The Golden Globes officially kicked off the 2020 awards season with the 77th annual boozy bash at the Beverly Hilton Sunday night.

The World War I film “1917” took top honors for Best Picture Motion Picture, Drama, as well as nabbing a Best Director win for Sam Mendes, while Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, went to Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” starring Brad Pitt, who also landed the statue for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in the movie.

Meanwhile, Renée Zellweger won Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama, for her emotional portrayal of “Wizard of Oz” star Judy Garland in the biopic “Judy.” Joaquin Phoenix landed the Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama, statue for his disturbing performance in “Joker.”

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s glitzy gala featured free-flowing Moët & Chandon, a carnivore-confounding meal and celebs pulling out all the fashion stops to grab the most attention on — and off — the red carpet.

Controversial comic and Golden Globe winner Ricky Gervais (“The Office”) also returned to host the star-studded celebration for the fifth and supposedly final time. The 58-year-old actor previously hosted — with more bite than bark — in 2016 and had a three-year run from 2010-12.

“I cannot wait for this to be over, like the audience,” Gervais told E! host Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet beforehand. “They enjoy it more than me and I’m going to say awful things about them.”

In his opening monologue, Gervais set his tart tongue on a number of targets. He acknowledged that he, like many others, arrived at the hotel in a limo but his “license plate was made by Felicity Huffman,” alluding to the actress’ brief prison stay after the college admissions scandal. He also singled out the all-star “The Irishman” table, acknowledging the presence of “Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Baby Yoda — no, that’s Joe Pesci, sorry,” he joked, referencing the adorable — and buzzy — character from the Disney+ “Star Wars” spinoff “The Mandalorian.”

Gervais wasn’t the only one keeping things topical. Ever-outspoken Patricia Arquette, who won Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series for her role in Hulu’s “The Act,” offered that when the country looks back at Jan. 5, 2020, they wouldn’t remember the Golden Globes. Instead, “We will see a country on the brink of war,” she said, alluding to the US conflict with Iran. “People not knowing if bombs are gonna drop on their kids heads.” She hoped to see a different future for children.

“I beg of us all to give them a better world,” Arquette added.

On the emotional side, first-time nominee and clearly shaken Taron Egerton seemed baffled to win Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, for playing Elton John in the biopic “Rocketman.” “I really wish I’d written something,” he stammered, before calling the film “a movie I will be proud of for the rest of my life.”

He also gave a shout-out to the film’s superstar subject. “Thank you for the music, living a life less ordinary and thank you for being my friend,” he said to John.

Ellen DeGeneres, 61, received the Carol Burnett Award, the second in the show’s history. Introduced by “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kate McKinnon, who talked about her own “scary” coming-out experience, DeGeneres acknowledged her connection — as well as the audience’s — to Burnett during the comedy icon’s 1967-78 variety show. “I felt like I knew her. I felt like she showed us who she was every week. She was larger than life,” she said. “We counted on her to make us feel good and she delivered. I always felt like she was speaking to me.” DeGeneres, attending the ceremony with her wife, Portia de Rossi, also added her own interpretation of Burnett’s trademark show-ending tug of her ear, joking, “I felt like she was saying, ‘It’s OK. I’m gay, too.”

Tom Hanks, nominated for his role as beloved children’s show host Fred Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” received this year’s Cecil B. deMille Award, which honors “a talented individual who has made a lasting impact on the film industry.” Previous honorees have included Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Martin Scorsese, Denzel Washington and Barbra Streisand.

“He just makes the world a better place,” said Charlize Theron, who worked with director Hanks in 1996’s “That Thing You Do!” and presented the award to the 63-year-old star, whose huge catalog of films includes “A League of Their Own,” Big,” “Apollo 13,” “Philadelphia,” “Forrest Gump,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “Sully” and “Captain Phillips.”

A somewhat husky-voiced Hanks, who said he had a cold, acknowledged his closest relatives in attendance, including his wife, Rita Wilson, 63. “A man is blessed when his family’s sitting down in front like that,” he said, getting choked up. “I can’t tell you how much your love means to me.”

The awards show ran just 10 minutes over, which still prompted an exasperated host Gervais to say, “Kill me. We’re nearly done.” He then introduced final award presenter Sandra Bullock, who starred in the horror film “Bird Box,” in which apocalypse survivors have to wear blindfolds to avoid eye contact with a death-inducing force. Gervais, sharp-tongued to the end, described the movie as one “where people survive by acting like they don’t see a thing — sorta like working for Harvey Weinstein,” eliciting strong reaction from the audience, and adding, “You did it — I didn’t!”

