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GOLDEN GLOBES 2023

The Banshees of Inisherin steals the show at the Golden Globes

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- Martin McDonagh's film was the only European winner of the evening, coming away with the biggest number of statuettes, even though the main ones went to Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans

The Banshees of Inisherin steals the show at the Golden Globes
Colin Farrell and Martin McDonagh at the Golden Globes ceremony

The winners of the Golden Globe Awards were announced last night in Los Angeles. Broadcast on TV after last year’s event was ditched and reduced to an announcement on social networks, the ceremony saw the participation of practically all of the nominees, A-listers from the film industry, which was therefore good news for the awards organised by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). In any case, European participation was minimal owing to the low number of nominees from the Continent (see the news).

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However, one of the few European productions in the mix, which happened to be the most-nominated film of this edition, ended up winning the highest number of awards. Martin McDonagh's Irish-British-US co-production The Banshees of Inisherin [+see also:
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trailer
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, which had received no fewer than eight nominations, won the statuettes for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, Best Screenplay and Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy for Colin Farrell (who previously won the Volpi Cup at Venice last September for this role, and who is now placed as the frontrunner for the Oscars).

As for the Best Motion Picture, Non-English Language category, the two European films nominated (Edward Berger's All Quiet on the Western Front [+see also:
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interview: Edward Berger
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and Lukas Dhont's Close [+see also:
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interview: Eden Dambrine
interview: Lukas Dhont
interview: Lukas Dhont
film profile
]
) were outpaced by Santiago Mitre’s Argentina 1985.

The rest of the European fare (including Ruben Östlund's Triangle of Sadness [+see also:
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trailer
interview: Ruben Östlund
interview: Ruben Östlund
film profile
]
and The Crown) went home empty-handed.

Here is the list of winners:

Films

Best Motion Picture, Drama
The Fabelmans - Steven Spielberg

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
The Banshees of Inisherin [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Martin McDonagh (Ireland/UK/USA)

Best Director, Motion Picture
Steven Spielberg - The Fabelmans

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Drama
Cate Blanchett - Tár

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture Drama
Austin Butler - Elvis

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Michelle Yeoh - Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Colin Farrell - The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Motion Picture
Angela Bassett - Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Motion Picture
Ke Huy Quan - Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture
Martin McDonagh - The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Motion Picture, Non-English Language
Argentina, 1985 - Santiago Mitre (Argentina/USA)

Best Motion Picture, Animated
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio - Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson

Best Original Score, Motion Picture
Justin Hurwitz - Babylon

Best Original Song, Motion Picture
“Naatu Naatu,” Kala Bhairava, M. M. Keeravani, Rahul Sipligunj (RRR)

Series

Best Television Series, Drama
House of the Dragon

Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy
Abbott Elementary

Best Television Limited Series, Anthology Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
The White Lotus: Sicily

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama
Zendaya - Euphoria

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama
Kevin Costner - Yellowstone

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy
Quinta Brunson - Abbott Elementary

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy
Jeremy Allen White - The Bear

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Amanda Seyfried - The Dropout

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Evan Peters - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical-Comedy or Drama Television Series
Julia Garner - Ozark

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical-Comedy or Drama Television Series
Tyler James Williams - Abbott Elementary

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Jennifer Coolidge - The White Lotus

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Paul Walter Hauser - Black Bird

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