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Golden Globes 2020 as it happened: Winners, historic moments, moving speeches and more

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Hollywood's second-biggest night came and went with tears, laughter, upsets and historic moments. The boozy Golden Globe Awards was hosted for the fifth time by Ricky Gervais, who didn't waste any time pushing the envelope once again. See a full list of the winners and catch up on the night's biggest, silliest, most controversial moments below.

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Big upset: Best director isn't Scorsese or Tarantino or Bong Joon Ho

The honor went to Sam Mendes for the searing World War I drama "1917."

Mendes, who is also a celebrated theater director, last won the directing Golden Globe for the (overrated!) suburban satire "American Beauty."

"1917" has earned rave reviews for its central conceit: The movie is designed to look as if it unfolds over the course of one long shot.

Mendes beat out heavy-hitters in the category, including Martin Scorsese ("The Irishman"), Quentin Tarantino ("Once Upon a Time in Hollywood") and Bong Joon Ho ("Parasite"). 

What we thought of Tom Hanks' speech

Anna: Oh god I'm crying

Jennifer: Me too!

Jason: Hottake this is fine

Anne: I AM LEARNING A LOT ABOUT FILM. masterclass

Jason: He's just likeable, he could be up there reading the Denny's menu

Daniel: I feel like i'm swimming in a pool of melted butter right now

Who isn't crying???

Show of hands: Who isn't crying watching Tom Hanks speak right now?

I say this every year...

I'm a sucker for clip reels.

(Brought to you by the montage of scenes from Tom Hanks movies, as well as his guest appearance on "The Love Boat.")

Hulu has a big night at the Golden Globes

Almost all of the Hulu shows nominated tonight have taken home wins.

Actress Patricia Arquette won an award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a TV series or motion picture made for television for her role in "The Act."

Stand up comedian and writer Ramy Youssef won his first Golden Globe for best performance by an actor in a television series - musical or comedy for his show "Ramy."

While Catch-22 actor Christopher Abbott lost to Russell Crowe in the best actor in a limited TV series category, the show still has a shot in the best television limited series or motion picture made for television.

And by the way, Apple is going home empty handed after Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston both lost for their performances in "The Morning Show," which also failed to win best television series, drama.

Where is Baby Yoda, and who is he wearing?

We're halfway through the Globes and I am no closer to caring less about seeing Baby Yoda tonight. I want to see what he's wearing. I want to see who he's sitting with. I want to see who's escorting him to and from the bathroom, and/or whether he's taken a small cup, filled it with broth, and is roaming through the room, hoping to be held by Amy Sedaris. (Who, from all accounts, is not there.) I want him to be delighted at certain winners, and bored by the majority of the broadcast. (That's when he'll sleep.) These are the things I want, and the questions that should be answered before the evening ends. I also, as he laughs at the sheer joy of Tom Hanks winning an award, want to see Baby Yoda's tiny teeth.

Lots of sunglasses at the Golden Globes

Are sunglasses a prerequisite for winning a Golden Globe? Despite the fact that the awards ceremony took place inside, a number of stars completed their award-winning looks with some shades, including Patricia Arquette, who won an award for her role as Dee Dee Blanchard in Hulu's "The Act." Here's a look at some of the best bifocals of the night. 

Patricia Arquette uses her Globes win as a means to stress political action

Winning for her turn in 'The Act,' Patricia Arquette made what's now become a very unsurprising move: she used her speech as a means to call out political apathy and the cold, hard truth that an awards night doesn't matter a lot in the grand scheme of things.

What does matter? Voting this year. Creating a better world for younger generations. Coming to the aid of Australia. And she's right: award shows are super-fun, and we're all having a great time. But then it's over. And we get back to work. (Deal?)

Justice for J. Lo

I know it was a couple awards ago, but just wanted to say — justice for J. Lo in "Hustlers" for best supporting actress in a movie.

Laura Dern was good in "Marriage Story" playing Renata Klein from "Big Little Lies" if she was a divorce lawyer, but J. Lo was incredible in "Hustlers" — that opening dance sequence alone! 

Re: her dress, I have no comment.

Also this tweet:

'Jojo Rabbit' looked like a major contender, but it's lost some momentum

"Jojo Rabbit," Taika Waititi's anti-fascist satire, once seemed like an award season front-runner. The dark comedy scooped up the top honor at the Toronto International Film Festival, an event that sometimes serves as a bellwether for the Academy Awards. ("Green Book," "12 Years a Slave" and "The King's Speech" all conquered Toronto before going on to win best picture Oscars.)

But amid mixed reviews from critics, "Jojo" has lost some of its luster. It has also been overshadowed by a trio of other contenders riding on stronger reviews and more visibly enthusiastic audience reactions: "The Irishman," "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" and "Parasite."

But then again, the night isn't over — and it's possible "Jojo" will upset in the best comedy film category. We'll see!

Gervais tones down quickly after acerbic monologue

Ricky Gervais may have taken a cue from the tepid reaction from the crowd of A-listers inside the Beverly Hilton to his controversial monologue.

After the Golden Globes host eviscerated the film and television industries being honored at the prestigious awards show, he took a far tamer approach later in the ceremony, largely sticking to the script and cradling a beer. It's unclear if someone from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association asked him backstage to tone down his schtick.

But it was noticed on the Twittersphere: