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Golden Globes: Boyhood is the biggest winner

Britain's Eddie Redmayne took home the Golden Globe for best actor in a dramatic film for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.

hollywood Updated: Jan 12, 2015 15:42 IST
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Britain's Eddie Redmayne took home the Golden Globe for best actor in a dramatic film on Sunday for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.

Redmayne bested Steve Carell (Foxcatcher), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game), Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler) and David Oyelowo (Selma).

The Grand Budapest Hotel won the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film at the climax of the first major Hollywood awards show of the season. The stylish film by director Wes Anderson beat top-tipped dark comedy Birdman, fairytale musical romp Into the Woods, Pride and St. Vincent.

Richard Linklater has won the Golden Globe for best director for Boyhood. Linklater made his film over 12 years, shooting a week or so every year with the same cast. Ellar Coltrane, who plays the boy, began the project at seven years old. The film also stars Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette.

The other nominees were: Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel; Ava DuVernay, Selma; David Fincher, Gone Girl; and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Birdman.

The 72nd annual Golden Globes are airing live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.



Patricia Arquette received Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture award at the 72nd Annual Golden Globes for her performance in Boyhood. She was up against Jessica Chastain (A Most Violent Year), Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game), Emma Stone (Birdman) and Meryl Streep (Into the Woods).



The Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture award went to JK Simmons for his role of a demanding music teacher in Whiplash.



The team behind the screenplay of the movie Birdman was all smiles at the 72nd Golden Globe award ceremony on Sunday as they walked away with accolades for their work.



Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo collected the award together for the movie, a black comedy about a faded Hollywood actor famous for his superhero role but now struggling to mount a Broadway adaptation of a story by Raymond Carver.



The Birdman pipped Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl), Richard Linklater (Boyhood) and Graham Moore (The Imitation Game), for the Best Screenplay - Motion Picture trophy.



Veteran actor Kevin Spacey won the Best Actor in a TV Drama Series for his performance in House of Cards. TV Drama Series The Affair won the Best Drama series. Amy Adams won the Golden Globe for best actress in a musical or comedy Sunday for her role in Tim Burton's based-on-true-life art fraud film Big Eyes. She bested rivals Emily Blunt (Into the Woods), Helen Mirren (The Hundred-Foot Journey), Julianne Moore (Maps to the Stars) and child star Quvenzhane Wallis (Annie) to take home the prize.







Arquette wins Golden Globe for best supporting actress



Patricia Arquette has won the Golden Globe for best supporting actress for Boyhood.



Arquette plays the mother of Ellar Coltrane's Mason in Richard Linklater's sweeping look at a boy's life, filmed over 12 years.



The other nominees Sunday were: Jessica Chastain, A Most Violent Year; Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game; Emma Stone, Birdman; and Meryl Streep, Into the Woods.



Partial list of winners



Partial list of winners of the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:



Motion Pictures



-Actress, Musical or Comedy: Amy Adams, Big Eyes.

-Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons, Whiplash.

-Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood.

-Animated Film: How to Train Your Dragon 2.

-Original Score: Johann Johannsson, The Theory of Everything.

-Original Song: Glory (music by John Legend, Common), Selma.



Television



-Series, Musical or Comedy: Transparent.

-Actress, Musical or Comedy: Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin.

-Miniseries or Movie: Fargo.

-Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo.

-Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey.

-Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart. (With inputs from agencies)