The 81st Golden Globes in 2024 celebrated the best in film and television, with “Oppenheimer” and “Barbie” being the standout winners of the night. However, the most surprising win of the evening was “Anatomy of a Fall” in the Best Screenplay category, as it triumphed over both “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer”.
This victory marked a well-deserved recognition for the film, which had been overlooked in previous award ceremonies.
A Comprehensive Recap of the 2024 Golden Globes
The event began with high anticipation, as both “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” were expected to dominate the awards. “Barbie” had been the most-nominated film of the night, with 10 nominations, making it the second most-nominated film in the award’s history. “Oppenheimer” also had eight nominations, including Best Picture (Drama).
As the awards were announced, “Oppenheimer” emerged as the big winner, taking home several awards, including Best Picture (Drama) for Christopher Nolan. In the Best Screenplay category, “Anatomy of a Fall” managed to surprise many, as it beat both “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” to claim the prize. This win marked a significant achievement for the film, which had been overlooked in previous award ceremonies.
Other delight moments from the event included the charming acceptance speech by Ayo Edebiri, which resonated with the audience. The event also marked the first Golden Globes without the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which had been replaced by a new voting body of 300 journalists from around the world.
The 2024 Golden Globes were a memorable night for film and television, with surprise wins and well-deserved recognition for various projects. The victory of “Anatomy of a Fall” in the Best Screenplay category was a highlight of the event, showcasing the power of unexpected success in the competitive world of film and television.
Here are some highlights from the Golden Globes Award 2024
Best Picture (Drama)
“Oppenheimer” won, directed by Christopher Nolan
“Barbie” took home the award for Best Picture (Comedy), with 10 nominations, making it the second most-nominated film in the Golden Globes award‘s history
Christopher Nolan won for “Oppenheimer”
Best Actor in a Drama Film
Cillian Murphy won for his role in “Oppenheimer”
Best Actress in a Drama Film
Lily Gladstone won for her role in “Killers of the Flower Moon”
Best Supporting Actor
Da’Vine Joy Randolph won for her role in “The Holdovers”
Best Original Song
“Barbie” won in this category