Entertainment News Roundup: Top Winners of the 2022 Golden Globe Awards; Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’, ‘The 355’ Misfires and More

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Main winners of the Golden Globe Awards 2022

The annual Golden Globe Awards for Film and Television were announced Sunday at a private ceremony in Beverly Hills.

Longtime broadcaster NBC chose not to air this year’s show after complaints about a lack of diversity and questionable ethics policies by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the group that chooses the winners. The HFPA said it has taken steps to address the concerns.

Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Reigns Again, ‘The 355’ Misfires

Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Lupita Nyong’o and the cast of Universal’s globetrotting spy thriller “The 355” were no match for “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” which topped the box office in its fourth weekend. Spidey’s Latest Adventure, starring Tom Holland as the title web-slinger, collected $33 million from 4,108 theaters between Friday and Sunday, bringing its domestic total to $668 million. After this weekend’s haul, ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is the sixth-highest-grossing film in history at the domestic box office, surpassing ‘Titanic’ ($659 million) and ‘Jurassic World’ ($652 million). At this rate, it will soon take the No. 5 spot, which currently belongs to “Avengers: Infinity War” ($678 million).

‘Power of the Dog’, ‘West Side Story’ win Golden Globes in off-screen ceremony

Dark Western “The Power of the Dog” and a remake of “West Side Story” took home the top prizes on Sunday in a scaled-down Golden Globes ceremony held privately without the usual glitzy lineup of top TV and movie stars. Hollywood cinema. Actors, directors and movie studios largely ignored the Globes this year after criticism in 2021 that its organizers, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), operated with questionable ethics policies and no black members. Longtime broadcaster NBC opted not to broadcast this year’s awards.

‘Hippy granddad’ O Yeong-su wins South Korea’s first Golden Globe for his role in ‘Squid Game’

South Korean actor O Yeong-su won the country’s first Golden Globe Award on Sunday for his role in Netflix’s hit ‘Squid Game’, drawing acclaim at home and abroad despite criticism from the organizers of the ceremony for a lack of diversity. O, 77, won Best TV Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Oh II-nam, also known as The Host or Player 001, becoming the first South Korean to win a Golden World.

Actress Betty White died of a stroke suffered 6 days earlier

The cause of death of actress Betty White on New Year’s Eve, aged 99, was a stroke she had suffered nearly a week earlier, a copy of the certificate showed death of the actress published online by TMZ.com on Monday. The partially redacted certificate listed White’s cause of death as “stroke”, a medical term for a stroke or the loss of blood flow to the brain caused by a clot or rupture of blood vessels, resulting in brain tissue damage.

‘Send It To Me’: The Rolling Stones honored with Royal Mail stamps

The Rolling Stones are honored on new UK stamps, with a dedicated set showcasing their performances around the world as the legendary rock band celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Britain’s Royal Mail announced on Tuesday that it would issue a special set of 12 stamps “in tribute to one of the most enduring rock bands of all time”.

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