- by Jeff Beck
The Winners of the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards
The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards have just wrapped up with an unexpected, but incredibly wonderful, result. Martin McDonagh's spectacular "Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri" has won the top award for Best Motion Picture (Drama), along with Best Actress (Drama) (Frances McDormand), Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell), and Best Screenplay (McDonagh). On the Comedy/Musical side, Greta Gerwig's "Lady Bird" walked away with Best Motion Picture and Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan).
It's interesting to note that the only really big surprises were in some of the most competitive categories. Best Screenplay was thought to be leaning towards Greta Gerwig for "Lady Bird, while many were predicting Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water" to take Best Motion Picture Drama. However, it was something of a genuine surprise to see Allison Janney win Best Supporting Actress for "I, Tonya" over Laurie Metcalf for "Lady Bird," the latter of which has been dominating the award season thus far. It was also pretty shocking, but absolutely amazing, to see Sam Rockwell win Best Supporting Actor over Willem Dafoe, whom many assumed to be the frontrunner.
All-in-all, it was a wonderful evening, one that will hopefully set the stage for the upcoming Oscars. However, we still have a long way to go until then, including a very busy next few days that see the BAFTA nominations on the 10th, DGA nominations the morning/afternoon of the 11th, and the Critics' Choice Awards the evening of the 11th, so be sure to check back for complete coverage of these big events.
In the meantime, please see below for a complete list of the Golden Globe winners:
Best Picture (Drama): Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Picture (Comedy/Musical): Lady Bird Best Director: Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water Best Actor (Drama): Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour Best Actress (Drama): Frances McDormand, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Actor (Comedy/Musical): James Franco, The Disaster Artist Best Actress (Comedy/Musical): Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, I, Tonya Best Screenplay: Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Original Score: Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water Best Original Song: "This is Me," The Greatest Showman Best Animated Film: Coco Best Foreign Language Film: In the Fade
Best Television Series (Drama): The Handmaid's Tale Best Television Series (Comedy/Musical): The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Big Little Lies Best Actor (Drama): Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us Best Actress (Drama): Elizabeth Moss, The Handmaid's Tale Best Actor (Comedy/Musical): Aziz Ansari, Master of None Best Actress (Comedy/Musical): Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Best Actor (Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television): Ewan McGregor, Fargo Best Actress (Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television): Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies Best Supporting Actor (Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television): Alexander Skarsgard, Big Little Lies Best Supporting Actress (Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television): Laura Dern, Big Little Lies
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