Fri. Nov 18th, 2022

There was disappointment for Irish hopefuls Brendan Gleeson, Wolfwalkers and Normal People at the Golden Globes in the US, with Netflix’s The Crown the big winner on a night that saw Chadwick Boseman posthumously honoured with Best Actor for his performance in the film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
Brendan Gleeson had been nominated as Best Supporting Actor in the television categories for his portrayal of US President Donald Trump in The Comey Rule. The award went to John Boyega for his performance in Small Axe – another drama based on a true story.
Kilkenny’s Cartoon Saloon had been nominated for Best Animated Film for Wolfwalkers, but the award went to Pixar’s Soul on the night.
Disappointment for the Irish hopefuls
Normal People – made by Dublin company Element Pictures – and its British star Daisy Edgar-Jones had been shortlisted in the limited series categories, losing out to The Queen’s Gambit and its star Anya Taylor-Joy.
The late Chadwick Boseman’s Best Actor award was accepted by his widow, Taylor Simone Ledward.
In the most powerful and emotional speech of the night, she said her late husband would thank God, his parents, his ancestors and those he worked with on music drama Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
Taylor Simone Ledward accepts the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama on behalf of her late husband @chadwickboseman at the #GoldenGlobes.pic.twitter.com/UOgdLlnA52
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
“He would say something beautiful; something inspiring; something that would amplify that little voice inside all of us that tells you: you can; that tells you to keep going; that calls you back to what you are meant to be doing at this moment in history,” she added.
Films and series inspired by actual events and portrayals of real-life people dominated this year’s awards.
The Crown was named Best Drama, with its stars, Josh O’Connor, Emma Corrin and Gillian Anderson honoured for their roles as Britain’s Prince Charles, Lady Diana Spencer and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, respectively.
It’s been a historic night for Emma Corrin at the #GoldenGlobes! She won the award tonight for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama, after receiving her very first nomination in the category. pic.twitter.com/y1GzyLsdXC
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
In her acceptance speech, Corrin said: “Thank you so much to Diana. You have taught me compassion and empathy beyond anything I could ever imagine.”
John Boyega was among the winners in the miniseries categories for his performance as former Metropolitan Police officer Leroy Logan in Steve McQueen’s anthology Small Axe.
John Boyega wins the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Television Series at the #GoldenGlobes. pic.twitter.com/46uEvYMqWx
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
In the film categories, Andra Day won Best Actress for her performance as singer Billie Holiday in The United States vs. Billie Holiday.
Congratulations to @AndraDayMusic for taking home the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama at the #GoldenGlobes!pic.twitter.com/0zZOZSEjHi
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
Daniel Kaluuya’s portrayal of Black Panthers leader Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah saw him win Best Supporting Actor. Best Screenplay went to Aaron Sorkin for his factual drama The Trial of the Chicago 7.
Daniel Kaluuya wins the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture at the #GoldenGlobes! pic.twitter.com/hrZDCk3uwR
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
Nomadland was named Best Motion Picture – Drama, with its director Chloé Zhao winning Best Director.
Chloé Zhao takes home the award for Best Motion Picture Director for Nomadland. #GoldenGlobespic.twitter.com/YvPeTUvn1b
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
There were also two wins for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for writer and star Sacha Baron Cohen.
Congratulations to @SachaBaronCohen for winning Best Actor in a Motion Picture at the #GoldenGlobes!pic.twitter.com/fzbnKc7sOS
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
The ceremony saw Golden Globes organiser The Hollywood Foreign Press Association respond to criticism about the lack of diversity among its voting members, and pledge to improve its inclusivity. In her speech, Cecil B De Mille Award recipient Jane Fonda told Hollywood to “expand that tent” with diversity.
This year’s Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient… Jane Fonda! #GoldenGlobespic.twitter.com/qTb1Jqul3i
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
The 2021 Golden Globe Pre-Show will air on RTÉ2 at 9pm on Monday, March 1, followed by highlights from The 2021 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards at 9.30pm.
The winners in full:
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion PictureDaniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah
Daniel Kaluuya (centre) as Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionJohn Boyega – Small Axe
John Boyega as Leroy Logan in Small Axe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or ComedyCatherine O’Hara – Schitt’s Creek
Catherine O’Hara with Eugene Levy in Schitt’s Creek
Best Motion Picture – AnimatedSoul
Soul
Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionMark Ruffalo – I Know This Much Is True
Mark Ruffalo in I Know This Much Is True
Best Screenplay – Motion PictureAaron Sorkin – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on the set of The Trial of the Chicago 7
Carol Burnett AwardNorman Lear
Norman Lear accepts the Carol Burnett Award for lifetime achievement in television at this year’s #GoldenGlobes! pic.twitter.com/wuL4PkUJ8p
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – DramaEmma Corrin – The Crown
Emma Corrin as Lady Diana Spencer with Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles in The Crown
Best Original Song – Motion PictureIo Si (Seen) from The Life Ahead – Diane Warren, Laura Pausini, Niccolò Agliardi
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Best Original Score – Motion PictureSoul – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste
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Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or ComedyJason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso
Jason Sudeikis in Ted Lasso
Best Television Series – Musical or ComedySchitt’s Creek
Schitt’s Creek
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or ComedyRosamund Pike – I Care a Lot
Rosamund Pike in I Care a Lot
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – DramaJosh O’Connor – The Crown
Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles in The Crown
Best Motion Picture – Foreign LanguageMinari
(L-R) Alan S Kim and Steven Yeun in Minari
Best Television Series – DramaThe Crown
Gillian Anderson as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Stephen Boxer as Denis Thatcher in Netflix’s The Crown
Cecil B DeMille AwardJane Fonda
Congratulations to Jane Fonda (@Janefonda) – Recipient of this year’s Cecil B. deMille Award. – #GoldenGlobespic.twitter.com/Gh0pG3QyWj
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion PictureJodie Foster – The Mauritanian
Jodie Foster on the set of The Mauritanian
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Supporting RoleGillian Anderson – The Crown
Gillian Anderson as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Crown
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionAnya Taylor-Joy – The Queen’s Gambit
Anya Taylor-Joy in The Queen’s Gambit
Best Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionThe Queen’s Gambit
The Queen’s Gambit
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – DramaChadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Chadwick Boseman in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Best DirectorChloé Zhao – Nomadland
(L-R) Director Chloé Zhao, cinematographer Joshua James Richards and star Frances McDormand on location for Nomadland
Best Motion Picture – Musical or ComedyBorat Subsequent Moviefilm
Sacha Baron Cohen in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Sacha Baron Cohen – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Sacha Baron Cohen and Maria Bakalova in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – DramaAndra Day – The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Andra Day in The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Best Motion Picture – DramaNomadland
Frances McDormand in Nomadland