Mon. Apr 6th, 2020

Here is the latest on the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring achievements in television and film being presented Sunday at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):8:05 p.m.The Golden Globe for drama best picture goes to “1917.”The epic about a World War I mission from director Sam Mendes that was filmed to look like a single continuous shot took home the biggest trophy of the night Sunday, beating out fellow nominees “The Irishman,” “Marriage Story,” “Joker” and “The Two Popes.”It beat only other drama films, however, as the Golden Globes unlike the Oscars has a separate category for best musical or comedy film.7:55 p.m.Renée Zellwegger won the Golden Globe for best actress in a film drama for her portrayal of Judy Garland in “Judy.”Zellwegger takes home the trophy for playing Garland and singing her signature song “Over The Rainbow,” in the troubled final year of her life.It’s the fourth Golden Globe but the first in 16 years for Zellweger, who won best supporting actress in 2004, then went on to win in the same category at the Oscars.___7:50 p.m.Joaquin Phoenix took the Globe for best actor for playing mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck as he becomes the fabled title super-villain in director Todd Phillips “Joker.”It’s the second Golden Globe for Phoenix, who took one home in the same category in 2006 for playing Johnny Cash in the biopic “Walk The Line.”The film became a major box office hit despite controversy at the time of its release over fears it would spur violence.___7:45 p.m.The Golden Globe for best picture, musical or comedy went to “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood.”The victory Sunday night is the among the biggest ever awards for a film directed by Quentin Tarantino.It was the film’s third Globe of the night after Pitt won best supporting actor in a comedy and Tarantino won best original screenplay.The story of an aging cowboy actor played by Leonardo DiCaprio and his stuntman sidekick played by Pitt beat out fellow nominees “Dolemite Is My Name,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Knives Out” and “Rocketman.”___7:40 p.m.Awkwafina is the winner of the Golden Globe for best actress in a musical or comedy film for “The Farewell.”The rapper and actress best known for her comic role in “Crazy Rich Asians” put down the mic and set aside the laughs to play a young woman in a Chinese family that is keeping their matriarch’s cancer a secret from her in director Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell.”The win is part of a breakout two-year run for the 31-year-old Awkwafina, real name Nora Lum, who gained prominence for the 2018 films “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Ocean’s 8.”___7:35 p.m.Taron Egerton has soared past the stars to win the Golden Globe for best actor in a musical or comedy for playing Elton John in “Rocketman.”It was the first Golden Globe in the first nomination for the Welsh actor and singer.John and songwriting partner Bernie Taupin won the best original song Globe earlier in the evening for “Rocketman.”___7:25 p.m.It’s no stunt. Brad Pitt is back on top at the Golden Globes.Pitt won best supporting actor in a film for “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood.”Pitt plays Cliff Booth, stunt double and sidekick to Leonardo DiCaprio’s cowboy actor Rick Dalton, in director Quentin Tarantino’s tale of Los Angeles in 1969.Pitt won in a star-studded category that also included nominees Tom Hanks, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.It was Pitt’s second Golden Globe as an actor after his 1996 win in the same category for “12 Monkeys.”Pitt thanked co-star Leonardo DiCaprio, adding a reference to DiCaprio’s famous death scene in “Titanic.”“I would’ve shared the raft,” Pitt said.___7:20 p.m.“Chernobyl” is taking home the Golden Globe for best TV limited series or movie.The HBO five-part series was created by Craig Mazin and starred Stellan Skarsgard, Emily Watson and Jared Harris, who accepted the award and dedicated it to the people who suffered during the 1986 nuclear disaster in the Soviet Union that is chronicled on the show.