Golden Globe: The Revenant, Martian emerge as big winners

  • Agencies, Beverly Hills, California
  • Updated: Jan 11, 2016 13:56 IST

Leonardo DiCaprio has won the Best Actor in Drama category at the Golden Globe Award for his role in The Revenant while the film was crowned Best Motion Picture in Drama category. It was The Revenant’s night as director Alejandro G Inarritu also won Best Director in Drama category for the film.

DiCaprio’s performance in the film required him to brave icy waters, eat raw bison and other feats to make the 19th century survival epic as realistic as possible.DiCaprio beat out fellow nominees Bryan Cranston, Michael Fassbender, Eddie Redmayne and Will Smith.

Brie Larson has won the Golden Globe Award for best actress in a drama film. Larson won for her role in Room, in which she plays a mother trying to give her son a normal upbringing despite the fact they’re both captives of a man who abducted her years earlier.

Brie Larson arrives at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

The Martian also grabbed big wins at the Golden Globes 2016 with Matt Damon being awarded the Best Actor - Musical or Comedy and the film winning The Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy . While accepting his award, Damon joked, “Martian is not a comedy, it is a musical.”

The Ridley Scott sci-fi film stars Damon as an astronaut marooned on Mars who uses his intellect and humour to survive until he can be rescued. The Oscar-winning actor, who played an astronaut stranded on Mars in the blockbuster film, bested Christian Bale and Steve Carell from The Big Short, Al Pacino for Danny Collins and Mark Ruffalo for Infinitely Polar Bear.

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Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence won the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical for her performance in Joy. Lawrence beat Melissa McCarthy (Spy), Amy Schumer (Trainwreck), Maggie Smith (The Lady in the Van) and Lily Tomlin (Grandma).

Filmmaker Alejandro G Iñárritu won the award for Best Director for The Revenant. Inarritu bested Todd Haynes (Carol), Tom McCarthy (Spotlight), George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road) and Ridley Scott (The Martian).

Matt Damon takes a selfie as he poses backstage with the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for his role in The Martian at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. (REUTERS)

Pop star Lady Gaga won the Golden Globe Award for best actress in a limited television series or movie for her role on American Horror Story: Hotel.

In this image released by NBC, Lady Gaga accepts the award for best actress in a limited series or TV movie for her role in, American Horror Story: Hotel, at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California. (AP)

The Grammy-winning singer told the audience at the Globes that she wanted to be an actress before she wanted to become a singer, but that her recording career worked out first. This is one of the greatest moments in my life,” she said.

The Globe statuette will join Gaga’s other accolades, including Grammy Awards for her album The Fame Monster, her song Bad Romance and an album she recorded with Tony Bennett.

Sylvester Stallone poses backstage with his wife Jennifer Flavin as holds the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. (REUTERS)

Sylvester Stallone has won the Golden Globe for best supporting movie actor. Stallone won for his role in Creed, in which he reprised his role as Rocky Balboa.

Kate Winslet has won the Golden Globe Award for best supporting actress in a feature film for her role in Steve Jobs. She portrays marketing executive Joanna Hoffman, a trusted adviser of the late Apple co-founder. Aaron Sorkin won the award for Best Screenplay for Steve Jobs.

Mr. Robot won the Golden Globe Award for best television drama series. The USA network show follows the adventures of a computer programmer-turned-hacker being recruited for a job by an anarchist. It beat out other heavyweight shows such as Game of Thrones, Outlander and Empire.

Ennio Morricone won the award for Original Score for The Hateful Eight .

Kate Winslet poses with the award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture for Steve Jobs at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP)

Jon Hamm won the Golden Globe Award for best actor in a television drama series Mad Men. Hamm won for his portrayal of Don Draper in the AMC series Mad Men, which ended last year after seven seasons. It is Hamm’s second Golden Globe win.

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Inside Out won the Golden Globe Award for best animated film. The film goes inside the head of a little girl as she feels different emotions, ranging from sadness to fear, anger and joy.

Director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera pose with the award for Best Motion Picture - Animated for Inside Out backstage at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills. (REUTERS)

Wolf Hall won the Golden Globe Award for best miniseries or TV film. The six-episode miniseries stars Damian Lewis as King Henry VIII and Mark Rylance as his trusted adviser. It aired on PBS.

Mozart in the Jungle won the Golden Globe Award for best television comedy series. The Amazon series stars Gael Garcia Bernal as a brash new member of the New York Symphony.

In the first hour of the show, Andy Samberg joked about Bill Cosby giving a full confession and Jonah Hill presented an award wearing a bear hat. Hill was bleeped twice for using profanity during his presentation. Actress Jaimie Alexander’s microphone was also cut when she criticized the person running the teleprompter during an awards presentation.

Sean Penn’s Rolling Stone interview with Joaquin El Chapo Guzman had several people fascinated at the Golden Globes. “Santa Monica High alumni get things done. We get nominated for Golden Globes, we help apprehend international drug fugitives, because that’s what we’re taught at Santa Monica High,” joked actor and Penn’s fellow Santa Monica High School alum Rob Lowe. Wagner Moura wasn’t so sure it was a good idea for Penn to venture to the jungles of Mexico to meet with Guzman before the drug lord was captured this week. “Isn’t that crazy?” asked Moura, who portrays drug lord Pablo Escobar on the television series “Narcos.”

At the red carpet, Olivia Wilde nearly lost a limo door when she opened it in front of oncoming traffic on the two-lane driveway where celebs are being dropped off for the show Sunday evening. That configuration kept several stars from coming over to the fan bleachers to high five or pose for as they have done in the past. Mark Ruffalo, Amy Schumer and Amy Adams were among those who made up for it by flashing peace signs, blowing kisses or waving from afar. “Hi, guys!” Adams exclaimed as she stepped out of her ride.

Will Smith and Kevin Hart decided to take their chances and cross in front of traffic to get to the bleachers. Laverne Cox experienced a different kind of emergency. The Orange is the New Black co-star required a dedicated handler for her long white train as she exited her vehicle.

Alan Cumming, Patrick Stewart, Michael Shannon, Bernadette Peters and the cast of Amazon’s Transparent were among the first celebs to arrive on a red-carpet-covered driveway Sunday afternoon.

Sam Smith was greeted by screams when he opened his passenger-side door directly in front of a bleacher populated with fans.

While most stars made a beeline to the camera crews and photographers waiting outside the Beverly Hilton, Jamie Lee Curtis stopped to wave and blow kisses to the excited crowd. “Thank you!” she screamed.

When a fan recognized actor and screenwriter Danny Strong, the Empire co-creator paused to acknowledge the greeting. “You’re the one person who knew my name,” he shouted. “I love you!”

Jason Schwartzman arrived in the most stylish ride, emerging from a vintage limo.

( With inputs from AP & AFP )

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