Female TV series: Rachel and Elisabeth. Rachel Brosnahan won as an actress in a TV series musical or comedy for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the series also won the best comedy or musical TV series. On stage the creator of the series Amy Sherman-Palladino said: “Thanks to the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press for inviting us to the big ball and thanks to the cast for turning the set every day in the New York of 1958”. Elisabeth Moss doubled (after last September’s Emmy) winning the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a dramatic TV series for The Handmaid’s Tale. In his thank-you speech, like Nicole Kidman, he recalled his mother “who had the courage to speak out against injustice and freedom, we live in the white spaces on the edge of the pages, but now we are the ones who write our story, we will stop living between the lines “. And he dedicated the award to Margaret Atwood from whose novel the TV series was born. The Handmaid’s Tale also won the award for best drama series. The whole cast took the stage to receive the award.
The other half of the moon: Sterling, Ewan and Alexander. On the male side, Sterling K. Brown won the Golden Globe for the TV series This is us, in which he plays the black adoptive brother Randall and thanked the writer of the series “for thinking a character that could only be black”. While Alexander Skarsgård won for his role as a violent husband in Big Little Lies, on stage he recalled “the honor of working with a group of talented women: the writer, the producer, the extraordinary actresses in particular thanks to Nicole for having made this the most beautiful experience of my career “. Ewan McGregor won the Best Actor in Fargo Award for the dual role of brothers Emmit and Ray Stussy, divided by a family feud that ends up in something much bigger than themselves. McGregor withdrawing the award reminded his wife “who has been with me for 22 years and my four boys”. Aziz Ansari won as best actor in a comedy or musical TV series for Master of None, the one in which Alessandra Mastronardi also worked. Among the thanks of the actor of Indian origin “Italy for good food eaten in the second season”.
The best dramatic actor is Gary Oldman like Churchill. “Humbly surprised to be called here – said Gary Oldman withdrawing the Golden Globe as best dramatic actor for The Darkest Hour in which he plays the Chancellor – As Winston Churchill said, my tastes are simple: I want only the best and I I have been surrounded by the best “. And he began to thank the film’s cast from Kristin Scott Thomas to the make-up artists: “You were patient, kind and funny,” he said. Then he wanted to thank his wife who endured “in this year of madness, he said I go to bed with Winston Churchill but I wake up with Gary Oldman”. Finally he said “proud of the film that shows how words and actions can change the world, and we know how much we need it today”.