Foreign Language Film Leviathan (Russia)
Best Animated Feature How to Train Your Dragon 2
Best Original Score Jóhann Jóhannsson (Theory of Everything)
Best Original Song Glory (Selma)
Best Drama Series The Affair
Best Comedy Series Transparent
Best Miniseries or TV Movie Fargo
Best Actress in a Drama Series Ruth Wilson (The Affair)
Best Actor in a Drama Series Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)
Best Actress in a Comedy Series Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin)
Best Actor in a Comedy Series Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)
Best Actor in a Limited Series Billy Bob Thornton (Fargo)
Best Actress in a Limited Series Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Honorable Woman)
Best Supporting Actress Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey)
Best Supporting Actor Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart)