Golden Globes 2019

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Tiyashi Datta

The 76th edition of Golden Globes Awards was held in Beverly Hills on Monday morning. After the #MeToo movement and labelling the red carpet with black dresses in 2018, this year it was an amalgamation of almost everything from comedy, nostalgia, political satire to powerful speeches by leading ladies.

The host of the night actor Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh stole the show with their opening line that declared them as “the only two people left in Hollywood who haven’t gotten in trouble for saying something offensive.”

There were many unexpected moments like Glenn Close taking the Golden Globe home for the category of ‘Best Actress’ beating Lady Gaga. Glenn thanked everyone for her third Golden Globe win with her rousing speech. She went – “Women, we are nurturer, that’s what expected of us, we have our children, we have our husbands if we are lucky enough but we have to find personal fulfilment. We have to follow our dreams. We have to say ‘I can do it’ and ‘I should be allowed to do it.’”

Sandra Oh became the first Asian-American to win a Golden Globe for ‘Killing Eve’. This year the Golden Globes also saw the rise of trolls in twitter. ‘#FijiWaterWoman’ became the talking point. A girl in a blue gown carrying water bottles, who bombed nearly 12 photos, rocked every twitter page.

Winners’ List:

Drama Film – Bohemian Rhapsody

Actor in a drama Film – Rami Malek for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Actress in a drama film – Glenn Close for ‘The Wife’

Comedy or Musical – Green Book

Best Actor in a comedy or musical – Christian Bale for ‘Vice’

Best Actress in a comedy or musical film – Olivia Colman for ‘The favourite’

Supporting actor in a film – Mahelshala Ali for ‘Greeen Book’

Supporting actress in a film – Regina King for ‘If Beale Street could Talk’

Best Director – Alfonso Cuaron for ‘Roma’

Foreign Language Film – Roma

Screenplay – Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly, for ‘Green Book’

Original Song – Shallow (A Star Is Born)

Original Score- Justin Hurwitz for ‘First Man’

Animated Film- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Drama TV Series – The Americans

Actor in a TV Drama – Richard Madenn for ‘Bodyguard’

Actress in a TV Drama – Sandra Oh for ‘Killing Eve’

Comedy or musical TV Series- The Kominsky Method

Actor in a TV comedy or musical- Michael Douglas for ‘The Kominsky Method’

Actress in a TV comedy or musical- Rachel Brosnahan for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

Movie or limited TV series- The Assasination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Actor in a movie or limited TV Series- Darren Criss for ‘The Assasination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Actress in a movie or limited TV series- Patricia Arquette for ‘Escape at Dannemora’

Supporting actor in a series, miniseries or TV movie- Ben Whishaw for ‘A Very English Scandal’

Supporting actress in a series, miniseries or TV movie- Patricia Clarkson for ‘Sharp objects’

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