Bohemian Rhapsody wins best drama Globe — Golden Globes

Sheila Mcguire
January 8, 2019

Lady Gaga was in tears when it was announced she won for co-writing "Shallow" from "A Star Is Born".

Or will everyone be talking Monday about some tipsy political rant or other wacko unscripted moment?

Rami Malek's turn as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody earned the Mr Robot star a Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama nomination, too.

Streaming service Netflix, which has upended Hollywood by spending billions on original programming, won five Golden Globes across movies and television, including best foreign language film "Roma". "The Academy.would NEVER award best motion picture to Bohemian Rhapsody. unreal".

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"And they are not just here tonight because they resonated with audiences Hollywood often ignores", he said. "He goes and visits her in London all the time".

"These three incredible men... they lifted me up and supported me", she continued.

Veteran actress Glenn Close won the Golden Globe for her role in The Wife, beating the favorite Lady Gaga for her role in A Star is Born.

British actress Olivia Coleman was a victor for bawdy historical romp "The Favourite". "And I see you, all these faces of change, and now, so will everyone else".

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Bradley Cooper - who plays the aging rocker opposite Gaga's singer in Star - had been favourite for best actor in a drama but was edged out by Malek.

One of the first questions posed to the filmmakers and Malek backstage was whether Singer's departure had been a big hurdle for the film.

One of the night's more poignant moments came when Steve Carell presented an inaugural award - named for TV legend Carol Burnett - to Burnett herself.

Leading the nominations this year is Adam McKay's Vice- which has received six nods, including Best Musical or Comedy, Director, Screenplay, Actor (Christian Bale), Supporting Actress (Amy Adams, also nominated for HBO's "Sharp Objects"), and Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell).

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