The 79th Golden Globes Awards returns in subdued fashion

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association returns with the Golden Globe Awards without much fanfare

Unlike previous years, the 79th edition of this star-studded event where traditionally A-list film and TV stars are at the centre of this grand spectacle went on untelevised. The winners were announced Sunday night in the US.


Here are the big winners (in bold) for each category:

Best Motion Picture, Drama: Belfast, CODA, Dune, King Richard, The Power of the Dog

Best Television Series, Drama: Lupin, The Morning Show, Pose, Squid Game, Succession

Best Director, Motion Picture: Kenneth Branagh — Belfast, Jane Campion — The Power of the Dog, Maggie Gyllenhaal — The Lost Daughter, Steven Spielberg — West Side Story, Denis Villeneuve — Dune

Also see: Oscar Nominations 2021: Finally, some racial and gender representation

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama: Jessica Chastain — The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Olivia Colman —The Lost Daughter, Nicole Kidman — Being the Ricardos, Lady Gaga — House of Gucci, Kristen Stewart — Spencer

Best Picture, Musical or Comedy: Cyrano, Don’t Look Up, Licorice Pizza, Tick, Tick … Boom!, West Side Story

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Marion Cotillard — Annette, Alana Haim — Licorice Pizza, Jennifer Lawrence — Don’t Look Up, Emma Stone — Cruella, Rachel Zegler — West Side Story

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama: Uzo Aduba — In Treatment, Jennifer Aniston — The Morning Show, Christine Baranski — The Good Fight, Elisabeth Moss — The Handmaid’s Tale, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez — Pose

Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture: Ben Affleck — The Tender Bar, Jamie Dornan — Belfast, Ciarán Hinds — Belfast, Troy Kotsur — CODA, Kodi Smit-McPhee — The Power of the Dog

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama: Mahershala Ali — Swan Song, Javier Bardem — Being the Ricardos, Benedict Cumberbatch — The Power of the Dog, Will Smith — King Richard, Denzel Washington — The Tragedy of Macbeth

Best Original Score, Motion Picture: The French Dispatch — Alexandre Desplat, Encanto — Germaine Franco, The Power of the Dog — Jonny Greenwood, Parallel Mothers — Alberto Iglesias, Dune — Hans Zimmer

Best Original Song, Motion Picture: “Be Alive” from King Richard — Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Dixson, “Dos Oruguitas” from Encanto — Lin-Manuel Miranda

Also see: Oscars 2021: Best-dressed celebs on the red carpet

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