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Unanimous love for 'Lady Bird' unites the Golden Globes and the National Society of Film Critics as awards season takes shape

Unanimous love for 'Lady Bird' unites the Golden Globes and the National Society of Film Critics as awards season takes shape

How were the Golden Globes? I’m asking honestly. Thanks to freezing New York temperatures and a broken water main at Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, I wound up catching a later flight home than expected and missing the show entirely. A quick Twitter scroll and a few YouTube clicks caught me up on some of the highlights: the black gowns, the awkward jokes, Oprah Winfrey’s galvanizing acceptance speech and Natalie Portman’s gutsy jab at this year’s “all-male” director nominees.

As for the Globe winners themselves, they struck me as a purely accidental but still-revealing contrast with a far less publicized slate of film awards handed out the same weekend — namely, the...

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