BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
TOO BIG TO FAIL
"How fabulous this is!" cries Julian Fellowes (I think this is Julian Fellowes). "It's the audience that makes us a success!" No kidding, this show has taken off like whoa, judging by my Twitter timeline.
Lowe and Moore are still presenting--and may I add, the movie they mentioned that she's in next, Game Change, is, IIRC, an HBO movie about Sarah Palin, and I saw a picture of Moore in costume and it is freakish. Also, she is wearing big emerald earrings right now. help help I skipped finging practice
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
ROMOLA GARAI – THE HOUR
DIANE LANE – CINEMA VERITE
ELIZABETH MCGOVERN – DOWNTON ABBEY
EMILY WATSON – APPROPRIATE ADULT
KATE WINSLET – MILDRED PIERCE
"And the Golden Globe goes to KATE WINSLET," declares Lowe, in this wonderful WELL DUH tone. Like I can't even tell if he thinks this is a good thing or not. (Black, sleeveless, a long narrow what-the-Fug-Girls-would-call-a-boob-win
Please welcome! Freida Pinto! In sort of a slate teal ballgown! Not sure why we have a reaction shot to Leonardo DiCaprio squirming restlessly! Here is! A montage from Midnight in Paris!
"There's excitement in the air!" and mingling at the tables! and FEVERISH TYPING ON MY CARD TABLE.
OH MY GOD I WAS GOING TO HIT POST BUT IT IS TOO LATE
Please welcome! Jeremy Irons! And a tiny lady whose name I totally heard but did not quite catch! There is a philanthropy fund, and Jeremy Irons is literally two heads taller than this tiny lady, and "humanitarian services" sounds kind of amazing the way it rolls off his tongue. "Bravo," he concludes.
Ladies and gentlemen! A very serious! Jake! Gyllenhaal! THIS IS! A montage from My Week with Marilyn with a lot of hip-wiggling.
Ricky Gervais worriedly informs us that we are already five minutes over ("This is not my fault! I was bang-on!"), and asks us (KATE) to please not thank everyone in our entire family, "just the two main ones: God, and your agent. And God and my agent both have roughly the same amount of input in my career." Keep in mind this is a man who ended a previous Globes broadcast with, "Thank you to God for making me an atheist." The crowd rumbles.
Please welcome! Melissa McCarthy, Paula Patton, and an obligatory reference to Bridesmaids-related sink defecation! It's going to be a really long awards season.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
STEVE BUSCEMI – BOARDWALK EMPIRE
BRYAN CRANSTON – BREAKING BAD
KELSEY GRAMMER – BOSS
JEREMY IRONS – THE BORGIAS
DAMIAN LEWIS – HOMELAND
Winner: Kelsey Grammer, who got a huge cheer during the nomination roll call. It has been an amazing year for him! HELP I AM FALLING BEHIND
BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
AMERICAN HORROR STORY
GAME OF THRONES
Winner: Homeland! The Guy Who Stands Up for All of Them thanks "the incandescent Claire Danes" (I think that is the word he used. I didn't have dinner and my blood sugar is low), who is wearing plain white and... nooooo, it is not. There is... some kind of... shoulder business. Sparkly black shoulder business and a black skirt? Scorsese and Emily Watson clink glasses out in the audience. It's good enough for me.