Golden Globes 2019: Bohemian Rhapsody and Rami Malek are surprise winners
Queen film Bohemian Rhapsody used to be the surprise winner of 2 main prizes at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards.
The Freddie Mercury biopic took house the trophies for highest movie drama and highest drama actor for its superstar Rami Malek, who performed the past due frontman.
Despite being closely tipped and nominated for 5 prizes, A Star Is Born took house only one award – highest authentic track for Shallow.
Green Book used to be the evening’s different giant movie winner, scooping 3 prizes.
It gained highest musical or comedy movie, highest screenplay and highest supporting actor for Mahershala Ali.
Set within the 1960s and co-starring Viggo Mortensen, Green Book tells the tale of an African-American musician who hires an Italian-American motive force to take him on a excursion of the Deep South.
Its Golden Globes victories mark it out as one of the most favourites for subsequent month’s Oscars.
Bohemian Rhapsody’s wins come in spite of combined opinions and upheaval all the way through manufacturing.
Its authentic director Bryan Singer used to be fired from the movie because of “unreliable behaviour” amid experiences that he had clashed with Malek on set. Dexter Fletcher used to be introduced in to finish the undertaking.
But it’s been a field place of business hit and Malek will now be a few of the favourites to win highest actor on the Oscars on 24 February.
In his acceptance speech on Sunday, Malek didn’t thank Singer, however as an alternative paid tribute to Queen and stated he used to be “beyond moved” to have gained.
“To you, Brian May, to you, Roger Taylor, for ensuring that authenticity remains in the world,” he stated. Both May and Taylor attended the rite.
He devoted the award to Mercury, who died in 1991, including: “This is for and because of you, gorgeous!”
One of the evening’s different giant surprises within the movie classes used to be Glenn Close profitable highest drama actress for her function in The Wife.
She beat off pageant from Lady Gaga, who were broadly anticipated to win for A Star Is Born.
In an impassioned speech, Close spoke in regards to the significance of ladies following their desires and now not simply taking a look after their house lives.
She stated: “Women, we are nurturers, that is what is expected of us. We have our husband and our children and we have to find personal fulfilment and follow our dreams and we have to say, ‘I can do that’ and, ‘I should be allowed to do that’.”
The British winners integrated Olivia Colman, who gained highest actress (comedy or musical) for her portrayal of Queen Anne in The Favourite.
Christian Bale used to be additionally rewarded for his function as former vice chairman Dick Cheney – which scooped him highest actor (comedy or musical).
British actors Richard Madden and Ben Whishaw gained TV awards for his or her roles in BBC dramas Bodyguard and A Very English Scandal respectively.
In the opposite TV classes, The Americans used to be named highest drama and The Kominsky Method picked up highest TV comedy. The Netflix display’s superstar Michael Douglas gained highest actor in a TV sequence (musical or comedy) for taking part in an growing older performing trainer.
He devoted his award to his “extraordinary, wonderful wife Catherine” – that is Catherine Zeta Jones – and his 102-year-old father Kirk.
The award got here 49 years after he gained his first Golden Globe nomination for highest male newcomer.
Sandra Oh gained highest actress in a TV drama for Killing Eve, the novel crime drama that started off on BBC America. She thanked her Korean folks, who had been seated within the target market, in an emotional acceptance speech.
Oh additionally co-hosted Sunday’s rite in Beverly Hills along Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor Andy Samberg.
Key Golden Globes winners:
- Best movie drama – Bohemian Rhapsody
- Best movie comedy or musical – Green Book
- Best actor in a movie drama – Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
- Best actress in a movie drama – Glenn Close (The Wife)
- Best actor in a movie comedy/musical – Christian Bale (Vice)
- Best actress in a movie comedy/musical – Olivia Colman (The Favourite)
- Best TV drama – The Americans
- Best TV comedy – The Kominsky Method
- Best actor in a TV drama – Richard Madden (Bodyguard)
- Best actress in a TV drama – Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)
- Best actor in a TV comedy – Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)
- Best actress in a TV comedy – Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvellous Mrs Maisel)
- Best restricted TV sequence – The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
- Best actor in alimited TV sequence – Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace)
- Best actress in alimited TV sequence – Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora)