Lights! Camera! Mute button! 2021 awards show drinking game

Lights! Camera! Mute button! 2021 awards show drinking game

The Guardian

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From technical difficulties to flat jokes, here’s everything to keep a look out for during this unprecedented gong season

The thrill of an awards ceremony usually comes from seeing so much talent clustered in such a small space. Star after star, packed in tightly together, wearing their best clothes, all vying to give the wittiest, most memorable speech in the fanciest outfit. The actual awards are an afterthought. Or at least they were, because now Covid is a thing and awards ceremonies have had to adapt accordingly.

If you saw this year’s Golden Globes – and pretty much nobody did – you will have seen what a sterile, remote oddity it was, plagued with glitches and awkwardness. The pandemic has completely changed the face of the awards ceremony as we know it. With this year’s excuse for an awards season about to hit full tilt, here’s a Covid Awards drinking game (soft drinks are available). Perfect to play as you judge the living rooms of A-list actors from your own, objectively worse, homes.

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