USA announces the HFPA Golden Globe winners


The United States has announced the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) Golden Globe winners. The award for the best dramatic film was rewarded to the movie Reign of the Dog by Jane Campion.

The director was also awarded a statuette as the best director. Further, in the Best Film (Musical or Comedy) nomination Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story won the award. The Best Drama Series of 2021 was the “Descendants” project.

The USA nominated the winners of the Golden Globe

In the United States, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) Golden Globe results were declared in a closed ceremony. Post a series of disgraces that unfolded around the organization in 2021. The NBC television network refused to publicize the event. The ceremony was organized in a restricted format, eliminating the red carpet and buffet table.

Furthermore, there were no visitors at the occasion. This time, the organizers agreed to focus on declaring openly the winners (information about them was updated in real-time on the HFPA website and in social networks) and demonstrating the Association’s charitable activities.

Likewise, At the horizon of 2021, Jane Campion’s Reign of the Dog became the best dramatic film. This was previously presented as the Silver Lion of the Venice Film Festival for Best Director.

In the center of the plot of the tape are two cowboy brothers. One of them decides to marry a local widow, but the second refuses to accept the chosen one of his brothers. Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, and Jesse Plemons played prominent roles. Also, this film has won Best Director and Best Supporting Actor (Cody Smith-McPhee).

The Best Film (Musical or Comedy) nomination went to Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, a film adaptation of the Broadway musical on Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. Similarly, the films Don’t Look Up by Adam McKay, Licorice Pizza by Paul Thomas Anderson, Cyrano by Joe Wright were nominated for the award.

Spielberg’s work has received awards in acting categories. Debutante Rachel Zegler evolved into the best actress in a musical or comedy. Ariana DeVos won the award for the supporting actress.

Moreover, Will Smith was nominated Best Actor in a Drama as the father of tennis players Venus and Serena Williams in King Richard. Nicole Kidman won in a similar female category because she gave a chance to actress Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin’s biopic As Ricardo.

Additionally, screenwriter and director Kenneth Branagh were presented a Golden Globe for his script for Belfast, which is about a nine-year-old boy understanding to grow up. The project is based on the director’s personal experience.

The Japanese drama Get Behind the Wheel of My Car was nominated as the Best Foreign Language film. It has previously won three awards at the Cannes Film Festival. 

However, The nomination included presenting the picture “Coupe No.6”. This film is with the participation of Russian filmmakers.

“Golden Globe” for the best-animated film went to the movie “Encanto,” and the projects “Dune” (Hans Zimmer, “Best Original Soundtrack”) and “No Time to Die” (Best Song) won music nominations.

Shot from the TV series “Heirs”

The “Heirs” project was recognized as The Best Series of 2021. Despite this, awards were bestowed to Jeremy Strong for Best Actor in a Drama Series and Sarah Snook for their supporting roles.

“Best TV movie, series or mini-series,” the prize in the nomination went to the project of Barry Jenkins “Underground Railroad.” It is a reflection of Colson Whitehead’s novel of the same name.

In the category “Best TV series (musical or comedy),” won the project with Gene Smart’s “Tricks,” dedicated to the world of stand-up. The leading actress also received a Golden Globe.

Moving ahead, further nominations of best acting went to MJ Rodriguez (Pose), Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso), Michael Keaton (Breakdown), Kate Winslet (Meir from Easttown), and Oh Yeon-soo (Playing in squid ).

The American Golden Globe Film Awards are awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) for feature films and series. In 1944, in Los Angeles, the award ceremony was held.

Based on that result, the best film was the project of Henry King “Bernadette’s Song.” The actress – Jennifer Jones, who starred in the same tape, and the actor – Paul Lucas. He was featured in the film Watch on the Rhine.

Unwanted associations: Hollywood stars boycott Golden Globes over “racism” and “sexism.” American actor Tom Cruise turned down three Golden Globe awards that he had previously received. He made such a decision against the background.

The first figurine was different from the version that is now known. Later, members of the Association held a competition for a new design. As a result, they accepted the proposal of the president of the organization, Marina Sisters. They made a figurine in the form of a golden globe decorated with film on a pedestal.

The Best Foreign Language Film nomination first appeared in 1950. The initial award in this group went to Bicycle Thieves by Italian director Vittorio de Sica. Domestic tapes also won this nomination.

Sergei Bondarchuk’s epic War and Peace won the victory in 1969. In 2015, the additional victor of the Golden Globe was Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan.

In addition to this, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association includes representatives from 55 countries. The entire audience of reporters is at least 250 million people. They interview about 400 representatives of the film industry every year.