Winfrey, Kidman winners at Golden Globes

Carla Harmon
January 12, 2018

"So I want all the girls watching here and now to know that a new day is on the horizon", she said.

The film won the honor moments after McDormand won the Globe award for best actress in a film drama.

Three Billboards dominated the film categories, earning Globes for Sam Rockwell for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Francis McDormand for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama, Martin McDonagh for Best Screenplay and Best Motion Picture Drama for the film itself, beating out predicted victor The Shape of Water.

Three Billboards' Best Drama victory was announced at the end of the night, and it was one of several for the film. She was nominated for the Golden Globe alongside Jessica Chastain (Molly's Game), Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water), Meryl Streep (The Post), and Michelle Williams (All the Money In the World).

Irish actress Ronan was named best actress in a film comedy for Lady Bird, while James Franco won the equivalent award for best actor for The Disaster Artist. The stars wore all black in solidarity of "Me Too" and "Times Up" in honor of sexual harassment and equality. There are separate competitions for the best drama film as well as the best comedy and musical picture.

Women kept up the theme inside the Beverly Hilton ballroom. Presenting the Best Actor in a Drama award, Geena Davis said that the victor would give "half of their salary back so that women can make more than them".

While it was a big night for streaming video companies, HBO - which has its own, popular subscription-based streaming service - also won big at the ceremony.

Guillermo del Toro's fantasy "The Shape of Water", the story of a mute woman who falls in love with a sea creature she finds in a government lab, was the top nominee heading into the ceremony, but it won only two - a best- director prize for del Toro and a best original score Globe for Alexandre Desplat.

Oprah Winfrey was awarded the coveted Cecil B. DeMille award, becoming the first black woman to ever win the award.

Frances spoke out about the Time's Up movement during her speech.

Laura Dern, a supporting actress victor for "Big Little Lies", said: "May we teach our children that speaking out without retribution is our culture's new north star". "I'm especially proud and inspired by all the women who felt strong enough and empowered enough to speak up and share their personal stories.This year, we became the story".

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