My failing Golden Globe predictions

January 18, 2010 at 3:07 pm (awards, media craziness, News) (, , , , , )

Best Motion Picture – Drama
I thought: Precious would win because Oprah says so
And then: Avatar won

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
I thought: Nine would win, then saw it and changed my vote to 500 Days of Summer.
And then: The Hangover won

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
I thought: Clooney
And then: Bridges… Still good.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
I thought: Emily Blunt
And then: Sandra Bullock.

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
I thought: I refused to choose one, then decided on RDJ after seeing Sherlock Holmes.
And then: Robert Downy Jr. I’m pleased.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
I thought: Marion Coutillard, BUT I did say Streep would be a close second. Half points?
And then: Meryl Streep. At least she delivered one of the best quotes of the night… “I’m gonna change my name to T-Bone… T-Bone Streep.”

Best Supporting Actor
I thought: Stanley Tucci
And then: Christopher Waltz. Still pleased, he was good.

Best Supporting Actress
I thought: Vera / Penelope
And then: Mo’Nique

Best Director
I thought: Quentin
And then: James Cameron….

Best Screenplay
I thought: Quentin Tarantino
And then: Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner. I’m okay with this, because I just saw Up in the Air and it was very good.

Original Song
I thought: Bono’s song from “Brothers”
And then: T Bone Burnett and Ryan Bingham, “The Weary Kind,” from “Crazy Heart”
And I’m JUST realizing now that’s where Meryl Streep got T-Bone from. I thought she was just being random.

Best Original Score
I thought: UP
And then: UP.. . Win!

Best Animated Film
I thought: Fantastic Mr. Fox
And then: Up

Best Foreign Language
I thought: Das Weisse Band, because I want to go to Germany.
And then: The White Ribbon… Ironically also German

Best TV Series – Dramaz
I thought: Mad Men
And then: Mad Men

Best TV Series – Musical or Comedy
I thought: Glee
And then:

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
I thought: No idea. I was totally lost.
And then: Grey Gardens

Best TV Actor – Musical or Comedy
I thought: I suffered through choosing one but settled on Duchovney.
And then: Alec Baldwin.. Still good. Still so, so good.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
I thought: Tina Fey
And then: Toni Collette

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
I thought: Don Draper… I mean Jon Hamm
And then: Michael C. Hall. Still good, he is recovering from cancer treatment and still showed up and took home the well deserved Globe. Congrats to him

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama
I thought: January Jones (Betty Draper)
And then: Julianna Marguiles… I could sense the “J”


Supporting Actor (TV)

I thought: Either Neil Patrick Harris or Jeremy Piven
And then: John Lithgow

Supporting Actress (TV)
I thought: Jane Lynch
And then: Chloe Sevigny. UGH, I like her but… Wtf

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