Archive for Golden Globes

January 22, 2009

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Scrubbing up once more!

Scrubbing up again!

Heath Ledger: On the anniversary of his death (Jan. 22, 2008), he gets a posthumous Oscar nomination, the only one for The Dark Knight.

George Clooney: After months of ‘will he or won’t he?’ debate, Clooney will indeed make the rounds once more on ER, PEOPLE is reporting.

Oscars: Wall-E isn’t up for best picture after all.  Dun dun dunnnnnn.

Oscars, Pt. 2: The Golden Globes nominated Kate Winslet for supporting actress in The Reader.  Now she’s got leading actress but nothing for Revolutionary Road, which–unlike at the Globes–was shut out of the top categories.

American Idol: Can anything take this thing down?  Even with the inaugural festivities broadcast last night, Idol still racked up the highest ratings.  There’s gotta be a fix, right?  Or were people Obama-ed out by nightfall?

Veronica Mars: Fans who felt jilted by the show’s cancellation a few years back can rejoice now that a movie adaptation is finally underway.  Never watched the series but probably could be convinced to go see it.

Fall Out Boy: Recorded a special version of The Simpsons theme song, to be played after this week’s episode.  Our guess is Star Wars is next.

Obama: Gotta love the internet.  You can be in one place and still see practically every Obama front page from yesterday’s papers.

Obama, Pt. 2: He doesn’t have to give up his addiction!  Obama will keep the CrackBerry, now outfitted with special security encryption.  So how long until it’s hacked?

The Daily Show: Time flies!  The little series that could is 10 years old!  And Variety has a bunch of articles to mark the milestone.

No Doubt: Hey baby! Going on tour (with Paramore) this summer for the first time in 5 years!

SIZZLED OUT: Marcia Cross

STILL SIZZLING: This alleged hold-out on a TV-to-movie adaptation said he might “put the script in his shredder.”

January 14, 2009

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Does she look flustered to you?

American Idol: Did you hate last night’s season premiere?  Or that it even premiered at all?  AdAge feels your pain.

Arrested Development: It’s once again unclear whether the series will be made into a movie.  So sick of this back and forth!

Taylor Swift: It’s a frequent question in Hollywood–she can sing but can she act?  Swift will have a chance to prove she’s a double-threat when she guest-stars on CSI.

Bush: Why must he continue to torture us and schedule a farewell speech during primetime? Hasn’t he interrupted enough  TV programming already?

Britney: Her Twitter account was one of the unfortunate celeb ones hacked earlier this month and now someone on her staff may be paying the price.

Kate Winslet: Did you catch her Golden Globes acceptance speeches?  We thought they were endearing and adorable.  Her fellow Brits disagree…strongly.

Vannessa Hudgens: That Twilight report is now being denied.  Good!

Katy Perry: Peeved at PEOPLE and other mags for (allegedly) taking some remarks out of context.  Writes Perry on her blog: “When I wanna share something with the world, the world will know… otherwise, stop looking for a story, or an explanation.”

Ray Romano: Will star in a new TNT “dramedy” about guys going through a mid-life crisis.  Hmmm.  Wonder if this show is autobiographical, too…

Glenn Close: The latest celeb to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  And the best part?  We’ll be going there Friday!

Lil’ Wayne: The first story we’ve seen on who’s performing at the Grammys in February.  Can’t say we’re thrilled.

SIZZLED OUT: Wheel of Fortune

STILL SIZZLING: How will Sizzlemaker do on Wheel of Fortune?  Come back late tomorrow for a recap of the taping.  (Though this doesn’t make us feel too good.)

January 13, 2009

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Does this look like a lawyer to you?

Does this look like a lawyer to you?

Heath Ledger: His family plans on giving his Golden Globe trophy to daughter Matilda.  Rightfully so!

