Los Angeles. Dark drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and mother-daughter comedy “Lady Bird” were the top winners at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday on a night marked by barbed comments about sexual harassment in Hollywood and passionate odes to those breaking their silence on the issue.
Gary Oldman was named best drama movie actor for his role as British wartime leader in Focus Features “Darkest Hour” and Frances McDormand took home the award for drama actress for her role as an angry mother in Fox Searchlight’s “Three Billboards.”
In comedies, the Golden Globes went to indie studio A24’s “Lady Bird” actress Saoirse Ronan and James Franco for his cult movie homage “The Disaster Artist,” also from A24.
Mexican director Guillermo del Toro won best director for magical fantasy “The Shape of Water.”
But the night was dominated not by who took home prizes, but by jokes and speeches about the sexual misconduct scandal that has roiled Hollywood.
“Happy New Year Hollywood! It’s 2018. Marijuana is finally allowed and sexual harassment finally isn‘t,” quipped Globes host Seth Meyers, to wild applause from the A-list audience in Beverly Hills.Multiple allegations against actors, filmmakers and Hollywood agents since October 2017 have led to many of the accused being fired, forced to step down, or dropped from creative projects.
The evening began with the normally colorful red carpet transformed into a sea of black gowns as actresses showed solidarity with victims of sexual harassment inside and outside the entertainment industry.
Following is a list of film and television winners in key categories:
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL
BEST ACTOR, DRAMA
Gary Oldman - “Darkest Hour”
BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA
Frances McDormand - “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
BEST ACTOR, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
James Franco - “The Disaster Artist”
BEST ACTRESS, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Saoirse Ronan - “Lady Bird”
Guillermo del Toro - “The Shape of Water”
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Sam Rockwell - “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Allison Janney - “I, Tonya”
BEST ANIMATED FILM“Coco”
BEST FOREIGN FILM“In the Fade” - Germany/France
BEST ORIGINAL SONG“This Is Me” - “The Greatest Showman”
BEST TV DRAMA SERIES
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
BEST TV COMEDY/MUSICAL SERIES
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
BEST ACTOR, TV DRAMA
Sterling K. Brown - “This Is Us”
BEST ACTRESS, TV DRAMA
Elisabeth Moss - “The Handmaid’s Tale”
BEST ACTOR, TV COMEDY/MUSICAL
Aziz Ansari - “Master of None”
BEST ACTRESS, TV COMEDY/MUSICAL
Rachel Brosnahan - “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
BEST TV MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES
“Big Little Lies” - HBO