77th Golden Globe Updates: Sacha Baron Cohen criticises Mark Zuckerberg for 'spreading Nazi propaganda'

Carol Burnett Award recipient Ellen DeGeneres arrives in style at red carpet

Adding another feather to her hat, American comedian Ellen DeGeneres is all set to receive the esteemed Carol Burnett Award at the Golden Globes 2020.

The host and comedian from the famous 'The Ellen Show' who is already a recipient of 30 Emmy Awards arrived at the red carpet of the glorious Golden Globe Awards in style on Monday.

The Carol Burnett Award by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will be conferred to the 61-year-old American celebrity at the 77th Annual Golden Globes.

At the red carpet of the award function, DeGeneres looked all beamingly happy donning a dark blue blazer and a black shirt underneath.

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Dropping a major angelic moment, Billy Porter slays the white-feathered outfit

American singer-performer, Billy Porter, dropped the major angelic moment when he arrived on the red carpet in a white suit connecting with a dramatic full feathery train.

Porter is nominated for best performance by an actor in a television series - drama for his role in Pose.

Porter, who is known for his bold style, complete his look with a squared mini sling bag in all smiles.

The singer documented his unusually attractive outfit from the red carpet on his Instagram stories.

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Ramy Youssef takes home first award for Best Performance in a TV series

Actor Ramy Youssef took home his first Golden Globe at the 77th Golden Globe Awards ceremony for his role in the series "Ramy".

He won in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy category. This was the actor's first Golden Globe nomination.

"This is thanks to God. Look, I know you guys haven't seen my show," the actor joked as he got on the stage on Sunday night to accept the award from stars Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon.

"We made a specific show on a Arab Muslim family living in New Jersey and this means a lot," he added.

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Fleabag bags the Best TV series in Comedy award

The Amazon Prime based comedy series surpassed other widely acclaimed shows like 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel', 'The Politician', 'The Kominsky Method' and 'Barry'.

The lead actor of the series, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, also received the Golden Globe for best performance by a female actor in the comedy genre.

The series, which is a recipient of Emmy Awards, revolves around the life of a witty yet confused woman and her journey of love and self-exploration.

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Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' wins Best Screenplay

Edging out all the other competitors from the category of Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture, Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' bagged the award at Golden Globes on Sunday.

The film faced tough competition from much-acclaimed movies like 'Marriage Story', 'Parasite', 'The Two Popes' and 'The Irishman'.

In his acceptance speech, Tarantino dedicated his win to "the dean of screenwriters" Robert Bolt, while also congratulating himself for solely writing the script of the movie. "I did it," cited The Hollywood Reporter.

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'Parasite' makes history at Golden Globes 2020, wins Best Foriegn-Language Film

The South Korean thriller 'Parasite' took the coveted Golden Globe home by winning the award for the best foreign-language film.

Bong Joon Ho's 'Parasite' has been making the right noise among moviegoers. Their predictions don't seem to have gone wrong after all.

Bong, who used a translator to deliver his acceptance speech said, "Once you overcome the one-inch tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films." "Just being nominated along with fellow, amazing international filmmakers was a huge honour," The Hollywood Reporter cited him as saying.

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Russell Crowe sends out message on climate change while receiving the Best Performance by an Actor award

Actor Russell Crowe won a Golden Globe for his portrayal as late Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes in "The Loudest Voice", but he was absent from the ceremony due to the Australian bushfires.

He won the trophy in Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television category at the award ceremony here. Actors and presenters Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston revealed that he skipped the ceremony to be with his family.

"Russell Crowe could not be here with us tonight because he is at home in Australia protecting his family from the devastating bushfires," Aniston said.

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge who won best actress in comedy series to auction her suit for Aus bushfire relief

Actor Phoebe Waller-Bridge received the Golden Globe for best performance by a female actor in the comedy genre for the television series 'Fleabag' on Sunday. Beating stars like Rachel Brosnahan, Natasha Lyonne, and Christina Applegate, Waller-Bridge emerged victorious for her outstanding comic portrayal of a witty yet confused woman in the British comedy-drama.

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'Succession' wins Golden Globe for Best Drama TV series

American satirical drama 'Succession' just won big at the 77th Golden Globes taking away the award for the best television drama on Sunday.

The comedy-drama left other biggies like 'Big Little Lies', 'The Morning Show', 'Killing Eve' and Netflix's 'The Crown' trailing behind.