Slumdog Millionaire: One of the reasons ABC is considering bringing the hit show back.  Been there, done that?  We’re kind of over it…

Vanessa Hudgens: Now that HSM is long over (sniff sniff), Hudgens is trying to piggyback on to another series…Twilight.  What ever happened to ‘breaking free’?

Hilary Duff: Signed a development deal with NBC back in November and now actually has something to show for it.  Barely Legal will take on a whole new meaning!

NBC: Creating a panel of “leading women” (which apparently includes Tori Spelling) to help advertisers better market to females.

Mariska Hargitay: Word broke late yesterday that the Law & Order star has a “partially collapsed lung”…and it won’t impact her TV commitments one bit.  Surprising.  Collapsed lung sounds serious, no?

Til’ Death: Hasn’t died.  Who knew?!  Better question: who cares?

The Sopranos: 10-year anniversary.  Again, who knew?!  We feel old. (And the most important Soprano, James Gandolfini, of all has a new gig: Broadway!)

Shaquille O’Neal: Mentioned on his Twitter feed that he’s getting a doctorate in “human resource development.”  One more time, all together now: WHO KNEW?!

TMZ: You know something needs to be changed in the television industry when TMZ TV is the only show that had 52 weeks of original programming in 2008.

SIZZLED OUT: Charlotte Church

STILL SIZZLING: We’re headed to LA tomorrow to tape an appearance on this game show.  Good thing we know the alphabet!

January 12, 2009 Pt. 2

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Fey on last night's Red Carpet

Fey on last night's Red Carpet

30 Rock: Yes!  Finally found Tracy Morgan and Tina Fey‘s entire acceptance speech from the Golden Globes.  Listen and laugh.  You know you want to!

Tom Brady: After fending off rumors last week that he proposed to girlfriend Gisele Bunden comes confirmation that they really are engaged–only it just happened this weekend.

NFL: The playoff ratings were better than 24 AND the Globes.  What does that tell you? Trying to catch up to Hulu and other competition with new deals with Sony, MGM, et al. It’s a great resource (episode guides, etc.) but not the first place we think of for video viewing.

Evolution of Dance: We were really looking forward to the second one but it was kind of disappointing.

Any Winehouse: It’s the divorce no one will be unhappy about.  “Blake incarcerated” is seeking to end his marriage to the mess of a singer.

NYT: Asking (and sort of answering) the question we all have–“Why can’t the most powerful person in the world keep his BlackBerry?”

January 12, 2009

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Making a killing at the box office

Making a killing at the box office

Golden Globes: Read our coverage here!

Entertainment Weekly: Gave Neil Patrick Harris such a glowing review for his SNL gig this weekend that they said he should host “forever”!

Gran Torino: We always feel good about ourselves when we’ve seen the movie that ranks #1 at the box office!

Bonnie Fuller: The tabloid editor thinks celebs are “cursed.”  Um, no.  It’s just their tragedies you hear about so much, thanks to the media.  Unfortunately, thousands of people die every day.

NYT: Suggests an iTunes-like format could save the newspaper industry.  Hooey, we say.

SIZZLED OUT: Jessica Alba (Cash Warren)

STILL SIZZLING: This 22-year-old singer gave birth to her second child this weekend.

Golden Globes: LIVE BLOGGING

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Dustin Hoffman says Kung Fu Panda and Meet the Fockers 2 are in the works.

Hate that everyone acts like they know each other.  Do they really?!  Probably not.

Angelina looks like she’s been wearing practically the same dress at all these shows lately. Hmmmm

Do you think the nominees really saw all the films in their category?

“Hello!  Mama talkin’!”–Jennifer Lopez

Best Supporting Actress (Movie): Kate Winslet, The Reader

“Look I won!” Kate Winslet to her kids

Kate didn’t thank her co-stars!

Love seeing Kate and Leo together!

Why must Miley stick her tongue out?!

Mickey Rourke has such an interesting sense of style, no?

