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Further shaking up an already wide-open awards season — and giving a boost to the kind of bold, adult-oriented studio fare that has been steadily migrating to streaming outlets — Sam Mendes’ World War I epic “1917” and Quentin Tarantino’s 1960s fantasia “Once Upon a Time … In Hollywood” were the big winners at the 77th Golden Globes Sunday night.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. Gave Universal’s “1917” the award for the best motion picture in the drama category as well as the directing prize for Mendes, lending the film — which opens wide Friday as one of this Oscar season’s late arrivals — a major leg up on the road to next month’s Academy Awards. The film beat out a strong field that included a trio of Netflix hopefuls — “The Irishman,” “Marriage Story” and “The Two Popes” — along with the darkly hued comic-book hit “Joker.”

Sony’s “Once Upon a Time” topped all other films, winning the best picture in the comedy or musical category and also taking home prizes for Tarantino’s screenplay and for supporting actor Brad Pitt. A love letter to the Hollywood of yore set against the backdrop of the Manson murders, the film bested “Jojo Rabbit,” “Knives Out,” “Rocketman” and “Dolemite Is My Name.”

Accepting the award for best drama, Mendes acknowledged the risk that a film like “1917” represents in an industry increasingly dominated by branded franchise fare and splintered by the advent of streaming.

True to form, the Globes spreads its affection wide, handing out significant prizes to contenders like Warner Bros.’ “Joker” and Netflix’s “Marriage Story,” even as it left others — most notably, Martin Scorsese’s sweeping gangster epic “The Irishman” — empty-handed.

Heading into the night, Netflix — propelled by “The Irishman,” the searing divorce drama “Marriage Story” and the Vatican-set “The Two Popes” — was widely expected to dominate. The streaming giant — which has long coveted the best picture Oscar and made a concerted effort to bring A-list filmmakers into its stable — boasted 17 nominations for its films, far outpacing its nearest competitors.

In an acid-tongued opening monologue that drew laughs and winces in equal measure from the starry crowd in attendance at the Beverly Hilton, host Ricky Gervais captured the anxiety many in the film industry feel as they’ve watched streaming services like Netflix upend power structures and ways of doing business that go back a century.

But in the end, Netflix emerged with just a single win on the film side: Laura Dern took home the prize for supporting actress for her turn as a divorce lawyer in “Marriage Story.” On the television side as well, despite 17 nominations, Netflix had a disappointing night, earning just one award for Olivia Colman for lead actress in a drama series for “The Crown.”

Though the Globes are renowned for delivering curveballs, if not outright head-scratchers, many of the night’s winners were largely expected. Giving him a further boost in this year’s fiercely competitive actor’s race, Joaquin Phoenix won the award for lead actor in a drama for his turn as a troubled failed standup turned supervillain in “Joker.” Renée Zellweger, who is widely considered the front-runner in this year’s lead actress race, won the award for lead actress in a drama for her performance as Judy Garland in “Judy.”

In one of the evening’s biggest surprises, Mendes took the directing prize over a heavyweight field that included Scorsese, Tarantino, Bong Joon-ho (“Parasite”) and Todd Phillips (“Joker”). Accepting the award, even Mendes seemed taken aback, saying, “There is not one director in this room, not one director in the world, that is not in the shadow of Martin Scorsese.”

When the Globes nominations were announced last month, the HFPA drew widespread criticism for failing to nominate any female directors. Most notably, Greta Gerwig, who missed out on a directing nomination two years ago for her acclaimed debut “Lady Bird,” was again passed over for her literary adaptation, “Little Women.”

The sole award for a female-directed film went to Awkwafina, who became the first woman of Asian descent to win the award for lead actress in a movie comedy or musical for her turn as a young Chinese American woman whose grandmother has terminal cancer in Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell,” distributed by A24.

Director Bong’s genre-scrambling class satire “Parasite,” released by Neon, became the first Korean movie to win the award for best foreign-language film. Having already racked up a raft of critics’ prizes, Bong’s film has ambitions to break out of the international-film box with a potential best picture nomination at the Oscars but HFPA rules prevented it from competing for best drama film.

Accepting the award, Bong urged viewers to expand their horizons to include the more subtitled fare, saying, “I think we use only just one language: the cinema.”

Taron Edgerton was another surprise winner, taking the prize for lead actor in a comedy or musical for his turn as music legend Elton John in the Paramount biopic “Rocketman,” which also earned John an award for best original song. Then again, the Globes have shown a soft spot for rockers in the past; last year, the Queen biopic won awards for best drama and for its star, Rami Malek.

One should be cautious not to read too much into the Globes — a purported Oscar bellwether — which are doled by about 90 voting members of the HFPA, rather than film industry professionals.

Then again, as awards season enters its home stretch, the Globes can give a sense of which films may have the wind at their backs; last year, the Globes winner for best comedy or musical, “Green Book,” went on to win the best picture Oscar, and the drama winner, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” also had a strong showing with four Oscar wins. That could be a particularly important factor in a year such as this one with an accelerated timeline, with Oscar nominations voting set to close on Tuesday.

