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Golden Globes Recap:
Sunday was a huge night for Hollywood, as some of its biggest stars gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles for the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards. The night’s brightest star was the musical picture, “La La Land,” starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. The film set the record for the most Golden Globes won by a single film in a year, earning awards in every category for which it was nominated.
Other notable moments include Meryl Streep’s acceptance of the lifetime achievement award, the shocking victory of actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson over Oscar Award winner Jeff Bridges and “Moonlight” taking home the award for Best Motion Picture (Drama).
A complete list of winners is included below:
Best picture, drama: “Moonlight”
Best picture, comedy or musical: “La La Land”
Actress, drama: Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
Actor, drama: Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Actress, comedy or musical: Emma Stone, “La La Land”
Actor, comedy or musical: Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”
Supporting actress: Viola Davis, “Fences”
Supporting actor: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, “Nocturnal Animals”
Director: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
Screenplay: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
Animated film: “Zootopia”
Foreign language film: “Elle” (France)
Original score: Justin Hurwitz, “La La Land”
Original song: “City of Stars,” “La La Land”
Best series, drama: “The Crown,” Netflix
Best series, comedy or musical: “Atlanta,” FX
Best television movie or mini-series: “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX
Actress, mini-series or television movie: Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Actor, mini-series or television movie: Tom Hiddleston, “The Night Manager”
Actress, drama: Claire Foy, “The Crown”
Actor, drama: Billy Bob Thornton, “Goliath”
Actress, comedy or musical: Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish”
Actor, comedy or musical: Donald Glover, “Atlanta”
Supporting actress: Olivia Colman, “The Night Manager”
Supporting actor: Hugh Laurie, “The Night Manager
Movie Coming to Theaters Friday, Jan. 13:
The Bye, Bye Man: A horror flick following three college students as they try to avoid being taken by the terrifying supernatural entity, the Bye, Bye Man. All they have to do to stay safe: Don’t think about him.
100 Streets: A deeply human drama following the lives of several different people from very different walks of life as they come to grips with their unique circumstances.
Monster Trucks: A family film following high school senior as builds a (you guessed it) monster truck from scrap cars, and ends up going on an adventure that will change his life forever.
Albums Dropping This Week:
Several artists have brand new albums set to drop this Friday, January 13, including British rock band The xx and “American Idol” finalist Danny Gokey.
Check out the full list below:
- Bonobo – Migration
- Brandon Can’t Dance – Graveyard Of Good Times
- Code Orange – Forever
- Colony House – Only the Lonely
- Danny Gokey – Rise
- Egyptrixx – Pure, Beyond Reproach
- Julie Byrne – Not Even Happiness
- Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 3
- Sepultura – Machine Messiah
- Sohn – Rennen
- The Band of Heathens – Duende
- The Flaming Lips – Oczy Mlody
- The Infamous Stringdusters – Laws Of Gravity
- The xx – I See You
That’s it for this week’s “What’s Up Wednesday.” Check back next week for another update on everything entertainment