'1917' Wins Golden Globe For Best Motion Picture - Drama

World War I drama "1917" has won the Golden Globe Award for best motion picture - drama. It was a surprise win for "1917," which surpassed strong contenders "The Irishman" and "Marriage Story". The film's director, Sam Mendes, also won the Golden Globe for best director - motion picture. "1917" takes a close look at the First World War through the eyes of two young British soldiers who are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldier's brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap. Meanwhile, Joaquin Phoenix won the best actor in a motion picture - drama award for his portrayal of Arthur Fleck in "Joker," one of the most talked-about films of the year. Renee Zellweger, who plays Judy Garland in the biographical drama film "Judy" about the American singer and actress, won the best actress in a drama category. Laura Dern took home the trophy for the best supporting actress for her role of a lawyer in "Marriage Story". Brad Pitt, who played a gruff stuntman in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," won the Best actor in a supporting role award. "Once Upon a Time In Hollywood" was also selected as the Best motion picture - musical or comedy. It also won the Best screenplay - motion picture award for Quentin Tarantino. Elton John and Bernie Taupin accepted the award for best original song for "I'm Gonna Love Me Again," which they wrote for "Rocketman." "Succession" is the best television series - drama, while Brian Cox, who acted in it, was named best drama actor. Olivia Colman was named the best actress in a drama series for her role in "The Crown."