The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards are being held today to honour the best of films and television had to offer in the year 2018. This year’s event is being hosted by actors Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, who take over from 2018 host, comedian Seth Meyers. Samberg and Oh have said that they will keep the ceremony’s tone ‘light and carefree’.
The Christian Bale-starrer political drama, Vice, leads with six nominations, followed by Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star Is Born, Yorgos Lanthimos’ period dark comedy, The Favourite, and the road trip drama, Green Book with five nominations each. Marvel’s Black Panther is the first superhero movie to be nominated for best picture, in addition to scoring two other nominations.Talking about the television category, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story leads with four nominations. Seven shows follow on the heels of ACS, with three nods each. These include Barry, Homecoming, The Marvellous Mrs Maisel and Sharp Objects. This year’s ceremony will also be missing older heavyweights such as Stranger Things and Game of Thrones.
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Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama: Rami Malek bags Best Actor Award for his performance in Bohemian Rhapsody.
Best Motion Picture Drama: Bohemian Rhapsody won Best Motion Picture Drama.
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama: Glenn Close beats out hot favourite Lady Gaga to win Best Actress Award in motion picture. Other nominees include Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy and Rosamund Pike.
Best Picture (musical or comedy): Green Book, has won the Golden Globe for Best Picture Musical or Comedy, beating out the likes of Vice, Crazy Rich Asians, Mary Poppins Returns and The Favourite.
Best Actress in a motion picture (musical or comedy): Olivia Colman wins the Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) award for her performance in Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos’ period dark comedy, The Favourite.
Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Prolific producer Ryan Murphy’s FX drama, The Assassination of Gianni Versace has won the Golden Globe for Best TV Limited Series.
Best Television Comedy: Netflix’s The Kominsky Method wins the Globe for best comedy series.
Best Actress in Television series (musical or comedy): Rachel Brosnahan bags the Best Actress Award for her performance in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Cecil B DeMille Award: Jeff Bridges has been presented with the annual Cecil B DeMille award.
Best Director Motion Picture: Alfonso Cuaron won the Best Director Award for Roma.
Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie: Breakout star Darren Criss has won the Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV for his performance as the psychopathic Andrew Cunanan in the second season of the FX anthology, The Assassination of Gianni Versace.
Best Foreign Language film: Roma, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, has won the Best Foreign Language film award.
Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy; Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited Series or TV Movie: Christian Bale has won the Best Actor award for his performance in director Adam McKay’s political comedy-drama, Vice.This is Bale’s second Golden Globe from three nominations. He previously won for The Fighter.
Patricia Clarkson has won the Best Supporting Actor for her performance in HBO’s Sharp Objects.
Best Actor in motion picture: Mahershala Ali won the Best Actor for his performance in Green Book.
Best Supporting Actress in motion picture, Best Actress in TV drama: Regina King has won the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe for her performance in If Beale Street Could Talk, directed by Barry Jenkins. In her acceptance speech, she said, “I challenge anyone out there who is in a position of power...to challenge yourselves and do the same.’’
Host Sandra Oh won the Best Actress in a Television Drama for her performance in Killing Eve.
Best Original Song: Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt won the Best Original Song for Shallow in the film, A Star is Born. Gaga was teary eyed as soon as her name was announced. “As a woman in music, it is really hard to be taken seriously as a musician and songwriter and these 3 incredible men lifted me up, supported me,” she said about her co-songwriters,’’ she said about her co-songwriters.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association presented its inaugural Carol Burnett Award to recognize a lifetime achievement in Television to Carol Burnett.
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited series or TV: Paddington and James Bond star Ben Whishaw has won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series or TV Movie.
Best Actress in a Limited series or TV: Patricia Arquette, former Oscar-winner for Boyhood, has won the Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie for her performance in Escape at Dannemora.
Congratulations to Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) - Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television - Escape at Dannemora. - #GoldenGlobes pic.twitter.com/3ljF02JOdR— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) January 7, 2019
Best Actor in a Television Series Drama, Best TV Drama: Former Game of Thrones star, Richard Madden, picks up the big award for his performance in the hit thriller series, Bodyguard. Television’s biggest award, the Best Drama Series, goes to FX’s The American’s which aired its final season this year.
Best actor in a Television Musical or Comedy, Best Animated Feature: Michael Douglas gets the first Golden Globe of the evening for his performance in Netflix’s The Kominsky Method. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has won the Best Animated Feature award.