Star composer Hans Zimmer won another Golden Globe. The Frankfurt native won a Foreign Press Association (HFPA) award for his authorship of the science fiction play ‘Dunes’. This was his 14th nomination in the “Best Motion Picture Music” category. He already has two Globes, 1995 for “The Lion King” and 2001 for “Gladiator”.
With Zimmer, four other candidates fought, the Briton Johnny Greenwood (“Dog Power”), the French Alexandre Desplat (“French Dispatch”), the Spaniard Alberto Iglesias (“Parallel Mothers”) and the American German Franco (“Incanto”).
The media drama “Succession” won three Golden Globe Awards
The family saga “Succession” won three awards in the series of Golden Globe Awards categories. As in 2020, on a Sunday evening in Beverly Hills, the somber satire about a family’s power struggle in a media company won him the award for best drama series. Jeremy Strong also won Best Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of his exiled son Kendall Roy. Sarah Snook won Best Supporting Actress in Television for her role as Siobhan “Chef” Roy.
Jane Campion won a Golden Globe for Best Director for the Western film The Power of a Dog. In addition to the New Zealander, Kenneth Brana (“Belfast”) and Steven Spielberg (“West Side Story”) were also nominated.
For decades, only a few female directors were nominated. Last year, director Chloe Chow won a director’s award for the road movie “Nomadland.” Barbra Streisand was the only global winner in the directing category for “Yentl” (1984) before Zhao.
Will Smith wins movie about Serena and Venus Williams
American actor Will Smith won a Golden Globe for Best Dramatic Actor. He received the award with his leading role in the sports drama “King Richard”. With Smith among others were Benedict Cumberbatch (“Dog Power”) and Denzel Washington (“Macbeth”) in the race.
Actress Nicole Kidman won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama. She won the award with her leading role in “Being the Ricardos”. With Kidman among others were Kristen Stewart (“Spencer”), Jessica Chastain (“Tami Faye’s Eyes”) and Lady Gaga (“House of Gucci”) at the race.
Actress and singer Rachel Ziegler won a Golden Globe for her lead role in a comedy/musical. The 20-year-old is convinced for her role in Steven Spielberg’s lyrical film “West Side Story”. At the 79th Globe Awards, she beat Jennifer Lawrence (“Don’t Look”) and Emma Stone (“Cruella”), among others. The musical ‘West Side Story’ also won in the ‘Comedy/Musical’ category.
Andrew Garfield wins in the Comedy/Musical category
Andrew Garfield won a Golden Globe as a lead actor in a comedy/musical. He persuaded in the musical “Tick, Tick…Boom!” Directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda. It’s the first Globe win of his career. Garfield defeated Leonardo DiCaprio (“Don’t Look”) and Peter Dinklage (“Cyrano”), among others.
The International Press Association (HFPA) announced the winners in 25 film and television categories Monday night in Beverly Hills. The 79th Globe Awards were held without nominees and stars, and the usual television party was cancelled. The names of the winners were announced on the social networking sites of the organization.