Golden Globes 2016: The Revenant, The Martian win big

Published: January 11, 2016
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One of the most coveted awards in Hollywood, the Golden Globes saw Revenge drama The Revenant and space adventure The Martian win the top movie prizes on Sunday. It was a night of surprises, laughter and barbed comments as fourth-time host Ricky Gervais took to the stage to entertain audiences.

Ricky Gervais hosts the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Paul Drinkwater/NBC Universal/

In a closely-contested men’s field, Leonardo DiCaprio won for his lead role as a fur trapper seeking retribution in The Revenant while Matt Damon’s astronaut stranded on Mars in The Martian won the comedy acting award.

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Leonardo DiCaprio holds his Best Actor, Motion Picture, Drama, award for “The Revenant” at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Paul Drinkwater/NBC Universal/Handout

Matt Damon poses in the press room with the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for ‘The Martian,” January 10, 2016 at the 73nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J BROWN

The Revenant also brought a directing prize for Alejandro Inarritu, who recalled the long arduous shoot in sub-zero temperatures. “Pain is temporary, but a film is forever,” Inarritu said.

Alejandro G Inarritu reacts after winning the Best Director – Motion Picture for “The Revenant”, at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Paul Drinkwater/NBC Universal/Handout

Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu poses with the awards for Best Director and Best Motion Picture – Drama for “The Revenant” (L) and actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses with the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for “The Revenant” during the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jennifer Lawrence won best comedy movie actress for her portrayal of the Miracle Mop inventor in Joy, while Brie Larson, 26, beat veteran Cate Blanchett to take home her first major award for playing a young woman who is abducted and locked up for years in the movie drama Room.

Jennifer Lawrence poses backstage with the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for her role in “Joy” at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Brie Larson poses with the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her role in “Room” during the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Lesbian drama Carol and Wall Street comedy The Big Short, which had led nominations going into Sunday’s ceremony, came home empty handed, as did admired Catholic Church sex abuse probe Spotlight.

Other popular winners includes Sylvester Stallone, 69, who received a standing ovation as best supporting film actor for reprising his iconic role as boxer Rocky Balboa in Creed, beating presumed frontrunner Mark Rylance for Bridge of Spies. “I want to thank my imaginary friend Rocky Balboa for being the best friend I ever had,” Stallone said.

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Sylvester Stallone poses in the press room with his award for Best Supporting Actor In A Motion Picture, at the 73nd annual Golden Globe Awards, January 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J BROWN

Sylvester Stallone and his wife Jennifer Flavin (2nd R) and their daughters, Sistine (L), Scarlet, (2nd L) and Sophia, pose with his award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for his role in “Creed” backstage at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Steve Jobs, a controversial look at the late Apple co-founder that floundered at the box office despite warm reviews, took home Golden Globes for supporting actress Kate Winslet, and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin.

Kate Winslet poses in the press room with the award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role in “Steve Jobs,” January 10, 2016 at the 73nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J BROWN

The Golden Globes were handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at a glitzy Beverly Hills dinner packed with A-list celebrities.

Here’s the complete list of winners in key categories for the 73rd Golden Globe Awards:

Best film, drama: The Revenant
Best film, musical or comedy: The Martian
Best actor, drama: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Best actor, musical or comedy: Matt Damon, The Martian
Best actress, drama: Brie Larson, Room
Best actress, musical or comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Best supporting actor: Sylvester Stallone, Creed
Best supporting actress: Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, The Revenant
Best foreign language film: Son of Saul (Hungary)
Best animated feature: Inside Out
Best drama series: Mr. Robot
Best drama actor: Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Jon Hamm poses with his award for Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama for his role in “Mad Men,” in the press room at the 73nd annual Golden Globe Awards, January 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J BROWN

Best drama actress: Taraji P Henson, Empire
Best musical or comedy series: Mozart in the Jungle
Best limited series or TV movie actor: Oscar Isaac, Show Me A Hero

Oscar Isaac poses in the press room with his award for Best Actor – Limited Series or TV Movie, at the 73nd annual Golden Globe Awards, January 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J BROWN

Best musical or comedy actor: Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle
Best musical or comedy actress: Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Best limited series or TV movie: Wolf Hall
Best limited series or TV movie actress: Lady Gaga, American Horror Story: Hotel

Lady Gaga poses with the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television for her role in “American Horror Story- Hotel” during the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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