Boyhood, Redmayne and Moore triumph at the Golden Globes
Eddie Redmayne took home the best actor award for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything but Boyhood was the big winner.
16:12 12 January 2015
Boyhood has scooped the Golden Globes best picture (drama), best director for Richard Linklater, and best supporting actress for Patricia Arquette, making it the big winner of the night.
Writer and director Richard Linklater, who shot the film over a dozen years to realistically track the fictional family's evolution, said: "I want to dedicate this to parents that are evolving everywhere and families that are just passing through this world and doing their best.”
Meanwhile, Eddie Redmayne took home the best actor award for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking. He beat fellow Brits Benedict Cumberbatch and David Oyelow. In his acceptance speech, Redmayne paid tribute to professor Hawking and co-star felicity Jones. He also thanked his wife for agreeing to cut short their honeymoon in order to attend the ceremony. He said: "I promised her sunshine - it wasn't so great today - but thanks for giving us a honeymoon we'll remember."
On the other hand, Julianne Moore went home with the best actress trophy for her starring role in Still Alice, about a teacher diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. She beat Gone Girl’s Rosamund Pike.
Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel bagged the best picture (comedy or musical), beating hot favourite Birdman. Birdman did win the screenplay award and Michael Keaton’s leading role was also awarded in the comedy category.
The Golden Globes often go on to predict what films will win the Oscars.