Monday Movie Report: A Clean Sweep For ‘La La Land’ At The Globes

“Moonlight” took Best Picture, Drama and “Manchester by the Sea” got recognition for Casey Affleck’s performance. However, in the end, it was “La La Land” earning the most hardware at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night.

Here is the full list of Movie winners :

Best Picture, Drama
“Moonlight”

Best Musical or Comedy
“La La Land”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Casey Affleck—”Manchester By The Sea”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Isabelle Huppert—”Elle”

Best Performance by an Actor, Comedy
Ryan Gosling—”La La Land”

Best Performance by an Actress, Comedy
Emma Stone—”La La Land”

Best Performance by an Actor, Supporting Role
Aaron Taylor-Johnson—”Nocturnal Animals”

Best Performance by an Actress, Supporting Role
Viola Davis—”Fences”

Best Director
Damien Chazelle—”La La Land”

Best Original Screenplay
“La La Land”

Best Foreign Language Picture
“Elle”—France

Best Animated Picture
“Zootopia”

Best Original Song
“City Of Stars”—La La Land

Best Original Score
Justin Hurwitz—”La La Land”

In terms of predictions, I managed to get 10 predictions on the night correct and four wrong. For example, I had picked Natalie Portman to win Best Actress, Drama for her work in “Jackie,” but it went to Huppert instead. Other missed predictions included Screenplay, Actor for Comedy/Musical and Best Supporting Actor.

With that said, the Golden Globes aren’t always the best indicator for the Oscars coming later this awards season. Better predictors for the Academy Awards will be the Screen Actors Guild Awards and Producers Guild of America Awards.

Aside from the various categories, Sunday’s ceremony was highlighted by a moving, memorable speech by legendary Actress Meryl Streep, who was the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille award.

Photo courtesy Paul Drinkwater of NBC

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The film “Hidden Figures,” nominated for two Golden Globes, was also doing battle at the box office this weekend and managed to get the No. 2 spot, narrowly missing the “Star Wars” spin-off “Rogue One” for first.

The full top five this weekend was:

1. Rogue One – $21,972,000
2. Hidden Figures – $21,800,000
3. Sing – $19,573,670
4. Underworld: Blood Wars – $13,100,000
5. La La Land – $10,000,000

Coming up this weekend, meanwhile, is the crime-drama “Sleepless,” the family adventure “Monster Trucks” and a wide release of Director Martin Scorsese’s “Silence.”

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