Golden Globe Awards 2014

The 71st , respecting the best in film and American TV of 2013, were broadcast live from the Beverly Hilton inn in Beverly high grounds, California, on January 12, 2014, by NBC. The great ceremony was produced by Dick Clark Productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Everyone knows the genuine winners of tonight’s Hollywood Foreign Press extravaganza – the actors, directors, writers, and producers who took dwelling the statuettes and who are now no doubt celebrating with cocktail.  But what about the real victors and losers of this show? The awkward talks, surprising wins, and triumphant instants that don’t inevitably get awards? Let’s see!

The nominees for the best Motion Picture – Drama were: “12 Years a Slave”, “Captain Phillips”, “Gravity”, “Philomena” and “Rush”. The winner of this category was “12 Years a Slave”.

12 Years a Slave

For the best performance by an actress in a motion picture, comedy or musical the winner was Amy Adams – “American Hustle”. Other nominees in this category were: Julie Delpy – “Before Midnight”, Greta Gerwig – “Frances Ha”, Julia Louis-Dreyfous, “Enough Said” and Meryl Streep – “August: Osage County”.

Amy Adams - American Hustle

For the best animated feature film, the winner was “Frozen” that has been considered better than the other two nominees, namely “The Croods” and “Despicable Me 2.

For the category of the best director, motion picture, the nominees were: Alfonso Cuaron – “Gravity”, Paul Greengrass – “Captain Phillips”, Steve McQueen – “12 Years a Slave”, Alexander Payne – “Nebraska” and David O. Russell – “American Hustle”. The winner was Alfonso Cuaron – “Gravity”.

Gravity

The best foreign language film was considered  “The Great Beauty” that was nominated with “Blue is the Warmest Color”,  “The Hunt”, “The Past” and “The Wind Rises”.

In the category of best supporting actress in a Motion Picture, the winner was – “American Hustle”. Other nominees for this category were: Sally Hawkins – “Blue Jasmine”, Lupita Nyong’o – “12 Years a Slave”, Julia Roberts – “August: Osage County” and June Squibb – “Nebraska”.

Jennifer Lawrence - Golden Globe

Jared Leto – “Dallas Buyers Club” won in the category of best supporting actor in a Motion Picture. Other nominees in this category were: Michael Fassbender – “12 Years a Slave”, Bradley Cooper – “American Hustle”, Daniel Bruhl – “Rush” and Barkhad Abdi – “Captain Phillips”.

The best mini-series or motion picture made for television category was won by “Behind the Candelabra”. Other nominees were: “American Horror Story: Coven”, “Dancing on the Edge”, and “Top of the Lake” and “The White Queen”.

Behind the Candelabra

In the case of the best original score – movie, the winner was Alex Ebert, “All is Lost”. Other nominees for this category were: Alex Heffes, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”, Steven Price, “Gravity”, John Williams, “The Book Thief” and Hans Zimmer, “12 Years a Slave”.

For the best picture category, the nominees were: “American Hustle”, “Her”, “Inside Llewyn Davis”, “Nebraska” and “The Wolf of Wall Street”. The winner of this category was “American Hustle”.

American Hustle - Golden Globe

In the category of Best TV Series, “Breaking Bad” won as the best TV series in competition with “The Good Wife”, “Downton Abbey”, House of Cards and “Masters of Sex”.

Breaking Bad - Golden Globe

For the Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama category, Robin Wright – “House of Cards” got the win. She was nominated with Julianna Margulies – “The Good Wife”, Taylor Schilling – “Orange Is the New Black”, Tatiana Maslany – “Orphan Black” and Kerry Washington – “Scandal”.

Bryan Cranston – “Breaking Bad” was the winner in the category of Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama. Other nominees were: Liev Schreiber – “Ray Donovan”, Michael Sheen – “Masters of Sex”, James Spader – “The Blacklist” and Kevin Spacey – “House of Cards”.

Bryan Cranston - Golden Globe

The category of best original song, motion picture included nominees; Ordinary Love, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”, Atlas, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, Let It Go, “Frozen”, Please, Mr. Kennedy, “Inside Llewyn Davis” and Sweeter than Fiction, “One Chance. The winner was Ordinary Love, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”.

The category of best performance by an actor in a mini-series or motion picture made for television was won by Michael Douglas – “Behind the Candelabra”. Other nominees were: Matt Damon – “Behind the Candelabra”, Chiwetel Ejiofor – “Dancing on the Edge”, Idris Elba – “Luther” and Al Pacino – “Phil Spector”.

Michael Douglas - Golden Globe

The winner of the category of the best performance by an actor in a motion picture, comedy or musical was considered to be Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Wolf of Wall Street”. Other nominees for this category were: Christian Bale – “American Hustle”, Bruce Dern – “Nebraska”, Oscar Isaac – “Inside Llewyn Davis” and Joaquin Phoenix – “Her”.

Leonardo DiCaprio - Golden Globe

These are some of the most important categories that have been considered during the amazing 71st Golden Globe Awards ceremony. Important names have been heard during the ceremony and great awards have been offered to those considered to be the best among the nominees of each category.

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