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Flurry of upsets at Golden Globes with big wins for “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Glenn Close — The Know

Flurry of upsets at Golden Globes with big wins for "Bohemian Rhapsody," Glenn Close — The Know

On this handout photograph offered by NBCUniversal, Regina King from “If Beale Street Could Talk” accepts the Greatest Actress in a Supporting Position in any Movement Image award onstage in the course of the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Lodge on January 06, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Paul Drinkwater, NBCUniversal by way of Getty Pictures)

NEW YORK (AP) — In a Golden Globes chock full of upsets, the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” took greatest image, drama, over Bradley Cooper’s closely favored “A Star is Born” and Glenn Close bested Woman Gaga for greatest actress.

Few winners have been seen as extra sure than Woman Gaga as greatest actress in a drama at Sunday’s ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Lodge in Beverly Hills, California. However the veteran actress Close pulled off the shocker for her efficiency in “The Wife,” because the partner of a Nobel Prize-winning writer. Close stated she was considering of her mom, “who really sublimated herself to my father for her whole life.”

“We have to find personal fulfillment. We have to follow our dreams,” stated Close, drawing a standing ovation. “We have to say I can do that and I should be allowed to do that.”

On this handout photograph offered by NBCUniversal, Glenn Close from “The Wife” accepts the Greatest Actress in a Movement Image – Drama award onstage in the course of the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Lodge on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Paul Drinkwater, NBCUniversal by way of Getty Photographs)

Minutes later, the shock was even higher when “Bohemian Rhapsody” gained the night time’s prime award, shortly after Rami Malek gained greatest actor for his prosthetic teeth-aided efficiency as Mercury.

“Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime,” stated Malek. “This is for you, gorgeous.”

Politics have been largely absent from the ceremony earlier than Christian Bale took the stage for profitable greatest actor in a musical or comedy for his lead efficiency in Adam McKay’s “Vice.”

“What do you think? Mitch McConnell next?” joked the Welsh-born actor, referring to the Senate’s majority chief. “Thank you to Satan for giving me inspiration for this role.”

Oh and Andy Samberg opened the Globes, placed on by the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation, on a notice of congeniality, together with a mock roast of attendees and a string of jokes that playfully commented on critiques of Hollywood. Oh carried out an impression of a sexist caveman movie government who casts just like the title of Damien Chazelle’s Neil Armstrong drama: “First … man!”

Noting the success of “Crazy Rich Asians,” Oh alluded to movies with white stars in Asian roles like “Ghost in the Shell” and “Aloha,” the latter of which prompted Emma Stone, who starred in “Aloha,” to shout out “I’m sorry!” from the gang.

However Oh, who later additionally gained for her efficiency on the BBC America drama collection “Killing Eve,” and Samberg closed their opening monologue on a critical observe explaining why she was internet hosting.

“I wanted to be here to look out at this audience and witness this moment of change,” stated Oh, tearing up and gazing at minority nominees in attendance. “Right now, this moment is real. Trust me, this is real. Because I see you. And I see you. All of these faces of change. And now, so will everyone else.”

Some of these faces Oh alluded to gained. Mahershala Ali, whom the overseas press affiliation missed for his Oscar-winning efficiency in “Moonlight,” gained greatest supporting actor for “Green Book.” Whereas the Globes, determined by 88 voting members of the HFPA, have little relation to the Academy Awards, they will provide some awards-season momentum when it issues most. Oscar nomination voting begins Monday.

Greatest Movement Image, Musical or Comedy, award for “Green Book’” winners (L-R) Viggo Mortensen, Linda Cardellini, and Mahershala Ali pose within the press room in the course of the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Lodge on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Kevin Winter, Getty Photographs)

The largest increase went to “Green Book,” Peter Farrelly’s interracial street journey via the early ’60s Deep South, which has struggled to catch on at the field workplace whereas coming beneath substantial criticism for counting on racial tropes. It gained greatest movie, comedy or musical, and greatest screenplay. “If Don Shirley and Tony Vallelonga can find common ground, we all can,” stated Farrelly, the director greatest recognized for broader comedies like “There’s Something About Mary.”

As anticipated, Woman Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt gained greatest music for the signature tune from “A Star Is Born,” the movie most anticipated to dominate the Globes.

“Can I just say that as a woman in music, it’s really hard to be taken seriously as a musician and as songwriter and these three incredible men, they lifted me up,” Gaga stated.

Although the Globes are placed on by overseas journalists, they don’t together with overseas language movies of their two greatest image classes (for drama and musical/comedy). That left Netflix’s Oscar hopeful, Alfonso Cuaron’s memory-drenched masterwork “Roma” out of the highest class. Cuaron nonetheless gained as greatest director and the Mexican-born filmmaker’s film gained greatest overseas language movie.

“Cinema at its best tears down walls and builds bridges to other cultures. As we cross these bridges, these experiences and these new shapes and these new faces, we begin to realize that while they may seem strange, they are not unfamiliar,” Cuaron stated accepting the overseas language Globe. “This film would not have been possible without the specific colors that made me who I am. Gracias, familia. Gracias, Mexico.”

Netflix additionally gained quite a few awards for the collection “The Kominsky Method,” which gained each greatest actor in a comedy collection for Michael Douglas (he devoted the honour to this 102-year-old father, Kirk Douglas) and for greatest comedy collection over favored nominees like “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (whose star, Rachel Brosnahan nonetheless gained) and “Barry.”

“Netflix, Netflix, Netflix,” stated collection creator Chuck Lorre.

Olivia Colman, anticipated to be Woman Gaga’s stiffest competitors when the 2 presumably go head-to-head at the Oscars, gained greatest actress in a comedy/musical for her Queen Anne within the royal romp “The Favourite.” ″I ate continually all through the movie,” stated Colman. “It was brilliant.”

Greatest supporting actress in a movement image went to the Oscar front-runner Regina King for her matriarch of Barry Jenkins’ James Baldwin adaptation “If Beale Street Could Talk.” King spoke concerning the Time’s Up motion and vowed that the crews of all the things she produces within the subsequent two years can be half ladies. She challenged others to do likewise.

On this handout photograph offered by NBCUniversal, Regina King from “If Beale Street Could Talk” accepts the Greatest Actress in a Supporting Position in any Movement Image award onstage in the course of the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Lodge on January 06, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Paul Drinkwater, NBCUniversal by way of Getty Photographs)

“Stand with us in solidarity and do the same,” stated King, who was additionally nominated for the TV collection “Seven Seconds.”

A yr after the Globes have been awash in a sea of black and #MeToo dialogue changed style chatter, the pink carpet largely returned to extra typical colours and dialog. Some attendees wore ribbons that learn TIMESUPx2, to spotlight the second yr of the gender equality marketing campaign that final yr organized the Globes black-clad demonstration. Alyssa Milano, the actress who was integral in making #MeToo go viral, stated on the pink carpet that previously yr a “really wonderful sisterhood has formed.”

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” gained for greatest animated movie. Ryan Murphy’s “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” gained for each greatest restricted collection and Darren Criss’ lead efficiency.

For its sixth and last season, FX’s “The Americans” took greatest drama collection over exhibits like Amazon’s conspiracy thriller “Homecoming” and Oh’s personal “Killing Eve.” Richard Madden, the breakout star of the terrorism suspense collection “Bodyguard,” gained greatest actor in a drama collection. Ben Wishaw took greatest supporting actor in a restricted collection for “A Very English Scandal.”

The press affiliation sometimes likes having first crack at collection that weren’t eligible for the prior Emmys. They did this yr in not simply “The Kominsky Method” and “Bodyguard” but in addition the Showtime jail drama “Escape at Dannemora.” Its star, Patricia Arquette, gained for greatest actress in a restricted collection.

Often the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation’s ceremony is understood for its freewheeling frivolity and enjoyable. The free-flowing booze helps. However the 2018 Globes have been the primary main televised awards in Hollywood following the downfall of Harvey Weinstein and the next push for larger gender equality within the movie business.

Final yr’s present, like lots of current awards exhibits, noticed scores decline. Some 19 million tuned in to the Seth Meyers-hosted broadcast, an 11-percent decline in viewership. This yr, NBC has one factor in its favor: an NFL lead in. Forward of the Globes, NBC broadcast the late afternoon wild card recreation between the Chicago Bears and the Philadelphia Eagles, which proved to be a nail-bitingly shut recreation — possible delivering the community an enormous viewers.

Jeff Bridges acquired the Globes’ honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award. In remarks about the whole lot from Michael Cimino to Buckminster Fuller and, of course, to his “Big Lebowski” character the Dude, Bridges in contrast his life to an amazing recreation of tag. “We’ve all been tagged,” stated Bridges. “We’re alive.” He ended by “tagging” everybody watching. “We can turn this ship in the way we want to go, man,” stated Bridges.

An analogous tv achievement award was additionally launched this yr, dubbed the Carol Burnett Award. Its first honoree was Burnett, herself.

“I’m kind of really gob-smacked by this,” stated Burnett. “Does this mean that I get to accept it every year?”