Alex Ebert Wins Best Original Score For 'All Is Lost'
Alex Ebert, rocker and lead singer of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, surprised audiences Sunday night when he won the Golden Globe for best Original Score for his work for All Is Lost.
All Is Lost, which features very little dialogue, was the first movie score for Ebert, and did not win any other Golden Globes despite its star Robert Redford being nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama.
Ebert beat out film composing veterans such as John Williams (The Book Thief) and Hanz Zimmer (12 Years a Slave). Ebert certainly provided the Globes with a change of pace, first inspiring Sean Diddy Combs to give him a big hug after reminding him that they had met before, at a party on a boat in St. Barts. Ebert also solidified his place in viewers’ memories by giving Jared Leto a run for his money, appearing on stage with a disheveled bun on top of his head, immediately inspiring tweets from audiences watching at home.
I meant I was enjoying Alex Ebert's hair
— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) January 13, 2014
Ichabod Crane is on the #GoldenGlobes stage.
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) January 13, 2014
U2 Wins Golden Globe For Best Original Song
Ebert wasn’t the only rocker to leave the 2014 Golden Globes with a trophy. Minutes later, U2 took the stage after winning Best Original Song for “Ordinary Love,” which they wrote for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. and Adam Clayton received their award and spoke about their relationship with Nelson Mandela.
“This man [Mandela] turned our lives upside down – right side up. He refused to hate because he thought love would do a better job,” said Bono.
Later in the show, Bono had another shinning moment when he was jumped by Amy Poehler when she won Best Actress in a TV Series – Comedy for Parks and Recreation.
– Olivia Truffaut-Wong
More on the 2014 Golden Globe Awards:
Jared Leto Golden Globes Acceptance Speech: Reveals Waxing For The Role, Forgets To Thank Matthew McConaughey
Diane Keaton Accepts Cecil B. DeMille Award On Behalf Of Woody Allen, Angers Allen's Estranged Son Ronan Farrow
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