'Breaking Bad' Most Notable Golden Globes Winner Already on Disc13 Jan, 2014 By: John Latchem
The latest accolade in the “Breaking Bad” victory lap in the wake of the acclaimed show’s final season came Jan. 13 at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association bestowed “Breaking Bad” with two trophies: Best TV Series, Drama, and Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama, for Bryan Cranston.
While many of the TV winners can be seen online, “Breaking Bad” (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment) was one of the few winners already available on disc.
Netflix’s “House of Cards,” also on DVD and Blu-ray from Sony Pictures, won Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama, for Robin Wright.
Amy Poehler won Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy, for “Parks and Recreation,” the first five seasons of which are on DVD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
HBO’s Behind the Candelabra won Best TV Movie or Miniseries and Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie for Michael Douglas, who played Liberace.
Elisabeth Moss won Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie for Top of the Lake, on DVD from BBC Home Entertainment.
Among TV the winners not yet announced for disc, Fox’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” won Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy, and Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy, for Andy Samberg. Jon Voight won Best Supporting Actor for Showtime’s “Ray Donovan.”
In the movie categories, none of the winners are yet available on disc, but several have been announced.
The one closest to street date is Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Blue Jasmine, which won Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama, for Cate Blanchett. It arrives on DVD and Blu-ray Jan. 21.
Dallas Buyers Club, arriving on DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 4, won Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama, for Matthew McConaughey and Best Supporting Actor for Jared Leto.
Gravity won Best Director for Aflonso Cuaron. Warner Home Video has the film slated for DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 25.
Disney’s Frozen, due on DVD and Blu-ray March 18, won Best Animated Feature Film, while All Is Lost, on DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 11 from Lionsgate, won Best Original Score.
Best Foreign-Language Film went to Italy’s The Great Beauty, which Criterion releases on DVD and Blu-ray March 25.
Among the top prizes, American Hustle won three Globes, for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, Best Actress for Amy Adams and Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence. Best Motion Picture, Drama, went to 12 Years a Slave.