January 26, 2004 |
Awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., a small and insular and somewhat mysterious group of variously credentialed journalists, the Golden Globes are awards of minimal intrinsic, though of obvious practical, value. A perfect example of the self-fulfilling glamorization that's at Hollywood's heart, the awards are by definition important because big stars show up to receive them, and because people tune in to watch them receive them.
January 24, 1994 |
"Now, I can breathe again," said Steven Spielberg, as he stepped off a backstage podium with his two Golden Globe Awards for "Schindler's List"--the first time he has actually won one of Hollywood's major film prizes. In the past, he had been nominated for Globes and Oscars but never took one home.
December 28, 1990 |
Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather Part III," Kevin Costner's "Dances With Wolves" and such mass-appeal hits as "Dick Tracy," "Ghost" and "Pretty Woman" led the nominations for the annual Golden Globe Awards for motion pictures announced Thursday morning in Beverly Hills. Although the nominations were widely spread among 32 movies, it was "Godfather Part III," with nods in seven categories, that topped the list. On the television side, NBC's "L.A.
October 15, 2013 |
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are returning to host the Golden Globe Awards in 2014 and 2015. The duo's chemistry and their ability to deliver barbs with a twinkle have made them an awards-show favorite, not just at the Globes but at the Emmys and other telecasts as well. Here are six memorable Fey and Poehler moments from previous ceremonies: --While co-presenting at the 2008 Emmy Awards, Fey welcomed viewers around the world in France, Greece and China in their native languages.
December 29, 2001
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s Golden Globe Awards are a bit tarnished this year ("Globes Make Their Nods, as Oscar Awaits," Dec. 21). Not even one nomination for "Harry Potter"? Was "Harry" too popular or too successful or too childish for them to honor? When a good film and its director and actors are ignored, something is wrong. In protest, I will see "Harry Potter" that evening. PAUL EUMMELEN San Diego
June 11, 2013 |
Theo Kingma has been elected president of the Golden Globe Awards' governing body the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for the 2013-14 year at the organization's annual election meeting Monday. Kingma replaces Aida Takla-O'Reilly, who was voted onto the Board of Directors. Previously, Kingma held the office of HFPA's executive secretary for two years, and served on the Board of Directors for four years. PHOTOS: Hollywood backlot moments The HFPA, which represents 55 countries, has presented the Golden Globe Awards since 1944.