Awards and Activism: The Golden Globes Recap

A sea of black and an armful of gold.  That seemed to be the theme in ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel last night during the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards.  For the first time since the attacks on September 11, 2001, the award show was not really about the awards given for excellence in […]

Golden Globe Nominations are here!

And thus, it begins.  Awards Season has officially started with the announcement of the nominations for the first major film awards of the year, the Golden Globes.  It has been an interesting year with several good movies coming out steadily throughout the year.  However, as December nears its end and the tidal wave of award […]

La La Land Sweeps the Globes!

  Last night Hollywood royalty came out to see who the Hollywood Foreign Press has dubbed as the best of movies and television in the past year.  One film stood out: La La Land. Perhaps the writing was on the wall at the beginning of the show when host Jimmy Fallon parodied several musical sequences […]

2017 Golden Globe Nominations Announced!

Welcome back, my award season enthusiasts!  The 2017 Award Season officially commenced this morning at 8:15 am with the announcement of the Golden Globe Award Nominations.  While these awards are decided by the Hollywood Foreign Press, whose members do not overlap with any Oscar voting body, they are always a good indication of what movies […]

Oh What a Night! – 2016 Golden Globe Awards

Last night, Hollywood came out in droves to drink support their peers at the Golden Globe awards.  Hosted by Golden Globe winner Ricky Gervais, the night got off to an auspicious start.  Gervais promised to not pull any punches while hosting, and his monologue proved that he meant it.  Ribbing everyone from Caitlyn Jenner to […]

Golden Globe nominations are heating up Awards season

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has spoken and the Golden Globe nominations are in. By separating the movie categories into Drama and Musical or Comedy, the Golden Globes is able to honor more of the potential Oscar hopefuls and, alternatively, completely disrupt my prediction process.  Due to all of the hype and critics awards, it […]

Golden Globe Nominations 2013

The Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning. It was no surprise that Lincoln led the nominations with seven, followed by Argo, Django Unchained, Les Misérables and Silver Linings Playbook; it was a surprise that Les Misérables (Tom Hooper) wasn’t nominated for best director. An even bigger surprise was—the almost forgotten—Salmon Fishing in the Yemen scored […]