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Golden Globe snubs: Robert De Niro,
‘Cats’ and every female director

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 12/9/2019 11:43:42 AM

As “Marriage Story” made a big move toward Oscar glory, leading the Golden Globe Awards field with six nominations, who got left in the cold? These are the most notable snubs in the 2020 Golden Globes nominations. (Snip) All female directors: It wasn’t just Gerwig who was egregiously passed over. Lulu Wang, who directed the “Farewell,” was passed over by the Globes voting body, as was Marielle Heller (“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”) and Lorene Scafaria “Hustlers.” These movies didn’t direct themselves, and it’s notable that the HFPA has nominated women in the category just seven times in its 75-year history.

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I don't care one bit about any of these constant "award" shows, but are really free advertising for their "product". It's just a hoot to see the really hard communist-leaning, hedonist, dRATS infanticide party contributors "humiliated" by their own. Knowing that woman actors have turned on "them" by the #WeToo movement can't be helping those biting the hand(s) that feed them. De Niro was just icing on the cake. HA, HA!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: greggojo 12/9/2019 12:10:39 PM (No. 257160)
Maybe these female directors aren't relatively as good as their male counterparts. Frankly, it's long past the point where I am wary of anyone in any position that they could conceivably have obtained through any sort of biased (against white males) selection system. I want people who are best qualified for the job, I don't care about their color, age, sex, or sexual orientation.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: cor-vet 12/9/2019 1:07:19 PM (No. 257213)
And this is important because......?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Smart11344 12/9/2019 1:27:51 PM (No. 257235)
DeNarrow was lucky that he was only snubbed.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rather Read 12/9/2019 2:36:38 PM (No. 257285)
Little Women is one of my favorite books in the universe. I am in terror as to what the movie will be like. I suppose it will be woke and feminist.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Historybuff 12/9/2019 3:00:20 PM (No. 257303)
Soon, no one will watch. . . or care.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Catherine 12/9/2019 3:23:46 PM (No. 257321)
I gave a quick, glancing read to the article. It seems to be about the fact that nominations weren't gender or racially based. Nothing about the entertainment itself, just who didn't get nominated for this silly award show. As for DiNero, he's the filthiest man I've ever heard speak. Glad he didn't get one single nomination.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: hershey 12/9/2019 4:04:21 PM (No. 257353)
The Golden what??? Never watch this Hollywierd tripe....
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/9/2019 5:39:34 PM (No. 257402)
Yep, Damm Golden Globes snubbed me too. Again. Snubbed them back.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Smart11344 12/10/2019 1:43:14 PM (No. 258099)
Almost all of these expensive exercise toys end up in the garage, closet or the dump unless you can some fool to buy it from you. And only aftera short time of usage.
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