“It takes the complicated issue of a rape – I’m a sexual assault survivor myself – and infuses it with heart, humour, pathos and a story constructed so well, I had to watch it twice, just to understand how Coel did it.”
Reflecting on the nomination she received, and how it still felt part of a wider injustice, Copaken continued: “Now, am I excited that Emily in Paris was nominated? Yes. Of course. I’ve never been remotely close to seeing a Golden Globe statue up close, let alone being nominated for one.
“But that excitement is now unfortunately tempered by my rage over Coel’s snub. That I May Destroy You did not get one Golden Globe nod is not only wrong, it’s what is wrong with everything.”
The nominations for this year’s Golden Globes awards were released yesterday – here’s everything you need to know about this year’s line-up.