On the television side, HBO topped its competitors with four wins, powered by “Succession,” which won awards for best drama series and for star Brian Cox, and “Chernobyl,” which won the best-limited series.

While the Globes are generally considered the loosest and booziest stop on the awards season circuit, in recent years the HFPA has worked to nudge the show toward greater respectability and seriousness. Still, against the backdrop of an impeachment battle and tensions with Iran, Gervais urged winners to avoid using the opportunity to weigh in on politics:

While there were few overt references to President Trump, a number of winners ignored Gervais’ advice, referencing the fires blazing across Australia and urging action to combat climate change. In one of the evening’s most pointedly political speeches, Michelle Williams, accepting her win for lead actress in a limited series or television film, delivered an impassioned and deeply personal argument for abortion rights.

But given the ongoing battles in Washington and in the geopolitical realm — and the far less consequential combat of awards season — Hollywood seemed to relish the chance to highlight its gentler side. Two of the industry’s most beloved figures, Tom Hanks and Ellen DeGeneres, were given lifetime-achievement awards, earning standing ovations and drawing tears from the assembled crowd.

Meanwhile, Pitt, in his speech, took the chance to make a plea for simple human decency amid the strife and division.

Scroll down to check out the full list of winners and the competition they defeated on the way to the podium.

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

  • CYNTHIA ERIVO    HARRIET
  • SCARLETT JOHANSSON    MARRIAGE STORY
  • SAOIRSE RONAN    LITTLE WOMEN
  • CHARLIZE THERON    BOMBSHELL
  • RENÉE ZELLWEGER    JUDY (WINNER)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

  • CHRISTIAN BALE    FORD V FERRARI
  • ANTONIO BANDERAS    PAIN AND GLORY
  • ADAM DRIVER    MARRIAGE STORY
  • JOAQUIN PHOENIX    JOKER (WINNER)
  • JONATHAN PRYCE    THE TWO POPES

BEST MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

  • DOLEMITE IS MY NAME ( Netflix /Davis Entertainment Company)
  • JOJO RABBIT (Defender Films / Piki Films / Fox Searchlight Pictures / TSG Entertainment; Fox Searchlight Pictures)
  • KNIVES OUT (MRC, T-Street; Lionsgate)
  • ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (Columbia Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing) (WINNER)
  • ROCKETMAN (Paramount Pictures; Paramount Pictures)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

  • ANA DE ARMAS    KNIVES OUT
  • AWKWAFINA    THE FAREWELL (WINNER)
  • CATE BLANCHETT    WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE
  • BEANIE FELDSTEIN    BOOKSMART
  • EMMA THOMPSON    LATE NIGHT

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

  • DANIEL CRAIG    KNIVES OUT
  • ROMAN GRIFFIN DAVIS    JOJO RABBIT
  • LEONARDO DICAPRIO    ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD
  • TARON EGERTON    ROCKETMAN (WINNER)
  • EDDIE MURPHY    DOLEMITE IS MY NAME

BEST MOTION PICTURE – ANIMATED

  • FROZEN 2 (Walt Disney Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD (DreamWorks Animation; Universal Pictures)
  • THE LION KING ( Walt Disney Pictures; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • MISSING LINK (LAIKA / Annapurna Pictures; United Artists Releasing) (WINNER)
  • TOY STORY 4 (Pixar Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

BEST MOTION PICTURE – FOREIGN LANGUAGE

  • THE FAREWELL (USA) ( Big Beach / Kindred Spirit / Ray Production / Depth of Field / Seesaw; A24 )
  • LES MISÉRABLES  (FRANCE) ( SRAB Films / Rectangle Productions / Lyly Films; Amazon Studios )
  • PAIN AND GLORY (SPAIN) ( El Primer Deseo / El Deseo; Sony Pictures Classics  )
  • PARASITE (SOUTH KOREA) (Barunson E&A; NEON ) (WINNER)
  • PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE  (FRANCE) (Lilies Films; NEON)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN ANY MOTION PICTURE

  • KATHY BATES    RICHARD JEWELL
  • ANNETTE BENING    THE REPORT
  • LAURA DERN    MARRIAGE STORY (WINNER)
  • JENNIFER LOPEZ    HUSTLERS
  • MARGOT ROBBIE    BOMBSHELL

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN ANY MOTION PICTURE

  • TOM HANKS    A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
  • ANTHONY HOPKINS    THE TWO POPES
  • AL PACINO    THE IRISHMAN
  • JOE PESCI    THE IRISHMAN
  • BRAD PITT    ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (WINNER)

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

  • BONG JOON HO    PARASITE
  • SAM MENDES    1917 (WINNER)
  • TODD PHILLIPS    JOKER
  • MARTIN SCORSESE    THE IRISHMAN
  • QUENTIN TARANTINO    ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD

BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE

  • NOAH BAUMBACH    MARRIAGE STORY
  • BONG JOON HO, HAN JIN WON    PARASITE
  • ANTHONY MCCARTEN    THE TWO POPES
  • QUENTIN TARANTINO    ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (WINNER)
  • STEVEN ZAILLIAN    THE IRISHMAN

