The 2021 Golden Globe Awards were an incredible night of celebration for the best in film and television from the past year. With some of the biggest names in Hollywood taking home trophies, this year's ceremony marked a truly special moment for the entertainment industry. This article will provide an overview of the winners of the 2021 Golden Globe Awards, including highlights from the night and some of the more surprising wins. The 2021 Golden Globe Awards took place on February 28th and presented awards for the best in film and television. The ceremony was filled with surprises, as well as many deserving winners. The Best Motion Picture - Drama went to Nomadland, directed by Chloé Zhao and starring Frances McDormand.
McDormand gave a heartfelt acceptance speech, thanking her co-stars for their work on the film. The Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy went to Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, directed by Jason Woliner and starring Sacha Baron Cohen. Cohen's acceptance speech was full of his trademark wit and humor. In the acting categories, Chadwick Boseman won the Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Boseman tragically passed away in August of 2020, making his win an especially meaningful one.
The Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama went to Andra Day for her work in The United States vs. Billie Holiday. Rosamund Pike won the Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for her performance in I Care A Lot. The Best Television Series - Drama went to The Crown, which has been a fan favorite since its release. Emma Corrin won the Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama for her portrayal of Princess Diana on the show.
The Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy was awarded to Schitt's Creek, which ended its six-season run last year with a total of 15 Emmy awards. Dan Levy and Eugene Levy won the Best Actor and Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for their performances in the show. The Queen's Gambit was awarded the Best Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television award. Anya Taylor-Joy won the Best Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television award for her portrayal of Beth Harmon on the show. Finally, Sarah Paulson won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for her performance in The Prom. This year's Golden Globe Awards had many deserving winners and some surprising moments.
From films such as Nomadland and Borat Subsequent Moviefilm to performances from Chadwick Boseman, Rosamund Pike, and Sarah Paulson, this year's winners left an impression that will last beyond 2021.
Best Television Series - DramaThe 2021 Golden Globe Awards saw The Crown take home the Best Television Series - Drama award. The show follows the life of Queen Elizabeth II and has been praised for its writing and acting. This is the third time the show has won a Golden Globe, further cementing its place in television history. The Crown has been widely acclaimed for its portrayal of the British Royal Family, and the performances of its cast have been praised by critics and audiences alike. It is no surprise that it was awarded Best Television Series - Drama at this year's Golden Globes.
Best Actor/Actress in a Motion Picture - DramaThe 2021 Golden Globe Awards honored Chadwick Boseman with the Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama award for his performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. This was Boseman's first Golden Globe win, and it was posthumously presented to him after his death last year. Boseman's award was celebrated by many for his outstanding portrayal of Levee Green, a promising musician trying to make it in the music industry. Boseman's performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom was thought-provoking and powerful, and his win was undoubtedly well-deserved.
Best Actor/Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyThe 2021 Golden Globe awards for the Best Actor/Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy was won by Sacha Baron Cohen for his role in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. This marks Baron Cohen's second win at the Golden Globe Awards, having previously won Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for his role in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan in 2006.
Best Actor/Actress in a Television Series - Musical or ComedyThis year, Catherine O'Hara won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for her role as Moira Rose in Schitt's Creek.
This is O'Hara's third win at the Golden Globes, cementing her place in television history. In her acceptance speech, O'Hara thanked her colleagues and the show's creators for the opportunity to play such an iconic character. She also thanked her family for their unwavering support throughout her career. O'Hara joins an impressive list of previous winners in this category, including Rachel Brosnahan, Rachel Bloom, and Gina Rodriguez.
Best Television Series - Musical or ComedyThe 2021 Golden Globe Awards saw Schitt's Creek take home the award for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy. This is the second time Schitt's Creek has won this award. Schitt's Creek follows the story of a once wealthy family that is forced to move to a small town and start over.
The show stars Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Annie Murphy, Dan Levy, and Chris Elliott and has been praised for its witty writing and charming characters. The show has seen huge success since it debuted in 2015, with multiple Emmy awards, two Golden Globe wins, and numerous other accolades. It is a testament to the hard work of the cast and crew that Schitt's Creek has become one of the most beloved shows on television.
Best Motion Picture - DramaNomadland was the winner of this year's Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Drama.
Starring Frances McDormand, the movie follows a woman who embarks on a journey through the American West to discover her true self. Director Chloe Zhao received multiple awards at the ceremony, including Best Director. The film has been praised for its poignant story and stunning visuals, and has been recognized by numerous organizations, including the Academy Awards. McDormand's performance in the movie has been described as captivating and groundbreaking, and Zhao's direction has been applauded for its bold and innovative approach to storytelling. Nomadland is an inspiring story about resilience and hope, which has resonated with audiences around the world. The movie is a testament to the power of cinema to move us emotionally, and it's no surprise that it won the 2021 Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Drama.}
Best Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyBorat Subsequent Moviefilm was awarded Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy at this year's Golden Globe Awards.
The movie follows Borat as he navigates America with his daughter, Tutar. Sacha Baron Cohen won multiple awards for his work on this movie. The film was directed by Jason Woliner and was nominated for two Golden Globe awards in 2021. It received the Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy award and Sacha Baron Cohen was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. The Golden Globe Awards are one of the most prestigious awards in the film and television industry. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is a sequel to the original 2006 film, Borat. The movie features Sacha Baron Cohen reprising his role as Borat Sagdiyev, an outrageous character from Kazakhstan.
The film follows Borat and his daughter, Tutar, as they travel through the United States, meeting people and getting into all sorts of trouble.
Best Actor/Actress in a Television Series - DramaThe 2021 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama was awarded to Josh O'Connor for his role as Prince Charles in The Crown. This is O'Connor's first win at the Golden Globe Awards. The Crown, which follows the life of Queen Elizabeth II and her family, is a Netflix original series that has won numerous awards and has captivated viewers with its vivid portrayal of the British Royal Family. Josh O'Connor's performance as Prince Charles, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, earned him rave reviews for his nuanced and emotionally charged portrayal.
His performance was praised by critics and viewers alike, making him a worthy winner of the 2021 Golden Globe Award. O'Connor is no stranger to awards season success, having been nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2020 and the British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer in 2017. His win at this year's Golden Globes is a testament to his talent and commitment to his craft. With this win, Josh O'Connor joins an illustrious list of past Golden Globe winners in this category, such as Rami Malek (Mr. Robot), Matthew Rhys (The Americans), Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), and Sterling K.
Brown (This Is Us).The 2021 Golden Globe Awards saw wins from some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Chadwick Boseman, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Andra Day. Movies such as Nomadland, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, and The Crown were recognized as some of the best of 2020. Congratulations to all of this year's Golden Globe winners!.