“The Power of the Dog”, “West Side Story” and “Succession” were the winners of the 79th Golden Globe Awards. This was announced by the awards ceremony organizer, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), on social media. There was no TV broadcast this year. The television broadcaster NBC responded, among other things, to corruption and racism allegations against the HFPA. The organization promised reforms.
At this year’s Golden Globes, however, film and TV formats were recognized again. The film “The Power of the Dog” with Benedict Cumberbatch (45) in the leading role won three awards: in the category “Best Film – Drama”, “Best Director” (for Jane Campion, 67) and “Best Supporting Actor” ( Kodi Smit-McPhee, 25). The film “West Side Story” by Steven Spielberg (75) won in the categories “Best Film – Musical or Comedy” as well as “Best Actress” (Rachel Zegler, 20) and “Best Supporting Actress” (Ariana DeBose, 30).
Among the TV formats, “Succession” was named the best drama series. In addition, the actors cleared from the successful series. Jeremy Strong (43) and Sarah Snook (34) won trophies. “Hacks” won the award for the best comedy series and for the best comedy actress (Jean Smart, 70). In the men’s category, Jason Sudeikis (46, “Ted Lasso”) won.
“Pose” star MJ Rodriguez (31) won a Globe for best actress in a drama series. O Yeong-su (77) from “Squid Game” was honored as best supporting actor.
Nicole Kidman and Will Smith win
Other winners include Nicole Kidman (54): “Best Actress in a Feature Film – Drama” for “Being the Ricardos”. Will Smith (53) received an award for his performance as the leading actor in the film “King Richard”. Kate Winslet (46) won a Globe for Best Actress in a Miniseries for “Mare of Easttown” and Michael Keaton (70) for “Dopesick”.
Andrew Garfield (38) won the “Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy” category for “Tick, Tick… Boom!”. Kenneth Branagh (61) won the “Best Screenplay” category for “Belfast”, the German composer Hans Zimmer (64) won the trophy for the music in “Dune”. “No Time To Die” from the latest James Bond film by Billie Eilish (20) and Finneas O’Connell (24) was chosen as the best song in a feature film.