#The411: Golden Globes Recap!

Box Office Report

1. Aquaman - $30.7 million

2. Escape Room - $18 million

3. Mary Poppins Returns - $15.8 million

  • Mary Poppins Returns dropped from 2nd to 3rd
  • Escape Room debuted 2nd ahead of expectations earning $18 million
  • Aquaman won the box-office crown for a 3rd straight weekend with $30.7 million
  • The superhero flick has earned $940.7 million globally, making it the highest worldwide release in the DC Extended Universe
  • Aquaman has officially broken into the top 50 grossing films of all time at #46
  • Speaking of movies, Danny Devito has been tapped to join the sequel to Jumanji alongside The Rock, Jack Black & Kevin Hart

Golden Globes Recap!

  • Andy Samberg & Sandra Oh hosted, keeping the mood light & upbeat—they’re routine was cheesy but funny cheesy giving the audience "flu shots" and promising to continue the long tradition of roasting the crowd and then proceeded to just compliment everyone 
  • Jeff Bridges accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award with a strange speech referencing ocean liners
  • Carol Burnett was the first recipient of the ceremony’s lifetime achievement in television, which was named in her honor
  • Lady Gaga was 'tre dramatique' and sobbed when her song "Shallow," took the award in the Best Original Song category
  • Maya Rudolph faked a proposal to Amy Poehler, with whom she presented the adapted screenplay award.

TV

  • FX’s The Americans and Netflix’s The Kominsky Method won the top awards
  • The acting honors went to Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)—making her the first Asian woman to win Best Actress in a TV drama in almost 40 years—she thanked her parents in Korean
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method), Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story), Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects) and Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal)
  • Patricia Arquette dropped an F-Bomb while accepting the honor as Best Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television for her role Showtime's "Escape at Dannemora." While thanking everyone - Arquette referred to the makeup for her role and joked, "How many fucked-up teeth does one person need?" The she laughed, "I mean, I was born with fucked up teeth!" She later apologized.
  • Click here for the full winners list!

Film

  • Bohemian Rhapsody came away with two huge wins-- The Queen bio-pic was named Best Motion Picture – Drama and star Rami Malek took Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for playing Freddie Mercury.
  • The night's other big winner, Green Book, walked away with three trophies -- Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Screenplay and Best Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for Mahershala Ali.
  • In the other acting categories, Glenn Close won Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for The Wife, Olivia Colman won Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for The Favourite, and Christian Bale won Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for Vice.
  • While accepting his Best Actor award for his role as Dick Cheney in "Vice," Christian Bale thanked "Satan." 
  • Glenn Close’s emotional speech about how women should be allowed to find personal fulfillment was good enough to get the crowd to their feet
  • Click here for the full winners list!

Baltimore Uber Driver Trashes LA Chargers To LA Chargers' Melvin Gordon

  • Prior to the playoff game against the LA Chargers yesterday, LA Chargers running back Melvin Gordon posted a video online of his Uber driver here in Baltimore trashing the Ravens' opponent
  • You can hear the Uber driver in the video talking about how the Charger's quarterback Phillip Rivers really isn't that good and then Gordon asks about himself....
 
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