Matt Damon, Meryl Streep, and More Highlights from the 2017 Golden Globes

Check out the full list of winners.
Matt Damon at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Photo by Paul Drinkwater / NBC

Manchester by the Sea may have fell just short of the top prize at the 2017 Golden Globes, but that didn’t stop Boston’s stars from having fun on Sunday night.

Although the Bay State film was edged out in the best motion picture, drama category by Moonlight, star Casey Affleck was still able to earn a trophy for best actor in a drama. His big brother Ben and pal Matt Damon were also in attendance at this year’s ceremony, as they tried their best to enjoy presenter duties.

Damon used his time on stage to poke fun at his odd Golden Globe win in 2016 for best actor in a comedy or musical category, which he won for his starring role in The Martian.

The critically acclaimed musical La La Land may have had the biggest evening out of all the nominated films, earning a total of seven awards. The production was named the best motion picture, comedy or musical, while stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone were honored as the best actor and actress in a comedy or musical.

Gosling gave a heartfelt message to his wife Eva Mendes during his acceptance speech, thanking her for the support as well as praising her for being strong while her brother dealt with cancer.

“While I was singing and dancing and playing piano and having one of the best experiences I’ve ever had on a film, my lady was raising our daughter, pregnant with our second, and trying to help her brother fight his battle with cancer,” Gosling said. “If she hadn’t had taken all that on so that I could have this experience, it would surely be someone else up here other than me today. So sweetheart, thank you.”

Meryl Streep, who was honored with the Cecil B. Demille lifetime achievement award, used her acceptance speech to make a powerful statement about President-elect Donald Trump. The decorated actress revealed that she’s still distraught over Trump’s imitation of a disabled reporter.

“It kind of broke my heart when I saw it,” Streep said. “I still can’t get it out my head because it wasn’t in a movie; it was in real life. That instinct to humiliate when it’s modeled by someone in a public platform, it filters down into everyone’s life because it gives permission for others to do the same.”

Check out the full list of winners below.

Best Motion Picture – Drama

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

20th Century Women

Deadpool

Florence Foster Jenkins

La La Land

Sing Street

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Amy Adams, Arrival

Jessica Chastian, Miss Sloane

Ruth Negga, Loving

Natalie Portman, Jackie

Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea


Joel Edgerton, Loving


Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

Viggo Mortenson, Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington, Fences

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

Annette Bening, 20th Century Women

Lily Collins, Rules Don’t Apply

Hailee Steinfeld, The Edge of Seventeen

Emma Stone, La La Land

Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

Colin Farrell, Lobster

Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins

Jonah Hill, War Dogs

Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best Performance by an Actress In a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Viola Davis, Fences

Naomie Harris, Moonlight

Nicole Kidman, Lion

Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best Performance by an Actor In a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

Simon Helberg, Florence Foster Jenkins

Dev Patel, Lion

Aaron Taylor Johnson, Nocturnal Animals

Best Director – Motion Picture

Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals

Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge

Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

La La Land

Nocturnal Animals

Moonlight

Manchester by the Sea

Hell or High Water

Best Animated Feature Film

Kubo and the Two Strings

Moana

My Life as a Zucchini

Sing

Zootopia

Best Foreign Language Film

Divines

Elle

Neruda

The Salesman

Tony Erdmann

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Moonlight

La La Land

Arrival

Lion

Hidden Figures

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

“Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Trolls

“City of Stars,” La La Land

“Faith,” Sing

“Gold,” Gold

“How Far I’ll Go,” Moana

Best Television Series – Drama

The Crown

Game of Thrones

Stranger Things

This Is Us

Westworld

Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical

Atlanta

Black-ish

Mozart in the Jungle

Transparent

Veep

Best Television Limited Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television

American Crime

The Dresser

The Night Manager

The Night Of

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Performance by an Actress in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Riley Keough, The Girlfriend Experience

Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Charlotte Rampling, London Spy

Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Best Performance by an Actor in a in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Riz Ahmed, The Night Of

Bryan Cranston, All the Way

John Turturro, The Night Of

Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama

Caitriona Balfe, Outlander

Claire Foy, The Crown

Keri Russell, The Americans

Winona Ryder, Stranger Things

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Reese, The Americans

Liev Shreiber, Ray Donovan

Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical

Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Sarah Jessica Parker, Divorce

Issa Rae, Insecure

Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin

Tracy Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle

Donald Glover, Atlanta

Nick Nolte, Graves

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Chrissy Metz, This Is Us

Mandy Moore, This Is Us

Thandie Newton, Westworld

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager

Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline 

John Lithgow, The Crown

Christian Slater, Mr. Robot

John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Cecil B. Demille Award

Meryl Streep


Matt Juul Matt Juul, Digital A&E Writer at Boston Magazine mjuul@bostonmagazine.com


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