'Succession' received a total of three nominations at the 2020 Golden Globes.

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Brian Cox wins hir first-ever Golden Globe for Succession

After almost 60 years in showbiz, actor Brian Cox won his first Golden Globe at the 77th annual award ceremony for his work on TV show "Succession".

Cox took home the award in Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama category at the award gala held on Sunday night here.

Cox beat out Kit Harrington ("Game of Thrones"), Rami Malek ("Mr. Robot"), Tobias Menzies ("The Crown") and Billy Porter ("Pose").

During his acceptance speech, Cox opened up about the significance of taking home the award and even apologised to his fellow nominees for winning.

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'Chernobyl' grabs eyeballs with two awards at 2020 Golden Globes

Beating Netflix miniseries 'Unbelievable', period drama 'Chernobyl' won the 2020 Golden Globe Award in the Best Television Limited Series or Television Film category.

Other nominees that 'Chernobyl' surpassed include 'Catch-22', 'Fosse/Verdon', and 'The Loudest Voice'.

The historical drama series registered another award in its name with Stellan Skarsgard receiving the prestigious award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role for his role in the miniseries.

Skarsgard picked up his first Golden Globe at the age of 68 beating his fellow nominees Kieran Culkin, Alan Arkin, Andrew Scott and Henry Winkler.

The series narrates the events of the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster at a nuclear power plant in Soviet Ukraine.

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Rickey Gervais roasts worst of Hollywood in Golden Globes 2020 monologue

In his fifth gig as the host of the Golden Globes, Ricky Gervais didn't shy away from touching upon hot topics like #MeToo, 2019 college admissions scandal involving Felicity Huffman, Martin Scorsese's Marvel comments and the lack of diversity in Hollywood.

The British "Office" creator began his opening remarks by promising that this would be his last time hosting.

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Kate McKinnon thanks Ellen DeGeneres for making it 'less scary' to come out

As actor Kate McKinnon presented celebrated TV host Ellen DeGeneres with the Carol Burnett Award at the 77th Golden Globes, she thanked her for making it easy for people in the entertainment industry to open up about their sexuality.

In an emotional tribute McKinnon said the moment when DeGeneres famously came out as gay on her sitcom in 1997 had a profound impact on her as a teenager.

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'Would've shared the raft', Brad Pitt thanks co-star Leonardo DiCaprio in Globes speech with a 'Titanic' joke

Brad Pitt won the Golden Globes for his role in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" and took this opportunity to thank his "partner-in-crime", co-star Leonardo DiCaprio.

The actor also joked about DiCaprio's most famous role as Jack in "Titanic". The actor said had it been him instead of Rose (Kate Winslet), he "would've shared the raft" in the final moments of the period disaster romance.

In the Quentin Tarantino-directed film, Pitt plays Cliff Booth, the skilled stuntman and best friend of DiCaprio's Rick Dalton.

Pitt also acknowledged fellow nominees, thanking them for inspiring him.

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Brad Pitt wins Best Supporting Actor for Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" 

Actor Brad Pitt won the Best Supporting Actor trophy for Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood", and accepted the honour with few jokes and a dig at the rumours about his love life.

On Sunday night, Pitt took home the Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture award for his role as stuntman Cliff Booth the movie. This is his third Golden Globe win.

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War-drama '1917' wins best film award at Golden Globes 2020

Stealing the show at the 77th edition of Golden Globes, war drama '1917' received the award for the Best Motion Picture in Drama category on Sunday.

The film defeated big entries in the nominations list including three Netflix films 'The Irishman', 'Marriage Story' and 'The Two Popes'. The film also left the widely acclaimed drama 'Joker' trailing.

The period-drama which is slated to hit the big theatres in India on January 17 is an account of two young British soldiers at World War I during the spring of 1917 followed by other chains of events.

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Sam Mendes wins best director Golden Globe for '1917'

Beating Quentin Tarantino and Todd Philips, Director Sam Mendes on Sunday received the 77th Golden Globe Award for the Best Director in Motion Picture Category for his film '1917'.

Other contenders who trailed behind Mendes are Martin Scorsese who was nominated for Netflix film 'The Irishman' and Bong Joon-ho who directed 'Parasite'.

"There's not one director in the world who is not in the shadow of Martin Scorsese, I just had to say that," Hollywood Reporter quoted Mendes as saying.

