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Golden Globes''Minari' categorization draws ire

Golden Globes''Minari' categorization draws ire
Hollywood’s Asian-American elite is not pleased with how the Golden Globe Awards is handling the new movie “Minari.”

Produced by Brad Pitt, and starring Will Patton, Steven Yeun and Han Ye-ri, “Minari” was filmed in America and is set in America.Both films were not filmed or predominately set in America, either.” Simu Liu, who stars in the upcoming Marvel movie “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” commented, “‘Minari’ is an American movie, written and directed by an American filmmaker, set in America, with an American lead actor and produced by an American production company.In 2019, “The Farewell,” directed by Lulu Wang and featuring characters speaking in Chinese, was treated the same way by the Golden Globe Awards organizers Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

” “The Mandalorian” actress Ming Na Wen lambasted the Hollywood Foreign Press Association: “This pisses me off on so many levels.Most Read The Hollywood Foreign Press Association insisted that its rules dictate that only movies “with 50 percent or more English dialogue” are eligible for its top categories.

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