“Chernobyl” beat out “Catch-22,” “Fosse/Verdon,” “The Loudest Voice” and “Unbelievable” to take the Globe.The show won in the same category at the Emmy Awards in September. ___7:15 p.m.The Golden Globe for best actress in a limited series or movie made for TV went to Michelle Williams, who delivered an acceptance speech about the upcoming U.S. elections and women’s rights.It’s the second Golden Globe in six nominations for Williams.She plays Gwen Verdon, the dancer and collaborator with choreographer and director Bob Fosse, whose relationship with him was the basis of the FX show “Fosse/Verdon.”In a night that was mostly lacking in political talk, Williams spoke out for women and abortion rights during her acceptance speech.She said she could not have had her career without employing “a woman’s right to choose. To choose when to have my children, and with whom.” ___7:05 p.m.Sam Mendes is the winner of the Golden Globe for best director of a film for his World War I epic “1917.”Mendes beat out heavyweight directors including Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino.Mendes also co-wrote the film, which was made to appear as though it takes place in a single take and is based in part on the story of his grandfather.He thanked “the great Roger Deakins,” the cinematographer with whom he collaborated to create the seamless film.Mendes previously won a Golden Globe as best director for “American Beauty” in 2000, then went on to win an Academy Award. ___7 p.m.Just like he has throughout his four-decade career, Tom Hanks went straight from laughs to tears as he accepted the Cecil B. Demille Award at the Golden Globes.Hanks accepted the award from presenter Charlize Theron after a clips package that began with his second career role in 1980 on the schlocky TV series “The Love Boat.”“Most of the people in this room, I would pay to see them to get their cars washed,” Hanks said to open his speech, then asked the crowd of Hollywood luminaries for a show of hands. “Can I just say honestly, really, really, tell the truth now, how many people in this room have a clip package that includes ‘The Love Boat?’”After apologizing for having a cold, Hanks looked at one of the front tables at the Beverly Hilton, and immediately turned around, leaving many in attendance confused.He turned back around with tears in his eyes.“A man is blessed with a family sitting down front like that,” He said to wife Rita Wilson and his kids at the table with her. “I can’t tell you how much your love means to me.”He shifted from laughs to tears throughout the rest of the speech.“It’s the cold,” he said after breaking down again.Hanks received the career award honoring “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.”___6:40 p.m.Reigning Oscar best actress winner Olivia Colman has won her third career Golden Globe for playing Queen Elizabeth II on “The Crown.”Colman won best actress in a TV drama series for her work on the Netflix series. Her predecessor in the part Claire Foy won the same award for the show’s first season in 2017.“For the last year I feel like I’ve been living someone else’s life, and I’ve definitely won someone else’s award,” Colman said from the stage.Colman won her first Globe in 2017 for her lead role in the series “The Night Manager.”___6:30 p.m.Elton John and longtime songwriting partner Bernie Taupin won a Golden Globe for the song “I’m Gonna Love Me Again” from the John biopic “Rocketman.”It’s the first Golden Globe for both John and Taupin, who took the stage to accept it.“It’s the first time I’ve ever won an award with him,” John said of his writing partner of five decades, who wrote the lyrics for most of his major hits. “We never won a Grammy, we never got anything together.”They won in a category that was full of music superstars, including Taylor Swift and Beyoncé.Taron Egerton, nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a musical or comedy, plays John in the film.John paired with Tim Rice to win an Academy Award for “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from the original “Lion King” in 1995.___6:20 p.m.Fleabag won its second Golden Globe of the night, this time for best TV comedy series.Creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge won best actress in a TV comedy earlier in the evening.The Globe goes with six Emmy Awards “Fleabag” won in September, including outstanding comedy series, with Waller-Bridge winning for both her acting and her writing.The Amazon show based on a one-woman show performed by Waller-Bridge follows a misanthropic single woman in her relationships with men and family in London. It also stars Sian Clifford and Olivia Colman.The second season, for which the show won the Globe, features a burgeoning relationship between Waller-Bridge and a priest, played by Andrew Scott. ___6:15 p.m.Laura Dern won the Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a film for “Marriage Story.”Dern’s victory Sunday night gives her a fifth Golden Globe but her first for her work in film — the previous four all came for roles in television.