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

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

Winfrey, 63, the first African-American woman to be honoured with the annual Cecil B DeMille Award, used her time on stage to deliver a powerful speech about inclusion.Winfrey, who received a standing ovation twice in her eight-minute speech, said women have not been heard or believed for speaking truth to power but that has to change.

McDormand plays the mother seeking justice for her daughter, who was raped and killed, and takes on the small town police force. On Jan. 7, it won Golden Globes for best motion picture-drama, best actress-drama (McDormand), best supporting actor-drama (Sam Rockwell) and best screenplay (McDonagh). Meanwhile, announced as the Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language was "In the Fade", a German drama directed by Fatih Akin.

The glittering 75th Golden Globes ceremony, honouring achievements in television and cinema, sent out the message that a new post Harvey Weinstein-era could be on the horizon.

On the other hand, Allison Janey has won the best supporting actress in a motion picture for her role in I, Tonya. Alexander Skarsgard and Laura Dern both took home the awards for Best Supporting Actor and Actress in a TV Series, Miniseries, or TV Movie, respectively.

The evening began with the normally colorful red carpet transformed into a sea of black gowns as every actress showed solidarity with victims of sexual harassment inside and outside the entertainment industry.

James Franco won the comedy actor award for his cult movie homage "The Disaster Artist" and "Lady Bird" star Saoirse Ronan won for comedy actress.




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.

Women kept up the theme inside the Beverly Hilton ballroom.

But it was this speech from the one and only Oprah Winfrey that everyone is talking about.

Del Toro said he has made a career of crafting monster-oriented fables, at least three of which he said have "saved my life".

Moss previously won a Globe for best actress in a miniseries or TV movie for "Top of the Lake". "All you ladies in this category, bar, tequila's on me".

-Series, Drama - "The Handmaid's Tale". "I'm especially proud and inspired by all the women who felt strong enough and empowered enough to speak up and share their personal stories.This year, we became the story".


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