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 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…)

Golden Globe noms

For the 67th year in a row, I didn’t receive a single Golden Globe nomination. Here’s who did. Why the opinions of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association are given so much weight remains a mystery, but the show is usually fun.

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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