Golden Globes 2021: ‘Nomadland’ Makes Historical past, Different Highlights

Golden Globes 2021: Nomadland Makes History, Chadwick Boseman And Other Highlights

Golden Globes 2021: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler had been the hosts. (courtesy goldenglobes )


  • Chadwick Boseman acquired an award posthumously
  • Chloe Zhao grew to become the primary feminine director to win the awards’ prime prize
  • ‘The Crown’ acquired 4 awards

Los Angeles:

US highway film Nomadland made Golden Globes historical past Sunday as Chloe Zhao grew to become the primary feminine director to win the awards’ prime prize for finest drama along with her movie a couple of era of marginalized People roaming the West in vans, which now motors into Oscars pole place. Chloe Zhao additionally bagged one of the best director Globe, making her solely the second lady to take action within the historical past of Hollywood’s conventional awards season opener, which was a primarily digital ceremony because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The late Chadwick Boseman received finest actor for Nineteen Twenties blues drama Ma Rainey’s Black Backside, six months after his demise from most cancers at age 43, in an evening of emotional moments interspersed with technical glitches, awkward jokes and a row over the shortage of range amongst occasion organisers. Semi-fictional movie Nomadland stars Oscar winner Frances McDormand alongside a rag-tag bunch of non-actors who really reside on the open highway, working largely menial jobs to scrape by off the grid.

“I particularly need to thank the nomads who shared their tales with us,” mentioned Beijing-born Chloe Zhao, 38. “For everybody who has gone by means of this troublesome and delightful journey sooner or later of their lives – that is for you. We do not say goodbye. We are saying see you down the highway,” she added in a while, after the movie received prime honors.

Often a star-packed get together that attracts Tinseltown’s largest names to a Beverly Hills lodge ballroom, this pandemic version of the Globes was broadcast from equivalent units on the Beverly Hilton and New York’s Rainbow Room, with important staff and some A-list presenters among the many few in attendance.

The evening’s most poignant second got here with Chadwick Boseman’s win

“He would thank his ancestors for his or her steerage and their sacrifice,” mentioned his widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, accepting on his behalf, “He would say one thing lovely, one thing inspiring, one thing that will amplify that little voice that tells you you possibly can, that tells you to maintain going, that calls you again to what you are supposed to be doing at this second in historical past,” she added.

‘One unzipping’

In contrast to the Oscars, the Globes break up most film classes into drama and “musical or comedy.” Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, a sequel in regards to the fictional Kazakh journalist, received the comedy part’s finest movie and finest actor prizes for creator Sacha Baron Cohen. “Maintain on, Donald Trump is contesting the end result. He claimed lots of useless individuals voted, which is a really impolite factor to say in regards to the HFPA,” Sacha Baron Cohen, referring to the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation, which organizes the Globes.

Sacha Baron Cohen additionally had a few zingers for Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who was tricked right into a pretend lodge room “interview” with a sexy and flirtatious younger lady, performed by nominee Maria Bakalova. “I imply, who can get extra laughs out of 1 unzipping? It is simply unimaginable,” requested Cohen.

Finest comedy actress went to Rosamund Pike for Netflix’s darkish thriller I Care A Lot

“I needed to swim up from a sinking automotive. I feel I nonetheless would fairly do this than need to be in a room with Rudy Giuliani,” mentioned Pike. The largest upset got here as Andra Day received finest drama actress for her portrayal of the legendary jazz singer Billie Vacation in “America vs. Billie Vacation.”

‘Black, um again’

Comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler – internet hosting from reverse coasts — opened the ceremony making enjoyable of the HFPA, which has been below mounting strain for its lack of range. “The Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation is made up of round 90 — no Black — journalists that attend film junkets every year, in seek for a greater life,” mentioned Tina Fey. Three senior HFPA officers took the Globes stage early within the evening, pledging “a extra inclusive future,” after a number of influential showbiz teams had piled on criticism together with Hollywood’s actors and administrators unions. However the punches stored coming, with presenter Sterling Okay Brown quipping: “It’s nice to be black, um again, on the Golden Globes.”

Regardless of that controversy, the Globes stay a coveted prize and a high-profile supply of momentum within the run-up to the season-crowning Oscars, which had been pushed again this 12 months to April 25. Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial Of The Chicago 7 had been tipped for a number of Globes however needed to accept finest screenplay, whereas Mank – an ode to Citizen Kane – left empty-handed regardless of topping the nominations.

The Crown reigns

The distant ceremony battled by means of technical glitches and some awkward moments. The evening’s first winner, Daniel Kaluuya, initially misplaced sound for his acceptance speech, forcing in-studio presenter Laura Dern to apologize earlier than audio was restored. “You are doing me soiled! Am I on?” joked finest supporting actor Kaluuya, earlier than paying tribute to late Black Panther chief Fred Hampton, who he performed in Judas And The Black Messiah. Jodie Foster received finest supporting actress for Guantanamo authorized drama The Mauritanian, whereas Korean-American immigrant household drama Minari received the Globe for finest international language movie.

Pixar’s Soul – mispronounced by presenter Tracy Morgan as Sawl, to widespread amusement among the many numerous stars showing on videolink – received finest animated characteristic, in addition to finest musical rating. Within the tv classes, the newest season of The Crown continued the present’s multi-year dominance on the Globes, with three performing awards and finest drama collection honors. Netflix scored additional wins for The Queen’s Gambit, for finest restricted collection and finest actress with Anya Taylor-Pleasure, whereas Schitt’s Creek adopted up its Emmys sweep with finest TV comedy.

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