74th Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards
January 8, 2017
Picture – Drama:
Picture – Musical or Comedy:
La La Land
TV Series – Drama:
TV Series – Musical or Comedy:
Mini-Series or TV Movie:
The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story
The 74th Golden Globe Awards honored the best in film and American television of 2016 and was broadcast live on January 8, 2017 from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST by NBC. The ceremony was produced by Dick Clark Productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Talk-show host Jimmy Fallon was announced as the host of the ceremony on August 2, 2016. Meryl Streep was announced as the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award honoree on November 3, 2016. The nominations were announced on December 12, 2016, by Don Cheadle, Laura Dern, and Anna Kendrick.
La La Land won all seven awards for which it had been nominated, becoming the most successful film in Golden Globe Awards history and seventh overall to win each award for which it was nominated,[N 1] including Best Director, Best Screenplay for Damien Chazelle and Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. The only other film to win more than one award was Elle, which won both the awards for which it had been nominated. Atlanta, The Crown, The Night Manager, and The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story were among the television shows that received multiple awards.
|Best Motion Picture|
|Drama||Musical or Comedy|
|Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama|
|Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy|
|Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama, Musical or Comedy|
|Supporting Actor||Supporting Actress|
|Best Director||Best Screenplay|
|Best Original Score||Best Original Song|
|Best Animated Feature Film||Best Foreign Language Film|
The following 17 films received multiple nominations:
||La La Land|
||Manchester by the Sea|
|4||Florence Foster Jenkins|
|Hell or High Water|
|2||20th Century Women|
The following 2 films received multiple wins:
|7||La La Land|
|Drama||Musical or Comedy|
|Best Performance in a Television Series – Drama|
|Best Performance in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy|
|Best Performance in a Miniseries or Television Film|
|Best Supporting Performance in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film|
|Supporting Actor||Supporting Actress|
|Best Miniseries or Television Film|
The following 16 series received multiple nominations:
The following 4 series received multiple wins:
|3||The Night Manager|
|The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story|
Jimmy Fallon opened the ceremony with a long homage to La La Land, with cameos from Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams, Ryan Reynolds, Justin Timberlake and others. His opening speech was marred by a brief delay after his teleprompter broke.
Meryl Streep used her acceptance speech to criticise, without stating names, President-elect Donald Trump's alleged imitation of the disabled New York Times journalist, Serge F. Kovaleski, stating: "Disrespect invites disrespect. Violence incites violence. When powerful people use their position to bully we all lose." On the subject of diversity in Hollywood, Streep said, "Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners, and if you kick us all out, you'll have nothing to watch except for football and mixed martial arts, which are not arts."
- Ben Affleck, Sienna Miller and Zoe Saldana with Best Director – Motion Picture
- Casey Affleck introduced Manchester by the Sea
- Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant with Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical and Best Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical
- Kristen Bell and Cuba Gooding Jr. with Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
- Annette Bening introduced 20th Century Women
- Matt Bomer and Naomi Campbell with Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
- Pierce Brosnan introduced Sing Street
- Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig with Best Animated Feature Film
- Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne with Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
- Priyanka Chopra and Jeffrey Dean Morgan with Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama
- Matt Damon with Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
- Viola Davis with Cecil B. DeMille Award
- Laura Dern and Jon Hamm with Best Television Series – Drama and Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama
- Leonardo DiCaprio with Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
- Gal Gadot and Chris Hemsworth with Best Foreign Language Film
- Hugh Grant introduced Florence Foster Jenkins
- Jake Gyllenhaal introduced Deadpool
- Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer with Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
- Felicity Jones and Diego Luna with Best Screenplay
- Michael Keaton with Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
- Anna Kendrick and Justin Theroux with Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
- Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon with Best Miniseries or Television Film and Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
- Brie Larson with Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
- John Legend introduced La La Land
- Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia with Best Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical
- Dev Patel and Sunny Pawar introduced Lion
- Chris Pine introduced Hell or High Water
- Brad Pitt introduced Moonlight
- Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone with Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
- Sylvester Stallone and Carl Weathers with Best Motion Picture – Drama
- Sting and Carrie Underwood with Best Original Score and Best Original Song
- Vince Vaughn introduced Hacksaw Ridge
- Sofía Vergara with intro of Miss Golden Globe
Press coverage of the event has largely focused on Streep's remarks and the responses to them, and this has also dominated popular responses, generating what the BBC has characterized as a "firestorm on Twitter". Trump responded to Streep's comments on Twitter, describing Streep as "one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood" and a "Hillary flunky", and stating "For the 100th time, I never "mocked" a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him "groveling" when he totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad. Just more very dishonest media!"
Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) which runs the Golden Globes, wrote on Twitter on 10 January: "As an organisation of journalists, the HFPA stands by your defence of free expression and we reject any calls for censorship". Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, responded to Streep's reference to mixed martial arts (MMA), defending the sport as an art, and saying that "the last thing I expect is for an uppity 80-year-old lady to be in our demographic and love mixed martial arts". Scott Coker, president of Bellator MMA, also defended MMA as art, and highlighted the sport's diversity; he invited Streep to attend an event.
Tom Hiddleston received criticism in social media for mentioning that Sudanese medical workers had "binge-watched" The Night Manager, while accepting the award for best actor in a television series. He apologised after the ceremony for his "inelegantly expressed" remarks.
Richard Lawson, reviewing the ceremony in Vanity Fair, considered Fallon's opening homage to La La Land began as "a fun, starry sampling of this year's nominees" but had "worn out its welcome" before the end. Lawson described Fallon as an "oddly tone-deaf" host, and criticized his opening speech: "The jokes were stale and wheezy and Fallon’s lovable-cute shtick was more wearying than it was charming." He praised Kristen Wiig and Steve Carell's introduction to the animated film award as "hilarious ... weird, inspired, clever without smirking".
The Guardian's film critic Peter Bradshaw expressed disappointment that La La Land's success "shut out a lot of contenders that are now in danger of being forgotten and losing momentum", particularly highlighting Nocturnal Animals and Moonlight. He praised Isabelle Huppert's best actress win, calling it "the most extraordinary award".
The ceremony averaged a Nielsen 5.6 ratings/18 share, and was watched by 20.02 million viewers. The ratings was an eight percent increase from previous ceremony's viewership of 18.5 million, becoming the third highest in a decade.
No "In Memoriam" section was broadcast on television during the ceremony. The HFPA included a slideshow on their website including the following names:
- Pat Harrington Jr.
- David Bowie
- Alan Rickman
- George Kennedy
- Larry Drake
- Ken Howard
- Garry Shandling
- Earl Hamner Jr.
- Patty Duke
- Ronit Elkabetz
- Muhammad Ali
- Christina Grimmie
- Theresa Saldana
- Peter Shaffer
- Anton Yelchin
- Michael Cimino
- Abbas Kiarostami
- Hector Babenco
- Garry Marshall
- Fyvush Finkel
- Arthur Hiller
- Gene Wilder
- Hugh O'Brian
- Curtis Hanson
- Robert Vaughn
- Alan Thicke
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
- George Michael
- Carrie Fisher
- Debbie Reynolds
- 22nd Critics' Choice Awards
- 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards
- 37th Golden Raspberry Awards
- 70th British Academy Film Awards
- 89th Academy Awards
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- In Memoriam - 2016