What do you get when 85 freeloading freelancers without genuine media affiliations vote for winners in an industry that’s filled with affiliations and worth more than most small countries? A) A scam; B) The Golden Globes; or C) Jodie Foster. If you guessed A, you are correct, if you guessed B, you are correct, and if you guessed C, you are as confused as the rest of us. Last night, for the 70th time, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association held their annual confusing grifter fest, the Golden Globe Awards, filled with Hollywood honchos pretending it was all real,
Every year it seems like more and more movies nobody ever heard of or seen gets the awards,mostly because they push a "progressive" theme. The anti fracking movie turned out to be a box office flop but they´ll find some award for it. Obama 2016,never made it to the list of documentaries,despite out preforming all other docs combined.The same thing happened on "waiting for superman" which exposed union corruption in the school system and was produced/directed by a career lefty.
I agree with #1. The left is trying to push their movies down our throats. Most I have never heard. One show that I would not take the time to review is "GIRLS" with that trashing Dunham. She calls republicans nazis.
If that speech last night was Jodie´s coming out, I think it is safe to say that she didn´t have to bother because most of us have already suspected the truth. I don´t say that in a mean way, because I have always admired the fact that she never put her personal life in our faces and she stood up for Mel Gibson when he had his troubles. In a community that believes in the great art of backstabbing friends to get ahead, that is something noteworthy. If there is any thing resembling class in Hollywood, she is it.
As I was surfing, I landed for a few minutes on the Golden Globes. Thought I might stay a while until I saw Jessica Alba walk out and read a piece of papter. I keep hearing her name and wonder why she is popular. Have never seen her in anything and after watching her last night, will never see her in anyting. She is fairly plain, has no personality, and can´t even read a piece of paper without stumbling. Moved on. Boring!
Like most posters here, I couldn´t care less what these dimbulbs say and do, but it has long been known that Jodie Foster is a lesbian with (last time anyone checked) in a long-term, stable relationship.
It has always interested me how such talented people like Jodie Foster, Matt Damon, Streisand when she could still sing, Wesley Snipes, Jonathan Rhys-Myers, Joaquin Phoenix, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio and some of the better actors can be so exceptional at their craft and so unfathomably vacuous in most other aspects of their usually dysfunctional lives, especially their politics.
Ditto, #12. I watched a James Bond movie marathon and what is with the new one - talk about ugly. I haven´t been out to a movie in years - not much that I would watch and foster in particular. When Fellini died, I was sad, he was funny, sad and weird.
when horndog walked out like the second coming...i switched channels...jodie foster....who didnt know she was gay.....a gathering of idiots of the leftwing persuasion.........i found something better to do with my time
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Fiesta del sol, 1/14/2013 8:45:01 AM (No. 9115284)
All I need to know about the Golden Globes was that Julieanne Moore was awarded for her portrayal of Sarah Palin in ´Game Change´. And she was lauded for her "courage". Please. Call me when someone in Hollywood portrays Obama as a lazy Communist, and then we can talk courage.
PS...Sarah Palin is still being ripped by Hollywood? Did she run for something last year and I missed it? She didn´t even attend the RNC convention!
My favorite part was a) missing it all and b) reading the whole of Nikki Finke´s snark blog at Deadline.com, especially the part about Ryan Seacrest and Bradley Cooper needing to ´redo their closets.´ Close 2nd: revealing that Lena Dunham is every bit the nasty piece of work she appears to be.
I´ve thought for some time now that all the people ´outing´ themselves were making a big mistake. Very, very few of them go on to busy careers pretending to be someone else and winning awards for it. Jodie Foster is an excellent actress but after her plane movie where the bad guy were American - that´s it for me.
By the way, I think some of them are making it up - about being gay. Just a thought.
Why not put Swamp Loggers or L.A. Ink on as best shows? Oh, that´s right, all those garbage "Viewer Wrestling" shows don´t use writers since the writer strike ruined that pool of "talent". Unions have ruined Hollywierd as much as they have ruined this nation´s greatness as a world industrial leader. Now all the elites have is each other- clearly their audience has found other means of entertainment. The dive into commonality and mediocrity has been spectacular. Lady Gaga rules supreme and the world wonders.