___6:05 p.m.Veteran actor Brian Cox won the first Golden Globe of his career for his work on “Succession.”Cox took home the globe for best actor on a TV drama series for his portrayal of media magnate and family patriarch Logan Roy in the series about a wealthy family of media magnates in turmoil.It was just the second Golden Globe nomination for the Scottish native Cox.“Next year, I will have been in this business for 60 years,” the 73-year-old Cox said as he accepted the award, joking that, “I started when I was 2.”6 p.m.Ellen DeGeneres reflected on her career and her imaginary family as she accepted the Carol Burnett Award for Excellence in Television at the Golden Globes.DeGeneres said it took her a while to find her way in TV, even after she made history by coming out as gay on her sitcom.“I had a sitcom. And I lost that sitcom. Then I had another sitcom, and I lost that sitcom too,” she said. “I got to do something I always wanted to do: Make whiskey. Then I got a talk show. I got a talk show. And I was able to be myself. I feel like you all have gotten to know me. I’m an open book.”DeGeneres then poked fun at her sexuality, thanking a man who doesn’t exist.“I couldn’t have done it without my husband, Mark. Mark, you are my rock,” DeGeneres said to big laughs from the audience, including her wife, actress Portia de Rossi.She also paid tribute to Carol Burnett, who received the inaugural award named for her last year before DeGeneres became the second recipient.___5:40 p.m.The groundbreaking class satire “Parasite” is the winner of the Golden Globe Award for best foreign language film.Director Bong Joon Ho’s movie has been one of the year’s most acclaimed films, in May 2019 becoming the first Korean film to win the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival.The film is about a family of hustlers who insert themselves in the lives of a wealthy family. It is ineligible to compete in the Globes’ two best picture categories but is considered a strong candidate for a best film Oscar nomination later this month.___5:35 p.m.Phoebe Waller-Bridge is continuing her awards dominance, winning the Golden Globe for best actress in a TV comedy for her role on “Fleabag.”Waller-Bridge takes her first Golden Globe for her role on the Amazon series she created, to go with the acting Emmy she won in September 2019, along with Emmys for best TV comedy for her writing.With the win, she unseats Rachel Brosnahan, of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” who took the Globe the previous two years.The actress praised her co-star, Andrew Scott, who she said could have chemistry with a pebble.“I love being Andrew’s pebble in this,” Waller-Bridge said.___5:25 p.m.“Succession” has won the Golden Globe for best TV drama series.The HBO drama created by Jesse Armstrong that chronicles rivalries and relationships in a family of media magnates wins the Golden Globe for its second season.The ensemble cast includes Brian Cox, Sarah Snook, Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin and Hiam Abbass.___5:15 p.m.The first Golden Globe of the night was the kind of surprise that is typical of the show: Ramy Youssef won best actor in a TV comedy for “Ramy.”“I know you guys haven’t seen my show,” Youssef said as he accepted the award. “Everyone’s like, ‘Is this an editor?’”Youssef was considered a long shot in a group of nominees that included Michael Douglas, Bill Hader and Paul Rudd.The 28-year-old Youseff plays a millennial American Muslim from an Egyptian family grappling with tradition and modernity in a divided New Jersey community.___5:05 p.m.Ricky Gervais warned the audience at the Golden Globes that he was going to be as mean as he’s always been as host but not to take it too hard.“Remember, they’re just jokes,” Gervais said to open the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills. “We’re all going to die soon. And there’s no sequel.”___4:45 p.m.“Hustlers” director Lorene Scafaria says “a lot has changed for the better” for women in the movie industry but the absence of female directors nominated at the Golden Globes shows that “things have been slow to catch up.”Scafaria spoke from the red carpet before the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday in Beverly Hills. Hers is among several movies, including “The Farewell,” “Little Women” and “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” that scored nominations but not for the women who directed them.“We need storytellers who have a different perspective,” Scafaria said. “But we need awards like this to highlight us.”Mark Duplass, of the Apple Plus TV series “The Morning Show,” who is himself a film director, says the snubbing of women is just wrong.“I went on Instagram to congratulate all the female director nominees,” he said from the carpet. “But then I said: ‘Oh, wait. They didn’t get nominated this year.’”

