Jennifer Lawrence

2016 Golden Globes Recap Podcast

2016 Golden Globes Recap Podcast – <18 mins – 32.9MB>

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It’s very frustrating to sit through an awards show and basically be told that the show is probably rigged. It became a running gag during the 73rd Golden Globes that not everything was on the up-and-up which made what began as an entertaining evening (Ricky Gervais was very funny) into a tedious chore of watching station ads, trailers for the nominated movies, and award winners that seem more cherry picked than earned. So I apologize if the post-Golden Globes podcast sounds a bit on the angry side but it after a week of watching on average two movies a week to get caught up on all the nominees, it felt kind of pointless in the end.


I apologize if there were some audio issues with the podcast. I was trying a slightly different setup and I have a bit of a sore throat. I know the sound quality isn’t awful but I’m a bit of a stickler for audio so the fact that the sound fidelity may only be 9 out of 10 still bothers me.


Here’s a link to the Metacritic list I mentioned on the podcast.


For winners and the nominees for the 73rd Golden Globes, click this link.

Madness Brewing–Oscar Live Blog

11:43 – The final stats are four apiece for Inception and The King’s Speech. The big loser was True Grit as it picked up a grand total of zero Oscars despite having ten nominations. The film with the best winning percentage was Alice in Wonderland with 67% (two wins with three nominations). Inception performed better than The King’s Speech; even though the two films had four victories each, Inception did so with only eight nominations compared to twelve for The King’s Speech

There will be more Oscar discussion on Tuesday’s Weekly Movie Podcast and I’ll look at the entire awards season in Friday’s Weekly Movie Newsletter.

11:37 – Not my choice for Best Picture (I would have picked Inception or Barney’s Version had it been nominated) but it still was a solid pick. It’s a great film and chances are most people will enjoy this film if they take the time to watch it.

11:36 – WINNER FOR BEST PICTURE: The King’s Speech

11:34 – Way to show the ending to several of the Best Picture nominees in that montage, you goofs.