The Golden Globes are making a big comeback in 2023 with the work of Steven Spielberg. favermans, Martin McDonagh Inishelin’s BansheeQuinta Bransons Abbott Elementary School and HBO’s House of the Dragon Received some of the biggest prizes of the night.
It’s a big step for Hollywood after the event was canceled last year due to widespread controversy over the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). It raised questions about how the event would be received a year later.
In case you missed the awards show, here are the top six moments you missed, along with the biggest snubs of the night.
HFPA controversy begins at night
It’s fitting to start at the beginning of the ceremony, hosted by comedian Jerrod Carmichael.
“I’ll tell you why I’m here. Because I’m black,” Carmichael said, citing the HFPA’s widespread controversy and inequality, including its lack of black members in 2021 and for years to come. I just ran a summary of.
“I’m not saying they were a racist organization, but they didn’t have a single black member until George Floyd died. So do what you want with that information.”
The organizers went on to say that they didn’t take the job because they thought the organization had changed, but rather called it an evening to celebrate the great talent in the room, saying the industry “deserves” to have these celebration nights. I got
Another notable joke happened later in the night when Carmichael returned to the stage with three award statues.
“Backstage, I found these three Golden Globes returned by Tom Cruise,” he said, referring to the awards Cruise returned in 2021 as part of the HFPA boycott.
“We may replace these three things for the safe return of Shelly Miscavige,” Carmichael said.
Shelley is the wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige and has been “missing” for years. Cruz is one of Scientology’s most high-profile members.
The Will Smith slapping drama continues
If you thought the Will Smith story was over, no, it’s not. Carmichael joked at the actor’s expense who wasn’t present at the ceremony.
“While we were in the commercial, we gave Will Smith the Rock Hudson Award for best portrayal of masculinity on television,” joked the host.
Cecil B. DeMille Award winner Eddie Murphy also referred to Smith in his acceptance speech, giving him a “blueprint” to follow in order to achieve “success, prosperity, longevity and peace of mind.”
“Just do those three things. Pay your taxes. Mind your business and don’t mention Will Smith’s name,” Murphy said.
“Every day surrounded by the light and spirit of Chadwick Boseman”
The incomparable Angela Bassett became the first actor to win a major award in a Marvel film, winning Best Actress for her performance here. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
This is Bassett’s second Golden Globe nomination and second win after winning for the 1993 film. What’s Love Got To Do With It.
Bassett began his acceptance speech by quoting the late novelist Toni Morrison.
“But I think it takes courage to have faith for that fate to manifest itself,” said Bassett. “It takes patience…and a true sense of oneself.”
“It’s not easy because it’s been a long road and many unexpected detours, but by the grace of God I’m standing here. I’m standing here with gratitude.”
Bassett kept thanking her Wakanda Forever Honored collaborator and late Chadwick Boseman.
“We embarked on this journey with love. We mourned, loved, healed, and were surrounded by the light and spirit of Chadwick Boseman every day.”
“We are delighted to know that with this historic black panther series, it’s part of his legacy that helped guide us. shown in To all of our Marvel fans, thank you for hugging these characters and showing us so much love. We just made history with this nomination and this award. It belongs to all of you, all of us. ”
Long-awaited Michelle Yeoh finally wins her first Golden Globe Award All at once, anywhere.
“For 40 years, I never let this go. It’s been an incredible journey and an incredible battle to be here today, but I think it’s worth it.”
“I remember when I first came to Hollywood it was a dream come true until I got here because look at this face. I came here and was told you were a minority… And someone said to me, you speak English…and I said, yeah, the flight here was about 13 hours, so I learned along the way.”
The actor went on to say that “opportunities seem to start getting smaller” as she gets older, and said women understand the phenomenon.
“And here comes the greatest gift. All at once, anywhere.”
At that point, when there was an attempt to pull her away, Yo said, “Shut up. I can beat you, and it’s serious.”
She went on to thank Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.
“I was given the gift of playing this woman. Because I was fighting for love, I was fighting for my family.”
“My mission was to make the unseen and unloved heroes.”
Billy Porter presents Ryan Murphy with the Carol Burnett Award for Achievement in Television, delivers one of the most moving speeches in Globe history, and celebrates much of his time in honor of his collaborators .
Last year, MJ Rodriguez won at Murphy’s, although the ceremony wasn’t televised. PauseThe first transgender actor to win a Golden Globe Award.
Renowned television writers, directors and producers honored actors Billy Porter, Niecy Nash, Matt Bomer and Jeremy Pope.
“In the 70’s, when I was a young man at home, carol burnett show, I’ve never seen someone like me win an award or be a character on a TV show,” Murphy said. Florida, just one word for you. ”
“It’s often said that you can’t be anything and that you have to hide your life to survive. But for the kids watching tonight, make MJ and Billy, and Niecy and Matt and Jeremy, the possibilities.” For example, there is a way, and for 25 years it’s all I’ve tried to do here in Hollywood.My mission is to take the unseen and unloved and make them what I want to see. I thought, but it was to make him a hero that pop culture could never do.
Jennifer Coolidge makes ‘White Lotus’ creator cry
Fan favorite Jennifer Coolidge won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a limited series on HBO. while lotus, I gave a speech that made Mike White, the creator of the show, cry.
Coolidge began her speech by thanking Ryan Murphy, who, in addition to celebrities, was one of five people who “kept her moving” for 20 years with “small jobs.” american pie franchise.
“Five different sequels to american pie, I would squeeze it to the bone,” said Coolidge.
“I want everyone to know that when they were young they had big dreams and expectations, but what happened was that they were in some kind of turmoil in life and other things. That shit won’t happen anymore.”
the actor continued the celebration white lotus White, their collaborations and friendships.
“Mike White, you gave me hope because you gave me a new beginning. It doesn’t matter if this is the end because you killed me.” You’ve changed my life a million ways, my neighbors talk to me, things like that, I’ve never been invited to a party on the hill, Now everyone invites me.”
“[Mike White] He’s worried about words, he’s worried about people, he’s worried about his friends who aren’t doing well.., he really is the nicest person I’ve ever met Just me. ”
Biggest snub of the night
Not everything is fun at the awards ceremony. Especially he is no stranger to the HFPA. As the show progressed, movie and TV fans took to social media to call out the biggest snubs of the night of the ceremony.
Actor Brendan Fraser, in particular, lost out on Best Actor for his work whale To Elvis star Austin Butler. Fraser had said in 2003 that he would not attend the event prior to the event, following allegations that former HFPA president and member Philip Burke had groped and assaulted him.
“I have a longer history with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association than I admire the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,” Fraser said. GQ A novel published last year. “No, I will not participate.”
Another notable snub of the night is Better Call Saul Star Bob Odenkirk lost Best Actor in a Television Series (Drama) to Kevin Costner. yellowstone.
retirement on AppleTV+, the series fans were secretly thinking about at the awards ceremony, lost Best Drama Series to HBO. dragon house.