NEWS OF THE WEEK: Cate Blanchett calls for televised Hollywood awards shows to be scrapped

While accepting a prize at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards on Sunday. The Australian actress took home the prize for Best Actress for her performance as a conductor in Tár beating out the likes of The Woman King's Viola Davis, Till's Danielle Deadwyler, Babylon's Margot Robbie, The Fabelman's Michelle Williams, and Everything Everywhere All at Once's Michelle Yeoh.But during her speech, Cate took to the opportunity to criticise glitzy prizegivingsnclaiming that too many great performances go unheralded. Noting that the award was "arbitrary, considering how many extraordinary performances" were given by women in the past year…