6 Jan 2020

Recap: The winners from the 77th Golden Globe Awards

1:56 pm on 6 January 2020

By Max Towle and Matt Chatterton

The 77th Golden Globe Awards, with host Ricky Gervais, is being held in Los Angeles.

The awards, which celebrate excellence in film and television, are being handed out on behalf of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

Two movies made by New Zealanders are up for awards.

Find out who wins and all the gossip with RNZ's live blog:

The Two Popes, written by New Zealand-born filmmaker Anthony McCarten picked up four nominations, including nods for best motion picture - drama and McCarten is nominated for best screenplay. Cast members Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce are nominated for best supporting actor and best actor in a motion picture - drama.

Taika Waititi's comedy Jojo Rabbit, about a young boy in Hitler Youth snapped up two nominations. It's up for the award for best motion picture - musical or comedy, and Roman Griffin Davis who plays Jojo picked up a nomination for best performance by an actor in a musical or comedy. Waititi missed out on a nomination for best director.

New Zealand-born Russell Crowe is also in the running for best performance by an actor in a limited series or a film made for television for The Loudest Voice. Crowe is claimed on both sides of the Tasman because he has lived in Australia for almost 40 years and has made it clear he wants to be an Australian citizen.