No red carpet, stars of Hollywood, public or accredited press. This is how the Golden Globes, which have been boycotted by the audiovisual industry due to accusations of corruption and lack of diversity of those responsible and that will not be broadcast on television.
The Foreign Press Association of Hollywood (HFPA), which organizes the awards, detailed this Tuesday in a statement that the winners of its 79th edition will be announced on Sunday, January 9, starting at 6:00 p.m. (2:00 GMT on Monday) from the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles (USA).
But this time, the Golden Globes It will not be the glamorous party of cinema and television with multitudes of stars per square meter and champagne everywhere that usually inaugurated the awards season of Hollywood.
The awards return this year to – despite controversies – to celebrate the best films Y series of the cinema, television and Internet.
The Golden Globes Awards, which will celebrate their 79th delivery on Sunday, January 9, will be a “more diverse” award, according to the Foreign Press Association of Hollywood (HFPA). This in response to accusations of the lack of diversity of the HFPA, the group behind the event and whose members are the ones who vote for the winners of the Golden Globes.
Between the films With the most nominations are “The Power of the Dog” and “Belfast”, with seven nominations each. While the HBO drama “Succession” garnered five nominations for series television, closely followed by series Apple’s “Ted Lasso” and “The Morning Show” with four nominations each.
“The Power of the Dog” (7 nominations)
Phil Burbank (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) is a cowboy who doesn’t take kindly that his younger brother George (played by Jesse Plemons) married a beautiful widow named Rose Gordon (Kirsten Dunst). “The Power of the Dog,” by writer and director Jane Campion, has powerful things to say about masculinity, change, and relationships. (Available on Netflix)
Belfast (7 nominations)
Written, produced and directed by Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast” is not exactly an autobiographical film, but rather tells a story and a time that the actor and filmmaker know well.
The film begins in color before fading to black and white when Branagh casts audiences back to Belfast in 1969, where Buddy’s parents (Jamie Dornan from “50 Shades of Gray” and Caítriona Balfe from “Outlander”) fight, they debate and worry about the future.
Succession (5 nominations)
After a third season packed with big plays, the question remained whether the end of “Succession” could ‘close the deal’. The Emmy-winning series, available on HBO, centers on Logan Roy (Brian Cox), the patriarch of a major media conglomerate. His unexpected illness left three of his children (played by Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin) vying for his empire.
Ted Lasso (4 nominations)
The great series of the pandemic has been “Ted Lasso” from Apple +, which has just finished its second season. The main character, a college football coach who is unlikely to be coaching the fictional English football club AFC Richmond, seems to exude friendliness and optimism.
The Morning Show (4 nominations)
“The Morning Show” is the Apple TV + original series that looks at behind-the-scenes issues on a morning news show through the lens of #MeToo. The series, which is packed with stars like Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and William Gaither Crudup, is based in part on CNN’s Brian Stelter’s 2013 book “Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV.” consulting producer of the series).