‘Oppenheimer’, ‘Succession’ clean sweep at Golden Globes

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Although did Barbie received a total of nine Golden Globe nominations, was Oppenheimer the big winner at this year’s awards event in Beverly Hills, California.

This is the 81st year that this prestigious statuette for excellence in the international film and television industry has been awarded.

Jo Koy, comedian and actor, was the master of ceremonies.

Oppenheimer was nominated for eight awards and ended up bagging five awards.

Christopher Nolan was named best director, while Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr were awarded for their acting in the movie. The movie also received the award for the best original score, and was named the best drama film of the year.

Greta Gerwig’s Barbie received the award for the biggest “Blockbuster” movie for the year. Billie Eilish and Finneas also won the award for best original song in a movie for Barbie “What was I made for?” won.

Succession was the front-runner in the television division, and ended up picking up four awards. It was named best TV drama, while Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook and Matthew Macfadyen were honored for their acting.

The Crown ‘s Elizabeth Debicki, who played the role of an older Princess Diana, was named best actress in a supporting role.

Emma Stone has a Golden Globe award for her acting Poor Things harvested, while Ali Wong was awarded for her work in Beef.

This short series won a few awards, with Steven Yeun walking away with the award for best acting by an actor in a limited series. Beef was also named the best limited series of the year.

Although Trevor Noah’s Trevor Noah: Where was I was nominated, Ricky Gervais ended up winning the award for best sharp joke (stand-up comedy) for his performance in Ricky Gervais: Armageddon.

Other winners include Poor Things (best musical or comedy), Anatomy of a Fall (best screenplay), The Bear (best comedy series) and The Boy and the Heron (best animated film).

Movies and series like The Color Purple, Saltburn, May December, The Last of Us, The Diplomat, The Morning Show, Abbott Elementary, Only Murders in the Building, Shrinking, Lessons in Chemistry and Daisy Jones & the Six was also nominated for awards.

Additional resources: Variety, People