La La Land Wins Big at the 74th Annual Golden Globes

by KIERYN RUBY

Staff Writer

 

The 74th Annual Golden Globe awards took place last Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The red carpet was filled with impeccably dressed stars like Denzel Washington, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep, and Matt Damon. The night was hosted by the late night star, Jimmy Fallon, who started off the show with a cameo production of La La Land’s “Another Day in the Sun”.

 

Among the big winners, the movie La La Land took home the most awards with a grand total of seven. The awards were for directing, screenplay, original score, original song, best actor and actress in a comedy or musical, and best movie that was a musical or comedy. This movie broke the Golden Globe record for most awards won by one movie. Moonlight took home the award for best dramatic movie. The british series The Crown also won the honors of best actress in a television series and best television series.

 

Meryl Streep received the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award for her amazing work in the movie industry. In her lifetime, she has received a total of three Academy Awards and eight Golden Globes. Her thought provoking speech touched on the importance of the arts and free press. She even quoted her late friend Carrie Fisher and advised to ”Take your broken heart, make it into art”.

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