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‘La La Land,’ FX Score at 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards

‘La La Land,’ FX Score at 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards
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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s 74th annual Golden Globe Awards honored both entertainment veterans and newcomers Jan. 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, in a ceremony hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Taking home top film honors was Lionsgate’s “La La Land,” which won a whopping seven statues for writer-director Damien Chazelle, leading actors Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, best original score, best original song, and best musical or comedy. This makes it the single most decorated film in Golden Globes history. On the TV side, Netflix’s “The Crown,” AMC’s “The Night Manager,” and FX’s “Atlanta” and “People v. O.J.: American Crime Story” all earned recognition.

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As in years past, the HFPA honored freshman TV series and performers, including Donald Glover and his comedy “Atlanta,” Billy Bob Thornton of Amazon series “Goliath,” and “The Crown,” as well as its star, Claire Foy. “I grew up in a house where magic wasn’t allowed so everybody in here is like magical to me,” said Glover, accepting the award for best actor in a TV comedy. “We’re the ones who kind of, in a weird way, tell a story or a lie to children so they do stuff we never thought was possible.” Tracee Ellis Ross of ABC’s “Black-ish” won the award for leading actress in a comedy series, the first black woman to do so since Debbie Allen in 1982.

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A delighted Foy thanked Queen Elizabeth II, on whom “The Crown” is based, in her acceptance speech. “She has been at the center of the world for the past 63 years and I think the world could do with a few more women at the center of it, if you ask me,” said Foy.

A24’s “Moonlight” won the Globe for best motion picture drama. A visibly surprised Isabelle Huppert accepted the award for leading actress in a drama for “Elle,” from Sony Pictures Classics, which also took home the statue for foreign film. Casey Affleck was recognized in the leading actor drama category for Amazon Studios and Roadside Attraction’s “Manchester by the Sea,” while Aaron Taylor-Johnson took home the supporting trophy for Focus Features’ “Nocturnal Animals.”

Viola Davis, winning her first Golden Globe as supporting actress in Paramount Pictures’ “Fences,” thanked director-actor Denzel Washington and her fellow collaborators. She later introduced this year’s Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient, Meryl Streep, calling her “an observer and a thief. She waits to share what she has stolen on that sacred place, which is the screen.” Davis added, “You make me proud to be an artist. You make me feel that what I have in me, my body, my face, my age, is enough.”

Streep (nominated this year for her work in Paramount’s “Florence Foster Jenkins”

gave a stirring speech in which she pointed out that Hollywood, foreigners, and the press are among the most vilified groups today in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s electoral college win. “What is Hollywood anyway?” she asked. “It’s just a bunch of people from other places.... Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners and if we kick ’em all out, you’ll have nothing to watch but football and mixed martial arts—which are not the arts.”

She ended with a quote from the late Carrie Fisher. “As my friend, the dear, departed Princess Leia, said to me once, ‘Take your broken heart, make it into art.’ ”

For a full list of 2017 Golden Globe winners, see below.

Best Motion Picture, Drama
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Lion
Manchester by the Sea
***Moonlight

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
***Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Joel Edgerton, Loving
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington, Fences

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Amy Adams, Arrival
Jessica Chastain, Miss Sloane
***Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Ruth Negga, Loving
Natalie Portman, Jackie

Best Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy
20th Century Women
Deadpool
Florence Foster Jenkins
***La La Land
Sing Street

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy
Colin Farrell, The Lobster
***Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
Jonah Hill, War Dogs
Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Annette Bening, 20th Century Women
Lily Collins, Rules Don’t Apply
Hailee Steinfeld, The Edge of Seventeen
***Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Director, Motion Picture
***Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals
Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Simon Helberg, Florence Foster Jenkins
Dev Patel, Lion
***Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
***Viola Davis, Fences
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture
***La La Land
Nocturnal Animals
Moonlight
Manchester by the Sea
Hell or High Water

Best Motion Picture, Animated
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
My Life as a Zucchini
Sing
***Zootopia

Original Score, Motion Picture
Moonlight
***La La Land
Arrival
Lion
Hidden Figures

Best Original Song, Motion Picture
“Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Trolls
***“City of Stars,” La La Land
“Faith,” Sing
“Gold,” Gold
“How Far I’ll Go,” Moana

Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language
Divines
***Elle
Neruda
The Salesman
Toni Erdmann

Best TV Series, Drama
***The Crown
Game of Thrones
Stranger Things
This Is Us
Westworld

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series, Drama
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
***Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Drama
Caitriona Balfe, Outlander
***Claire Foy, The Crown
Keri Russell, The Americans
Winona Ryder, Stranger Things
Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy
***Atlanta
Blackish
Mozart in the Jungle
Transparent
Veep

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series, Musical, or Comedy
Anthony Anderson, Blackish
Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle
***Donald Glover, Atlanta
Nick Nolte, Graves
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Musical, or Comedy
Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Sarah Jessica Parker, Divorce
Issa Rae, Insecure
Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
***Tracee Ellis Ross, Blackish

Best TV Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
American Crime
The Dresser
The Night Manager
The Night Of
***The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for TV
Riz Ahmed, The Night Of
Bryan Cranston, All the Way
***Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story
John Turturro, The Night Of

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Riley Keough, The Girlfriend Experience
***Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story
Charlotte Rampling, London Spy
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for TV
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story
***Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
John Lithgow, The Crown
Christian Slater, Mr. Robot
John Travolta, The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story
Thandie Newton, Westworld

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for TV
***Olivia Colman, The Night Manager
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Chrissy Metz, This Is Us
Mandy Moore, This Is Us
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

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