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The Movie ‘Revenant’ and ‘Martian’ Hits the Top Stop at Golden Globes

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Posted: January 18, 2016 at 3:44 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

This year, the Golden Globe Awards was dominated by two movies, which are about two men who are left with no choice but still faces and fight all the struggles in order to survive. The Revenant got the award for Golden Globe best movie drama. The story is about a 1820s trapper who survives an attack of a bear and was then to seek for revenge for those men who left him for dead. This movie is under the Alejandro González Iñárritu’s direction. The film is starred by the famous Leonardo DiCaprio who also garnered awards for such film.

When DiCarpio accepted the award that night, he mentioned these words “Two years ago, we found ourselves submerged deep in nature with all of its complications and all the beauty that it gave us cinematically,” “This film was about survival. It was about adaptation. It was about the triumph of the human spirit.”

The Revenant marks another success for the Mexican-born filmmaker Iñárritu since last year’s Oscar Awards he was able to won the best picture for his movie “Birdman”.

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Revenge drama ‘The Revenant’ and space adventure ‘The Martian’ won the top movie prizes at the Golden Globes. Image by

On the other hand, “The Martian”, which is a movie about an astronaut that was forced to use his wits in order to survive after being left alone on Mars. This movie is under the category comedy/musical and starred by Matt Damon which won the best actor in a comedy role. This movie was surely a hit but some do not consider such as a comedy film.

Matt Damon shared his thoughts as he accepted the award and it says “It’s literally been 18 years since I’ve been here doing this. With a little more context, I know how lucky I am to do this for a living. When people go see movies, it is just — it is somewhat rare. I’ve made a lot of movies that people just didn’t go see.”

Aside from these two movies, Golden Globes also give awards to the following actors and movies.

For best actress in drama category, a newcomer Brie Larson won the award from her movie “Room”. The movie is under the direction of Lenny Abrahamson. As for the best actress in a comedy film, the Hollywood darling Jennifer Lawrence won the title. This movie is based on a true story.

As the awards given went on, a sentimental win was witnessed by everyone and even garner a standing ovation coming from fellow actors at the Beverly Hilton. The veteran actor, Sylvester Stallone won as the best supporting actor in a movie for “Creed”. The veteran actor garnered praise for reinventing his iconic rocky Balboa character as an aging ex-fighter who is on his retirement but comes out to train an unproven young boxer.

“This is incredible. Last time I was here, that was 1977. I was kind of hit by a tumbleweed. It was a long time ago,” said Stallone, looking a bit dazed in accepting the award. “It’s like a different, different situation, and the view is so beautiful now. “Said while accepting the award.