10 Memorable Moments From the Show — Golden Globes

09 January, 2018, 00:47 | Author: Eleanor Thompson
  • Seth Meyers hosts the 75th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills California

"And here are the all male nominees", she said.

Following some jabs at North Korea, Donald Trump and Harvey Weinstein, and much praise for the Hollywood Foreign Press, Meyers opened the floor to the audience, having them help carry out the punchline of some prepared jokes. Barbra Streisand took home the award for her 1984 film Yentl, which also won best picture that same year.

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Before that, Mary Tyler Moore won for her lead role in the 1980 best drama victor Ordinary People, as did Louise Fletcher for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Ali MacGraw for Love Story (1970), Geneviève Bujold for Anne of the Thousand Days, Gloria Swanson for Sunset Boulevard (1950), Jane Wyman for Johnny Belinda (1949), and Jennifer Jones at the first Globes ceremony for The Song of Bernadette (1943). Some 16 years ago, The Hours and Chicago were the last pair to achieve the feat. And while she attended the awards ceremony as a presenter, it was her accurate and cutting remark while giving out the award for best director that had everyone buzzing, CNN reported.

Ferrera, who won a Golden Globe for her role in Ugly Betty in 2007, dazzled on the red carpet in a floor-length sparkly black gown and long black blazer.

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And we need more women of color in the director's chair. Since the Academy Awards first aired in 1929, just four women have been nominated for Best Director: Lina Wertmuller (Seven Beauties), Jane Campion (The Piano), Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) and Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker).

Making a movie as a woman in Hollywood is hard enough.

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Women make up just 7% of the directors who helm the top 250 films, according to the San Diego State's Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film. Recognizing female directors for their work will be one of the first battlegrounds.

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