Best Original Song: Bruce Springsteen for The Wrestler

Best Supporting Actor (TV): Tom Wilkinson, John Adams

Best Supporting Actress (TV): Laura Dern, Recount

Dern’s looking forward to “amazing change in this country.” Us, too, Laura.  Us, too.

So how many people are actually sitting and how many are mingling?

Superstars of Dance commercial #1

Why, oh, why, would Don Cheadle ruin his cred and star in Hotel for Dogs?!

Seen in 137 countries…but not all at the same time so they could just look up the winners online.  Same with the west coast!

The president of the Hollywood Foreign Press is adorable!

Much rather see Zac present with Vanessa than Hayden!

“All great actors, all great roles.”–Zac Efron, failing to sound pround

Best Actor (TV Drama): Gabriel Burns, In Treatment

Oops, confusion on who would read!  Zac, get with the program!

Best Actress (TV Drama): Anna Paquin, True Blood

Our favorite Anna Paquin movie: Fly Away Home

A commercial break SO is not enough time for the stars to get to the bathroom.

Holocaust jokes are NEVER okay, Ricky Gervais!

Beyonce looks beautiful as always.

Would’ve been cuter if all the JoBros wore the same thing, no?

Hope Miley wins and there’s awkwardness on stage with Nick!  Muahahahahaha!

But how stereotypical to have the youngest guests present the animated award?

Best Animated Film: Wall-E

Catch Nick breathe a sigh of relief?

Johnny Depp looks sexy…as always.

Best Actress (Comedy Movie): Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky

Do your hands hurt after clapping so much?

Disrespectful to put the (newly redesigned) trophy on the floor, no?

Hawkins: drugged or stunned?  Either way, she’ll be mortified tomorrow.

Best Miniseries or TV Movie: John Adams

Demi looks better than Rumer, Miss Golden Globe!

Best Supporting Actor (Movie): Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

Was Demi visibly uncomfortable announcing that?

“After Heath passed on, you saw a whole ripped in the middle of cinema.”–Christopher Nolan

Next on the Globes?  What happened to Golden?  Give us the adjective back!

On my Twitter feed: Jennifer Lopez comes with Mark Anthony but not wearing wedding ring.  Thoughts?

Commercial: A Day in the Life with Drew Peterson sounds pretty interesting.

“I still have a cold.  It’s not what it used to be.”–Colin Farrell

Best Foreign Language Film: Waltz With Bashir (Israel)

Yay Israel!

“Hope when [our kids] look at the film it will look like an ancient video game that has nothing to do with their lives whatsoever.”–Ari Folman

Best Supporting Actress (Miniseries or TV Movie): Laura Linney (John Adams)

Maggie, what are you wearing?!

Who else wants Aaron Eckhart to somehow return in the next Batman movie?!

Why have I never heard of Bernard and Doris?

Seth Rogen looks PHENOMENAL!  And yes, Elizabeth Banks does, too.

Best Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire

Is Patrick Dempsey the star of Grey’s Anatomy or a star?

Best Actor (TV Comedy): Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)

His face looks like it’s getting bigger and bigger.

Did Renee forget to look in the mirror?!

Pulling for The Reader, for a number of reasons including to honor Sydney Pollack and Anthony LaMinghella.

Forget Megan Fox.  We want Brian Austin Green!

Best Actor (Miniseries or TV Movie): Paul Giamatti (John Adams)

John Adams is cleaning up!

Best TV Series (Comedy): 30 Rock

Tina Fey and I had an agreement if Barack Obama won I would speak for the show from now on.”–Tracy Morgan (so hysterical, wish I had the whole thing!

Commercial: Ben McKenzie! Ben McKenzie!

Why is Pierce Brosnan presenting his own film?

Diddy always cleans up well.

Best Score: Slumdog Millionaire

David Duchovny calls Tea Leoni his wife…but aren’t they splitting up?

Best Actress (TV Comedy): Tina Fey (30 Rock)

Should her co-star really have presented that?!

