*GOLDEN GLOBES: The Crown, Nomadland* Win Big

Written by on March 1, 2021

Nomadland and The Crown were among the big winners at Sunday’s 78th annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday.

Nomadland, a low-budget drama starring Frances McDormand, was named best motion picture drama, and its director, Chloé Zhao, became only the second woman to win a best director prize, following Barbra Streisand in 1983 for Yentl.

The Crown took home best TV drama, while Schitt’s Creek walked away with best TV comedy.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which votes on the awards, has come under fire after for having no Black members. The organization addressed the issue during the broadcast. Former President Meher Tatna said, “We must also ensure everyone from all underrepresented communities gets a seat at our table, and we are going to make that happen.”

Despite that, several Black actors were honored during the night.

Chadwick Boseman became only the second posthumous best actor in a drama winner for his work  in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” The star died in August of colon cancer at the age of 43. His widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, gave an emotional speech on his behalf, saying, “Honey, you keep ’em coming.”

Andra Day was named best actress in a drama for The United States vs. Billie Holiday.

Daniel Kaluuya won best supporting actor in a motion picture for Judas and the Black Messiah,andJohn Boyega‘s role in Small Axe got him a won in the category for best supporting actor in a series, limited series or motion picture made for television.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the event on opposite ends of the country, with Tina at the Rainbow Room in New York City while Amy was in L.A. at the Beverly Hilton. 

The Netflix movie Mank, which came into the night with the most nominations (six), went home empty-handed.

COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS:

  • Best Motion Picture – Drama: Nomadland
  • Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama: Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama: Andra Day – The United States vs. Billie Holiday
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy: Sacha Baron Cohen – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy: Rosamund Pike – I Care a Lot
  • Best Director – Motion Picture: Chloé Zhao –Nomadland
  • Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: The Queen’s Gambit
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Anya Taylor-Joy – The Queen’s Gambit
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Gillian Anderson – The Crown
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture: Jodie Foster – The Mauritanian
  • Best Television Series – Drama: The Crown
  • Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language: Minari
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama: Josh O’Connor – The Crown
  • Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy: Schitt’s Creek
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy: Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso
  • Best Original Score – Motion Picture: Soul – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste
  • Best Original Song – Motion Picture: “Io Si (Seen)” from The Life Ahead – Diane Warren, Laura Pausini, Niccolò Agliardi
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama: Emma Corrin – The Crown
  • Best Screenplay – Motion Picture: Aaron Sorkin– The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Mark Ruffalo – I Know This Much Is True
  • Best Motion Picture – Animated: Soul
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy: Catherine O’Hara – Schitt’s Creek
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: John Boyega – Small Axe
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture: Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah

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