Off-air Golden Globes to list winners as Hollywood boycott bites

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The Bangkok Post

LOS ANGELES: “Belfast” and “West Side Story” are among the frontrunners for a drastically scaled-down 79th Golden Globes on Sunday, where winners will be unveiled via Twitter from an untelevised ceremony that is being boycotted by Hollywood. The Globes — in the past billed as Tinseltown’s biggest party and the key first stop on the film awards circuit — have this year been stripped of their usual A-list glamour, as a row swirls over organizers’ ethical practices. NBC has scrapped its TV broadcast, and instead the Hollywood Foreign Press Association — whose members vote on the Globes — will ann…

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