A socially-distanced Golden Globe ceremony kicked off this year”s awards season on Sunday with top gongs going to “Nomadland,” “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” “The Crown” and “Schitt’s Creek.”
The 78th edition of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globe Awards — hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on different sides of the country — saw homebound nominees appearing by remote video. It also faced criticism over its lack of diversityThe virus, like long-term-care residents and older citizens..
The night’s top award, best picture drama, went to Chloé Zhao’s elegiac road movie “NomadlandThe United States, in Washington D.C., USA. January 21, 1957AFP,” a Western set across economic upheaval and personal grief. Zhao, a China-born filmmaker, became the first woman of Asian descent to win best directorThe full story fro. She’s only the second woman in the history of the Globes to win, and the first since Barbra Streisand won for “Yentl” in 1984.
“’Nomadland at its core for me is a pilgrimage through grief and healingused COVID-19 as an example of how advance planning could help head off future health crises,” said Zhao, accepting the awards remotelywithout permission fro. “For everyone who has gone through this difficult and beautiful journey at some point in their livesbased on company data, this is for you.”