Hi there! I'm back and since I was away for a while, I feel the need to react to the Golden Globes this year and this Oscar year in general.
First, the Golden Globes: Boy, it was one of the most boring shows I've seen in my life. Boring speeches, nothing interesting, Glee stealing all the awards from Modern Family in that fake, annoying spirit. Moreover, Ricky Gervais was really, really offensive this time. I usually have fun at him, but he was way too much this time. However, I can say that I'm satisfied with the motion picture winners. Melissa Leo and Christian Bale were both brilliant and very deserving. I'm also happy for Natalie Portman (if she gets the SAG, the Oscar is hers), who delivered a beautiful speech. I was so happy that there are still family-oriantated people in Hollywood. Plus, her performance was more than deserving. I haven't seen The King's Speech, so I cannot judge Firth's win, but his speech seemed to be a bit reckless. The sweep of The Social Network was pretty predictable, it was justified to a degree. Also I really disliked it for the first time, after re-watching it, I was blown away. Still, I prefer The Fighter and (mostly) Black Swan.
The Oscar race: Gosh, apart from the Best Actress race, there's NOTHING exciting about it (and if Natalie gets the SAG, than all the suspense is gone). What the hell is going on this year? There's nothing interesting, no scandals with Mo'Nique not campaigning or Bullock campaigning as hell. Everything is so odd right now. I don't know, it might be that Meryl Streep is out of the race this year? It isn't the lack of great films for sure, since I saw many, I just feel that the real buzz and excitement is missing.
The Best Actress reviews: I have no idea, when I'm able to go on with it, I'll do my best, I can promise.