Golden Globes Recap Kam Williams January 1, 2018 Buzz, Features, Goings-On Green Book Emerges as Early Favorite in Oscar Race Green Book emerged as the early favorite in the Oscar sweepstakes at the Golden Globes Sunday night after prevailing in three categories: Best Musical or Comedy, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor. Common sense would tell you that the searing civil rights era saga was more of a drama than a musical or comedy, but go figure. Curiously, Bohemian Rhapsody was dubbed Best Drama although that biopic about the rock group Queen’s frontman, Freddie Mercury, was a musical laced with comical moments. Another headscratcher was how Green Book‘s Mahershala Ali won for Best Supporting Actor despite playing a lead role. Bohemian Rhapsody and Roma garnered two trophies each, while A Star Is Born had a disappointing evening, only netting a win for Best Song, after landing five nominations. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga were overlooked in favor of Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) and Glenn Close (The Wife). The other acting awards went to Olivia Colman for The Favourite, Christian Bale for Vice, and Regina King for If Beale Street Could Talk. The show was co-hosted by Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, who studiously avoided offending any fellow celebs in attendance during their boring opening dialogue or over the rest of the evening. They didn’t even make any political jokes, although Christian Bale got a big laugh when he thanked Satan for showing him how to play Dick Cheney. Most of the other acceptance speeches were delivered in earnest, touching on themes ranging from female empowerment (Regina King and Glenn Close), to brotherhood (Peter Farrelly and Alfonso Cuaron), to LBGTQ rights (Rami Malek and Ben Whishaw). Complete List of Winners FILM Best Picture, Drama: Bohemian Rhapsody Best Picture, Musical or Comedy: Green Book Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, Roma Best Actor, Drama: Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody Best Actress, Drama: Glenn Close, The Wife Best Actress, Musical or Comedy: Olivia Colman, The Favourite Best Actor, Musical or Comedy: Christian Bale, Vice Best Supporting Actress: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali, Green Book Best Foreign Language Film: Roma Best Animated Feature: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Best Original Score: Justin Hurwitz, First Man Best Original Song: “Shallow,” A Star is Born Best Screenplay: Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga and Brian Currie, Green Book Cecille B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award: Jeff Bridges TELEVISION Best TV Series, Drama: The Americans Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama: Richard Madden, The Bodyguard Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama: Sandra Oh, Killing Eve Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy: The Kominsky Method Best Actor in a TV Series, Music or Comedy: Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy: Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Best Limited TV Series or Made for TV Movie: The Assassination of Gianni Versace Best Actor in a Limited TV Series or Made for TV Movie: Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace Best Actress in a Limited TV Series or TV Movie: Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series, Limited TV Series or Made for TV Movie: Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series, Limited TV Series or Made for TV Movie: Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects Carol Burnett Lifetime Achievement Award: Carol Burnett Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.