Again, I apologize for the mistakes I made in the Golden Globes nominations posts! I feel like the Globes organizers could really find a better way to announce their nominations in descending order of importance, and really try to separate the TV and film nominations, because the way they’re doing it now has left a lot of people feeling scattered. That’s just my “how the sausage is made” complaint. Anyway, as everyone has gotten a chance to digest the 2019 Globes nominations, there are some even larger snubs which are worth discussing. Like, for the second year in a row, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association failed to recognize any female director.
No female directors were honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association when the 76th Golden Globe nominations were unveiled on Thursday. The nominees for best director include Bradley Cooper for A Star is Born, Alfonso Cuaron for Roma, Peter Farrelly for Green Book, Spike Lee for BlacKkKlansman and Adam McKay for Vice.
During the 2018 ceremony, presenter Natalie Portman pointedly criticized the lack of female nominees during the televised show. Portman went off script and stated, “And here are all the male nominees.”
Barbara Streisand remains the …read more