The Fabelmans wins the Golden Globe for best motion picture
“Avatar: The Way of Water”, “Elvis”, “TÁR” and “Top Gun: Maverick” were among the nominees.
Steven Spielberg’s autobiographical epic The Fabelmans has officially taken home the grand prize at the 80th Annual Golden Globes Awards, receiving the Best Picture, Drama statuette. The award, the last of the night, was presented to Spielberg and his cast by fellow cast member Quentin Tarantino.
Spielberg’s film competed against a number of other nominees, including Todd Field’s “TÁR”, Joseph Kosinski’s “Top Gun: Maverick”, James Cameron’s “Avatar: The Way of Water” and Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis”. The win, arguably the biggest of the night, wasn’t the only Globe Spielberg took home at the Los Angeles event: Earlier in the ceremony, he also picked up Best Director for his deeply personal story that loosens his own upbringing dramatized .
Spielberg is a frequent Golden Globe nominee and winner, and today’s wins mark his eighth and ninth wins, respectively. He’s also no stranger to winning both best director and best feature film, drama wins the awards: he’s done just that with his Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan in 1994 and 1999 respectively.
Jerrod Carmichael, an Emmy winner for his standup comedy special Rothaniel, hosted the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards. This year’s Globes saw the ceremony, usually the second most popular film awards show after the Oscars, back from hiatus after NBC canceled its broadcast of the 79th awards show last year after the awards organization was repeatedly plagued by controversy.
The year since, the HFPA has sought to address its Hollywood blacklist for lack of diversity and corruption through a series of internal reforms such as failing to meet stated diversity goal benchmarks.
Earlier in the evening Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inisherin won Best Picture, Comedy, beating out other nominees such as Damien Chazelle’s Babylon, Daniels’ Everything Everywhere All at Once, Rian Johnson’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, and Ruben Ostlund’s Triangle of Sadness .
Spielberg’s film has long been a front-runner for the Best Picture Oscar, earning a People’s Choice Award at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival following the film’s September premiere at the acclaimed festival, often considered an indicator of Best Picture contenders . For the past decade, every winner of the coveted award has received a Best Picture nomination.
Upon its November release, the film was named one of the top ten films of 2022 by the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute. The film received a total of five nominations at the 80th Golden Globe Awards, 11 nominations at the 28th Critics’ Choice Awards (including Best Picture), along with a variety of nods and wins from other critics’ groups.
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