The Golden Globes inched closer to legitimacy in its 72nd show, giving awards not just to A-List celebrities, but to the edgier productions that unequivocally deserved recognition, including “Boyhood,” ”The Grand Budapest Hotel,” and “Birdman.”
January always marks a fresh new start to the year and with it, a plethora of new events, festivals, shows, and films worth checking out.
“Birdman” squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category. Showtime dominated the television nominations with nine.
The Irish band won for their song “Ordinary Love,” their first song in three years, from the Nelson Mandela biopic, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
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A Somali actor from Minnesota who made his acting debut in the Tom Hanks’ movie “Captain Phillips” has received a Golden Globes supporting actor nomination. Barkhad Abdi and three other amateur Somali actors from Minnesota portray pirates who hijack an American cargo ship.
Legendary Hollywood Reporter Leonard Maltin previewed the Golden Globes Awards with Dave Lee on Friday morning.
Comedian Ricky Gervais was on with David Letterman last night on the Late Show. They talked about everything from Gervais’ hosting job on the Golden Globes, to whether he’ll replace Steve Carell’s character on “The Office. We’ve got a link to the video.
Half the fun of big-time awards shows, like the Golden Globes, is commenting on them. It seems like everyone wants to talk about the best dresses, the craziest personalities and everything else that shows up on the red carpet.
The dubious influence of the Golden Globes on the Academy Awards has thankfully waned a bit since the proliferation of hundreds of film critic awards. But every once in awhile, the Globes have gone a few steps too far even for the Academy.
Ricky Gervais had an eye-opening monologue last night and we’ve got a link to the video.