The Golden Globes Summed Up By Celebrity Reactions

By now you’ve read everything you possibly can about last night’s Golden Globes. The winners. The losers. How everyone is coming down on Ricky Gervais for being “too soft”. iI you’re anything like me, you’ve watched Tina Fey photo bombing Amy Poehler and George Clooney complimenting Michael Fassbender’s “golf game” several times.

But geeze, the Golden Globes were boring this year. I dozed off several times. Something was missing and it wasn’t just Mandy Patinkin’s beard. To be fair, it was a fitting ceremony given the serious lack of exciting film nominees… and the serious lack of exciting films in 2011. (I’m really not hyped about any movies this awards season.) Thank goodness for drunken celebrities. They are single reason to watch the Globes each year and some stars really brought their A-game.

Meryl Streep

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69th Annual Golden Globes Predictions

The Golden Globes are mere hours away. Are you excited? Have you poured your first drink yet? I have… because I’m watching the Red Carpet on E! right now and it is torture. As usual. (Why do I put myself through the misery of watching Guiliana Rancic and the Seacrest every year?) Anyway, on Friday’s episode of the Ally and Joanna Show, Ally and I already revealed our preferred Golden Globe winners. But in case you don’t care to listen to a 40 minute podcast, here are my predictions for the film categories.

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2011 Golden Globes: A Twitter Recap

I considered doing an average best and worst moments of the Golden Globe awards list – Chris Colfer’s win for Glee; Robert Downey Jr. presenting; the the incredible (disappearing) Ricky Gervais; wins for Annette Bening and The Kids Are All Righ; the complete lack of respect for TV stars, frightening instances like this… The list goes on and on.

Instead of that, here is a round-up of just some of what was being said on Twitter during the Globes.

On Helena Bonham Carter’s awesome appearance:

On host Ricky Gervais (who will never be asked back again):

http://twitter.com/#!/MovieNut14/status/26795314442670080

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2011 Golden Globe Awards: The Winners

Here are the film winners for the 68th annual Golden Globe awards. Tomorrow I will post a complete recap. (Before you ask, not all of my favorites won. I still love you Blue Valentine!)

Best Motion Picture – Drama: The Social Network

Best Motion Picture – Comedy: The Kids Are All Right

Best Director: David Fincher, The Social Network

Best Actor – Drama: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech

Best Actress – Drama: Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Best Actor -Comedy or Musical: Paul Giamatti, Barney’s Version

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy: Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right

Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter

Best Supporting Actress: Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Best Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Best Animated Feature: Toy Story 3

Best Foreign Language Film: In a Better World

Best Original Song: “You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me,” Burlesque

Best Original Score: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Network

Five Awesome Things About the Golden Globe Nods

The Golden Globe nominations have been announced and as always, there are hits and misses. Continue reading “Five Awesome Things About the Golden Globe Nods”