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. —

Here is the latest on the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring achievements in television and film being presented Sunday at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):

8:05 p.m.

The Golden Globe for drama best picture goes to “1917.”

The epic about a World War I mission from director Sam Mendes that was filmed to look like a single continuous shot took home the biggest trophy of the night Sunday, beating out fellow nominees “The Irishman,” “Marriage Story,” “Joker” and “The Two Popes.”

It beat only other drama films, however, as the Golden Globes unlike the Oscars has a separate category for best musical or comedy film.

7:55 p.m.

Renée Zellwegger won the Golden Globe for best actress in a film drama for her portrayal of Judy Garland in “Judy.”

Zellwegger takes home the trophy for playing Garland and singing her signature song “Over The Rainbow,” in the troubled final year of her life.

It’s the fourth Golden Globe but the first in 16 years for Zellweger, who won best supporting actress in 2004, then went on to win in the same category at the Oscars.

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7:50 p.m.

Joaquin Phoenix took the Globe for best actor for playing mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck as he becomes the fabled title super-villain in director Todd Phillips “Joker.”

It’s the second Golden Globe for Phoenix, who took one home in the same category in 2006 for playing Johnny Cash in the biopic “Walk The Line.”

The film became a major box office hit despite controversy at the time of its release over fears it would spur violence.

___

7:45 p.m.

The Golden Globe for best picture, musical or comedy went to “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood.”

The victory Sunday night is the among the biggest ever awards for a film directed by Quentin Tarantino.

It was the film’s third Globe of the night after Pitt won best supporting actor in a comedy and Tarantino won best original screenplay.

The story of an aging cowboy actor played by Leonardo DiCaprio and his stuntman sidekick played by Pitt beat out fellow nominees “Dolemite Is My Name,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Knives Out” and “Rocketman.”

___

7:40 p.m.

Awkwafina is the winner of the Golden Globe for best actress in a musical or comedy film for “The Farewell.”

The rapper and actress best known for her comic role in “Crazy Rich Asians” put down the mic and set aside the laughs to play a young woman in a Chinese family that is keeping their matriarch’s cancer a secret from her in director Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell.”

The win is part of a breakout two-year run for the 31-year-old Awkwafina, real name Nora Lum, who gained prominence for the 2018 films “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Ocean’s 8.”

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7:35 p.m.

Taron Egerton has soared past the stars to win the Golden Globe for best actor in a musical or comedy for playing Elton John in “Rocketman.”

It was the first Golden Globe in the first nomination for the Welsh actor and singer.

John and songwriting partner Bernie Taupin won the best original song Globe earlier in the evening for “Rocketman.”

___

7:25 p.m.

It’s no stunt. Brad Pitt is back on top at the Golden Globes.

Pitt won best supporting actor in a film for “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood.”

Pitt plays Cliff Booth, stunt double and sidekick to Leonardo DiCaprio’s cowboy actor Rick Dalton, in director Quentin Tarantino’s tale of Los Angeles in 1969.

Pitt won in a star-studded category that also included nominees Tom Hanks, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.

It was Pitt’s second Golden Globe as an actor after his 1996 win in the same category for “12 Monkeys.”

Pitt thanked co-star Leonardo DiCaprio, adding a reference to DiCaprio’s famous death scene in “Titanic.”

“I would’ve shared the raft,” Pitt said.

___

7:20 p.m.

“Chernobyl” is taking home the Golden Globe for best TV limited series or movie.

The HBO five-part series was created by Craig Mazin and starred Stellan Skarsgard, Emily Watson and Jared Harris, who accepted the award and dedicated it to the people who suffered during the 1986 nuclear disaster in the Soviet Union that is chronicled on the show.

