Jan 07 2019

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Golden Globe Awards :2019

Golden Globe Awards are one of the most prestigious annual event held in recognition of outstanding achievement in motion pictures and television.

In 1943 a group of Los Angeles based overseas journalists  formed the “Hollywood Foreign Correspondents Association” with a motto “Unity Without Discrimination of Religion or Race.” Although it had a humble beginning, it soon expanded with its growing membership and picked the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel as its rendezvous point. The group, who were respected members of the world press felt obliged to give their feedback on distinguished achievements among Hollywood’s productions.

The Golden Globe Awards is constituted by 93 members of Foreign Press Association.

The Golden Globes recognized achievements in cinematography awards was presented from  1948 to 1963 and 1951 on wards separate cinematography Globes were awarded to black and white and color pictures. The Longest Day, High Noon and On The Waterfront received for B/w , while Quo Vadis, Lawrence of Arabia and Brigadoon were among the winner in the color category. After 1963 Cinematography Awards was discontinued.
Golden Globes are given in several categories. The film awards include those for best film, best actor, and best actress, each separated into “drama” and “comedy or musical” divisions. Supporting acting performances, direction, screenwriting,music, animated films, and foreign-language films are also honoured. The television awards include those for drama  series, comedy or musical series, miniseries or movies, as well.

Golden Globe Awards always sets tone prior to Oscars.

This year Golden Globe Award winners are….

Film

Best Drama

“Bohemian Rhapsody”

Best Comedy or Musical

“Green Book”-

Best Actor, Drama

Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Best Actress, Drama

Glenn Close – “The Wife”

Best Actress, Comedy or Musical

Olivia Colman – “The Favourite”

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma”

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali – “Green Book”

Best Supporting Actress

Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Best Animated Film

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

 Green Book

Best Foreign Language Film

“Roma” – Mexico

Best Original Song

Shallow – “A Star is Born”

TELEVISION Awards

Best TV Drama Series

“The Americans” – FX

Best TV Comedy/Musical Series

“The Kominsky Method” – Netflix

Best Actor, TV Drama

Richard Madden – “Bodyguard”

Best Actress, TV Drama

Sandra Oh – “Killing Eve”

Best Actor, TV Comedy/Musical

Michael Douglas – “The Kominsky Method”

Best Actress, TV/Comedy

Rachel Brosnahan – “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Best TV Movie or Limited Series

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

CJ Rajkumar

Author/Cinematographer

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