The Golden Globes Have Spoken: These 6 Movies Belong on Your Watch List ASAP
If the 2018 Golden Globes were any indication, everyone is in for an entertaining and game-changing award season this year. Last night's show brought the spotlight to important issues like sexual harassment and equality. Oprah Winfrey lifted the spirits of everyone as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and attendees wore black in solidarity for all people who have endured abuse. Of course, the night also honored the filmmakers and actors who brought the most noteworthy films of the year to life. Based on the Golden Globe winners of the evening, these are the movies that you need to add to your watch list right away.
1. Lady Bird. Lady Bird took home the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical, and Saoirse Ronan, who plays the protagonist in the film, won for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Motion Picture.
2. I, Tonya. Allison Janney won a Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her part in I, Tonya, and the film received two more notable nominations.
3. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Arguably the film of the evening, this movie garnered six nominations, taking home a total of four Golden Globes. Frances McDormand won Best Actress in a Drama Motion Picture, Sam Rockwell won Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Martin McDonagh won for Best Screenplay of a Motion Picture, and the film won Best Motion Picture.
4. The Shape of Water. This film was nominated in seven categories, winning two Golden Globe awards. Guillermo del Toro won Best Director of a Motion Picture and Alexandre Desplat took home a Globe for Best Original Score.
5. Darkest Hour. While this film was only nominated for one Golden Globe award, it certainly belongs on your watch list. Gary Oldman won Best Actor in a Drama Motion Picture for his work portraying Winston Churchill.
6. Call Me by Your Name. Though this film did not take home any awards, it deserves an honorable mention for its three nominations and buzz-worthy performances. The film was up for Best Drama Motion Picture, and actors Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer were nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture.