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Natalie Portman calls out 'all male' Golden Globe nominees for best director

13 January 2018, 04:05 | Elsie Buchanan

Natalie Portman calls out 'all male' Golden Globe nominees for best director

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman and Barbra Streisand called out the Golden Globes for failing to recognise female directors during the ceremony on Sunday (07Jan18). "And here are the all male nominees", Portman pointedly said before she and Howard introduced Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water), Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk), Ridley Scott (All the Money In The World), and Steven Spielberg (The Post) as said all male nominees. Then Portman chimed in before the five men were listed: "And here are the all-male nominees".

Natalie Portman calls out 'all male' Golden Globe nominees for best director
Natalie Portman calls out 'all male' Golden Globe nominees for best director

In a night that focused on women while having them absent from certain prestigious categories, her comment made sure to remind everyone about the disparity in opportunity between men and women when it comes to some of Hollywood's best and most visible jobs. Rather than immediately presenting the award for Best Motion Picture, Drama, as was her charge, Streisand spoke up. We have some incredible women that have come forward, you know Mudbound and Lady Bird. "Folks, Time's Up!" she said. "I'm predicting at the Oscars this year for a woman director, if not several".

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"In my humble opinion, I was very disappointed that director Dee Rees and her powerful film @mudboundmovie wasn't even nominated", she said. "Lady Bird", which won for best motion picture - musical or comedy and best comedic actress, was directed by Greta Gerwig.

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