In a poignant moment at the Golden Globes, Chadwick Boseman won a posthumous award: Best Actor – Drama (Film) for his work in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Chadwick Boseman, who played Black Panther in the Marvel universe,died last year after battling cancer. He was 43. The Golden Globes winners’ list was topped by The Crown, which won four of the six awards it was nominated for, including Best TV Series – Drama and acting prizes for its stars Josh O’Connor, Emma Corrin and Gillian Anderson. Nomadland won Best Film – Drama and Best Director for Chloe Zhao. Controversial mockumentary Borat Subsequent Moviefilm scored two wins: Best Film – Musical/Comedy and Best Actor – Musical/Comedy (Film) for its star and creator Sacha Baron Cohen.

The Golden Globe for Best Actress – Musical/Comedy (Film) went to Rosamund Pike for I Care A Lot; Andra Day won the award in the Drama category for her performance in The United States vs Billie Holiday. Jodie Foster won Best Supporting Actress (Film) for The Mauritanian.

Hit show Schitt’s Creek scored Best TV Series – Musical/Comedy as well as Best Actress – Musical/Comedy (TV) for its star Catherine O’Hara. The Queen’s Gambit picked up two Globes – Best Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film and Best Actress in the same category for its star, Anya Taylor-Joy.

The first award of the night – Best Supporting Actor (Film) – went to Daniel Kaluuya for his performance in biographical drama Judas And The Black Messiah. This was followed by John Boyega’s win as the Best Supporting Actor (TV) for the show Small Axe. Jason Sudeikis won Best Actor – Musical/Comedy (TV) for Ted Lasso and Mark Ruffalo won Best Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film for I Know This Much Is True. Pixar offering Soul won two awards – Best Animated Feature and Best Original Score. Minari won Best Foreign Language Film.

Jane Fonda received this year’s Cecil B DeMille Award and writer-producer Norman Lear was honoured with the Carol Burnett Award.

The nominations for the Golden Globes were announced on February 3. Mank and The Trial Of The Chicago 7 topped the leader board with 6 and 5 nominations respectively in the film categories; The Crown led the TV slate with 6 nods followed by Schitt’s Creek with 5.  

The 78th Golden Globe Awards – one of the biggest nights in Hollywood’s calendar – were held on February 28 (March 1 for India), nearly two months later than usual because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bi-coastal ceremony was hosted by Tina Fey in New York and Amy Poehler in Los Angeles. Here is the complete list of winners.

The winners in the film categories

Best Film – Drama: Nomadland

Best Film – Musical/Comedy: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Best Director: Chloe Zhao for Nomadland

Best Actress – Drama: Andra Day for The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Best Actor – Drama: Chadwick Boseman for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Best Actress – Musical/Comedy: Rosamund Pike for I Care A Lot

Best Actor – Musical/Comedy: Sacha Baron Cohen for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Best Supporting Actress: Jodie Foster for The Mauritanian

Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya for Judas And The Black Messiah

Best Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin for The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Foreign Language Film: Minari

Best Animated Feature: Soul

Best Original Score: Soul

Best Original Song: ‘Io Si (Seen)’ from The Life Ahead

The winners in the television categories

Best TV Series – Drama: The Crown

Best TV Series – Musical/Comedy: Schitt’s Creek

Best Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film: The Queen’s Gambit

Best Actress – Drama: Emma Corrin for The Crown

Best Actor – Drama: Josh O’Connor for The Crown

Best Actress – Musical/Comedy: Catherine O’Hara for Schitt’s Creek

Best Actor – Musical/Comedy: Jason Sudeikis for Ted Lasso

Best Supporting Actress: Gillian Anderson for The Crown

Best Supporting Actor: John Boyega for Small Axe

Best Actress (Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film): Anya Taylor-Joy for The Queen’s Gambit

Best Actor (Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film): Mark Ruffalo for I Know This Much Is True

This image released by Netflix shows Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II in a scene from “The Crown.”   | Photo Credit: AP

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