WEEK IN WOMEN: Jane Campion wins big at Golden Globes – Brandy McDonnell reports

The 79th Golden Globes were a tarnished shadow of their past glory, but the embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association managed to pick some dazzling winners at the celebrity-free, non-televised Jan. 9 ceremony.
With her stunning Western epic “=The Power of the Dog, Jane Campion became just the third woman in the Globe’s almost eight-decade history to garner the best director title, following Chloe Zhao’s 2021 win for Nomadland and Barbra Streisand’s 1983 victory for Yentl.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Golden Globes Again Snubs Women – Brandy McDonnell reports

Despite the record number of hit films directed by women, including a number earning widespread critical acclaim, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has affirmed its stance as a boys’ club. All the recently unveiled nominees in the Best Director – Motion Picture category are men. Worse, there are no films directed by women contending for Best Motion Picture – Drama or for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. And, there are no women nominated in Best Screenplay – Motion Picture.

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