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‘Licorice Pizza’ nominated for multiple awards, draws continued criticism for ‘racist’ Asian accent scene

Director Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Licorice Pizza” film has received multiple movie award nominations, but some viewers are still discussing its controversial scene wherein a character mocks an Asian accent.

The nominations: “Licorice Pizza” has landed nominations at the 2022 Satellite Awards, Golden Globe Awards, New York Film Critics Circle Awards and multiple nods at the Critics’ Choice Awards. 

Chloe Zhao Becomes First Asian Woman to Win Best Director at the Golden Globes for ‘Nomadland’

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Chinese director Chloe Zhao has made history as the first Asian woman and the second female director to win for Best Director at the Golden Globes for the drama “Nomadland” on Sunday.

Her historic 78th Annual Golden Globes Awards win was celebrated globally, including in China, where many social media users praised the 38-year-old director for her work, according to BBC.

Golden Globes Snubs ‘Minari’ Over Controversial Foreign Language Rule

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Although “Minari” has received praise from critics, the Golden Globes placed the film under the foreign-language category due to a rule created by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

According to the HFPA, at least 50% of a film’s main language must be English for it to be placed under two of the most competitive categories at the Golden Globes, Entertainment Weekly explains.

Golden Globes Slammed as ‘Racist’ for Placing ‘Minari’ as Foreign Language Film Over Best Picture


“Minari,” an A24 drama directed by Lee Isaac Chung, has been categorized as a foreign language film for the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards in February, and social media is accusing the Hollywood Foreign Press Association of racism.

The HFPA has kept “Minari,” which won awards following screenings at the Sundance and Middleburg film festivals, from being nominated for the Best Picture categories, a similar decision faced by Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell” last year.

She Made $9 an Hour Just 6 Years Ago, Now She’s a Golden Globe Winner


Awkwafina is back in the headlines for making history as the first Asian American woman to win a Golden Globe for lead actress on Sunday, joining a small group of talents of Asian descent who have won in the ceremony since its inauguration.

The 31-year-old star received the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for her role as Billi in “The Farewell,” a story based on real events in the lives of director Lulu Wang and her family.

‘Parasite’ Becomes First Korean Film to Win at the Golden Globes


Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” made history on Sunday night as the first South Korean film to win a Golden Globe.

The dark comedy thriller, known at home as “Gisaengchung” (“기생충”), received the award for best foreign-language film, beating Ladj Ly’s “Les Misérables” (France), Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” (Spain), Céline Sciamma’s “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” (France) and Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell” (USA).

Here’s What the ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Wore to the Golden Globes

“Crazy Rich Asians” was a box office smash and a landmark moment for Asian representation; it was also the source of some gorgeous looks. From the incredible wedding dresses to Awkwafina’s fire fits, the film showcased Asian stars pulling off potent fashion moments.

Therefore, it was only fitting that at the Golden Globes, the film’s stars showed up dressed to impress. Here were some of the looks served: