Caitlin Barr considers the history of awards ceremonies, discrimination, and Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You
His speeches trigger widespread controversy, but is there a valid indicator to be able to tell that he has gone too far? Has the famed comedian reached a tipping point of no return after his infamous 2020 Golden Globe appearance, wherein ‘throwing shade’ at Hollywood greater resembled a throwing their past back in their face?
Witty, poignant, and apparently controversial, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri has – since snapping up four Golden Globes and a number of BAFTAs – suddenly established a divisive place for itself in this awards season. It seems there are those of us who like it – looking at you Hollywood Foreign Press – and those among […]
Two weeks ago an array of celebrities attended the 75th Golden Globes in an annual celebration of the past year’s television and film successes. But on this special occasion, the night will be remembered for much more than just the awards handed out to the selected winners. Host Seth Meyers’ managed the hard task of […]
Empire’s first season was a phenomenon. Viewership grew dramatically week after week, peaking at an astonishing 17.62 million viewers (23.12 post-DVR) for the season finale. It became a ‘water-cooler’ show, reinvigorating the national discussion on race, homosexuality and mental illness. Its stars became overnight celebrities – with Taraji P. Henson winning a Golden Globe – […]