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"Bohemian Rhapsody" nabs two major Golden Globes wins

Writer: Florey DM



"Bohemian Rhapsody" star Rami Malek holding his Best Actor award while
posing with Mike Myers (far right), Brian May (third from left) and
Graham King (second from right) at Golden Globes 2019.

7 Jan – Another new year, another new edition of the Golden Globes. The 76th edition of the prestigious awards ceremony has wrapped up at Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg.

While not the biggest winner of the night (this honour goes to "Green Book"), Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" still walked away with two major wins.

Leading man Rami Malek won the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama, and the movie itself won the accolade for Best Motion Picture, Drama.

Social media is, of course, abuzz with the fact that director Bryan Singer's name – who was replaced by Dexter Fletcher following his sexual assault accusation – was not mentioned in either acceptance speech.

Meanwhile, "Green Book" not only won Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, its star Mahershala Ali wins Best Supporting Actor and its screenwriters Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly nabbed Best Screenplay.


"Shallow" is performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in "A Star Is Born"
(Photo source: Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images).

Fans might be disappointed that "A Star Is Born" did not win Best Picture but it did take home the Best Original Song award with the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper duet, "Shallow". Interestingly, the 1976 version of the movie also won the same award at the 34th Golden Globes.

Unfortunately, another fan favourite, "Black Panther", failed to sink its claws into any accolades.

Another superhero movie, however, managed to make a mark with its Best Motion Picture, Animated win. The movie being none other than "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse".

Check out below the full winners list for the movie categories at the 76th Golden Globes:

Best Motion Picture, Drama: "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: "Green Book"
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama: Glenn Close, "The Wife"
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama: Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Olivia Colman, "The Favourite"
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy: Christian Bale, "Vice"
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Regina King, " If Beale Street Could Talk"
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Mahershala Ali, "Green Book"
Best Director, Motion Picture: Alfonso Cuarón, "Roma"
Best Screenplay, Motion Picture: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, "Green Book"
Best Original Score, Motion Picture: Justin Hurwitz, "First Man"
Best Motion Picture, Animated: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
Best Original Song, Motion Picture: "Shallow", "A Star Is Born"
Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language: "Roma", Mexico, Alfonso Cuarón

(Photo source: AFP)

Cinema Online, 07 January 2019


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