About those Golden Globes

Everyone acknowledges that the Golden Globes are essentially meaningless, yet you wouldn’t know it from how much ink has been spilled talking about them leading up to, during and in the aftermath of the awards themselves. Personally I thought the show was a little boring and that’s too bad because whatever you think of the HFPA, (read…)

2010 Golden Globe nominations

The best that can be said about the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globes is that it’s usually a fun show to watch as far as your televised awards ceremonies go. That’s about the beginning and end of it. For those of you keeping score at home, here are the Best Motion Picture – Drama (read…)

Golden Globes to Avatar: I See You

(AFP/Valerie Macon and AFP/Getty Images/Kevin Winter) So, here are the Golden Globes. I didn’t see James Cameron winning for Best Director or Meryl Streep and Sandra Bullock reversing Drama and Comedy/Musical Actress awards from how conventional wisdom suggested it would go down. I was rooting for Kathryn Bigelow, but you have to admit Cameron pulled (read…)

The horror: Nikki Finke live-blogs the Golden Globes

Two things I’d rather do than listen to Nikki Finke grinch about the Golden Globes…

Golden Globe Predictions

Awards Daily’s Sasha  Stone asked a few folks to make predictions for Sunday’s Golden Globes telecast. Since I can’t resist an opportunity to make a public ass of myself, I decided to play along: Drama: Inglourious Basterds Director: Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker Actress Drama: Helen Mirren – The Last Station Actor Drama: George (read…)

HFPA announces Golden Globe foreign language hopefuls

Yesterday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association unveiled the list of films that will vie for Golden Globe nominations for Best Foreign Film. In other words, these are the 69 films with the best post-screening buffet tables. The complete nominations for the 67th Annual Golden Globes will be announced on December 15. Ricky Gervais will host (read…)

‘Slumdog’ and Winslet are Golden

Slumdog Millionaire took home four Golden Globes and Kate Winslet won two all by herself as Hollywood toasted itself in a little early pre-Oscar warm up last night. Here are the winners: Picture (Drama): Slumdog Millionaire Picture (Musical/Comedy): Vicky Cristina Barcelona Director: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire Actor (Drama): Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler Actress (Drama): Kate (read…)

The Golden Globe Nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association splits their love between The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Doubt and Frost/Nixon by giving each film five Golden Globe nominations each. The main surprise for me is that they didn’t give more love to The Dark Knight. Why? My cynical side thinks they figured the movie’s biggest star couldn’t show up for their (read…)

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