District of Cinema Episode 15: Unpacking "Paper Moon" and the secret Golden Globes
"The crew discuss Peter Bogdanovich's 1973 classic, then dive into the HFPA controversy
In the first episode of the spring semester, Life Managing editor Tristan, Arts and Entertainment editor Koz and Silver Screen editor Spenser review "Paper Moon," a comedic road movie that follows an orphan and a conman as they scam their way through the Depression-era Midwest. They then talk about the controversies surrounding the HFPA that led to a lowkey Golden Globes ceremony. Koz wonders why musicals and comedies are grouped in the same category at the Globes. Is "West Side Story" really a comedy?