Party's over: Covid-hit Hollywood cuts the award season glamour

Los Angeles (AFP) – The weeks building up to Hollywood’s awards season are usually a whirlwind of glitzy Los Angeles parties, lavish celebrity “gifting suites” and the raucous Golden Globes themselves — but not this year. Not even Tinseltown’s glamorous galas could avoid being turned upside-down by the coronavirus pandemic. “If a studio has a hot film, they will throw a lot of events, and invite people to attend to honor the filmmakers,” said Variety awards editor Tim Gray. “Those films seem to become serious contenders because there’s so much attention (given) to them. “I haven’t been to any…

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