If you ever start to feel too good about yourself, there’s this thing called the Internet and you can find them there.  So Cougarlover, you can suck it!”–Tina Fey

LOVE that we finally understand the Cecil B. DeMille award! (Thank you, Sunset Blvd. and Hollis Griffin!)

We will never not laugh when seeing Martin Scorsese and his classes.

Took this long to give Spielberg this award?

Schindler’s List gets me every time!

Love that they included Anamanics!

Amazing the number of actors who have worked with Spielberg, no?

Is Scorsese crying?!

“There’s my inspiration, right there.”–Spielberg on Scorsese

“We can’t forget we’re an audience of individuals.”–Spielberg

So how many commercials for He’s Just Not That Into You is that?

Best Director: Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)

Slumdog is also doing very well tonight!

Boyle start to break down there in the end?

Is Katie there with Tom?  Guessing not, since the camera would show if she were.

Very accurate Revolutionary Road description!

Best Actor (Comedy Movie): Colin Farrell (In Bruges)

Weird that he beat out his castmate?

“What we all do at the end of the day…is about love.”–Farrell

Best Picture (Comedy Movie): Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Where’s Woody?  Where’s Scarlett?

Again, why are actors presenting their own film?

Freida Pinto is GORGEOUS!

Cannot wait for The Sister’s Keeper, though it won’t be better than the book.

Best Actress (Movie Drama): Kate Winslet (Revolutionary Road)

Love that she hugged Leo before her husband (and the film’s director!)

“Oh, god.  Who’s the other one?! (pause) Angelina!”–Winslet

“Please wrap up?  You have no idea how much I’m not wrapping up!”–Winslet

How do you remember everyone that worked on each and every film?!

Way to mess up, Blake!

Best TV Series (Drama): Mad Men

Best Actor (Movie Drama): Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler)

Comeback complete?

While we don’t think Leo deserved it, it would’ve been nice to see both him and Kate win.

Rourke is thanking his dogs.  Um, okay.

Oh, the Globes were sponsored by Cadillac?  Yeah, thanks for all those commercials.

Commercial: Probably the most annoying one for Oreo we’ve ever seen.

First time I’ve ever seen a Kings preview!

Best Picture (Drama): Slumdog Millionaire

“They’re wrapping me up! Fuck!”–Christian Colson

Only 7PM on the west coast…and the partying will begin!

January 11, 2009

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We want wedding pictures!

We want wedding pictures!

Fergie: Tied the knot this weekend with longtime boyfriend Josh Duhamel.  In attendance: Black Eyed Peas, Vanessa Marcil, Mario Lopez and more.

24: The two-night premiere begins tonight.  Curious to see the ratings.

Golden Globes: If 24 isn’t your thing (and, we admit, it isn’t for us), awards season kicks into high gear tonight with the Globes.  Did you know the trophy was redesigned this year?

Gran Torino: Very interesting but not for the thin-skinned.  We thought all of the actors except for Clint Eastwood were really bad…and then found out it was their first movie for a lot of them.

Revolutionary Road: We saw this this weekend and the audience was laughing a lot.  Not sure if they were supposed to…

Bono: His first New York Times op-ed column was published today.

Kanye West: Babbling once again.  This time it’s about wanting “devoted” and “core” fans rather than people who just like him because his songs are popular right now.

Perez Hilton: Again he proves what a fake he is by admitting in a new interview that he never watches television (and yet reports on it like he does!) and has his mom do everything gas his car to walk his dog (and yet makes fun of other celebs for having assistants!).

SIZZLED OUT: Leona Lewis

STILL SIZZLING: This actress threw her husband a birthday party this weekend, surprising him so well that he cried!

January 10, 2009

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Sounds yummy to us!

Sounds yummy to us!

24: Really don’t understand what the Obama administration has to do with 24 but maybe we don’t watch enough to know?

Obama: Inspired the new Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor, Yes Pecan.  Get it?!

