Lady Gaga wins big at 'more inclusive' Golden Globes
- Author: Michelle Webb Jan 08, 2019,
Jan 08, 2019, 1:20
Adam McKay's highly critical Dick Cheney portrait "Vice", starring Christian Bale, comes in with a leading six nominations.
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Best film, drama: "Bohemian Rhapsody".
Green Book's Mahershala Ali, who plays African-American pianist Dr Don Shirley who confronts racism while performing in America's Deep South in 1962, claimed the supporting actor Globe. Alyssa Milano, the actress who was integral in making #MeToo go viral, said on the red carpet that in the past year a "really wonderful sisterhood has formed". Justin Hurwitz was awarded for his excellent First Man score, while Roma beat its closest rival, Hirokazu Koreeda's Shoplifters, to claim Best Foreign Language Picture.
But one Golden Globes-nominated actress stood out because her look was simpler, not more over-the-top than the rest; Emily Blunt stunned in an understated 2019 Golden Globes gown-turning heads for both her impeccable style and her decision to break away from the sartorial pack.
Few nominees were considered more of a sure thing than Lady Gaga as best actress in a drama. "I love you", and bowed.
He also thought it was fitting to thank none other than the devil for giving him the pizzazz he needed to win the award, telling the audience: "Thank you to Satan for giving me inspiration for playing this role". Ben Wishaw took best supporting actor in a limited series for "A Very English Scandal".
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The trio delivered blockbusters like Saajan Chale Sasural, Hero No. 1, Coolie No. 1, Dulhe Raja and Haseena Maan Jaayegi. The "Pink" actor had sent out prayers hoping for Khan's quick recovery after he was hospitalised in Canada.
Best Comedy Series went to The Kominsky Method, a sedate option when you consider that Barry, The Good Place, Kidding and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel were on the shortlist.
The show's hosts, Oh and Samberg, mostly avoided politics in their opening comments.
Darren Criss gave a shout out to representation and his Filipino mom at his acceptance speech when he won best actor in a mini-series or motion picture made for television for his role in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.
"There are two people here tonight that I'm so grateful are with me", the "Killing Eve" star said as she held back tears while accepting the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group that organizes the ceremony, selected a somewhat diverse and politically charged field of nominees.
Jeff Bridges, one of the most beloved actors in Hollywood, received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for his lifetime of work in such films as "The Last Picture Show", "Starman", "The Big Lebowski" and "True Grit".