Did anyone see the Golden Globes last Sunday, January 11th, 2009?
I was watching and I thought it was a pretty entertaining show--not trying to be a show, but just a lot of celebrities having fun. There were a lot of emotional moments, and lots of drinking, so there was a certain sense of anything could happen--let your hair down. Jennifer Lopez wore the most outragious dress: gold and the only thing covering her back was husband Marc Antony. Megan Fox was pretty outrageous mouth-wise on the red carpet. Maybe she was upset that boyfriend Brian Austin Green wasn't there. A somber moment when Heath Ledger won best supporting actor posthumously for "The Dark Knight." Kate Winslet won for both "The Reader" and "Revolutionary Road" and was beside herself. "Slumdog Millionaire" won the most awards--including best picture--really great if you were rooting for the underdog. Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin both won for "30 Rock."
My favorite moment was when Mickey Rourke--not when they blacked out the screen, no I mean when he thanked his dog. When he won Best Actor for "The Wrestler" he thanked his dogs, and gave the impression that when he was in his darkest moment, dogs were the only ones who stood by him. The story of a wrestler making a comeback paralleled his own story of a washed up actor making a comeback. What a tale of redemption.
"I'd like to thank all my dogs, the ones that are here, the ones that aren't here anymore, because sometimes when a man's alone, all you've got is your dog--and they meant the world to me."
Now, I am happy for Kate Winslet but I wish that Anne Hathaway and Marisa Tomei could have won instead.