Womens' Voices Heard Loud and Clear at the 75th Golden Globes

NBC slammed by Globes viewers for censorship of Frances McDormand's speech

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.

"It's 2018", Meyers added.

"Good evening ladies and remaining gentlemen..."

The awards themselves were largely predictable, but the ceremony is one of the first major awards shows on the calendar, which makes it worth a look for those looking to get an early edge when it comes to predicting the Oscars.

Speaking as she was awarded the honorary Cecil B DeMille trophy - the first black woman to get the honour - she said: "Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have".

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. "Also it's the way people speak when they're not being the best people that they might hope to be". But their time is up. She made a promise to the women watching, "A new day is on the horizon".

-Series, Drama: "The Crown", "The Handmaid's Tale", "This Is Us", "Stranger Things" and "Game of Thrones".

It features a redemption arc for a racist cop - played by Sam Rockwell - and this fact didn't gone unnoticed as the film came out on top in four big categories, including Best Motion Picture in the Drama category.

Ansari, born to a Muslim family from Tamil Nadu, won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for "Master of None", which he also writes and directs. The film won the "Best Motion Picture" award in the drama category, and sent star Frances McDormand to the stage as victor of the "Best Actress" award in a drama. Some categories, like Best Director, still had an entirely male field of nominees, much like most other years.

Laura Dern takes home her fourth Golden Globe, this time for best supporting actress in a limited TV series. She profusely thanked her mother, who she said was on a video call.

Kidman praised her mother, a supporter of women's rights, in an emotional speech.

The movie might not even be showing in many theaters around the country now, though the Golden Globes honors will probably change that and result in a re-release.

While it was a big night for streaming video companies, HBO - which has its own, popular subscription-based streaming service - also won big at the ceremony.

Now playing in Asheville are the Golden Globe winners "Lady Bird" (at Grail Moviehouse), "The Disaster Artist" (also at the Grail, victor of Best Actor, Musical or Comedy, for James Franco), "The Shape of Water" (at the Fine Arts Theatre and Carolina Cinemark), "The Greatest Showman" (at chain theaters, victor for Best Original Song, "This Is Me"), "Coco" (Best Animated Motion Picture, at chain theaters) and "Darkest Hour" (at the Fine Arts and chain theaters, victor of Best Actor, Drama, for Gary Oldman). James Franco won Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his portrayal of Tommy Wiseau in the film The Disaster Artist while Gary Oldman won Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for playing Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.

A-list actresses, from Natalie Portman to Jessica Chastain, served up jokes about gender inequality in their industry.



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