Drums, Lights, Movies, TV, Oprah, Applause! Here are the winners of the Golden Globe Awards of 2018

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
This R-rated movie won the Best Motion Picture – Drama category. It is about a woman irked by a tragedy who decides to publicise it via a billboard. From such darkness comes good witty humour to round up an easily watchable and funny comedy of a movie, even though the main point is a pretty serious subject.

Frances McDormand also won the  Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama category. If you can stand the mutiple f** words, its a wonderful movie.

“Lady Bird”
She – Marion McPherson, a California nurse – who has a teenage daughter with a self title. She gave herself the name lady bird in quotes because “I gave it to myself, i’ts given to me by me”. A movie about a family in crisis with a crisis teenager  – a perfect storm.

“Lady Bird” Saoirse Ronan won the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy category

Gary Oldman as Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama “Darkest Hour”
Wiston Churchill once said “You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth!” in reference to dealing with dictators like Hitler. This is arguably the best representation of Wiston Churchill we will ever see – a man beseiged politically who stands up and says he will not surrender and will take full responsibility – and accountability – for not doing so. A remarkable must watch movie.

The Shape of Water
Guillermo del Toro wins the Best Director for this captivating masterpriece of a science fiction story involving a mute single lady who works as a cleaner in a secret lab that hosts a creature in a water tank. If you thought love is said by words, you are wrong, and even more so when its between a human and a ….
If you love sci-fi, music and twisted love stories, this movie is a must watch – and for me must be the best hidden gem movie of 2017.

The Disaster Artist

If anityone ever told you no you can never achieve greatness through them, this is the one movie that shows you how to go around it, achieve greatness yourself. Based on a true story, it tells a story about two actors who can’t get a movie role despite their best hustling attempts, so what do they do? They decide to make their own movie – the movie turns out to be one of the worst ever made but still it launches their career into Holywood. The original movie called The  Room has a budget of $6m and made just $1,000 USD. However, the book about the movie called The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made became a best seller and the most recent James Franco adaptaption of  The Disaster Artist had a budget of $10 and grossed $23 and won Franco a golden globe award as Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

I, Tonya

Allison Janney won the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture “I, Tonya”, a movie about an american female figure skater who rises up through her skating career only to mess it up big time. An insane true story, must watch.


Best Original Song in a Motion Picture

“This is me” was the winner of Best Original Song in a Motion Picture category, featured in the movie “The Greatest Showman”. Without further ado, here is the song below, great isnt it! Lovely song.

In The Fade
The best foreign picture award went to In the Fade, a dramatic story about about a woman who loses everything she has – her husband and son – in a terrorist bomb attack. Her seeking revenge turns into something else….if you love the Netflix “Dark” german horror drama you will love this crime thriller.

Coco was 2017’s animated movie from Pixar that won the Best Animated Film award. And yes, when i say Pixar, enough said!

The Handmaid’s Tale – TV Series
A little known TV series on Hulu just won the Best TV series – Drama category, beating Game of Thrones and Stranger Things. Also, the starring actress Elisabeth Moss won the Best performance by Actress in a TV series – Drama award. What is this TV series about??? See trailer below and judge for yourself.

This is Us
An absolutely lovely love story about distinct but interconnected characters discovering love. A chic flick tear inducing TV series? Get your tissue paper out. It won the Best performance by an Actor in a TV Series for outstanding performance by Sterling K. Brown.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
A standup comedian like you have never seen. Mrs Maisel won the Best TV series – Musical or Comedy award at the golden globes. She is funny. And marvelous. A must watch comedy series from Amazon Prime movies.

The Master of None

Aziz Ansari gives a masterpiece performance in the Master of None that wins him the Best performance by an Actor in a TV series – Musical or Comedy

Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies is an HBO TV series about murder and intrigue on a small beach community and school. The series is critically acclaimed and won 16 Emmy Award nominations plus multiple Golden Globe Awards in 2018 for Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.


Fargo is a dark comedy series that says one thing: dont listen to what people say, they usually give the best advice!

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