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Ah, awards show season has started again. This time, it was the Golden Globe awards that caught the world’s attention. Jimmy Fallon hosted the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards for 2017, and let me tell you, his opening number was definitely worth tuning in for.
He wasn’t the only person everyone was talking about after the awards ceremony closed. Meryl Streep also made headlines for calling out President-Elect Donald Trump’s behaviour when accepting her award.
“This instinct to humiliate, when it’s modeled by someone in the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody’s life, because it kinda gives permission for other people to do the same thing. Disrespect invites disrespect, violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose,” she said.
Trump wasn’t too happy with the remarks, however, tweeting:
Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn't know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a…..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017
Hillary flunky who lost big. For the 100th time, I never "mocked" a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him…….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017
But now, onto the awards segment of the night:
BEST MOTION PICTURE — DRAMA
Nominees: Hell or High Water, Lion, Hacksaw Ridge, Manchester By The Sea
There was high anticipation surrounding Hacksaw Ridge and Manchester By The Sea, but in the end the Golden Globe went to Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight.
BEST MOTION PICTURE — MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Winner: La La Land
Nominees: Deadpool, Florence Foster Jenkins, 20th Century Women, Sing Street
BEST ANIMATED FILM
Nominees: Moana, My Life as a Zucchini, Sing, Kubo and the Two Strings
Despite the hype surrounding Moana and the acclaim of the traditional-style animation of sleeper-hit Kubo and the Two Strings, the Best Motion Picture for Animation went to Zootopia.
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Nominees: Divines, The Salesman, Toni Erdmann, Neruda.
Elle was quite a sleeper-hit in terms of critical reception, receiving only a 7.3/10 on IMDb and 87% on Rotten Tomatoes.
BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Winner: The Crown
Nominees: Westworld, Game Of Thrones, This Is Us, Stranger Things
God Save The Queen! Not even hit shows like Westworld, This Is Us, Stranger Things or the critically acclaimed Game of Thrones could stop the Queen Elizabeth II biopic The Crown from taking the top prize this year.
BEST TELEVISION LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Winner: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Nominees: American Crime, The Night Manager, The Night Of, The Dresser
BEST TELEVISION SERIES — MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Nominees: Black-ish, Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle, Veep
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE — DRAMA
Winner: Isabelle Huppert (Elle)
Nominees: Amy Adams (Arrival), Ruth Nega (Loving), Natalie Portman (Jackie), Jessica Chastain (Miss Sloane)
Quite a few critics and movie-goers were surprised that neither Natalie Portman’s performance as Jackie Kennedy or Amy Adams’ role in Arrival won the Globe this year, losing just barely to Isabelle Huppert’s work in Elle.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE — DRAMA
Winner: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
Nominee: Joel Edgerton (Loving), Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic), Denzel Washington (Fences), Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)
Casey Affleck certainly stepped out of his brother’s shadow in this heart-stirring film about a brooding handyman left to look after his nephew following his brother’s tragic death.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE — MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Winner: Emma Stone (La La Land)
Nominees: Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins), Hailee Steinfeld (The Edge of Seventeen), Lily Collins (Rules don’t apply) , Annette Bening (20th Century Women)
BEST SCREENPLAY — MOTION PICTURE
Winner: Damien Chzaelle (La La Land)
Nominees: Moonlight (Barry Jenkins), Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester By The Sea), Taylor Sheridan (Hell or High Water), Tom Ford (Nocturnal Animals)
Nominees: Moonlight, Lion, Arrival, Hidden Figures
Justin Timberlake’s newest hit certainly had it’s feelings stopped when La La Land took out another Golden Globe.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES — DRAMA
Winner: Claire Foy (The Crown)
Nominees: Caitriona Balfe (Outlander), Keri Russel (The Americans), Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld), Winona Ryder (Stranger Things)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES — DRAMA
Winner: Billy Bob Thornton (Goliath)
Nominees: Rami Malek (Mr. Robot), Matthew Rhys (The Americans), Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan), Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES — MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Winner: Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish)
Nominees: Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin), Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Issa Rae (Insecure), Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES — MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Winner: Donald Glover (Atlanta)
Nominees: Gael Garcia Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle), Nick Nolte (Graves), Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent), Anthony Anderson (black-ish)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES/MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION