77th Golden Globes - History Repeats As Hollywood Foreign Press Snubs All Female Directors
77th Golden Globes Snubs Female Directors
The Nominees for the 77th Golden Globes with Popular TV shows and movie's landing nominations, Netflix's 'Marriage Story' staring Scarlet Johansson and Adam driver leading the race unfortunately like previous years the Hollywood Foreign Press list of Nomonies is lacking in diversity.
The Best Director category became the most controversial category this time due to its complete lack of female directors despite the fact that some of the most critically claimed and Commercially successful movies were directed by women, Netizens were quick to show their outrage over this, taking to Twitter and other social media platform.
The list of Nominees for directors includes Boon Joon Ho, Matin Scorsese, Todd Phillps, Sam Mendes, and Quintin Tarantino while these names certainly earned their place, The Golden Globes has a history of not being diverse.
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Best Director - Motion Picture: Bong Joon Ho - Parasite; Sam Mendes - 1917; Todd Phillips (@toddphillips1) - Joker; Martin Scorsese (@martinscorsese_) - The Irishman; Quentin Tarantino - Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood. Best Screenplay - Motion Picture: Noah Baumbach - Marriage Story; Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won - Parasite; Anthony McCarten - The Two Popes; Quentin Tarantino - Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood; Steven Zaillian - The Irishman. Best Original Score - Motion Picture: Alexandre Desplat - Little Women; Hildur Guðnadóttir - Joker; Randy Newman (@randynewmanofficial) - Marriage Story; Thomas Newman - 1917; Daniel Pemberton - Motherless Brooklyn Best Original Song - “Beautiful Ghosts” - Cats, Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber (@andrewlloydwebber) & Taylor Swift (@taylorswift); “I’m Gonna Love Me Again” - Rocketman, Music by Elton John (@eltonjohn), Lyrics by Bernie Taupin (@bernietaupinofficial); “Into The Unknown” - Frozen 2, Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez; “Spirit” - The Lion King, Music and Lyrics by Timothy McKenzie, Ilya Salmanzadeh (@ilya_music), Beyonce (@beyonce); “Stand Up” - Harriet, Music and Lyrics by Joshuah Brian Campbell, Cynthia Erivo (@cynthiaerivo).
Here are some of the reaction of people over the snub ranging from funny to just pure frustration
i hate people who comment “maybe the female directors should make good movies!” pic.twitter.com/0XliPd0v7W— stevie ? (@sardobomb) December 9, 2019
me @ the golden globes director category pic.twitter.com/5SxLcqXeSQ— gabe bergado (@gabebergado) December 9, 2019
No female nominees? Are you shitting me?!? Here are some names I can think of: @ava #GretaGerwig @Almaharel @oliviawilde @melinamatsoukas and more to just name a few! A few! Come on #GoldenGlobes ?? https://t.co/Uowj16ZBFS— Danilo Koenig (@misterdkoenig) December 9, 2019
The 77th Golden Globes will be held in the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California on the 6th of January