NEW YORK — Regardless of widespread criticism, the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation introduced Monday’s nominees for tv and movie awards regardless of a skeptical business.
Because it has achieved in a few years, the HFPA gathered reporters to the Beverly Hilton to announce the 79th Golden Globes winners. This time, nevertheless, there have been no movie star celebrations or reside morning exhibits.
As an alternative of getting a number of film stars announce their nominations, the HFPA turned to Snoop Dogg who learn them behind sun shades and a pink hat. This yr, nearly all of studios and public relations companies haven’t engaged with the group. Critics say it’s too early for the HFPA return to enterprise as regular. Some desire to see the Globes go for good.
The press affiliation did its finest to keep up its place in awards season. It unfold nominations to Will Smith (King Richard), Kristen Stewart(Spencer), West Aspect Story breakthrough Rachel Zegler and Leonardo DiCaprio (“Don’t Look Up”), Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth), Ben Affleck, The Tender Bar, Girl Gaga (Home of Gucci).
The drama nominees had been Jane Campion’s Gothic Western The Energy of the Canine and Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic Dune. The household drama CODA was additionally nominated. Reinaldo MarcusGreen’s tennis biopic King Richard, Kenneth Branagh’s autobiographical Belfast had been additionally among the many nominees.
One of the best comedy or musical picks had been: Adam McKay’s apocalyptic comedy Don’t Look Up; Paul Thomas Anderson’s Nineteen Seventies San Fernando Valley comedy Licorice Pizza; Steven Spielberg’s West Aspect Story; Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Tick, Tick, Increase!” Joe Wright’s Cyrano.
With seven nominations every, Belfast and The Energy of the Canine had been tied for probably the most. Netflix was the dominant movie nominee with 17 nominations.
Criticisms arose from a poor report in range
Normaly, such honors would spark a frenzy of pleasure from early-roused nominees. Studio executives would additionally shout their victories in calls with reporters and on social media. No nominee celebrated publicly Monday morning.
In accordance with the press affiliation, it claims that it has rebuilt itself within the 9 months since 2021’s present. Helen Hoehne, lately elected president of HFPA 2.0, stated that.
The group added a chief range officer, restructured its board, inducted 21 new members together with six Black journalists, and introduced within the NAACP for a 5 yr partnership. It additionally up to date its code of conduct.
Hoehne acknowledged Monday that “This yr has been certainly one of reflection and alter for the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation.”
All this occurred after a Los Angeles Instances expose uncovered the HFPA’s unethical habits. It additionally revealed that 87 of its voting members didn’t embrace a single Black journalist. Studios declared they’d not take part within the Globes, and over 100 PR movies acknowledged that their shoppers wouldn’t participate till the HFPA shortly carried out “profound, lasting change.” Tom Cruise gave his Globes again to the group.
NBC, Globes’ long-time telecaster has acknowledged that it’ll not air the 2022 Globes as “change of such magnitude requires time and work.” Though the Globes have set a January 9 date, they haven’t shared particulars about the kind of ceremony.
The Globes’ energy has been largely attributable to its energetic telecast, which is repeatedly certainly one of most-watched nonsports broadcasts of every yr. Lots of the award-hoping hopefuls will use the Globes as a advertising and marketing software. Few folks anticipate to see TV commercials and advertisements selling a movie’s Golden Globes nominations this yr.