Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

Guillermo Del Toro loved Natalie Portman's 'all-male' director joke

Natalie Portman makes scathing dig at the Golden Globes’ all-male directors’ category Natalie Portman and Ron Howard at the 75th annual Golden Globes Getty
Lora Ball | 13 January, 2018, 13:57

Oscar-winner Portman introduced the nominees for best movie director alongside Ron Howard. "It is an honour and it is a privilege to share the evening with all of them". Prior to listing the nominations, Portman made sure to point out that the category only featured male nominees.

"'And here are the all male nominees.' Natalie Portman calls it for what it is", she tweeted.

Greta Gerwig, for Lady Bird, was one female name that was repeatedly suggested as an omission from the lists.

Hollywood has been grappling with gender parity in the workplace. But, it is necessary if we want diverse stories from diverse storytellers.

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Many of them reacted quickly in support of Farage's proposal, expressing confidence about winning the second time around. But he hit out at the "dishonesty of our political class" and said he feared a second referendum may well be inevitable.

The two followed a rousing speech by Cecil B. De Mille honoree Oprah Winfrey who had promised girls and young women watching the show that 'a new day is on the horizon.

"I feel like Wonder Woman was huge". It gave us more freedom. "Many of us were taught not to tattle, it was a culture of silencing and that was normalised", she said. The solution can not simply be zipping up a black dress or pinning a button to a lapel. The irony was not lost on Natalie Portman, who was tasked with announcing the category. Del Toro, who is Mexican, was the only nominee preventing the line-up from being the all-white male nominees.

"In my humble opinion, I was very disappointed that director Dee Rees and her powerful film @mudboundmovie wasn't even nominated", she said.

On the same night as the biggest sartorial protest for women's rights in Hollywood history, the Golden Globes failed to recognize the contributions of women in one major category: Best Director, Motion Picture. If you honestly believe that in the past three decades all of the best films have been directed by men, you need to widen your cinematic range.

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