A wonderful movie finally got its due last weekend, drawing top honors from an organization consisting of some of the country’s leading entertainment journalists. I am speaking, of course, about “The Rider,” Chloé Zhao’s quietly heartbreaking portrait of a fallen Lakota cowboy reconsidering his dreams of rodeo stardom, named the best picture of 2018 by the National Society of Film Critics. I say this neither modestly nor impartially, being the society’s chairman and an ardent admirer of “The Rider,” first screened at Cannes in 2017 and released last April by Sony Pictures Classics. An achingly beautiful weave of narrative and documentary filmed on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, it narrowly bested the much admired Mexican drama “Roma,” which nonetheless could console itself with prizes for foreign-language film and for Alfonso Cuarón’s direction and cinematography. Trailing a bit further behind were Lee … [Read more...] about After the Golden Globes, awards season can only get better, right?
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And the winners are...The 2019 Golden Globe Awards will honor the best in television and film, as decided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) on Sunday night. The 76th annual ceremony will be hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg and broadcast live from The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on NBC starting at 8 p.m. EST."Vice" entered the night as the most-nominated film, nabbing six total nods, while "The Favourite," "BlacKkKlansman" and "Green Book" notched six nominations each. "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" was the most-nominated TV show, with four.Check back for an updating list of the night's biggest winners as they're announced.Best Motion Picture, DramaBest Motion Picture, Musical or ComedyBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, DramaThe WifeA Star Is BornDestroyerCan You Ever Forgive Me?A Private WarBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or ComedyMary Poppins ReturnsThe FavouriteEighth … [Read more...] about Here’s a complete list of all of the winners from the 2019 Golden Globe Awards
In a record for diversity at the annual Golden Globes Awards, four of the 10 nominees in the two Best Picture categories this year have non-white directors.Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman,” Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther,” Barry Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk” all were recognized in the Best Picture-Drama category, while John M. Chu’s “Crazy Rich Asians” made the cut in the Best Picture – Comedy or Drama competition.Of these, only Lee received a nomination for Best Director, where he was joined by the Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón for “Roma” — which as a foreign-language film was not eligible in the Globes’ Best Picture – Drama category.The other directing nominees are Bradley Cooper for “A Star Is Born,” Peter Farrelly for “Green Book” and Adam McKay for “Vice.”Last year, Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” and … [Read more...] about Golden Globes just shattered the diversity record in the show’s biggest categories
Associated Press Published 8:54 AM EST Nov 15, 2018 Los Angeles – Idris Elba’s daughter has been chosen as the Golden Globe Ambassador to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Wednesday that 16-year-old Isan Elba will assume the ambassador title for the 76th annual Golden Globes Awards in January. Her 46-year-old father was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine last week. An ambassador is traditionally the child of a celebrity and assists with award presentations, handing out trophies to winners and escorting them off stage. Elba is the second ambassador chosen after last year’s selection of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s daughter, Simone Garcia. The HFPA rechristened the role, formerly known as Miss Golden Globe, in 2017. The association wanted to expand the role to help recognize the HFPA’s philanthropic efforts throughout the year. … [Read more...] about Idris Elba’s daughter Isan named Golden Globe Ambassador
Updated 6:38 pm PST, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Isan Elba, daughter of Idris Elba, appears at a press conference naming her as the 2019 Golden Globe Ambassador at The Four Seasons Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Isan Elba, daughter of Idris Elba, appears at a press conference naming her as the 2019 Golden Globe Ambassador at The Four Seasons Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Photo: Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Photo: Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Isan Elba, daughter of Idris Elba, appears at a press conference naming her as the 2019 Golden Globe Ambassador at The Four Seasons Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. … [Read more...] about Idris Elba’s daughter named Golden Globe Ambassador