The Golden Globes is an award ceremony that honors the best talent in film and television for the year. 2016 was a great year for both television and film. Movies like La La Land, Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea, and Lion were the elite films of 2016.
Most Awarded Movies of the Year
The Best Drama Motion Picture went to the amazing film Moonlight. It is a story about human connection and self discovery. “Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood in Miami”, as described on the Golden Globes’ website.
Although Moonlight took the Best Drama Award, La La Land took the cake when it came to the amount of awards. La La Land is a romantic musical drama starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and J.K. Simmons. It is about a musician and aspiring actress that fall in love in Los Angeles. It took home the award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy along with six other awards.
The musical was nominated for seven awards and won every one of them, setting a record for the most Golden Globes won in a single year.
Importance to the Industry
The Golden Globes are an important celebration of the movie and television industry. It shows aspiring actors what it takes to be on the stage receiving awards, and it reminds us how inspiring this industry can be. While many may think that the movie industry is all about money and fame, the Golden Globes remind us that the people behind the camera, the writers, and the actors are extremely passionate for the art of film-making.
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