Golden Globes 2014: American Hustle's gamble pays off

In what was the strongest indication yet of which films will walk away with what at next month's Academy Awards ceremony, David O. Russell's American Hustle came out on top at this year's Golden Globes with a win for Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) and individual accolades for Amy Adams (Best Actress, Musical or Comedy) and Jennifer Lawrence (Best Supporting Actress, Musical or Comedy). Best Picture Oscar favourites 12 Years a Slave and Gravity claimed one Globe apiece, while their were also victories for The Wolf of Wall Street's Leonardo DiCaprio, Blue Jasmine's Cate Blanchett and real-life Aids drama Dallas Buyers Club. For a full list of the winners on the night, please see below.

Best Motion Picture (Drama): 12 Years a Slave
Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy): American Hustle
Best Director for Motion Picture: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity
Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama): Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama): Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy): Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street 
Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy): Amy Adams, American Hustle
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama): Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy):
Jennifer Lawrence
Best Screenplay: Spike Jonze, Her
Best Foreign Language Film: The Great Beauty
Best Original Score: Alex Ebert, All is Lost
Best Original Song: Ordinary Love, from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Best Animated Feature Film: Frozen
Best TV Drama: Breaking Bad
Best Actor in a TV Series (Drama): Bryan Cranston
Best Actress in a TV Series (Drama): Robin Wright, House of Cards
Best Actor in a TV Series (Musical or Comedy): Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Best Actress in a TV Series (Musical or Comedy): Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Best TV Series (Musical or Comedy): Brooklyn 99
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie: Jon Voight, Ray Donovan
Best Mini-Series or TV Movie: Behind the Candelabra
Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie: Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie: Elisabeth Moss

What do you think of the Golden Globes results? Did they make the right choices? Are there any films you would have liked to have seen feature more heavily? Let us know using the comment box below.

Daniel Green

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