Golden Globes Shut Out Women from the Best Director Race — Again

PEOPLE.com | 12/9/2019 | Staff
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It’s been nearly two years since Natalie Portman famously called out the Golden Globes for having “all-male nominees” in the best director race, and nothing seems to have changed.

Next year’s show will boast, once again, an all-male roster of nominees: Boon Joon-ho (Parasite), Sam Mendes (1917), Martin Scorsese (The Irishman), Quentin Tarantino (Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood) and Todd Phillips (Joker). That list unfortunately left no room for Little Women‘s Greta Gerwig, whose film only landed its star Saoirse Ronan a nod, despite being universally praised by critics.

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Similarly, the voting body for the Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, failed to nominate Gerwig in 2018 for directing Lady Bird. She went on to score an Academy Award nomination weeks later for her debut film.

Hustlers director Lorene Scafaria was shut out of the race, although Jennifer Lopez got some love in the best supporting actress category for her buzzed-about performance in the real-life stripper...
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