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Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor- drama for 'Joker'

The 77th edition of Golden Globes didn't throw a surprise in the Best Actor for a Motion Picture - Drama category, as it was already predicted that Joaquin Phoenix will take home the coveted award for 'Joker.' But the competition was indeed a closely-fought one where the 'Joker' actor beat Christian Bale (Ford v Ferrari), Antonio Banderas (Pain and Glory), Adam Driver (Marriage Story), and Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes).

He began his acceptance speech by thanking the Hollywood foreign press for acknowledging the link between animal agriculture and climate change.

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Christian Bale misses Golden Globes due to flu

Academy Award-winning actor Christian Bale missed out the 77th Golden Globe Awards ceremony due to illness.

Bale is nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama category for his performance in the film "Ford v Ferrari", but he bowed out of plans to attend the event as he was battling a bad bout of the flu, reports aceshowbiz.com.

Sources told Variety that Bale was on vacation abroad when he fell ill and was advised not to fly until he was feeling better.

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Renee Zellweger wins best actress for 'Judy'

Actress Renee Zellweger picked up a Golden Globe for her portrayal of the late Judy Garland in biographical film "Judy". She accepted the honour while thanking people who reminded her that "the top doesn't matter".

She won her fourth Golden Globe after 16 years in Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama category. The actress was nominated alongside Cynthia Erivo ("Harriet"), Scarlett Johansson ("Marriage Story"), Saoirse Ronan ("Little Women") and Charlize Theron ("Bombshell").

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An emotional Tom Hanks accepts Cecille B DeMille award at Golden Globes

Veteran actor Tom Hanks choked up as he accepted the Cecille B DeMille award at the Golden Globes 2020 and dismissed his tears as being part of a cold.

"I swear to God, I'm not nearly this emotional at home," said the versatile actor in his acceptance speech.

Hanks, who was bestowed with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's top award, addressed the audience, most of whom he said he would "pay to see them get their cars washed".

Chosen by the HFPA board members, the Cecil B deMille award is given annually to a talented individual who has made a lasting impact in the world of entertainment.

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Hildur Gudnadottir becomes first solo woman to win best original score for 'Joker'

Composer Hildur Gudnadottir stole the limelight at the 77th edition of the Golden Globes here winning the award for best original score for the movie 'Joker'. She is the first woman to win the award solo.

The last time a woman won the award was in 2001 when Lisa Gerrard bagged it alongside Hans Zimmer for 'Gladiator'.

The coveted award was presented to the composer by the 'Hustlers' star Jennifer Lopez and 'Living with Yourself' actor Paul Rudd.

She took home the award after beating fellow nominees in the category which included Alexandre Desplat for 'Little Women', Randy Newman for 'Marriage Story', Thomas Newman for '1917', and Daniel Pemberton for 'Motherless Brooklyn'.

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Sacha Baron Cohen criticises Mark Zuckerberg for 'spreading Nazi propaganda'

British actor-comedian Sacha Baron Cohen took a potshot at Mark Zuckerberg during his appearance at the 2020 Golden Globes, accusing the Facebook founder of "spreading Nazi propaganda".

The "Dictator" star took to the stage to introduce Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit", which was nominated in the best motion picture comedy or musical category when he made the reference to the social media mogul.

"The hero of this next movie is a naive misguided child who spreads Nazi propaganda and only has imaginary friends. His name is Mark Zuckerberg. Sorry, this is an old intro for the 'The Social Network'," he said.

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Jared Harris takes a dig at Netflix

Actor Jared Harris doesn't feel that it is "all about Netflix", and he reiterated it when he got on the stage to pick up a Golden Globe for his HBO series "Chernobyl".

As he got on the stage, Harris thanked HBO and addressed a point from host Ricky Gervais' monologue wherein he claimed that "the best actors" are working with Netflix.

"See, Ricky? It's not all about Netflix, Sorry Netflix," Harris said.

Harris went on to dedicate the win to the victims of the tragedy.

He said: "Craig, your script poses the question: What is the cost of lies? And that question becomes more relevant with each passing day's news cycle. The people of the Ukraine and Belarus bore the brunt of this catastrophe and they shielded millions of people from its worst effects at the cost of their own lives."

"Chernobyl is dedicated to their courage and sacrifice," he added.

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