The actor offered to accept via Zoom but the academy said no. Still, he won because of a release strategy that ensured his film would peak at the last minute.
“At 83 years of age I did not expect to get this award,” Hopkins said of his best actor win in a video posted early on Monday morning.
The director Florian Zeller narrates a sequence from his Oscar-nominated drama about a man’s descent into dementia.
Florian Zeller has found success in the theater and as a novelist. Now, his first movie as a director is nominated for four Golden Globe Awards.
Anthony Hopkins gives a scalding performance as a man stricken by dementia in this clever drama.
Expect a category where a handful of titanic veterans and an influx of up-and-comers vie to be Boseman’s runner-up.
In the dementia drama “The Father,” the 82-year-old actor turns in a career-capping performance and yet claims, “No acting required.”
There are few big-budget contenders and the ceremony may be reduced, but the list of nominees could be more diverse than ever.
The pandemic has disrupted relations among the masses, the elites and the celebrities who liaise between them.