As the song says, this is truly the most wonderful time of the year. There’s all the Christmas stuff, natch; but for us, ‘tis the season for recognizing the year in film! What can we say? We love lists and awards! With the New York film critics set to reveal their top choices in a Read More
The Coen brothers’ No Country For Old Men won the top prize at the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild awards show, while The Sopranos cleaned up in the television categories. With this year’s Golden Globes reduced to a press conference and the fate of next month’s Oscars uncertain, the ordinarily downplayed Screen Read More
Kathy Griffin, the redheaded comedian, is sad that the Golden Globes didn’t really happen. But luckily for Ms. Griffin, a person largely famous for her ability to mock other, more famous people, NBC asked her to basically pretend that they happened.
In this clip from last night’s Dateline, Ms. Griffin says that she Read More
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Atonement were the big winners at the 65th Annual Golden Globes awards. Period drama Atonement, the on-screen adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel, won best drama. Sweeney Todd took home the best comedy or musical award and its star, Johnny Depp, received the best actor in Read More
Now that the Golden Globes has flopped and the Academy Awards are in jeopardy, the Screen Actors Guild and Film Independent Spirit awards shows have a chance to shine this year. Both shows—the proverbial bridesmaids, so to speak—have been granted waivers from the Writers Guild of America, so the stars are expected to Read More
At 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, Barry Adelman, the executive producer of the Golden Globes ceremony for eight years, gathered his staff in the Santa Monica offices of Dick Clark Productions to announce that he had not been able to come to terms with the Writers Guild of America, which has been on strike Read More
After the Hollywood Foreign Press Association officially announced the cancellation of the 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards telecast yesterday, studios and television channels began cancelling their own parties that usually take place after the champagne dinner at the Beverly Hilton. HBO, Universal and InStyle/Warner Bros. were nixing their plans last night, according to Read More
Observer Media Mensch of the Year Nikki Finke is reporting that, thanks to the writers strike, NBC will not broadcast a traditional Golden Globe awards ceremony this year.
Instead, she writes, "a stripped down announcements telecast will be aired by NBC News. It will consist of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Read More
NBC executives have emerged from their Sunday night sweat-lodge, in which an answer was sought as to how they might telecast the Golden Globe awards without brining an angry storm of controversy upon their tribe.
Screen Actors Guild president Alan Rosenberg announced on Friday afternoon that not one of the more than 70 actors nominated Read More
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association had hoped last-minute negotiations with the Writers Guild of America would allow the Golden Globes show to go on. But the guild announced yesterday afternoon that striking writers still intend to picket along the red carpet.
”The WGA has great respect Read More