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Amazon captured one other three Golden Globe awards Sunday evening because the annual celebration of movie and tv took on the look of a long-running Zoom assembly from the properties of a few of Hollywood’s greatest stars.
Amazon Studios gained two awards for “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” together with finest image musical or comedy — a primary for a streaming service — and finest actor in musical or comedy for star Sacha Baron Cohen.
John Boyega gained a finest supporting actor Globe for his position in “Small Axe.” He thanked Amazon Prime in his video-conferenced acceptance speech.
Amazon was nominated for 10 awards total, probably the most for the tech large since 2017. Netflix led the way in which on Sunday evening, profitable 10 trophies throughout a 12 months by which the pandemic impacted how we devour media, with most movies bypassing theatrical releases and binge watching of TV turning into a quarantine life saver.
The present was hosted in bicoastal style by Tina Fey, in New York, and Amy Poehler, in Los Angeles. Some presenters appeared in particular person, however all winners accepted remotely, and the small, in-person viewers on the usually glitzy affair was made up of first responders.
Poehler joked that it was arduous to inform which nominees had been for motion pictures or tv as a result of theaters had been closed and we watched every little thing on our telephones this 12 months. Fey gave a nod to all of the implausible TV reveals we binge-watched this 12 months — “together with zoom channels about your faculties being closed.”
There have been some audio and technical glitches throughout the distant divide. “Are you able to hear me now?” actor Daniel Kaluuya requested as he appeared muted whereas profitable the primary award of the evening.
Some nominees had been dressed casually at residence — Together with Jodie Foster in pajamas — whereas others pulled out their red-carpet finest. Youngsters and spouses joined on couches to makes elements of the occasion really feel particularly household pleasant.