“Chernobyl” beat out “Catch-22,” “Fosse/Verdon,” “The Loudest Voice” and “Unbelievable” to take the Globe.

The show won in the same category at the Emmy Awards in September.

___

7:15 p.m.

The Golden Globe for best actress in a limited series or movie made for TV went to Michelle Williams, who delivered an acceptance speech about the upcoming U.S. elections and women’s rights.

It’s the second Golden Globe in six nominations for Williams.

She plays Gwen Verdon, the dancer and collaborator with choreographer and director Bob Fosse, whose relationship with him was the basis of the FX show “Fosse/Verdon.”

In a night that was mostly lacking in political talk, Williams spoke out for women and abortion rights during her acceptance speech.

She said she could not have had her career without employing “a woman’s right to choose. To choose when to have my children, and with whom.”

___

7:05 p.m.

Sam Mendes is the winner of the Golden Globe for best director of a film for his World War I epic “1917.”

Mendes beat out heavyweight directors including Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino.

Mendes also co-wrote the film, which was made to appear as though it takes place in a single take and is based in part on the story of his grandfather.

He thanked “the great Roger Deakins,” the cinematographer with whom he collaborated to create the seamless film.

Mendes previously won a Golden Globe as best director for “American Beauty” in 2000, then went on to win an Academy Award.

___

7 p.m.

Just like he has throughout his four-decade career, Tom Hanks went straight from laughs to tears as he accepted the Cecil B. Demille Award at the Golden Globes.

Hanks accepted the award from presenter Charlize Theron after a clips package that began with his second career role in 1980 on the schlocky TV series “The Love Boat.”

“Most of the people in this room, I would pay to see them to get their cars washed,” Hanks said to open his speech, then asked the crowd of Hollywood luminaries for a show of hands. “Can I just say honestly, really, really, tell the truth now, how many people in this room have a clip package that includes ‘The Love Boat?’”

After apologizing for having a cold, Hanks looked at one of the front tables at the Beverly Hilton, and immediately turned around, leaving many in attendance confused.

He turned back around with tears in his eyes.

“A man is blessed with a family sitting down front like that,” He said to wife Rita Wilson and his kids at the table with her. “I can’t tell you how much your love means to me.”

He shifted from laughs to tears throughout the rest of the speech.

“It’s the cold,” he said after breaking down again.

Hanks received the career award honoring “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.”

___

6:40 p.m.

Reigning Oscar best actress winner Olivia Colman has won her third career Golden Globe for playing Queen Elizabeth II on “The Crown.”

Colman won best actress in a TV drama series for her work on the Netflix series. Her predecessor in the part Claire Foy won the same award for the show’s first season in 2017.

“For the last year I feel like I’ve been living someone else’s life, and I’ve definitely won someone else’s award,” Colman said from the stage.

Colman won her first Globe in 2017 for her lead role in the series “The Night Manager.”

___

6:30 p.m.

Elton John and longtime songwriting partner Bernie Taupin won a Golden Globe for the song “I’m Gonna Love Me Again” from the John biopic “Rocketman.”

It’s the first Golden Globe for both John and Taupin, who took the stage to accept it.

“It’s the first time I’ve ever won an award with him,” John said of his writing partner of five decades, who wrote the lyrics for most of his major hits. “We never won a Grammy, we never got anything together.”

They won in a category that was full of music superstars, including Taylor Swift and Beyoncé.

Taron Egerton, nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a musical or comedy, plays John in the film.

John paired with Tim Rice to win an Academy Award for “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from the original “Lion King” in 1995.

___

6:20 p.m.

Fleabag won its second Golden Globe of the night, this time for best TV comedy series.

Creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge won best actress in a TV comedy earlier in the evening.

The Globe goes with six Emmy Awards “Fleabag” won in September, including outstanding comedy series, with Waller-Bridge winning for both her acting and her writing.

