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Did the Golden Globes accidentally announce the 2015 Best Picture winners?

Alex Abad-Santos is a senior correspondent who explains what society obsesses over, from Marvel and movies to fitness and skin care. He came to Vox in 2014. Prior to that, he worked at the Atlantic.

On Friday, something funny happened on the Golden Globes websiteSelma and Into the Woods appeared on the site as winners of the two Best Motion Picture categories:

(Golden Globes)

The movies appear alongside the 2014 acting winners (and atop images of the 2014 picture winners), and are the only nominees from 2015 to do so. The site was eventually changed back:

(Golden Globes)

To be very, very clear, this could just be a strange glitch. In fact, it's probably just a strange glitch.

But since this funky thing happened two days before the awards show, it's drawing attention and curiosity because of its timing. It wouldn't be too out of place to think that designers and coders had already begun work trying to mock up the 2015 site and some of that work slipped out onto the live site.

Something similar has happened before. In 2012, the 2013 SAG Awards nominations leaked online before the official announcement.

Further, that the site had picked Selmaa frontrunner for the Oscars, makes it even more curious. Into the Woods is a bit more of a wildcard, since Birdman is considered the favorite in that category.

Again, this could be just a weird glitch, but we'll find out for sure on Sunday.