Monday Movie Report: ‘Three Billboards’ Has A Golden Night At The Globes

Globes night in Hollywood was truly golden for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Sunday, as the picture earned four of the awards at the 75th annual ceremony.

Along with Best Motion Picture Drama, “Three Billboards” won Best Screenplay and Best Actress. “The Shape of Water,” meanwhile, also had a good night, earning Best Director.

Another highlight of the night was the presentation of the Cecil B. DeMille Award, the Globes’ de facto lifetime achievement. This time around, the honor was given to Oprah Winfrey, who in her career has earned two Academy Award nominations, one Golden Globe nomination and a British Academy of Film and Television Arts award nomination.

During her speech, Winfrey, who also won several Daytime Emmy Awards for her long running TV series, touched on topics including the #MeToo campaign, which was started in response to the allegations of sexual assault in Hollywood.

The full list of winners from Sunday’s ceremony is below:

Best Motion Picture Drama

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy)

  • Lady Bird

Best Actress, Drama

  • Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Actor, Drama

  • Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour

Best Actress, Comedy or Musical

  • Saorise Ronan – Lady Bird

Actor Musical/Comedy

  • James Franco – The Disaster Artist

Best Supporting Actress

  • Allison Janney – I, Tonya

Best Supporting Actor

  • Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Director

  • Guillermo del Toro – The Shape of Water

Best Screenplay

  • Martin McDonagh – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Animated

  • Coco

Best Foreign Language

  • In the Fade

Best Original Score

  • Alexandre Desplat – The Shape of Water

Best Original Song

  • This Is Me – The Greatest Showman

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Outside the world of red carpets and awards, it was the “Jumanji” sequel having the big weekend, winning the box office with $36 million. The only new release, “Insidious: The Last Key,” meanwhile, earned $29.2 million.

The full top five from the weekend was:
1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – $36,000,000
2. Insidious: The Last Key – $29,265,000
3. Star Wars: Last Jedi – $23,551,000
4. The Greatest Showman – $13,800,000
5. Pitch Perfect – $10,225,000

Opening this coming weekend, meanwhile, is an action thriller titled “The Commuter,” the family sequel “Paddington 2” and a wider release of “The Post.”

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