The Amazon show based on a one-woman show performed by Waller-Bridge follows a misanthropic single woman in her relationships with men and family in London. It also stars Sian Clifford and Olivia Colman.

The second season, for which the show won the Globe, features a burgeoning relationship between Waller-Bridge and a priest, played by Andrew Scott.

___

6:15 p.m.

Laura Dern won the Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a film for “Marriage Story.”

Dern’s victory Sunday night gives her a fifth Golden Globe but her first for her work in film — the previous four all came for roles in television.

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6:05 p.m.

Veteran actor Brian Cox won the first Golden Globe of his career for his work on “Succession.”

Cox took home the globe for best actor on a TV drama series for his portrayal of media magnate and family patriarch Logan Roy in the series about a wealthy family of media magnates in turmoil.

It was just the second Golden Globe nomination for the Scottish native Cox.

“Next year, I will have been in this business for 60 years,” the 73-year-old Cox said as he accepted the award, joking that, “I started when I was 2.”

6 p.m.

Ellen DeGeneres reflected on her career and her imaginary family as she accepted the Carol Burnett Award for Excellence in Television at the Golden Globes.

DeGeneres said it took her a while to find her way in TV, even after she made history by coming out as gay on her sitcom.

“I had a sitcom. And I lost that sitcom. Then I had another sitcom, and I lost that sitcom too,” she said. “I got to do something I always wanted to do: Make whiskey. Then I got a talk show. I got a talk show. And I was able to be myself. I feel like you all have gotten to know me. I’m an open book.”

DeGeneres then poked fun at her sexuality, thanking a man who doesn’t exist.

“I couldn’t have done it without my husband, Mark. Mark, you are my rock,” DeGeneres said to big laughs from the audience, including her wife, actress Portia de Rossi.

She also paid tribute to Carol Burnett, who received the inaugural award named for her last year before DeGeneres became the second recipient.

___

5:40 p.m.

The groundbreaking class satire “Parasite” is the winner of the Golden Globe Award for best foreign language film.

Director Bong Joon Ho’s movie has been one of the year’s most acclaimed films, in May 2019 becoming the first Korean film to win the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

The film is about a family of hustlers who insert themselves in the lives of a wealthy family. It is ineligible to compete in the Globes’ two best picture categories but is considered a strong candidate for a best film Oscar nomination later this month.

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5:35 p.m.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is continuing her awards dominance, winning the Golden Globe for best actress in a TV comedy for her role on “Fleabag.”

Waller-Bridge takes her first Golden Globe for her role on the Amazon series she created, to go with the acting Emmy she won in September 2019, along with Emmys for best TV comedy for her writing.

With the win, she unseats Rachel Brosnahan, of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” who took the Globe the previous two years.

The actress praised her co-star, Andrew Scott, who she said could have chemistry with a pebble.

“I love being Andrew’s pebble in this,” Waller-Bridge said.

___

5:25 p.m.

“Succession” has won the Golden Globe for best TV drama series.

The HBO drama created by Jesse Armstrong that chronicles rivalries and relationships in a family of media magnates wins the Golden Globe for its second season.

The ensemble cast includes Brian Cox, Sarah Snook, Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin and Hiam Abbass.

___

5:15 p.m.

The first Golden Globe of the night was the kind of surprise that is typical of the show: Ramy Youssef won best actor in a TV comedy for “Ramy.”

“I know you guys haven’t seen my show,” Youssef said as he accepted the award. “Everyone’s like, ‘Is this an editor?’”

Youssef was considered a long shot in a group of nominees that included Michael Douglas, Bill Hader and Paul Rudd.

The 28-year-old Youseff plays a millennial American Muslim from an Egyptian family grappling with tradition and modernity in a divided New Jersey community.

___

5:05 p.m.

Ricky Gervais warned the audience at the Golden Globes that he was going to be as mean as he’s always been as host but not to take it too hard.

“Remember, they’re just jokes,” Gervais said to open the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills. “We’re all going to die soon. And there’s no sequel.”

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