2021 Golden Globe Film Winner Reactions: What Fans Are Saying

The smart, adamant and sometimes brutally honest forum posters did not mince words when it came to their reactions to 2021 Golden Globe TV winners on Sunday night. The ceremony had many cheering but left just as many infuriated when it came to the night’s winners and losers on the film side of the 78th annual Golden Globes. What were the upsets that left them with their jaws on the floor? Which winners were the most deserving? Which losses were posters not able to get over?

Below, you can see just a sampling of the shade and praise that was thrown at this year’s ceremony. Read more and have your say here.

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Best Film Drama
“The Father”
X “Nomadland”
“Promising Young Woman”
“The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Nate: I was so relieved for “Nomadland” to pull off the big win at the end!

Philip: And everyone said “Nomadland”couldn’t win. So glad “Mank” was blanked!

Best Film Drama Actor
Riz Ahmed (“Sound of Metal”)
X Chadwick Boseman (“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”)
Anthony Hopkins (“The Father”)
Gary Oldman (“Mank”)
Tahar Rahim (“The Mauritanian”)

DCurrie: And here we go! YES KING BOSEMAN!!

Almond: Chadwick Boseman is getting that Oscar.

Best Film Drama Actress
Viola Davis (“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”)
X Andra Day (“The United States vs. Billie Holiday”)
Vanessa Kirby (“Pieces of a Woman”)
Frances McDormand (“Nomadland”)
Carey Mulligan (“Promising Young Woman”)

KAZ-2.5: Andra Day winning is a massive surprise.

oscarin7: My jaw is on the floor!!!

Milk Money: Hahahahaha! Go Andra Day!!!

Best Film Comedy/Musical
X “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
“Palm Springs”
“The Prom”

KAZ-2.5: “Hamilton” is not a movie. It should have never been nominated.

linecelts: Congratulations to “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.”

Best Film Comedy/Musical Actor
X Sacha Baron Cohen (“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”)
James Corden (“The Prom”)
Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Hamilton”)
Dev Patel (“The Personal History of David Copperfield”)
Andy Samberg (“Palm Springs”)

Atypical: Big night for Sacha Baron Cohen!

DaKardii: Sacha Baron Cohen a double winner. Naaiiiice!

Best Film Comedy/Musical Actress
Maria Bakalova (“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”)
Kate Hudson (“Music”)
Michelle Pfeiffer (“French Exit”)
X Rosamund Pike (“I Care a Lot”)
Anya Taylor-Joy (“Emma”)

wattsgold: rosamuuuuuuuund


Best Film Supporting Actor
Sacha Baron Cohen (“The Trial of the Chicago 7”)
X Daniel Kaluuya (“Judas and the Black Messiah”)
Jared Leto (“The Little Things”)
Bill Murray (“On the Rocks”)
Leslie Odom, Jr. (“One Night in Miami”)

crabbie: The Daniel Kaluuya sweep begins now.

Lil Tony: Daniel Kaluuya was always winning because he’s the best.

Best Film Supporting Actress
Glenn Close (“Hillbilly Elegy”)
X Jodie Foster (“The Mauritanian”)
Olivia Colman (“The Father”)
Amanda Seyfried (“Mank”)
Helena Zengel (“News of the World”)

Ihdang2000: Wait WHAT? JODIE FOSTER?

Melvinezq: QUEEN JODIE!! She’s coming for her third Oscar.

Best Director
Emerald Fennell (“Promising Young Woman”)
David Fincher, “Mank” (Netflix)
Regina King, “One Night in Miami” (Amazon Studios)
Aaron Sorkin, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” (Netflix)
X Chloé Zhao, “Nomadland” (Searchlight Pictures)


Ihdang2000: Congrats Chloe Zhao. Praying that she sweeps all the way.

Best Screenplay
“The Father”
“Promising Young Woman”
X “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Jazzy: “Nomadland” had no plot whatsoever, so it’s good that it didn’t win.

forwardswill: Aaron Sorkin deserved this one.

Best Score
“The Midnight Sky” – Alexandre Desplat
“Tenet” – Ludwig Göransson
“News of the World” – James Newton Howard
“Mank” – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
X “Soul” – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste

Lucas: “Soul” is going to sweep.

Best Original Song
“Fight for You” from “Judas and the Black Messiah” – H.E.R., Dernst Emile II, Tiara Thomas

“Hear My Voice” from “The Trial of the Chicago 7” – Daniel Pemberton, Celeste

X “Io Si (Seen)” from “The Life Ahead” – Diane Warren, Laura Pausini, Niccolò Agliardi

“Speak Now” from “One Night in Miami”  – Leslie Odom Jr, Sam Ashworth

“Tigress & Tweed” from “The United States vs. Billie Holliday” – Andra Day, Raphael Saadiq

Victor: Diane Warren????? Is it finally your time?


Best Animated Feature
“The Croods: A New Age”
“Over the Moon”
X “Soul”

wolfali: “Soul” was the most predictable win of the night.

Best Foreign Language Film
“Another Round”
“La Llorona”
“The Life Ahead”
X “Minari”
“Two of Us”

Lucas: Nice, some love for “Minari.” “Another Round” is winning the Oscar anyway.

cinetastic: A movie that shouldn’t have been nominated as a foreign language film won Best Foreign Language Film.

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