The colors returned to the Golden Globe's red race. And in the 76th edition of the awards for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the black dragons who had a few stars responded more to the glamor that the evening demanded the need to obtain a license, either from victims of racism or of sexual abuse, despite that the candidates did not lack productions that referred to these social wounds.
After a long and tedious introduction by Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper announced the first prize of the night, which Michael Douglas won as Best Comedy or Musical Actor for Kominsky method, created by Chuck Lorre, father of The Big Bang Theoryand also awarded as Best Comedy or Musical Series.
The series The AmericansFinally, if two KGB agents who lead an exemplary family life in Washington in the eighties, they finally received the recognition of the Hollywood correspondents when they received the Golden Globe as the best drama series.
Although the hopes of Venezuelan Édgar Ramírez soon faded when he, in the category he competed, won best supporting actor in Miniseries or Movie for Television, Ben Whishaw of A very English scandal, American Crime Story. The murder of Gianni Versace The Golden Globes didn't run out: its main character, Darren Criss, was recognized as Best Actor, and Netflix production was ranked as Best Miniseries or Movie for Television.
Luckier than Ramírez was veteran Patricia Clarkson, named Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie for Sharp objects.
Before Criss, the talented Patricia Arquette had already climbed the Golden Globes scene to collect the best actress trophy in a Miniseries or Television for Television Escape at Dannemora. And long before she did the same Richard Madden to thank for her award as best actress in drama series too Bodyguard.
Sandra Oh went from presenter to the winner when she was presented with the HFPA best actress trophy in the drama for her compelling work in the series Killing Eve. Yes, it continues to act.
One of the favorites from the television experts, Rachel Brosnahan, was not forced to change the script because Hollywood correspondents recognized her with the trophy of Best Actress of Comedy or Musically by The wonderful Mrs Maisel.
Together and encrypted
The winners in the cinema area began to parade before the microphones when Regina King received the Golden Globe for best supporting actress for If Beale Street could speak, the movie by Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) where he embodies a black woman who tries to prove her husband's innocence before she is born.
One of the most deserved accolades and the most exciting moments of the gala was starred by Glenn Close, named as the best dramatic actress for her meticulous interpretation of the besieged woman at a Nobel Prize for Literature in Kona.
For his more physical than emotional incarnation of Freddie Mercury in the movie Rhapsody Bohemia, Rami Malek received the Golden Globe as the best dramatic actor, and the conventional one biographical films by Bryan Singer, paradoxically, which should be the most important of the night: The Best Dramatic Film.
Best supporting actor was awarded to Mahershala Ali, who plays in the movie The green book a black musician who travels the southern United States with a white-skinned driver in the harshest years of racial hatred, sixties.
The green bookIn addition, not only won the award for Best Screenplay, which got its writers Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga and Brian Currie, but the most important in their field: The Best Comedy or Musical Film.
To announce the winner of the Best Song category, Lady Gaga came back to the stage with her beautiful but spectacular purple dress to follow the co-authors of Shallow, theme for the movie A star is born.
The first prize that was sung by the night went to the chameleon (and the full recipient of hairpieces) Christian Bale, who took home the trophy of Best Actor in Comedy or Musical for his work in the film vicewhere he plays the former vice president of the United States, Dick Cheney. Much more unpredictable, even though it was deserved, was the one who got Olivia Colman as a comedy or musical actress for favorite, by the Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos.
Catherine Zeta Jones and Antonio Banderas shouted "Rome"When they announced the winner of the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, director Alfonso Cuarón said:" This movie would not have been possible without the specific colors that made me what I am ", without suspecting that a few minutes later he had to leave his table to get the Best of Harrison Ford Director Best Award, also for Rome.
With few surprises and some disappointments, Golden Globes fired for a season of prizes that, except Roma –from where it seems impossible to stop talking – does not arouse great interest.