The 78th Golden Globe Awards ceremony was held at Beverly Hills, California, and the Rainbow Room, in Manhattan, New York. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the show.
The award night kicked off with wins for two black British actors, Daniel Kaluuya for ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’, and John Boyega in Steve McQueen’sSmall Axe’.
‘The Crown’, the Netflix series bagged four awards for best drama, best actor, best actress. Josh O’Connor, Emma Corrin, and Gillian Anderson won awards for their portrayals of Prince Charles, Princess Diana, and Margaret Thatcher.
‘Borat’ a comedy mockumentary won the ‘Best Motion Picture’ award.
‘Soul’ won the award for the animated film. Meanwhile. ‘Schitt’s Creek’ managed to win the best comedy series award.
It was a night to remember for Chloe Zhao, as her film, ‘Nomadland’ managed to bag two awards. It was for the first time in 37 years that a woman director won an award at the Golden Globes for ‘Nomadland.’ The film also won the Best Picture Award in the Drama Category.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was live-streamed for the audience.
Last year was hit severely by the COVID-19 and the producers were forced to release their movies on streaming services.
A topic that was highlighted by the anchors was the black community representation in the award ceremony. They indicated that there are no black members of HFPA and this needs to be addressed.
The overall award ceremony went well and many deserving actors and actresses got their due recognition.