IFC Films’ Boyhood won three Golden Globes tonight including Best Director for Richard Linklater and the marquee Best Motion Picture – Drama category, staking its claim as a frontrunner for the Oscars. Fox Searchlight’s Birdman and Focus Features’ The Theory Of Everything each took two wins on the film side, each with their leading men — Michael Keaton and Eddie Redmayne, respectively — taking top acting honors, setting up a potential showdown on Oscar night. Searchlight’s The Grand Budapest Hotel took the other big film-side honor with the Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, and Still Alice‘s Julianne Moore and Big Eyes‘ Amy Adams took the top actress prizes.
On the TV side, rookies The Affair from Showtime and Transparent from upstart Amazon Instant Video ruled the night with two wins apiece, as did FX’s Fargo.
Here’s how it went down at the Beverly Hilton, where North Korea ended up in a starring role as were shout-outs to Charlie Hebdo and Bill Cosby: