Toro and Steven Spielberg respond to Natalie Portman Golden Globe jibe

Vastavam web: In one of the most noteworthy moments at this year’s Golden Gobes, Natalie Portman took a dig at the lack of diversity in the best director nominees list and both Guillermo del Toro and Steven Spielberg have praised the star for pointing it out.”The Shape of Water” director, who finally took home the best director trophy, counted the names of the women filmmakers who should have been a part of the top five list.He mentioned Dee Rees’ “Mudbound”, Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird”, and Patty Jenkins’ “Wonder Woman” as “terrific” films.

Spielberg, who was also nominated in the category for his newspaper drama “The Post”, predicted that women directors will do better at the Oscars.”This is a pretty incredible year, and I think you’ll be seeing some nominations. I’m predicting at the Oscars this year for a woman director, if not several,” he told Entertainment Tonight.