Entertainment News Roundup: Factbox-Golden Globe awards: Full list of nominees; ‘RRR’ director S.S. Rajamouli puts audience love before critical acclaim and more

Here’s a rundown of the current entertainment news briefing.

Factbox – Golden Globes: The full list of nominations

Hollywood will gather on Tuesday for the 2023 Golden Globes, the first major awards show of the season. NBC declined to air the ceremony in 2022 following a diversity and ethics scandal at Globe organizer Hollywood Foreign Press Association, but will air the show this year to celebrate its 80th anniversary.

‘RRR’ director SS Rajamouli puts audience love ahead of critical acclaim

Indian filmmaker SS Rajamouli has emerged as the standout of the 2023 awards season, with critical acclaim for his three-hour action flick “RRR,” sparking a campaign that landed it a Best Picture Oscar nomination. RRR, starring NT Rama Rao Jr. and Ram Charan, is adapted from the real life of two Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju (Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Rama Rao), who were in their twenties.

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Ex-Sex Pistols John Lydon enters Eurovision Song Contest

Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon will represent Ireland at the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest with his long-running post-Pistols band Public Image Ltd (PiL), the “Anarchy in Britain” singer said on Monday. Lydon, better known as Johnny Rotten when he led the punk rock movement in the late 1970s, has penned a new song for PiL, “Hawaii,” which he describes as a tribute to his wife of nearly 50 years, Nora. A love letter, Nora and Alzheimer’s.

Gloomy Golden Globes aim to regain Hollywood’s ‘party of the year’ status

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A year after Hollywood boycotted the Golden Globes, Brad Pitt, Steven Spielberg and other big names are set to return as organizers try to revive what was once the biggest stop on the industry’s awards circuit of brilliance. Most of this year’s nominees are expected to attend Tuesday’s red carpet ceremony in Beverly Hills, said Helen Hoehne, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which presents the Golden Globes.

‘Elvis’ and ‘Avatar’ face off as Hollywood returns to Golden Globes

The flamboyant “Elvis Presley” biopic and the sci-fi blockbuster “Avatar: The Way of Water” competed for top honors at the Golden Globes on Tuesday, as stars returned to the ceremony after a scandal to try to rebuild its reputation. The Golden Globes will return to television after celebrity and broadcaster NBC dropped its 2022 programming due to an ethical lapse by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

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Australia’s Elvis festival still ‘fantastic’ 30 years later

Hundreds of Elvis impersonators paraded down the main street in Parkes on Saturday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Australian rural town hosting an Elvis tribute gala that has become one of the country’s biggest festivals. “It was fantastic,” said Bob Steele, who with his wife, Anne, started the festival after a dinner in which guests ended up singing Elvis songs well into the night.

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