See Natalie Portman Zing the Golden Globes for Nominating Only Male Directors

See Natalie Portman Zing the Golden Globes for Nominating Only Male Directors

See Natalie Portman Zing the Golden Globes for Nominating Only Male Directors

Evan Rachel Wood wrote, "And Natalie Portman is my f****** Hero!"

Standing alongside her fellow presenter, director Ron Howard, Portman made it a point to call out the category's major faux pas.

Here a hint: the nominees were victor del Toro for The Shape of Water, Martin McDonagh for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk, Ridley Scott for All the Money in the World, and Steven Spielberg for The Post. "Time's up!" she said.

"And here are the all male nominees", she said before reading out the list.

Of the few women allowed to make movies, fewer still are backed by a studio willing to fund a major awards campaign.

"So backstage I heard they said something about my, uh, I was the only woman to get - did I hear right, yes - the only woman to get the best director award".

The Golden Globe Awards aren't generally known for their seriousness, yet yesterday's ceremony will go down in history.

While the HFPA is nearly entirely removed from the "insider" industry precursors that traditionally line the weeks leading up to the Academy Awards (its membership encompasses roughly 100 journalists, not film professionals), it does offer invaluable visibility directly or indirectly.

Greta Gerwig was genuinely robbed, though, although she was allowed to be the one to speak when the film won best comedy.

On Sunday, the vast majority of attendees at the 2018 Golden Globes wore black to bring attention to many issues, including gender inequality via the Time's Up movement.

The category caused controversy when the nominees were announced past year (17), as many had predicted Lady Bird's Greta Gerwig and Mudbound's Dee Rees would make the shortlist.

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