The oversized egos of these mental midgets is hilarious. Ms. Foster evidently thinks that the world is agog over her ´sexuality´ when in fact no one cares except maybe Hollywood and shut-ins who have nothing better to do than to follow celebrity gossip. Does anyone really watch these award shows? What is wrong with them?
I agree with number 10. I think she´s been hounded for years to come out publically and she hasn´t. She didn´t do it in an "in your face" way. She´s stood by Mel Gibson who´s politically incorrect as they come. She´s classy in my book.
I read the transcript of Jodie Foster´s speech and it was very poignant. That the media is focusing on that one moment is par for the course but her words for her mother still give me a lump in my throat. That she acknowledges Mel Gibson was the brave moment, IMO. Not saying anything about her "partner".
She showed a room full of morally corrupt and selfish jerks what it is to be a good daughter, a good mother and a good friend.
The media, of course, turns it into something that fits their narrative.
#29, because I like some of the better (real) cooking shows, TCM, A&E, BIO, HIST, and the occasional commercial-free movie.
That said, almost all our TV watching is Netlix streaming of movies or Fox News now and then. But these days, even watching Fox while on the treadmill is painful with that ditzy AM blonde who persists in peppering her speech with "you know".
#19 a little heads up about Sarah Palin: when they diss her they are dissing conservatives in general. She represents our values and beliefs, so they can twist their dirty little knives in us whenever they get an opportunity to revile her.
I prefer the paint drying channel or the grass growing channel to most of anything on TV. I do, however, watch some sports and FNS at times, but most of the time, my TV stays off. I prefer my computer. That way I get to select what I want to see, hear, and read.
Because of Lucianne I just found out they had the reward dispensation gathering. It reminds me of 4 Hero of Soviet Union medals awarded to brezhnev or nobel prize awarded to obozo (lower case intentional). They gather in a dark alley (no matter how much glamor) and give the awards - it matters to the dark alley dwellers, not to us. Do they deserve those? Of course not, but because hollywood has monopoly producing entertainment goodies in the whole world what choice do you have? Watch this garbage or watch nothing!
It´s Hollywood patting Hollywood on the back. I haven´t seen a movie sice Cars but I am going to Zero Dark Forty and maybe Lincoln just because they gave kudos to their flavor of the day. Then I may not see another for 10 more years. Guns aren´t our problem. Hollywood is our problem.
I felt very sorry for Jody Foster´s two fatherless sons. What about their rights? How difficult for two boys to grow up knowing that their mother did not VALUE their father enough to be his wife. Is this intelligent, talented, rich and feted woman is lonely - sh has no one to blame but herself. Heather Has Two Mommies is a nightmare way to raise children- especially for young boys.
Came in late, there was Mel sitting up close, Jody giving him support. Bravo. Mel and Jody, two of the most versatile actors ever, who are also stars. Jody is as versatile, do anything well, as Christopher Walken and Gary Oldman. Rambling speech was incoherent, but nice to see her getting attention. Great to see Mel, the most versatile, accomplished actor of the few true stars.
I am with you #12. I´d rather poke my eyes out. But if Jodie is gay, so what? Anybody who saw her as a child KNEW she was gay before she eve knew it. It is obvious she was just made that way. It was more than her just being a tomboy as a kid.
Anyway, I believe ALL awards show are scams now. They are just a bunch of people congratulating themselves for being phony. Even the Academy Awards has turned that way. It is all a joke
And people wonder why I don´t watch tv. I like my Netflix and my DVD collection. We don´t go to the movies, we wait until it comes out on DVD. MUCH cheaper, the food is better, and so are the seats. There is also a "pause" button.
Ditto #34 and #40. Wish more people would watch "Person of Interest", an original and absolutely splendid program starring James Caviezel. Terrific. Do hope it is getting enough viewing to stay around longer.
Foster actually went to college and earned a degree, so she´s what passes for an intellectual in Hollywood. Of course, her degree is in Literature from Yale, so it´s not worth much. As for her being a lesbian, I´m shocked, shocked.
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