Feb 28, 2021
three (out of five) nominated directors
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Frances McDormand, star of the movie ‘Nomadland’. (Photo: Searchlight Pictures)
They have not been full, but they have been close. This year women have broken the glass ceiling in the Golden Globes. Three filmmakers will face the lauded Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher, filmmakers of Mank Y The Chicago 7 trial respectively.
Chloé Zhao by Nomadland, Emerald Fennell for A promising young woman and Regina King for One night in Miami … They will be able to win the award for Best Director. Three women against two men in a category to which women have only chosen seven times in the 78-year history of the awards. And only one has won the award: Barbra Streisand in 1984 for Yentl.
They are not the only stereotypes with which he has broken the prelude to the Oscars. Regina King and Emerald Fennell make their debut on the nominees list with their debut feature. Also, her roots are another unusual element: Zhao is of Chinese descent and King is African American.
Despite everything, the Golden Globes, which will be held on February 28, have not been spared from controversy. If in previous editions it was rejected that the work of Greta Gerwig or Lulu Wang was ‘ignored’, this year the most critical have highlighted absences such as those of Zendaya or Michaela Coel.
It has also drawn attention that there is no title with a black cast team among the contenders for Best Picture, when it could have been included The mother of blues, One night in Miami or Give 5 Bloods.Because right now
The situation contrasts with the previous edition, in which the Hollywood Foreign Press Association did not remember a single director, and nominated five men: Bong Joon-ho (Parasites), Martin Scorsese (the Irish), Todd Philipps (Joker), & …
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Falcons tally 17 hits in win over Eastern
MINFORD — The Minford Lady Falcons did major damage on the base paths on Monday — scoring 14 runs on 17 hits and besting the visiting Eastern Lady Eagles in five innings in Southern Ohio Conference Division II play.
Five was the magic number for the Lady Falcons as five Minford hitters had multi-hit days and five different players scored at-least two runs in the 14-4 victory.
Mackenzie Koverman went 3-of-4 at the plate with a game-high three runs scored, while fellow seniors Andi Blevins and Annie Lawson each had a pair of runs scored on 2-of-2 and 2-of-4 hitting, respectively.
Senior Megan Johnson went 1-of-3 with a double and a run scored from the Lady Falcons’ lead off spot.
Addi Lute went 2-of-4 with a pair of singles and a run scored, while sister Harley finished 3-of-3 with a pair of doubles and two runs scored.
Addi Lute also got the win on the mound, allowing just six hits and leaving eight Lady Eagle runners stranded in the victory that raised Minford’s overall mark to 6-5 (5-3 SOC II).
Eastern: 0 2 1 0 1 — 4 6 2
Minford: 1 8 3 2 X — 14 17 4
W: A. Lute (M), L: Felts (E)
Megan Johnson 1-3, R
Koverman 3-4, 3R
Miranda Johnson 1-2, R
Andi Blevins 2-2, 2R
Annie Lawson 2-4, 2R
Loralie Martin 0-4
Addi Lute 2-4, R
Harley Lute 3-4, 2R
Haley Knore 1-2, 2R