Tag Archives: Golden Globes

Live The Golden Globes

9 Jan

Join us this coming Sunday evening for the 2012 Golden Globes! Get your popcorn and drinks and laptops handy, turn on the TV for the start of the Red Carpet at 7pm and comment with us on the dresses and stay with us thru the Golden Globe awards show presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. We will being live at 7pm E to cover the Red Carpet and continue into NBC’s coverage that begins at 8pm E.

Haven’t looked up whose been nominated yet?
Check The HFPA Nominations list

See you then!

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The 2011 Golden Globe:Winners!!

17 Jan

By: Open Book

Does it really matter? The true winners are the bloggers who reported non-stop reactions to the event. That’s right, the real show took place on various online streaming videos of the red carpet arrivals and on live feeds covering the show. The responses from bloggers listening to Ricky Gervais (who was the MC), opening monologue was priceless to watch!!! Many gave him rave reviews over his candid, shocking and honest reactions to the nominees, winners and of course The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). You could say Gervais did a classic “roasting” of the Golden Globe Awards last night. There was no hiding or sugar coating what many viewers felt since the news broke of a pending lawsuit against the HFPA a few days ago.  Continue reading

2011 Golden Globe:LAWSUIT

15 Jan

By: Open Book

On Thursday January 13th, 2011 three days before it’s biggest televised event. Michael Russell filed a two million dollar lawsuit against the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) claiming the association members abuse their positions with unlawful deals, which resemble a “payola scheme” enterprise. Although, the HFPA has denied such accusations, some of the allegations by Russell, is hard to ignore. One of them being lack of creditability due to acting nominations being sold by association members. In an article written by Anthony McCartney at AP Entertainment he states; “This year’s show has been no different, with criticism of acting nominations for Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie for “The Tourist,” a critical and commercial flop.[1] Continue reading

2011 Golden Globe Awards: Preview

11 Jan

RED CARPET PREDICTIONS

By: Open Book

The most highly anticipated part of all award shows is the red carpet events. Although, The Golden Globe Awards are a little-more laid back than the Oscars, they should not be taken lightly. For fashion designers awards shows like the Golden Globes and Oscars are big business and a way for them to advertise their products on the backs of celebrities. Many begin the task by sending a sea of correspondence to those nominated hoping for a bite. Some female celebrity’s are off the market like Natalie Portman (nominated this year for Best Actress in Black Swan) due her beauty contract with Dior. However, there are still those new to the arena like Jennifer Lawrence age 20, nominated for her performance in Winter Bones, has hired Elizabeth Stewart the stylist for Cate Blanchett to get her ready for these events.[1] It will be exciting to see those A-List celebrities like Halle Berry and Nicole Kidman who’ve repeatedly looked amazing on the Red Carpet make their return. Of the film actresses nominated this year. Who are you most excited to see on the Red Carpet?

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