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'Three Billboards,' 'Lady Bird' win top Golden Globe awards

'Three Billboards,' 'Lady Bird' win top Golden Globe awards”

In a nod to the high stakes surrounding his hosting stint, Meyers joked: "There's a new era underway, and I can tell because it's been years since a white man was this nervous in Hollywood".

Veteran film composer Alexandre Desplat took home the award for Best Score for the film The Shape of Water at the 2018 Golden Globes.

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won the Golden Globe award for best movie drama.

Every female star who took the stage last night wore black in solidarity with victims of abuse and assault, including Oprah Winfrey, who received the Cecil B. DeMille Award and brought down the house with her rousing and touching speech. She dedicated her statue to the "power of women".

"What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have", she said.

Lady Bird was named Best Comedy or Musical, though its director, Greta Gerwig, was not nominated.

Laura Dern, a supporting actress victor for "Big Little Lies", said: "May we teach our children that speaking out without retribution is our culture's new north star". Those who have been awaiting the release of flicks, The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri in India will surely jump out of joy after reading this.

-Actor, Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: James Franco, "The Disaster Artist".

The Golden Globes ceremony, the first of the major awards shows in the run-up to the Oscars in March, marked the first big test for how Hollywood would handle the scandal.

Actresses Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley pose with the Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television throphy for 'Big Little Lies'during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. "The Handmaid's Tale" was named Best Television Series - Drama, and in the musical or comedy category, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" won. "And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure they are the leaders to take us to the time where nobody has to say "me too" again!" Indie movie studio A24 had three.

-Screenplay: Martin McDonagh, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri".

-Original Song: "This is Me", from "The Greatest Showman", music by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, lyrics by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul. That movie also won four awards, including Best Drama.

-Actress, Drama: Elisabeth Moss, "The Handmaid's Tale".

-Actor, Series, Musical or Comedy: Aziz Ansari, "Master of None".

Laura Dern, who was also honored for her role on "Big Little Lies", condemned the "culture of silence" that was once "normalized" in her industry.



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