1. Best foreign language winner Minari, saw the most heart-warming moment of the night unfold. Lee Isaac Chung, who wrote and directed the film, was attending the awards remotely with his daughter by his side. When his film won his 5-year-old daughter was beside herself with excitement, engulfing her Dad is the most joyful hug you have ever seen. It got even more cute when she repeated over and over again "I prayed, I prayed".
2. The incredibly moving speech that Taylor Simone Ledward gave on behalf of her late husband, Chadwick Boseman who passed away from cancer in August last year. Chadwick Boseman posthumously won the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama for his work in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Ledward wept as she accepted the award on his behalf, offering a few words of the speech he would have given if he were still alive.
"I don't have his words, but we have to take all the moments to thank the people we love. I'm taking this moment to do exactly that," she said.
3. Jodie Foster's humble and genuine surprise at winning the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in The Mauritanian. The normally reclusive star accepted the award with her wife, Alexandra Hedison, and adorable white dog by her side. It was a really touching scene.
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4. Emma Corrin, who picked up her first Golden Globe award for her role in The Crown gave a genuinely warm and humble speech when she won her award. Above all her other thank yous, Corrin took the time to thank the late Princess Diana, which she plays on the series. Corrin dedicated her award to the former Princess of Wales, saying: "Thank you so much to Diana, you have taught me compassion and empathy far more than I could ever imagine."
5. In typical fashion Sacha Baron Cohen didn't pull any punches in his acceptance speeches. In his first, accepting the Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy award for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Cohen pointedly thanked "the all-white Hollywood Foreign Press." While when he again won for Best Actor in a Comedy Cohen quipped: "Donald Trump is contesting the result – he's saying a lot of dead people voted, which is a terrible thing to say about the Hollywood Foreign Press Association."