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Golden Globes 2016: The Revenant wins Best Picture

Golden Globes 2016: The Revenant wins Best Picture

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After several Golden Globes wins for Alejandro González Iñárritu's The Revenant, the night was capped off with one final cherry for the movie: a Best Picture win. When he accepted the award, Iñárritu repeated themes he touched on in his Best Director speech earlier in the evening: it was a tough movie to make, but hey, he had a tough crew behind him — like Leonardo DiCaprio, who also won a Golden Globe tonight for his role as The Revenant's gristly leading man, frontiersman Hugh Glass.

Last year Iñárritu's Birdman lost out to Richard Linklater's Boyhood for Best Picture, and this year the Hollywood Foreign Press Association chose Iñárritu ahead of Mad Max: Fury Road, Carol, Room, and Spotlight. Not bad for a movie plagued with so many production problems it seemed like it would never be finished.