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE

  • ALEXANDRE DESPLAT    LITTLE WOMEN
  • HILDUR GUÖNADÓTTIR    JOKER (WINNER)
  • RANDY NEWMAN    MARRIAGE STORY
  • THOMAS NEWMAN    1917
  • DANIEL PEMBERTON    MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN

BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE

  • “BEAUTIFUL GHOSTS” — CATS    Music by:    Andrew Lloyd Webber, Taylor Swift    Lyrics by:    Andrew Lloyd Webber, Taylor Swift
  • “I’M GONNA LOVE ME AGAIN” — ROCKETMAN    Music by:    Elton John    Lyrics by:    Bernie Taupin (WINNER)
  • “INTO THE UNKNOWN” — FROZEN 2    Music by:    Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez    Lyrics by:    Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
  • “SPIRIT” — THE LION KING    Music by:    Timothy McKenzie, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Beyoncé    Lyrics by:    Timothy McKenzie, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Beyoncé
  • “STAND UP” — HARRIET    Music by:    Joshuah Brian Campbell, Cynthia Erivo    Lyrics by:    Joshuah Brian Campbell, Cynthia Erivo

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

  • BIG LITTLE LIES -HBO (HBO / Blossom Films / Hello Sunshine /David E. Kelley Productions / Crazyrose)
  • THE CROWN -NETFLIX (Left Bank Pictures / Sony Pictures Television)
  • KILLING EVE- BBC AMERICA ( Sid Gentle Films Ltd.)
  • THE MORNING SHOW  (APPLE TV+Apple )
  • SUCCESSION  -HBO (HBO Entertainment / Project Zeus /Hyperobject Industries / Gary Sanchez Productions) (WINNER)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

  • JENNIFER ANISTON    THE MORNING SHOW
  • OLIVIA COLMAN    THE CROWN (WINNER)
  • JODIE COMER    KILLING EVE
  • NICOLE KIDMAN    BIG LITTLE LIES
  • REESE WITHERSPOON    THE MORNING SHOW

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

  • BRIAN COX    SUCCESSION (WINNER)
  • KIT HARINGTON    GAME OF THRONES
  • RAMI MALEK    MR. ROBOT
  • TOBIAS MENZIES    THE CROWN
  • BILLY PORTER    POSE

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

  • BARRY    HBO (HBO Entertainment / Alec Berg / Hanarply )
  • FLEABAG    PRIME VIDEO ( All3Media International Limited / Amazon Studios) (WINNER)
  • THE KOMINSKY METHOD     NETFLIX ( Warner Bros. Television )
  • THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL    PRIME VIDEO (Amazon Studios  )
  • THE POLITICIAN    NETFLIX  ( Fox 21 Television Studios )

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

  • CHRISTINA APPLEGATE    DEAD TO ME
  • RACHEL BROSNAHAN    THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL
  • KIRSTEN DUNST    ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA
  • NATASHA LYONNE    RUSSIAN DOLL
  • PHOEBE WALLER-BRIDGE    FLEABAG (WINNER)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

  • MICHAEL DOUGLAS    THE KOMINSKY METHOD
  • BILL HADER    BARRY
  • BEN PLATT    THE POLITICIAN
  • PAUL RUDD    LIVING WITH YOURSELF
  • RAMY YOUSSEF    RAMY (WINNER)

BEST TELEVISION LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • CATCH-22    HULU    Hulu / Paramount Television / Anonymous Content / Smokehouse Pictures
  • CHERNOBYL    HBO    HBO Miniseries / SKY / Sister Pictures /The Mighty Mint / Word Games (WINNER)
  • FOSSE/VERDON    FX NETWORKS    Fox 21 Television Studios / FX Productions
  • THE LOUDEST VOICE    SHOWTIME    SHOWTIME Presents /  A Blumhouse Television Production / A Showtime Production
  • UNBELIEVABLE    NETFLIX    CBS Television Studios

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • KAITLYN DEVER    UNBELIEVABLE
  • JOEY KING    THE ACT
  • HELEN MIRREN    CATHERINE THE GREAT
  • MERRITT WEVER    UNBELIEVABLE
  • MICHELLE WILLIAMS    FOSSE/VERDON (WINNER)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • CHRISTOPHER ABBOTT    CATCH-22
  • SACHA BARON COHEN    THE SPY
  • RUSSELL CROWE    THE LOUDEST VOICE (WINNER)
  • JARED HARRIS    CHERNOBYL
  • SAM ROCKWELL    FOSSE/VERDON

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • PATRICIA ARQUETTE    THE ACT (WINNER)
  • HELENA BONHAM CARTER    THE CROWN
  • TONI COLLETTE    UNBELIEVABLE
  • MERYL STREEP    BIG LITTLE LIES
  • EMILY WATSON    CHERNOBYL

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • ALAN ARKIN    THE KOMINSKY METHOD
  • KIERAN CULKIN    SUCCESSION
  • ANDREW SCOTT    FLEABAG
  • STELLAN SKARSGÅRD    CHERNOBYL (WINNER)
  • HENRY WINKLER    BARRY

Source: www.goldenglobes.com

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