We feel obliged to note that all of Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards prizes were doled out by a voting body of about 90, giving collective clout to journalists whose names you might not otherwise recognize. That aside, the awards show has always been considered a precursor to Oscar, which is why we’re all here. There is a little more urgency this year than than usual, because of the compressed schedule that will see the Academy Awards decided February 9. Nomination voting is happening as we speak and continues through Tuesday.
Here’s how the night went down, with highlights including:
Ricky Gervais teeing off on Hollywood in his fifth (and last) appearance as host.
HBO fending off the streamers to reclaim the Globes crown.