The Simpsons: In the process of making an episode written by and starring Seth Rogen.  We may actually have to tune in for this one!

Nickelodeon: Their answer to High School Musical–called Spectacular–will air in February.  Noteworthy fact: the film’s choreographer has also worked with Madonna and Britney!

Rumer Willis: The eldest daughter of Bruce and Demi will be Miss Golden Globe at the awards show tomorrow night.  As the Daily Beast asks, how will this affect her career?  “Will it Die Hard?  Like a Ghost?”

Charles Barkley: Was in fact over the legal limit when he was arrested for DUI last month.  Consequently, he’s “taking” a leave of absence from his sportscasting gig.

The Real World: Salon makes a great point: how come it took this long for the show to include a transgendered person in the cast?  Oh, yeah.  Because it’s no longer cutting edge!

Jossip: Has an interesting article examining the possible futures of CBS.  In their words, “own the world or crash and burn.”

SIZZLED OUT: Burger King

STILL SIZZLING: Chace Crawford and his pretty face star in this rising singer’s new video.

January 9, 2009 Pt. 2

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Forget Spiderman.  There's a new hero in town!

Forget Spiderman. There's a new hero in town!

Patrick Swayze: In the hospital with pneumonia.  This can’t be good.

John Travolta: Is it wrong that we have such intimate details of his son’s memorial service when Jett himself wasn’t even a celebrity or public figure?

Golden Globes: Not airing til Sunday night but PEOPLE wants you to get jealous now by reading about all the planned celeb parties.

Neil Patrick Harris: Doogie and the rest of the How I Met Your Mother cast not only extended their contracts but more than doubled their salary.  Not bad.

The View: The co-hosts were on a special panel held by the New York Times.  Why?  We still don’t know.

HSM: KayCee Stroh (the pop and lock it girl) got married today.  Zac and Vanessa were not present.

Blagojevich: Finally impeached but still not resigning.  Makes for another awesome animation by the Chicago Tribune.

Obama: Featured in a special issue of the The Amazing Spiderman comic.  Apparently Obama himself is a comic book collector.  Who knews?!

Obama Pt. 2: Everyone seems to think Michelle will have this huge impact on fashion.  We don’t see it happening but maybe that’s just because we didn’t live through Jackie O?

Miranda Cosgrove: The up-and-coming tween star will get to scope out her competition when she hosts MTV’s countdown of the top 12 teen “cribs.”  Insert your own tween/crib joke here.

Facebook: There’s a war on nipples.  ‘Nuff said.

January 7, 2009 Pt. 2

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Indirectly supporting Obama with a pre-inaguration concert

Indirectly supporting Obama with a pre-inauguration concert

Brad Pitt: Calls Jennifer Aniston a “sweetheart” in a new interview and says any drama between Jen and Angelina is “created” by the media. Also adds that the way he and Angie got together was “respectful.”  Jen might disagree with that…

Fashion Week: The economy is even taking its toll on one of the most anticipated week’s in fashion.  Several top designers have decided not to hold runway shows this year at the usually extravagant Fashion Week in New York City.  Though if you ask the designers themselves, they’ll tell you the economy has nothing to do with it.

Obama: Even if you can’t attend the inauguration in person, you can still get a close look thanks to HBO which will be airing the festivities.  The best part: you don’t even have to be an HBO subscriber to watch!

Jay-Z: But if you will be in D.C., Jay-Z is holding a special concert the night before the ceremony.

Golden Globes: Maybe it’s wrong of us to be so happy about this but the Globes will be handing out this year significantly smaller gift bags to celebs.

Entertainment Weekly: An editorial shake-up has one of our favorite PEOPLE editors, Jess Cagle, leaving the mag and becoming managing editor at EW.  Guess we can live with that.

Jossip: Among what they call the “worst” blogs out there (we’re not on it, whew!) are celebrity Twitter and MySpace pages.  We beg to differ.