Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood was the big winner at Sunday night's Golden Globes. The movie, about an aging actor and his stuntman buddy in 1960s Hollywood, won three awards -- including Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.Brad Pitt was named Best Supporting Actorand director QuentinTarantinot ook home Best Screenplay.
Best Motion Picture - Dramawent to the World War I flick 1917andSam Mendeswas namedBest Director.
Taron Egerton was named Best Actor - Musical or Comedy for the Elton John bio-pic Rocketman.It's the second year in a row that an actor playing a classic rock icon was so honored. Last year Rami Malek won Best Actor - Drama for playing FreddieMercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.Rocketman also took theBest Original Song category for "I’m Gonna Love Me Again." Elton said it was the first award he's ever won with songwriting partner BernieTaupin.
Joaquin Phoenix was named Best Actor - Dramafor Joker.The actor dropped plenty of swear words during his mostly bleeped acceptance speech, which the actor used to implore Hollywood "to do more" for the planet.
Renee Zellweger nabbedBest Actor - Dramafor playing Judy Garlandin Judy.It was her fourth Golden Globewin and first in 16 years.
The Farewell star Awkwafina made history as the first Asian woman to win Best Actor - Musical or Comedy.
In the TV categories, Fleabag,Successionand Chernobyleach walked away with two trophies.
Successionwas namedBest Television - Drama, while Fleabagwon in the comedy category and Chernobyltook the miniseries or TV movie category.
TV acting awards went to Phoebe Waller-Bridge(Comedy -Fleabag),Ramy Yousef(Comedy -Ramy), BrianCox(Drama -Succession), Olivia Colman(Drama - The Crown), RussellCrowe(Miniseries or Televised Film - The Loudest Voice), MichelleWilliams(Miniseries or Televised Film - Fosse/Verdon), StellanSkarsgård(Miniseries or Televised Film - Chernobyl) and PatriciaArquette (Miniseries or Televised Film -The Act).
During her acceptance speech, Phoebe Waller-Bridge thanked Barack Obama"for putting us on his list, and as some of you may know, he’s always been on mine.” She was referring to the first episode of her Amazon series, which features her character lusting over the former president.
Russell Crowe skipped the ceremony, remaining in Australia because of the wildfire crisis there, but presenterJennifer Anistonread his message about his concern over climate change.
Best Animated Featurewent to the box-office bomb Missing Link, featuring the voice of Hugh Jackman, andBest Foreign Language Film was the South Korean thriller Parasite.
Special honors went toTom Hanks (the Cecil B. DeMille Award)and EllenDeGeneres (the Carol Burnett Award).
Going into the ceremony, the Netflix drama Marriage Story led with six nominations, but walked away empty-handed.
As expected host Ricky Gervais pulled no punches during his monologue. He called out Hollywood's hypocrisy, joking, "You say you’re 'woke', but the companies you work for, Apple, Amazon, Disney... If ISIS had a streaming service you would be calling your agents."