Golden Globe Awards

Angela Bassett becomes the first actor from MCU to win a Golden Globe

The acclaimed star, 64, won the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture award on Tuesday for her role as Queen Ramonda in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

The American Horror Story actor beat off stiff competition from Kerry Condon (The Banshees of Inisherin), Jamie Lee Curtis (Everything Everywhere All at Once), Dolly De Leon (Triangle of Sadness) and Carey Mulligan (She Said).

In her acceptance speech, Bassett dedicated her award to her Black Panther co-stars and remembered the late Chadwick Boseman.

Elvis and Avatar films face off as Hollywood returns to Golden Globes

The Golden Globes will be back on television after celebrities and broadcaster NBC abandoned the 2022 show because of ethical lapses at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the group that hands out the awards.

Reuters reports a larger and more diverse membership and other changes by the HFPA convinced many of the biggest movie and TV stars to support this year's ceremony, which provides publicity for winners and nominees and often boosts their chances at the Oscars.

Golden Globes organisers expel ex-president over Black Lives Matter email

Philip Berk, 88, had been a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) for 44 years and its president for eight years.

In a group email with HFPA members, Berk reportedly shared an article that described BLM as a "racist hate group".

He later said he regretted sending the email, the Los Angeles Times reported.

He told members he had "forwarded it as a point of information", according to the paper.

The Golden Globes are the most high-profile film awards in the US after the Oscars, but Berk's departure has deepened a crisis at the HFPA.

Nomadland and Borat win top awards

The night's top prize - best drama film - went to Nomadland, which stars Frances McDormand as a homeless woman travelling through the American West.

Chloé Zhao was named best director - becoming only the second female winner of the category in Globes history, after Barbra Streisand in 1983.

"Thank you everyone who made it possible to do what I love," Zhao said.

"I fell in love with making movies and telling stories because it gave us a chance to laugh and cry together, to learn from each other, and to have more compassion for each other."

Stars prepare for virtual Golden Globe Awards 2021 ceremony

The ceremony, which recognises excellence in film and television, is being held virtually this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

It is the first major event of awards season, and often a good indicator of which films will go on to Oscar glory. But it has also attracted controversy.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Sunday night's event.

Who is hosting?

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, truly the greatest combo since apple slices and Nutella, are returning to hosting duties this year.

Hollywood stars send support to Australia during Golden Globe award speeches

Crowe was a winner, but chose not to attend the awards show in Beverly Hills today.

The A-List audience at the Beverly Hilton was told Crowe, who has a property near Coffs Harbour, remained in Australia to protect his family from the bushfires.

He sent a hard-hitting speech, read by Jennifer Aniston, declaring the fires a result of climate change.

"Make no mistake the tragedy unfolding in Australia is climate change based," Crowe wrote.

British stars nominated for Golden Globe awards

Waller-Bridge is up for a lead actress prize for Fleabag, while her Irish co-star Andrew Scott is also nominated.

Marriage Story, a Netflix production, is the most nominated film, having received six citations in all.

The Irishman, another Netflix film, and Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, have five nominations each.

The Crown, Chernobyl and US crime thriller Unbelievable lead the way on the TV side of things, having received four nominations apiece.

Hollywood prepares for Golden Globe Awards

Leading the nominations this year is Vice - a satirical biopic of former US Vice-President Dick Cheney - which has six.

A Star Is Born, which stars Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, has five nods, as do The Favourite and Green Book.

Mary Poppins Returns and Spike Lee's BlackkKlansman have four apiece.

Let's hope A Star Is Born wins something, if only so Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper can recreate the film's excruciating award ceremony scene live on stage.