Golden Globe Awards 2024 Highlights: Oppenheimer, Succession, Beef and The Bear win big

Updated on Jan 08, 2024   |  11:59 AM IST  |  102K
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The 2024 Golden Globe Awards showcased a dazzling array of talent and celebrated outstanding achievements in film and television. Dominating the night were two standout productions, Oppenheimer and Succession, each claiming four prestigious awards. Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer took home the coveted Best Picture (Drama) and Best Director honors, along with awards for Best Original Score and Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Cillian Murphy).

Meanwhile, the critically acclaimed HBO series Succession secured four wins, including Best Television Series (Drama), Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (Sarah Snook), Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series (Kieran Culkin), and Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy (Ayo Edebiri). Notably, other noteworthy winners included Poor Things, Barbie, Beef, and The Bear, making the 2024 Golden Globes a night to remember in the world of entertainment!

Golden Globe Awards Live: Oppenheimer is Best Picture (Drama)

Oppenheimer [Getty Images]

Christopher Nolan's "Oppenheimer" secures the most prestigious award of the night, winning Best Picture Drama. According to the Hindustan Times review, the film delves into the unsettling convergence of science and politics, exploring the impact of self-serving leaders wielding unchecked power and the corruption of science by wars and governments. At its core, "Oppenheimer" navigates the complex and disquieting terrain where scientific pursuits intersect with political motives.

award for Best Female Actor – Motion Picture – Drama goes to... Lily Gladstone

Lily Gladstone [IMDb]

Lily Gladstone, overwhelmed with emotion, claims the Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama award for her remarkable role in "Killers of the Flower Moon." Radiating beauty and grace, Gladstone's heartfelt acceptance reflects the depth of her performance in this poignant film.

Golden Globe Awards live: Best Picture (Comedy of Musical) to Poor Things

Poor Things [IMDb]

In a surprising turn of events, "Poor Things" clinches the Best Picture (Comedy or Musical) award, triumphing over the anticipated favorite, "Barbie." Yorgos Lanthimos' whimsical creation, "Poor Things," unfolds as a surreal fairy tale with a Frankenstein-esque twist, featuring the enchanting performance of Emma Stone.

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy to Paul Giamatti

Paul Giamatti [Getty Images]

This is Paul's sixth nomination and third win at the Golden Globe Awards. Known for his wit and charm, Giamatti delivered an equally entertaining and funny acceptance speech, showcasing his talent on and off the screen.

Best Television Series, Drama goes to Succession

Succession [IMDb]

Jessie Armstrong along with the entire cast of Succession graces the stage to accept the award. Renowned for its critical acclaim, this HBO series unravels the intricate dynamics of the dysfunctional Roy family, proprietors of a vast media empire. Navigating power struggles, betrayal, and corporate intrigue!

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama- Sarah Snook

Succession [IMDb]

Succession takes home the third one. This is Sarah Snook's second nomination and second win at the Golden Globe Awards.

'I was kind of hoping I wouldn't wanna get up,' Sarah was not expecting this. She thanks the team and her family for the support.

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Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy to The Bear

The Bear [IMDb]

"The Bear" from FX claims the title of Best Television Series, Musical, or Comedy, solidifying its status as a standout in the realm of television entertainment.

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Best Limited Series, Anthology Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television to Beef

Beef [IMDb]

The title "Beef" takes home the accolade for Best Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television. This gripping series captivates audiences with its compelling narrative and stellar performances, earning well-deserved recognition in this prestigious category.

Cinematic and Box Office Achievement- Barbie It Is!

Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig [Getty Images]

Margot Robbie graces the stage to accept the Golden Globe for Cinematic and Box Office Achievement. 

With an impressive global box office gross exceeding $2 billion, the film's widespread popularity and commercial triumph underscore its significant impact on both the cinematic landscape and box office records.

Best Original Song, Motion Picture:

Billie Eilish [IMDb]

The award for Best Original Song, Motion Picture goes to "What Was I Made For?" from "Barbie," composed by the talented duo Billie Eilish and Finneas. Their song adds a melodic and evocative touch to the film, earning recognition for its exceptional contribution to the movie's soundtrack.

Best Original Score, Motion Picture: Ludwig Göransson for Oppenheimer

Ludwig Göransson [IMDb]

Ludwig Göransson triumphs in the category of Best Original Score, Motion Picture for his outstanding work on Oppenheimer. Göransson's musical brilliance adds a captivating and immersive dimension to the film, enhancing the overall cinematic experience with his exceptional composition.

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama: Cillian Murphy for Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer [IMDb]

'Do I have lipstick all over my face?' Cillian Murphy knows how to make everyone laugh. Mentioning the 'complete lack of seating' for the actors on the sets, she mocks Nolan's process here too. 

Mentioning all the castmates of Oppenheimer including Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, and the crew, Cillian Murphy closes in style. This was his second nomination and first win. 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy to Emma Stone

Emma Stone [Getty Images]

'This means the world to me,' Emma Stone accepts the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy for Bella in Poor Things

Best Director, Motion Picture: Christopher Nolan for Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer [IMDb]

Remembering Heath Ledger, Christopher Nolan has a big cast and crew to thank. Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, he names them all. 

As he thanks his partner, Nolan takes a graceful leave.

Best Original Score, Motion Picture goes to The Boy and the Heron

The Boy and the Heron [IMDb]

First anime win. The Boy and the Heron takes home Best Original Score, Motion Picture. 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama: Keiran Culkin for Succession

Succession [IMDb]

When the scene of Logan Roy's funeral unfolded, it was evident that Kieran Culkin would bag a number of awards in the coming events. Here it is! Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama.

Thanking the women in his life, Culkin keeps it short and accepts it with gratitude.


Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy: Ayo Edebiri

The Bear [IMDb]

Bagging her first Golden Globe in the first nomination itself, Ayo Edebiri graces the stage. Marking the winning tally as two for The Bear, Edbiri mentions how lucky she is to be an artist.

'To the people to answer my emails, you all are the real ones,' she closes her speech with.

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