Golden Globes 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor in a Movie - Drama for Joker
Joaquin Phoenix It seemed suitable for victory, as he took home the Best Actor in a Movie - Drama Award for his stellar performance in Joker at the 77th Golden Globe Awards.
The actor, who won top honors throughout the awards season, added a Golden Globe to the list and deserved for his melancholy main performance by the troubled Arthur Fleck, who would become bat Man 'arch nemesis in the dark comic story' Joker ', directed by Todd Phillips .
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This marks the second Joaquín Golden Globe. He had previously won the award in 2006 for 'Walk the Line'. It was also the second prize of the night for the film, which also took home the Best Original Song - Movie awarded to Hildur Guðnadóttir.
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Joker was nominated in four categories tonight. Director Todd lost an award to director Sam Méndez, who won for the 1917 war drama, which also beat the film to get the Best Film - Drama.
The victory in the Balloons will ensure the key momentum for the Oscars, which are just over a month away.
Despite the controversy it provoked, Joker became one of the most successful films of the year. In addition to breaking several box office records, it also became the first R-rated movie to cross the billion-dollar mark.