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Let’s Talk about Last Night

The Golden Globes happened last night. In case you haven’t seen it pasted EVERYWHERE on the internet. (I love you, Ricky Gervais. You are a hero).

You can read about who was nominated and who won. I’d like to tell you who I would have voted for to win (for what it’s worth)

Best Motion Picture, Drama

Winner: “The Revenant”
“Carol”
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
“Room”
“Spotlight”
My choice: Carol

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Winner: “The Martian”
“The Big Short”
“Joy”
“Spy”
“Trainwreck”
My choice: THE SAME!

Best Director, Motion Picture

Winner: Alejandro González Iñárritu, “The Revenant”
Todd Haynes, “Carol”
Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”
George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Ridley Scott, “The Martian”
My choice: I haven’t seen all of these but based on what I saw I am not surprised “Carol” was a contender!

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

Winner: Brie Larson, “Room”
Cate Blanchett, “Carol”
Rooney Mara, “Carol”
Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”
Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”
My choice: Cate Blanchett

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

Winner: Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”
Melissa McCarthy, “Spy”
Amy Schumer, “Trainwreck”
Maggie Smith, “Lady in the Van”
Lily Tomlin, “Grandma”
My choice: THE SAME

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Winner: Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”
Jane Fonda, “Youth”
Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”
Helen Mirren, “Trumbo”
Alicia Vikander, “Ex Machina”
My choice: Alicia Vikander

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Winner: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”
Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”
Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”
Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”
Will Smith, “Concussion”
My choice: THE SAME

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Winner: Matt Damon, “The Martian”
Christian Bale, “The Big Short”
Steve Carell, “The Big Short”
Al Pacino, “Danny Collins”
Mark Ruffalo, “Infinitely Polar Bear”
My choice: The Martian

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Winner: Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”
Paul Dano, “Love & Mercy”
Idris Elba, “Beasts of No Nation”
Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”
Michael Shannon, “99 Homes”
My choice: Mark Rylance

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture

Winner: Aaron Sorkin, “Steve Jobs”
Emma Donoghue, “Room”
Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer, “Spotlight”
Charles Randolph, Adam McKay, “The Big Short”
Quentin Tarantino, “The Hateful Eight”
My choice: THE SAME!

Best Animated Feature Film

Winner: “Inside Out”
“Anomalisa”
“The Good Dinosaur”
“The Peanuts Movie”
“Shaun the Sheep Movie”
My choice: THE SAME!

Best Original Song

Winner: “Writing’s on the Wall,” “Spectre”
“Love Me Like You Do,” “50 Shades of Grey”
“One Kind of Love,” “Love & Mercy”
“See You Again,” Furious 7
“Simple Song No. 3,” “Youth”
My choice: Love Me Like You Do (Though I can’t say this does much for me…)

Best Original Score

Winner: Ennio Morricone, “The Hateful Eight”
Carter Burwell, “Carol”
Alexandre Desplat, “The Danish Girl”
Daniel Pemberton, “Steve Jobs”
Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto, “The Revenant”
My choice: The Hateful Eight

Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language

Winner: “Son of Saul”
“The Brand New Testament”
“The Club”
“The Fencer”
“Mustang”
Haven’t seen these…..

Best TV Series, Drama

Winner: “Mr. Robot”
“Empire”
“Game of Thrones”
“Narcos”
“Outlander”
My choice: Game of Thrones

Best TV Series, Comedy

Winner: “Mozart in the Jungle”
“Casual”
“Orange Is the New Black”
“Silicon Valley”
“Transparent”
“Veep”
My choice: Veep (But I would have put a LOT of other nominations forward!)
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  1. Rachel Gibson says:

    THE SAME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! xxxxxxxxxx