The film, which is yet to hit United Kingdom cinemas, has been seen as problematic by some in the way it deals with the themes of racism, homophobia and police brutality.
Thankfully, he didn't disappoint, arriving this year with dark comedy drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, telling the story of a mother (Frances McDormand) and her one-woman war with the local police force who she feels has not done enough to find the murderer of her teenage daughter.
Host Seth Meyers is taking center stage as the 2018 Golden Globes are handed out. and "Extra" is here to give you running commentary!
Barbra Streisand used her presenting slot to express outrage that she remains the only woman to win the best director award at the ceremony - and that was back in 1984. There are separate competitions for the best drama film as well as the best comedy and musical picture.
Sunday night's black-clad protest was promoted by the recently formed Time's Up: an initiative of hundreds of women in the entertainment industry -including Streep, Williams, Dern and the night's Cecil B. DeMille honoree, Oprah Winfrey - who have banded together to advocate for gender parity in executive ranks and legal defense aid for sexual harassment victims. The show won the Emmy Award past year for best limited series and will return for a second season on HBO.
With McDormand at her Fargo-esque best and scenes that will stay with you for weeks, it's easy to see why Three Billboards took home the prestigious audience award at September's Toronto International Film Festival. "The Handmaid's Tale" was named Best Television Series - Drama, and in the musical or comedy category, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" won.
"Coco" was declared Best Animated Movie and "In the Fade" won for Best Foreign Language Film.
-Actor, Drama: Jason Bateman, "Ozark", Sterling K. Brown, "This is Us," Freddie Highmore, "The Good Doctor", Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul", Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan".
Unlike the Oscars, the Globes hand out awards to both television and film.
Hollywood's biggest and brightest starts packed into the Beverly Hilton Hotel last night for the 75th Golden Globes.
In the last 10 years, the Globes and Oscars have only chosen the same victor in its best drama/best picture category four times.
Now playing in Asheville are the Golden Globe winners "Lady Bird" (at Grail Moviehouse), "The Disaster Artist" (also at the Grail, victor of Best Actor, Musical or Comedy, for James Franco), "The Shape of Water" (at the Fine Arts Theatre and Carolina Cinemark), "The Greatest Showman" (at chain theaters, victor for Best Original Song, "This Is Me"), "Coco" (Best Animated Motion Picture, at chain theaters) and "Darkest Hour" (at the Fine Arts and chain theaters, victor of Best Actor, Drama, for Gary Oldman).