2015 Golden Globe Winners
January 12, 2015

2015 Golden Globe Winners

The director behind the rotoscope films  Waking Life (“Life Lines,” February 2002) and  A Scanner Darkly  (“On Edge,” August 2006), among other films, took the top prize for the unique film  Boyhood  for Best Drama, while the stylized effects movie  The Grand Budapest Hotel , directed by Wes Anderson, won Best Picture, Comedy or Musical during the 72 nd Annual Golden Globe Awards.

As for Best Animated Film, that honor went to DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon 2 (“Coming of Age,” May/June 2014)), besting Big Hero 6, The Book of Life, The Boxtrolls, and The Lego Movie

Linklater’s Boyhood is a coming-of-age story that was filmed intermittently over 12 years. The Globes are considered a portent of the Oscars. Later this week, the Oscar finalists will be announced, with the winners revealed the end of February.

The night’s winner’s include:

Best Picture, Comedy:  The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Picture, Drama: Boyhood

Best TV Comedy:  Transparent

Best TV Drama:  The Affair

Best Miniseries: Fargo

Best Actress, Motion Picture Drama:  Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Best Actor, Motion Picture Drama:  Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything

Best Actress, Motion Picture Comedy:  Amy Adams, Big Eyes 

Best Actor, Motion Picture Comedy:  Michael Keaton, Birdman

Best Supporting Actor, Motion Picture:  J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

Best Supporting Actress, Motion Picture:  Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Best Actor, TV Comedy: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Actress, TV Comedy: Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin

Best Actor, TV Drama:  Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Best Actress, TV Drama:  Ruth Wilson, The Affair

Best Actor, Miniseries:  Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

Best Actress, Miniseries: Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honourable Woman

Best Supporting Actress, Miniseries:  Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey

Best Supporting Actor, Miniseries: Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart

Best Screenplay:  Birdman

Best Director: Richard Linklater, Boyhood

Best Foreign Language Film:  Leviathan 

Best Animated Film:  How to Train Your Dragon 2

Best Original Score:  The Theory of Everything

Best Original Song: John Legend and Common's "Glory," Selma