The Golden Globes have wrapped with "La La Land" breaking records and "Moonlight" winning for drama. But the night was filled with so much more including Amy Schumer's "Bachelor" picks and Meryl Streep's rousing speech stating, "disrespect invites disrespect."

Janelle Monae, Pablo Larrain rhapsodize about the power of women, reflected in the Golden Globes nominees

 (Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP)
(Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP)

Two of this year's nominees at the Golden Globes took a moment to reflect on the power reflected in their works.

Director Pablo Larraín, whose film "Jackie" looks at the tumultuous days for Jacqueline Kennedy after husband President John F. Kennedy's assassination, spoke about the perspective his film offered.

"This movie shows female strength," Larraín said on the red carpet. "Jackie took grief on her back like only women can and walked with it.

"Women can shape things in ways [men] can't," he added. The film also earned a Golden Globe nomination for best actress for star Natalie Portman. "And Natalie best captured that feeling. She too put grief on her back and walked."

"Hidden Figures," which tells the story of the women integral the U.S. space program, was another film that reflected female strength, earning a Golden Globe nomination for supporting actress for Octavia Spencer. 

“It's so important that we finally know these women and their stories," said "Hidden Figures" co-star Janelle Monáe. "They are hidden no more."

Monáe has a point. The movie performed very well at the box office this weekend, challenging the blockbuster "Rogue One" at the top of the chart.


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