Golden Globes - Excellence and Politics

"For instance, I can not throw a baseball for shite, but I managed to throw a Molotov cocktail from one building to another across a two lane street", she said.

Sam Rockwell gave one of 2017's best performances as a racist cop in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and he was celebrated for his work with a Golden Globe Award. "And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure they are the leaders to take us to the time where nobody has to say "me too" again!"

"I want to tonight to express gratitude to all the women who have endured years of abuse and assault", she added.

However, there was no bleep to be found when she later used a slang term for excrement. The Awards also shone a light on the protest against sexism and sexual harassment in the TV and film industry, with actors dressed in black as a way to show solidarity with the cause. "I wouldn't be here. without my cast.my crew", he said, before giving a shout-out to "a few fantastic women" that included Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and his co-scribe Vanessa Taylor.

Since opening in November, "Three Billboards" has amassed a long list of awards and nominations from critics and the film industry.

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Fatih Akin, director/producer, "In the Fade" accepts the award for Best Motion Picture Foreign Language with actress Diane Kruger at the 75th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. January 7, 2018. Gary Oldman also won his first ever Globe for portraying Winston Churchill in the acclaimed Darkest Hour.

Three Billboards' Best Drama victory was announced at the end of the night, and it was one of several for the film.

Frances spoke out about the Time's Up movement during her speech.

-Series, Drama - "The Handmaid's Tale". It marked a fitting end to a ceremony in which the film won an evening-high four trophies, including a Best Actress nod for star Frances McDormand that solidified her status an the Oscar frontrunner in the category. "May we teach our children that speaking out without the fear of retribution is our culture's new North Star". "I'm especially proud and inspired by all the women who felt strong enough and empowered enough to speak up and share their personal stories.This year, we became the story".

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