I just got done watching the Golden Globes show on TV, and that’s fun, to sit there with some bacon & horseradish dip and say shitty things about people who are famous. Also to make fun of the clothes these celebrities wear, mostly the women, because the men generally look the same, but if you put ‘em on a sliding scale and concentrate, you can make proportionately weighted fun of the men for managing to look not quite right in a tuxedo because they couldn’t just go ahead and wear a regular tux like all the other guys, they hadda stand out, so they show up in a bad bowtie [...]
Have you seen The Tourist? Probably not! I have. It's horrible! There's almost no dialogue, and what little dialogue there is gets harvested hard for the trailer, so pretty much you've already seen it. And now! Here are your Golden Globes nominees for best musical/comedy movie: Alice in Wonderland, Burlesque, The Kids Are All Right, Red, The Tourist. Woof! What a pile of dogs. (As much as I enjoyed Red, and it was not technically bad, and of course Helen Mirren is delightful, and it was somewhat amusing and charming and not stupid, it would not have made my top 25 films of the year list.) One other [...]
"At a time when President Obama is under attack for appointing so many white men — and so few women — to senior positions in the White House, Hollywood seemed intent Sunday on correcting the imbalance at the Golden Globes. "
A scene from last night's Golden Globe awards: "Notorious rapist climbs stage, is met with applause and loving jokes about how he could beat folks up (for example, prior to and/or while raping them). Movie featuring notorious rapist, which is about the hilarity of roofies, hating women who don't and/or do have sex, and Zach Galifianakis maybe being a registered sex offender (HA! Just like that one guy in the movie who IS A RAPIST, IN REAL LIFE) wins award for Best Comedy. More jokes about awesomeness of notorious rapist ensue; warm-hearted applause for notorious rapist resounds throughout the theater." For more about the Golden Globes ceremony, [...]