Here is the soirée’s full list of winners and nominees, which will be updated throughout the night.

Best Motion Picture, Drama:

WINNER: “1917” “The Irishman” “Joker” “Marriage Story” “The Two Popes”

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama:

Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet” Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story” Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women” Charlize Theron, “Bombshell” WINNER: Renée Zellweger, “Judy”

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama:

Christian Bale, “Ford v Ferrari” Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory” Adam Driver, “Marriage Story” WINNER: Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker” Jonathan Pryce, “The Two Popes”

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy:

“Dolemite Is My Name” “Jojo Rabbit” “Knives Out” WINNER: “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” “Rocketman”

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy:

WINNER: Awkwafina, “The Farewell” Ana de Armas, “Knives Out” Beanie Feldstein, “Booksmart” Emma Thompson, “Late Night” Cate Blanchett, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette”

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy:

Daniel Craig, “Knives Out” Roman Griffin Davis, “Jojo Rabbit” Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” WINNER: Taron Egerton, “Rocketman” Eddie Murphy, “Dolemite Is My Name”

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture:

Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” Al Pacino, “The Irishman” Joe Pesci, “The Irishman” WINNER: Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” Anthony Hopkins, “The Two Popes”

Best Original Score:

“Motherless Brooklyn” “Little Women” WINNER: “Joker” “1917” “Marriage Story”

Best TV Movie or Limited Series:

“Catch-22” WINNER: “Chernobyl” “Fosse/Verdon” “The Loudest Voice” “Unbelievable”

Best Actress in a TV Series, Limited Series or TV Movie:

WINNER: Michelle Williams, “Fosse/Verdon” Helen Mirren, “Catherine the Great” Merritt Wever, “Unbelievable” Kaitlyn Dever, “Unbelievable” Joey King, “The Act”

Best Director:

Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite” WINNER: Sam Mendes, “1917” Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman” Todd Phillips, “Joker”

Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama:

Jennifer Aniston, “The Morning Show” Jodie Comer, “Killing Eve” Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies” Reese Witherspoon, “The Morning Show” WINNER: Olivia Colman, “The Crown”

Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series, Limited Series or TV Movie:

Meryl Streep, “Big Little Lies” Helena Bonham Carter, “The Crown” Emily Watson, “Chernobyl” WINNER: Patricia Arquette, “The Act” Toni Collette, “Unbelievable”

Best Original Song:

“Beautiful Ghosts” – “Cats” WINNER: “I’m Gonna Love Me Again” – “Rocketman” “Into the Unknown” – “Frozen 2” “Spirit” – “The Lion King” “Stand Up” – “Harriet”

Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy:

“Barry” WINNER: “Fleabag” “The Kominsky Method” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” “The Politician”

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture:

Annette Bening, “The Report” Margot Robbie, “Bombshell” Jennifer Lopez, “Hustlers” Kathy Bates, “Richard Jewell” WINNER: Laura Dern, “Marriage Story”

Best Animated Feature Film:

“Frozen 2” “The Lion King” WINNER: “Missing Link” “Toy Story 4” “How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”

Best Screenplay:

“Marriage Story” “Parasite” “The Two Popes” WINNER: “Once Upon a Time … In Hollywood” “The Irishman”

Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama:

WINNER: Brian Cox, “Succession” Kit Harington, “Game of Thrones” Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot” Tobias Menzies, “The Crown” Billy Porter, “Pose”

Best Foreign Language Film:

“The Farewell” “Les Misérables” “Pain and Glory” WINNER: “Parasite” “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy:

Christina Applegate, “Dead to Me” WINNER: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, “Fleabag” Natasha Lyonne, “Russian Doll” Kirsten Dunst, “On Becoming a God in Central Florida” Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Best TV Series, Drama:

“Big Little Lies” “The Crown” “Killing Eve” “The Morning Show” WINNER: “Succession”

Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series, Limited Series or TV Movie:

Alan Arkin, “The Kominsky Method” Kieran Culkin, “Succession” Andrew Scott, “Fleabag” WINNER: Stellan Skarsgård, “Chernobyl” Henry Winkler, “Barry”

Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy:

WINNER: Ramy Youssef, “Ramy” Ben Platt, “The Politician” Paul Rudd, “Living With Yourself” Bill Hader, “Barry” Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method”

Best Actor in a TV Series, Limited Series or TV Movie:

Christopher Abbott, “Catch-22” Sacha Baron Cohen, “The Spy” WINNER: Russell Crowe, “The Loudest Voice” Jared Harris, “Chernobyl” Sam Rockwell, “Fosse/Verdon”

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