Golden Globe-winning films
Sunday saw the 2020 Golden Globe Awards Ceremony - hosted once again by Reading's own Ricky Gervais. Some very deserving films, actors and actresses took home the trophies, and you can see plenty of these award-winners as part of the spring season of films from Reading Film Theatre and The Hexagon.
Winner: Best Film (Drama) and Best Director (Sam Mendes)
Amid the anarchic chaos of the First World War, two young British soldiers are tasked with carrying a critical warning message across enemy territory in a bid to save the lives of 1,600 men.
Winner: Best Actress (Drama) - Renee Zellweger
When legendary but troubled singer and actress Judy Garland lands in London ahead of a week of sell-out shows, she doesn't waste a moment of her down time in meeting fans, friends, and even a potential new romance.
Winner: Best Actor (Drama) - Joaquin Phoenix
With manic, random laughing fits, Arthur - clown by day, comic by night - needs to care for his sick mother. Is Joker a condemnation of austerity as it leaves the acutely vulnerable to suffer without the resources they so desperately need – with horrific consequences for the rest of society?
Winner: Best Actress (Comedy or Musical) - Awkwafina
Billi’s Chinese family discovers that their grandmother has only a short time left to live. By returning to China under the guise of the fake wedding they stealthily say goodbye to their beloved matriarch and challenge our perceptions about death.
Le Mans '66
- Best Actor (Drama) - Christian Bale
- Best Film (Musical or Comedy)
- Best Actress (Musical or Comedy) - Ana de Armas
- Best Actor (Musical or Comedy) - Daniel Craig
- Best Actress (Drama) - Saoirse Ronan
- Best Actor (Musical or Comedy) - Roman Griffin Davis