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'Three Billboards,' filmed in North Carolina, wins big at Golden Globe Awards

13 January 2018

Thankfully, he didn't disappoint, arriving this year with dark comedy drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, telling the story of a mother (Frances McDormand) and her one-woman war with the local police force who she feels has not done enough to find the murderer of her teenage daughter. Rachel Brosnahan won best actress in a TV series musical or comedy for the recently debuted "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel".

"For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men".

"Call Me By Your Name", a gentle drama about a teen coming to terms with his sexuality in the 1980s Italy, had three nominations, including the Best Motion Picture - Drama.

-Director: Guillermo Del Toro, "The Shape of Water", Martin McDonagh, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", Christopher Nolan, "Dunkirk", Ridley Scott, "All the Money in the World", Steven Spielberg, "The Post". The talk show host and actress said that as a little girl she remembered vividly watching as Sidney Poitier became the first black man to win a leading actor Oscar.

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If you stayed up to watch who won the big prize at the Golden Globes Sunday night, you might have done a quick Google search of the victor: "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri".

-Actress, Drama: Elisabeth Moss, "The Handmaid's Tale". And then there's 1989 when three actresses tied to win the best actress in a drama prize - Jodie Foster ("The Accused"), Shirley MacLaine ("Madame Sousatzka"), and Sigourney Weaver ("Gorillas in the Mist").

Hosted by Seth Meyers, the Golden Globe Awards heaped honors on streaming content services Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix, with the three studios winning five of the 11 Golden Globe Awards for television projects.

Laura Dern, a supporting actress victor for "Big Little Lies", said: "May we teach our children that speaking out without retribution is our culture's new north star".

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Fatih Akins German revenge drama "In the Fade", starring Diane Kruger, was named Best Foreign Film.

Yes, there were a bunch of awards given out last night in Hollywood at the 75th Annual Golden Globes, but who won what took a back seat to who said what, as the evening was punctuated with passionate and heartfelt speeches from women praising and championing the #MeToo movement and Time's Up initiative.

Oprah was at the Golden Globes to accept an honorary award for lifetime achievement, and the acceptance speech she gave was nothing short of profound. "It's 2018, marijuana is finally allowed, and sexual harassment finally isn't".

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The award goes to "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"!

Oscar nominations will be announced the morning of January 23, and the winners revealed at the usual marathon ceremony in Los Angeles on March 4, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel for a second year, starting at 8 p.m. and broadcast live on ABC.

As with the final scenes of "Lady Bird", it takes the courage of one's convictions for a filmmaker to leave the conclusion to their film so deliberately ambiguous, but in McDonagh's case, it's in keeping with his approach to the question I asked at the start of this review, which he steadfastly refuses to answer, preferring instead to let the audience, and his characters, make up their own minds.

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'Three Billboards,' filmed in North Carolina, wins big at Golden Globe Awards