In the midst of the controversy that rocked the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in recent months, the 79th Golden Globes was celebrated with an atypical gala with no live broadcast. Among the most awarded films of this edition are Netflix’s “The Power of the Dog” and Steven Spielberg’s new version of the musical “Love without barriers”; while Succession stood out among the series. Where to see the main films and series that win the Golden Globes 2022?
So it was, no live gala, no presenters, no red carpet, no media and the winners were announced on social media. The controversy surrounding the Golden Globes was due to the harsh criticism they received last year for a lack of diversity, unethical practices and a lack of transparency when choosing both winners and nominees.
This coupled with the pandemic that caused the organization to decide to celebrate the awards but with significant changes. Although some of the recognized films and series can still only be seen in theaters. But most of the 2022 Golden Globes winning productions are already available in streaming.
Netflix turned out to be one of the great lucky ones this year, where its production stands out “The power of the dog”, now available to view on the platform. Winner of three awards, Jane Campion’s film (The Piano) features Benedict Cumberbatch, and the marriage of Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst in its cast.
It is a first-rate cinematographic jewel that stands out in almost all of its sections. A sublime direction, a very solid script, an imposing cast, an impeccable and beautiful photograph and its excellent soundtrack, with an increasing rhythm of the story and with that reflection of autumn passion, which make it a film that will surely be one of the most honorees in the upcoming awards season.
Without hesitation, “The Power of the Dog” is one of the best films of the year 2021, an essential vision for all cinephiles of refined taste. A fabulous film that means the best film also in Jane Campion’s professional career. It had a brief passage through theaters in November and since the beginning of December it can be seen on Netflix.
It is not the only film awarded for the platform, since “tick, tick… BOOM!” Lin-Manuel Miranda won the award for best actor in a comedy or musical for Andrew Garfield. To this must be added that the award for best supporting actor in a series went to Yeong-Su Oh, for “The Squid Game.”
“Love without barriers” it took the award for the best musical or comedy film. The film adaptation of one of Broadway’s most successful musicals, directed by Steven Spielberg, tells the classic tale of rivalries and youthful love in 1957 New York City. The film can be seen in theaters.
This version of Spielberg features Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort as tragic lovers whose romance fuels the rivalry between warring street gangs. “Love without barriers” opens between Wednesday and Friday of this week in theaters in Latin America. The new film comes 60 years after the original, an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical.
The new adaptation of the endearing musical stars Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist and Josh Andrés Rivera, among others, along with the legendary actress Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar for playing Anita in The 1961 adaptation, in this film, plays the role of Valentina, the owner of the corner store where Tony works.
Another of the winning films of the Golden Globes 2022 is the film “Charm”, which took home the award for Best Animated Film. The musical fantasy of Walt Disney Animation Studios, can be seen at Disney Plus. The story of this film tells about the life of the Madrigal family, in which all its members have an incredible ability with which they help make life in the town better.
Since the inspiration for the film is Colombian culture, rhythms such as vallenato, cumbia, joropo, mambuco and mapalé can be heard, and the participation of great artists such as Carlos Vives and Sebastián Yatra stand out.
HBO, the big winner among the series
As for the series, the HBO Max brand continues to triumph after 2021 that continued its expansion throughout the world. The Serie “Succession” It turned out to be the great winner in the dramatic section with up to three recognitions.
Created by Jesse Armstrong, the award-winning drama series, whose second season won a total of 7 Emmys, returned last year with the third installment fraught with tension within the Roy family and their power struggles, who returned to solve the shocking finale. of the last season, where the trenches of a battle that promises to be painful for the bosom of the Waystar Royco are established.
On HBO Max, you can also see “Mare of Easttown”, one of the best series of 2021. Kate Winslet won the award for best dramatic actress for her role in the miniseries, whose greatest triumph lies in the configuration of its protagonist, with a dazzling performance, of a character so rich that it seems overshadow interest in others.
In an exercise in sabotage of her own beauty, Winslet is shown to gain weight, with wrinkles and little makeup, in keeping with the portrait her character requires, away from any glamor or anything grotesque. Just build a real woman.
“Mare of Easttown” stands out for its precise and elegant script and outstanding performances. The mystery surrounding the initial crime is very well balanced, with a compelling portrait of the working class. Drugs, secret pregnancies, lies and deceptions that entwine everyone, involved in a quota of violence.
Among the comic fictions, HBO Max also starred with the awards given to actress Jean Smart and best comedy or musical series for “Hacks”, which can also be seen on the WarnerMedia streaming platform. Created by Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, and Jen Statsky and stars Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder, and Carl Clemons-Hopkins. In June 2021, HBO Max renewed the series for a second season.
The plot is about Deborah Vance, a legendary stand-up comedy diva from Las Vegas, who tries to maintain her position and prominence while the director of the casino where she performs tries to reduce the dates of her performances. On the other hand, there’s Ava, a comedy writer who can’t find a job because she was “canceled” because of a controversial tweet.
The award for best dramatic actor went to Will Smith for his role in the film. “King Richard: A Winning Family”, which from Friday can already be seen on HBO Max, after passing through theaters. It is a sports biographical film, which follows the story of the successful tennis players Venus and Serena Williams through the training they received from their father Richard Williams.
The biopic “King Richard” focuses on the epic of a low-income black family in the United States, making their way for the first time in an elite white-dominated environment. Thus, it narrates the rise of Venus Williams to the professional tennis circuit, focusing on Richard (Richard), the father of the sisters who broke all sports records.
In Amazon Prime Video you can also see some of the films and series that win the Golden Globes 2022. The platform has to its credit several awards from this edition, where the one awarded to Nicole Kidman stands out. This is the fifth award given to the Australian actress, who got it this time in her role as Lucille Ball in “Being the Ricardos.”
Similarly, Amazon’s “The Underground Railroad” series stood out as the best miniseries. It is a historical drama that follows Cora, a slave who escapes from the southern plantation where she lives and travels through different states thanks to a mysterious underground railway, escaping in turn from a relentless slave hunter. The railroad was created by engineers and machinists who have one goal: to help slaves reach free states.