The Golden Globes have ushered in the beginning of a new awards-show season, with feature films including Bohemian Rhapsody, Green Book, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and Roma winning top prizes.
This year’s award show felt a little off pacing-wise, but there weren’t too many surprising wins or losses. Bohemian Rhapsody won top prizes, including Best Picture — Drama and Best Actor — Motion Picture, Drama for star Rami Malex. Alfonso Cuaron took home Best Director — Motion Picture for his work on Netflix’s Roma, Christian Bale won for Best Actor — Motion Picture, Drama, for his work in Vice. One of the few surprising awards for the evening went to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which won for Best Animated Feature. The other surprise was Glenn Close winning the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama for her work in The Wife instead of the favored Lady Gaga for A Star is Born.
Winners and losses aside, the 2019 Golden Globes were a big moment for superhero movies and Hollywood celebrating diversity. Black Panther, Marvel’s first cinematic installment with a black actor in the lead role, earned a nomination for Best Picture, reigniting a conversation about superhero films as potential awards-show contenders in major categories. Crazy Rich Asians, the comedy that drew praise for its Asian-centric cast, also earned a nomination for Best Picture in the musical and comedy category. Although both lost, co-host Sandra Oh started off the evening by calling attention to the level of diversity at this year’s awards.
The Golden Globes doesn’t just honor films, though. Television series like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Bodyguard, Killing Eve, and The Assassination of Gianni Versace all received nominations. Darren Criss won Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie for his celebrated work in The Assassination of Gianni Versace, and The Americans won Best TV Drama for its final season.
The complete list of winners:
Best Picture, Drama: Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Green Book
Best Director, Motion Picture: Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
Best Actor, Motion Picture, Drama: Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Actress, Motion Picture, Drama: Glenn Close, The Wife
Best Actress in Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Best Actor, Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Christian Bale, Vice
Best Support Actress in a Motion Picture: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
Best Actor, Motion Picture, Drama: Mahershala Ali, Green Book
Best Foreign Film: Roma
Best Animated Feature: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Original Score, Motion Picture: Justin Hurwitz, First Man
Best Original Song: “Shallow,” A Star is Born
Best Screenplay: Green Book
Best TV Drama: The Americans
Best Actor in a Television Series, Music or Comedy: Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
Best Actor in a Television Series, Drama: Richard Madden, The Bodyguard
Supporting Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie: Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal
Actress, Limited Series or TV Movie: Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora
Best Actress in a Television Series, Drama: Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Best Supporting Actress, Limited Series or TV Movie: Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects
Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie: Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace
Best Actress, TV Series, Musical or Comedy: Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy: The Kominsky Method
Best Limited TV Series or Movie: The Assassination of Gianni Versace