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Diversity, Netflix Dominate Golden Globes As ‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Drama Movie

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Drama "Nomadland" and satire "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" won movie honors at the Golden Globes on Sunday in a mostly virtual bicoastal ceremony that was marked by impassioned calls for more diversity and the dominance of Netflix.

"Nomadland," a moving drama about van dwellers in recession-hit America from Searchlight Pictures, also took the best director prize for Chinese-born Chloe Zhao. It made Zhao only the second woman to win at the Globes in that category, and the first woman director of Asian descent to win.

"For everyone who has gone through this difficult and beautiful journey at some point in their lives, this is for you," said Zhao.

"We don't say goodbye, we say see you down the road," she said, quoting a line from the movie.

The two wins for "Nomadland" increased the profile of the film ahead of nominations in March for the Oscars.

Sacha Baron Cohen, the creator of "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" from Amazon Studios was named best comedy movie actor, while singer Andra Day was a surprise winner for her lead role in "The United States vs. Billie Holiday."

"Donald Trump is contesting the result!" Baron Cohen joked about the win for the "Borat" sequel, which was a satire on the America of the former U.S. President.

Netflix Inc's period drama "Mank," about "Citizen Kane" screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, had gone into Sunday's show with a leading six nods but ended the night empty-handed.

Nevertheless, the streaming service was the biggest winner on Sunday, with four wins in the movie field and six for television, including best TV drama series "The Crown" and limited series chess saga "The Queen's Gambit."

The usual chummy gathering of A-listers at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills, California, was replaced by webcams in the homes of celebrities that were either dressed up or, like "Ted Lasso" star Jason Sudeikis, in casual garb.

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Hosted by Tina Fey in New York and Amy Poehler in Beverly Hills, the small physical audiences were made up of masked frontline workers.

Peter Morgan, creator of "The Crown" said he missed being together. "I'm just sorry I am sitting here in my tragic little office and not surrounded by the people who make this show such a pleasure," Morgan said, appearing by video.

However Jodie Foster, a best supporting actress winner for the Guantanamo prison legal drama "The Mauritanian," told reporters backstage that she felt it was one of the best Golden Globe shows ever.

"It didn't feel like it was filled with so much artifice," said Foster.

Emotional high points included a posthumous best actor award for Chadwick Boseman, who died at age 43 last August from an undisclosed battle with cancer.

"He would say something beautiful," said his widow Simone Ledward Boseman, as she fought back tears. "I don't have his words."

British actors Daniel Kaluuya and John Boyega were among other Black winners chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), which has been lambasted in recent days for having no Black people among its 87 members.

"Soul," the first Pixar movie to have a Black character in the lead, was named best animated movie and won best score.

The HFPA was the target of jokes and comments throughout the night. "We all know awards shows are stupid," said Fey. "Even in stupid things, inclusivity is important and there are no Black members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association."

Members of the HFPA appeared briefly on Sunday's show and pledged to do better.

Jane Fonda, 83, used her lifetime achievement acceptance speech to make the case for elevating all voices in Hollywood, saying that stories "really can change people."

(Additional reporting by Lisa Richwine and Nichola Groom; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

Katrina Kaif is a Big Actress of Bollywood Now.


For Bollywood, Katrina kaif is a Diamond. Katrina's Father is an Indian and Mother is British but she is bad in Hindi. She had completed lot of modeling assignments in London before entering into Hindi Cinema Industry. Her first modeling assignment was for a jewelry shop. Katrina is really courageous. She is not good in Hindi but still had done lot of Hindi Movies. Katrina is doing movies in Hindi. Malyalam and Tamil languages. Guess what she don't has good control on any of these people know that her first movie was Namaste London but Katrina's first movie was Boom. katrina has won lot of prizes for her lovely performances.

She had won StarDust Award for Breakthrough Performance in 2005-06, Zee Cine Awards in 2008. Now she very strong competitor for all other indian film actresses.Thats not all. Katrina Kaif had won many awards in Bollywood industry. Some of them are Screen Awards (Entertainer of the Year) in year 2010, IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Awards for Glamorous Diva of the Year in year 2008 and lot more. She was nominated 2 times for Best Actor (Female), 1 time for Negative Role, Star of the Year, Best Actress in supporting role, and Best Actress in leading debut movie Boom was a big flop but she showed her strong work in Malliswari and Pidugu Telugu movies.

She was the first actress in South Indian Film Industry who had got 70 Lakh rupees (highest amount so far) in a is a glowing sensation of Indian Cinema and brand ambassador of many famous brands like Lakme, Veet, Kodak, Samsung, Slice, Spice Mobiles. In year 2005 she was selected as face of the year for Lakme Fashion week.Katrina achieved this position in a very short interval and she will be number one actress of Bollywood film industry very soon. She understand what film industry wants. Its not all about hard word, it about what people wish and how to present that. Katrina is working well.