The show must go on — even when nobody is there to watch.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the embattled organization behind the Golden Globe Awards, presented top film honors to Jane Campion’s psychodrama “The Power of the Dog” and Steven Spielberg’s retelling of “West Side Story” on Sunday night.
But the 90-minute ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles was not broadcast on network television or livestreamed online. The press association, reeling from a public relations storm over ethical lapses and a lack of internal diversity, announced the names of the film and television winners on social media.
Hollywood’s biggest party essentially turned into a Twitter thread.
The film acting winners were Will Smith (“King Richard”), Nicole Kidman (“Being the Ricardos”), Andrew Garfield (“tick, tick… BOOM!”), Rachel Zegler (“West Side Story”), Kodi Smit-McPhee…