presenting its candidates via remote video technology, and the presence of hosts in two different places in the country separated by thousands of kilometers, the “Golden Globe” awards ceremony began on Sunday evening, committed to social distancing due to the Corona pandemic, amid a storm of criticism by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
And the transmission of the speech of the first winner of the ceremony, Daniel Kaluuya, was interrupted due to technical problems, indicating the technical difficulties in the time of the pandemic, and the impact of artistic clips and words was weak, more than ever due to technical restrictions, geographical divergence and health measures related to combating Coronavirus.
Amid the lack of competition and the domination of broadcast services, the 78th “Globe” appeared as never before, with the grand prizes going to the works of “Nomadland”, “Porat”, “The Crown” and “Sheet Creek”.
Party without glamor
With the red carpet canceled and the stars throwing their speeches remotely, the Globe Awards did not have the usual flavor and flavor, as the Corona pandemic wiped out nearly all the glamor of Hollywood.
One of the few shortlisted films to be partially shot during the pandemic, “Porat Subsquint Movie Movie” from Amazon won the Best Comedy Film award. Its star comedian, Sacha Baron Cohen, won Best Actor in a Comedy Film.
Referring to the ceremonial role played by Rudy Giuliani in the film, Cohen thanked “that new talent that came from nowhere to become a comedic genius.”
“Netflix” wins awards
Netflix, which entered the competition with 42 nominations, won the highest TV awards. “The Crown” won, as expected, Best Drama Series, along with acting awards for Josh O’Connor (who played Prince Charles), Emmy Corinne (as Princess Diana), and Jillen Anderson (played Margaret Thatcher) .
Queen’s Gambit won Best Limited Series, and Anya Taylor Joy won the Best Actress award in this category. “Sheets Greek” won the award for best comedy series in its final season, and Catherine O’Hara won the award for best actress in a comedy series.
After his death, Chadwick Bosman won Best Actor in a Dramatic Film for his performance in “What Raines Black Bottom”, a Netflix version, and the award was received by his wife, Taylor Ledward.
Asian wins Best Director award
Chloe Chow, a director who was born in China, became the first woman of Asian descent to win the Best Director award and the first woman to win the award since director Barbara Streisand won it for “Yintel” in 1984.
Lee Isaac Chung, writer and director of the Korean-American social drama “Minari” (a film that was criticized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and considered ineligible to win the first prize due to its dialogue in non-English) won the Best Foreign Language Film award.
“Minary is about a family trying to learn a language of their own, and more profound than any American or foreign language, it is the language of the heart,” Chung said.
He added, “I am personally trying to learn this language and pass it on to others.”
Best Supporting Actor
John Boyega won Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Steve McQueen’s “Small X”, and Jodie Foster won the Best Supporting Actress award, in one of the most surprising surprises at the Globe Awards.
Honored by Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda, who has been honored for her entirety, spoke eagerly about extending the umbrella of entertainment to all. She said, “Art was never just a step on the path of history, but always led the way, so let us be these leaders.”
Best Animated Film
“The Soul” won the Best Animated Feature Award, Rosamund Pike won the Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical Film Award for her role in I Care a Lot, and Aaron Sorkin won the Best Screenwriter Award for Trial of the Chicago 7.
The company, “Paramount Pictures” sold the film to “Netflix” last summer due to the conditions of the epidemic, which Sorkin commented on, saying: “Netflix saved our lives.”
The Globe show is the third most-viewed and profitable award show (in 2018, NBC paid $ 60 million for the rights to broadcast it), after the Oscars and Grammy Awards, and is an important marketing force for business. Competing and nominated for an Oscar.
The “Globe” awards ceremony took place on the date of the Oscars, which has been postponed to April 25th.