Winners of 75th Golden Globes: Lady Bird, James Franco

08 Jan, 2018

The 75th Golden Globe® Awards took place Sunday, January 7 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The awards ceremony saw a slew of female stars dressed in black, some in pant suits and many spoke out in support of the Times Up and Me Too movement that has been sweeping Hollywood and beyond in full support of women’s rights—making a public statement against sexism and sexual harassment.

The night’s honorees included Saoirse Ronan who was awarded BEST ACTRESS ‑ MOTION PICTURE, MUSICAL OR COMEDY for Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, “Lady Bird,” which won overall BEST MOTION PICTURE, MUSICAL OR COMEDY. In her acceptance speech, Gerwig thanked her “beautiful cast, the goddesses Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalfe” whom she described as “incredible.”

75th Golden Globe Awards: Allison Janney awarded Best Supporting Actress for I,Tonya

75th Golden Globe Awards: Allison Janney awarded Best Supporting Actress for “I,Tonya”

Allison Janney, who took home BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS ‑ MOTION PICTURE award for “I’Tonya” exclaimed in her acceptance speech: “None of us are here if it weren’t for great scripts. And I certainly wouldn’t be standing here tonight if it weren’t for a great friend who wrote a great script and insisted I be in it. Mr. Steven Rogers thank you for this very distinctive, unique mother of a character…Margot, thank you for your unbelievable brave, fearless portrayal of Tonya. You set the bar for everyone.”

75th Golden Globe Awards: The Disaster Artist | Winner James Franco with co-star and brother Dave Franco

75th Golden Globe Awards: “The Disaster Artist”
Best Actor Winner James Franco with co-star and brother Dave Franco

BEST ACTOR ‑ MOTION PICTURE, MUSICAL, OR COMEDY was won by James Franco ‑ for “The Disaster Artist.” Franco thanked his long-time friend and collaborator Seth Rogen whom he’s known since “Freaks and Geeks,” as well as spoke highly of his other collaborator, his brother Dave Franco—calling Dave his very “own Coen brother.”

75th Golden Globe Awards: "The Shape of Water" Best Director Winner Guillermo Del Toro

75th Golden Globe Awards: “The Shape of Water” Best Director Winner Guillermo Del Toro

And “The Shape of Water” director Guillermo Del Toro was awarded BEST DIRECTOR ‑ MOTION PICTURE and BEST ACTOR ‑ MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA was granted to Gary Oldman for “Darkest Hour.”

75th Golden Globe Awards: Darkest Hour Best Actor Winner Gary Oldman

75th Golden Globe Awards: “Darkest Hour”
Best Actor Winner Gary Oldman

Furthermore, Nicole Kidman, won the Golden Globe for Best Actress ‑ Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for “Big Little Lies,” (HBO) Laura Dern won BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS ‑ SERIES/ LIMITED SERIES/ TV MOVIE for “Big Little Lies” (HBO) as well. And “Big Little Lies” (HBO) was the winner of BEST TELEVISION LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION.

75th Golden Globe Awards: Big Little Lies awarded Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley

75th Golden Globe Awards: “Big Little Lies” awarded Best Television
Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television | Laura Dern,
Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley

And Elisabeth Moss won BEST ACTRESS TV SERIES, DRAMA for “The Handmaid’s Tale”. Further, Ewan McGregor won BEST ACTOR ‑ LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION for “Fargo.”

75th Golden Globe Awards: Oprah Winfrey honored with CECIL B. DEMILLE AWARD

75th Golden Globe Awards: Oprah Winfrey honored
with CECIL B. DEMILLE AWARD

Additionally, Oprah Winfrey was honored with the CECIL B. DEMILLE AWARD speaking out against sexual abuse and uplifting women of all age, race and class reinforcing the importance of the maintaining hopeful for the future: “hope for a brighter morning, even during our darkest nights.  So I want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon.”

About the author

Cindy Maram

Cindy Maram is Founder, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Dig In Magazine. She is an accredited film journalist for Cannes Film Festival in the South of France, Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival and CAAMFest, as well as fashion & style photographer/blogger for London Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week, professional sports photographer/writer and art critic. She is a writer, vlogger & social media community manager possessing a B.A from UC Davis and a M.A. in Mass Communications + Popular Culture Studies emphasis in Film/Marketing/Writing from Cal State Fullerton.

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