"I want to focus on that 'cause people can pooh-pooh Hollywood all they want - and there is a lot to pooh-pooh, sure - but we also make culture". "I don't think it's shallow to [number one] have fun and [number two] be honestly celebratory", adding that she is "not interested in [mentioning President Trump] at all".
While last year's event was dominated by conversation surrounding the #MeToo movement, this year's promises to focus on inclusion, with the most diverse selection of films to date. "That changes things. Just speaking for my own community, people cried a lot in ['Crazy Rich Asians'], and it's not only because it's a great story and a classic romantic comedy - it is because seeing yourself reflected onscreen is really emotional when you don't even know that you're carrying so much grief of never being seen".
Last year, the 2018 Golden Globe Awards telecast averaged a 5.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 19 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research, putting it ahead of every show on television from the previous 10 months in total viewers, since the prior year's Academy Awards.
This year, the boozy, informal dinner in Beverly Hills, organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, is expected to leave politics behind.
As of yesterday, Los Angeles residents, business owners, and Lady Gaga fans can look up to the sky and see stars.
Yet it's likely that Sunday will belong to A Star is Born, Bradley Cooper's hit remake of the tragic musical.
There's no group of actors more recognizable in film right now than the stars of the Marvel movies. Alongside the long list of nominees, star presenters on the night will include Idris Elba, Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Stiller and Halle Berry. On top of those nominations for the MCU, Jeff Bridges who played Obadiah Stane in the first Iron Man, will also be receiving the Cecil B. deMille award. "It's not a random choice".
Chastain won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama in 2013 for her performance in Zero Dark Thirty. This year's Oscars will take place on 24 February, with both nominations and a host yet to be announced.