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'Once Upon a Time' and '1917' take top prizes, as politics take center stage

(CNN)Concerns beyond Hollywood took center stage at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards, with presenters and winners citing the brushfires in Australia and the need to address the climate crisis, possible war with Iran and abortion rights during Sunday's event in Beverly Hills.As to the business at hand, the World War I epic "1917" and "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" took best drama and musical or comedy. The latter added to its haul with wins for writer-director Quentin Tarantino and Brad Pitt for screenplay and supporting actor, respectively, its three awards more than any other film.In one of the most closely watched contests, "1917" director Sam Mendes won as well, which should give the film a boost both in the Oscar race and as it ...