#MeToo, powerful speeches dominate the Golden Globe Awards


Sam Rockwell and Frances McDormand deliver terrific performances in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Before the show began, the red carpet was a sea of black.

The movie "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' was named Best Motion Picture - Drama". She went on to say she is pleased to be part of a tectonic shift in the industry, noting the women in this room are not here for the food, we are here for the work. "I do believe and I hope we can elicit change with the stories we tell and the way we tell them".

It wasn't a good night for LGBTQ cinema and television at the 2018 Golden Globes.

In fact, "Three Billboards" won a bunch of surprising awards on Sunday.

The Amazon series from the creators of Gilmore Girls, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel also finished strong, taking home awards for best television series - musical or comedy, while awarding Rachel Brosnahan as best actress. Then there was the young, charming Armie Hammer ("Call Me By Your Name"), who certainly fits the profile of a Globe victor, and Richard Jenkins ("The Shape of Water"), the likable veteran.

Having done so spectacularly well at the Golden Globes, we imagine it will continue the pace by picking up some major Oscar attention.

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Meanwhile, in the television categories, Will & Grace's much-anticipated comeback lost the Best TV Series (Musical or Comedy) award to Marvellous Mrs. Maisel, which tells the story of a stand-up female comedian in 1950s NY.

On the big-screen side, writer-director Martin McDonagh's dark drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the biggest victor, receiving six nominations and four awards over the course of the night.

Meyers, in his first time hosting the Globes, dove straight into material about the sex scandals that have roiled the industry and the "elephant not in the room", Harvey Weinstein.

Nicole Kidman paid a touching tribute to her husband Keith Urban as she accepted the award for best performance by an actress in a limited series for Big Little Lies.

Other big screen winners included "Coco", a fable based on the Mexican holiday of the Day of the Dead that was recognized as the year's best animated film, and "In the Fade", a German film about the aftermath of a bomb attack, that was named the best foreign film. "We'd have been f***ed if she hadn't said yes!" Natalie Portman, for instance, while announcing the nominees for best director, went off-script to note that each one was a man. Gary Oldman took best actor (drama) award for playing Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, while Saoirse Ronan of Lady Bird and Allison Janney of I, Tonya grabbed best actress in a comedy/musical and best supporting actress, respectively.

Oscar nominations will be announced the morning of January 23, and the winners revealed at the usual marathon ceremony in Los Angeles on March 4, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel for a second year, starting at 8 p.m. and broadcast live on ABC.

-Screenplay: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor, "The Shape of Water", Greta Gerwig, "Lady Bird", Liz Hannah, Josh Singer, "The Post", Martin McDonagh, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," Aaron Sorkin, "Molly's Game". James Franco won Best Actor for his film The Disaster Artist, and made his acceptance speech one to remember when inviting brother Dave Franco and the film's subject, Tommy Wiseau, to come on stage with him to accept the award.