The Golden Globes 2018 ceremony on Sunday was quite an inspirational one, filled with many powerful speeches about female empowerment, along with a few statements about race, class and the like. Let’s just say, if you were a white male at the Globes, you might have felt a tad out of place (even though most of the men in the room were pretty phenomenal on their own).

The big winners included for movies Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which won Best Drama, Best Actress (Frances McDormand) and Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell). For TV, it was Big Little Lies, which won Best Miniseries, Actress (Nicole Kidman), Supporting Actor (Alexander Skarsgard) and Supporting Actress (Laura Dern).

Check out the complete winners list!

Here are six highlights from the show:

1. Host Seth Meyers set the tone with his opening monologue, tackling the sexual harassment in Hollywood issue with relative comic ease. “By the way,” Meyers said, “a special hello to hosts of other upcoming awards shows who are watching me tonight like the first dog they shot into outer space.” So true.

2. Elisabeth Moss’ win for Best Actress in a Drama Series for The Handmaid’s Tale was to be expected, and naturally she took the opportunity to give a poignant speech, quoting Handmaid’s author, Margaret Atwood (let’s just hope Season 2 of Handmaid’s Tale is just as amazing).

3. Allison Janney’s speech after winning Best Supporting Actress for her darkly hilarious turn in I, Tonya was equally as stirring as she hits upon class struggles in this country, something definitely highlighted in the film.

4. Even though presenter Natalie Portman took a slight dig at the fact no females were nominated in the category, Guillermo Del Toro’s win for Best Director for his beautiful fantasy film The Shape of Water grabbed our heartstrings as well because it was just so well deserved – and he wanted his moment.

5. Frances McDormand also had “a few things to say” when she accepted her Globe for Best Actress in a Drama for her searing performance in Three Billboards. Unfortunately, the censor button-pushers were (unnecessarily) a little too trigger happy with her speech.

6. And then there was Oprah. She completely owned the night with her rousing speech after getting the Cecil B. DeMille Achievement Award, the first black woman to receive it. Honestly, the trending Twitter hashtag #Oprah2020 doesn’t even begin to cover it.

So, like Meyers said, the bar has been set for the upcoming award shows. Let’s see what you got, Oscars!

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