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Do Last Night's Golden Globes Tell Us Anything About PGA/Oscars?

Monday, January 11, 2016   (0 Comments)
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From LATimes:

...Sometimes the [Golden Globes] winners — and the reception in the room to the winners — can produce a shift in perception as to the direction the Oscars might take. And with this year's best picture race being the most unsettled in years, it's tempting to look to the Globes for a clue or two, even as past winners such as Gervais and Jim Carrey kept telling us to keep things in perspective.

So, first, a disclaimer: Neither of last year's Globes best picture recipients — "Boyhood" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" — ended up winning the Academy Award. Alejandro G. Iñárritu's "Birdman" did.

On Sunday, Iñárritu found himself on the stage twice, winning honors for motion picture drama and director. On the (ahem) comedy side, Ridley Scott's space survival saga "The Martian" won.

Notably absent throughout the evening was Tom McCarthy's meticulous procedural, "Spotlight," which didn't win any category, not even the Globe it was expected to take — screenplay...

Really, it's impossible to call any film the pacesetter now. You can make a case for a handful of movies…

- Read the full article at LATimes.com




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