Golden Globe Awards 2020: '1971', 'Once Upon Hollywood' rise as top winners

Golden Globe Awards 2020: '1971', 'Once Upon Hollywood' rise as top winners

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Los Angeles, Jan 6 :The 77th edition of Golden Globe Awards on late Sunday night honored the best in film and American television in 2019.

Universal's epic war film '1917' and Sony's comedy film 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' took home the top prizes at the 77th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night, winning best drama and best comedy, respectively, while Renée Zellweger won best actress for Judy, and Joaquin Phoenix beat out Adam Driver and Christian Bale to win best actor for Joker.

Phoenix in his winning speech referenced climate change, both thanking the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for its meat-free meal, and telling his fellow actors, "We don't have to take private jets to Palm Springs ... I'll try to do better, and I hope you will too."

Russell Crowe picked up a best acting award but could not attend the ceremony because he is in Australia battling the bushfire devastation.

Olivia Colman took best actress in a drama series for The Crown, and Laura Dern helped Marriage Story take its only win with a supporting actress award. Succession took two awards overall, as did Chernobyl and Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag.

Meanwhile, 58 times Primetime Emmy Award winner Game of Thrones' only nomination came for Kit Harington in the best actor in a drama TV series category, which the Jon Snow character could not win. The Golden Globe Awards took to twitter to congratulate the winners. This annual prestigious award ceremony is run by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills in US County of Los Angeles. (UNI)