Live Blogging for the Golden Globes 2014

I am watching the USA Golden Globes on live streaming from this address:

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey host the show.

Jennifer Lawrence just won her Golden Globe as best supporting actress for her role in “American Hustle”. She said she discovered David O. Russell through “I Heart Huckabees”

Jacqueline Bisset won her first Golden Globe for “Dancing on the Edge”

Susan Ekins     Gregory Jacobs     Michael Polaire won the award for best TV film, Behind the Candelabra. I think this is just propaganda. I’ve seen the movie, and it’s not so good.

Elisabeth Moss – best supporting actress in a TV series, Top of the Lake. She is very moved.

Matt Damon presents the film “Captain Phillips” nominated for best drama.

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey introduce the president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). Theo Kingma. He says it was a  year full of very good movies.

Wolf on Wall Street is getting presented.

Aaron Eckhart and Yvonne Strahovski present the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama Bryan Cranston for “Breaking Bad” (2008). This is not the first time he has been awarded for this TV series.

They also present the awards for the best TV series drama: Breaking Bad – Vince Gilligan TV show creator and producer. Vince was launched by his work at the X-files. He invites performer Aaron Paul to say something. Vince thanked the audience. In the beginning, there weren’t so many viewers.

I’ve seen the trailer for Monuments Men in the commercial break, a potential future contender next year. Initially, the movie was planned to launch in 2013, but the premiere was delayed.

Steve Coogan and Judi Dench, the stars of Philomena, present the drama nominee Philomena.

Kate Beckinsale presents the award for music Alex Ebert, All is Lost

and the best song: Bono, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen jr – Ordinary Love from Mandela Long Walk to Freedom – Bono says he has been working for Nelson Mandela since the ’70s – a very personal award, – he pays tribute to Nelson Mandela.

The best TV series or TV movie drama actor: Jon Voight for “Ray Donovan” (2013)

Her” is presented.

The award for best actress in a motion picture comedy is up next.

Robert Downey jr presents the award. The award goes to Amy Adams for American Hustle. She said this is her 15th year in acting. Thanks to her daughter for teaching her to accept joy and renounce fear. Everybody congratulates her. Very enthusiastic hall.

Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon present their daughter Sophie Bacon – Miss Golden Globe, and Randy Bacon – Mr. Golden Globe. They all offer a comic moment together. They also show the best actress in the TV series drama award: Robin Wright for “House of Cards” (2013). “Completely unexpected, I have no speech”, she says. She thanks David Fincher for inspiring her to accept this part.

Jim Carrey presents American Hustle.

Christoph Waltz presents the award for best supporting actor in a motion picture: Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club (2013). He says it was a very transformative role. He has gone to great lengths to do this part. He hasn’t been in a film in 6 years before Dallas Buyers Club. He thanks everybody for supporting him with love.

Emma Thompson, 2-times winner of Golden Globes, presents the award for best screenplay: Her (2013): Spike Jonze thanks David O. Russell, a very good friend. Half of the people in the hall applaud him. He is very moved and gratitude, everybody.

Laura Dern presents Nebraska. She starred in Alexander Payne’s “Citizen Ruth.”

Julie Bowen and Seth Myers present Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy Andy Samberg for “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (2013). He does an excellent performance – the parody of “thanks speech”.

Best Foreign Language Film La Grande Belleza – Nicolo Giuliano (producer)

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Jimmy Fallon and Melissa McCarthy present the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series, or a Motion Picture Made for Television Michael Douglas for Behind the Candelabra (2013) (TV). First, Steven Soderbergh asked him about playing Liberace even since he was filming “Traffic”. Next, he acknowledges Matt Damon, one of the most talented actors he’s ever worked with, and Steven Soderbergh. This is his third award at the Golden Globes, including the Cecil B DeMille award for his entire career.

Emma Watson and Chris Pine present the award for the animated film Frozen (2013): Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee.

Colin Farrell presents Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy Amy Poehler for “Parks and Recreation” (2009) This is her first win for this role. She kisses Bono in joy. Everybody cheers her up. “I never won anything, and I can’t believe I won”.

Tina Fey tells Amy Poehler: “I love you, and there’s an extraordinary place for you in hell”.

Emma Watson presents the work of Woody Allen. He changed the way we think. She starred in his latest film. Diane Keaton accepts the Cecil B. de Mille award for the entire career on behalf of Woody Allen. 179 of the world’s most captivating actresses have played in Woody Allen’s films. They are the hallmark of Woody’s work – he has written all of them. He is a total author. “One of the nice things about writing – the thing will survive or not on its own merits.”. She delivers a beautiful speech for an old friend.

Ben Affleck presents Best Director – Motion Picture Alfonso Cuarón for Gravity (2013)

Chris Evans and Uma Thurman present the Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy award “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (2013). Accepting the award: Dan Gore

The award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy is up next.

Jennifer Lawrence presents it to Leonardo DiCaprio for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013). He says anyone who studies film must see the filmography of Bruce Dern. He thanks his mentor Martin Scorsese whose films influenced his entire generation. He stalked Martin Scorsese on making this film.

Reese Witherspoon presents the film 12 Years a Slave.

Niki Lauda and Chris Hemsworth present Rush.


Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy: American Hustle (2013)

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Charles Roven accepts the award also on behalf of Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon, and Richard Suckle. He shares the award with David O. Russell and thanks the first 5 actors of the film.

Leonardo DiCaprio continues his list of thanks and presents the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine (2013). Everybody in the hall stands up to applaud her. She thanks, Dianne Wiest. It’s impossible to do such a quality performance without very good people. This was the most fabulous, generous crew of Woody Allen in quite some time. She thanks a lot of people.

Jessica Chastain presents the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club (2013) “Unexpected, but graciously accepted”. 86 times, this movie was refused to be budgeted. This is a significant triumph. He is glad this film came to him. He tanked his mother: “don’t go watching people on the screen; go do it yourself” and his wife, who supported and inspired him. This movie was never about dying but about living.

Before any award is given for best drama, I just want to say that among the films nominated in this category, I think the rightful winner should be Rush. But I don’t think it will win.

Johnny Depp presents the award for Best Motion Picture – Drama 12 Years a Slave (2013). Steve McQueen, the director, is accepting the award. The whole room applauds, standing.

This edition of the Golden Globes TV show on NBC was directed by Louis J. Horwitz.

The nomination ballot is mailed to all eligible members of HFPA, who choose up to five nominees in each category. The same members vote for one nominee in each category on the final ballot. Information concerning the final results is known only to the accounting firm of Ernst & Young, LLP, before today’s opening of the sealed envelopes.

Marcus Victor Grant

Text Copyright © Marcus Victor Grant, 2014-present

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