Sunday, January 11, 2009

us weekly live!

i just love the Golden Globes... its like a trip to a zoo filled entirely with celebrities... see them eat! see them drink Moet! see them awkwardly hug each other!

the GGs are also a prelude to the SAGs and - the big daddy of them all - the Oscars! ahhhh Awards Season: my 2nd favorite holiday season!

my thoughts thus far...
  • Drew Barrymore looks totally cracked out. totally. cracked out with very bad hair.
  • Rummer Willis has to be the most exciting GGGirl in a while.
  • Heath Ledger wins for Dark Knight - sorry to be insensitive but, duh.
  • Tina Fey totally looks like she hates the Jonas Brothers - which is awesome.
  • Tom Cruise has got to be an alien - way to go creepo, you're nominated for Tropic Thunder... 'cause that one is right up there with Rain Man.
  • where's Angelina?
  • Colin Farrell just made a nose candy reference - interesting
  • Waltz with Bashir is one of those movies that, as a film-lover, i should see... but i kinda have no interest - this makes me feel strangely guilty.
  • i love Maggie Gyllenhaal's voice
  • how hot do Beyonce and Jay Z look? h.o.t.
  • hey Laura Linney, want your skin
  • i heart Anna Paquin - i really think we could be friends in real life... of course it might get awkward when i steal her boyfriend.
  • woah, second mention of nose candy in 30 minutes - way to go hollywood.
  • Renee Zellweger: i might like your dress (i'm still considering) but i do not like your hair... next time, let's try something a bit less... heinous?
  • ooo Glen Close, i disagree with your outfit
  • Leonardo DiCaprio keeps getting hotter. Brad Pitt, however, might have peaked a while back - he looks like he could use a good facial.
  • i thought J. Lo and Marc were on the outs...
  • Tina Fey's hair looks like mine does when i go to the gym - but i still love her.
  • there's Angelina
  • oh Martin Scorsese, i wish i could put you in my pocket and carry you around with me
  • i love a good montage and really, a Stephen Spielberg montage is about as good as they come.
  • what ever happened to the little boy from E.T.?
  • i like that Martin Scorsese said "Stephen Spielberg" like it was a surprise
  • i'm about to fast-forward through SS's acceptance speech - less talk, more gowns and bad hair, please!
  • Clint Eastwood is such a badass
  • do you think the tv peeps feel like the red-headed-step-children compared to the movie peeps?
  • Emma Thompson is delightful... and considerably tall, it seems.
  • Tom Cruise is like butt-slapping all the winners... still creepy.
  • Revolutionary Road is going to be so freakin' sexy - do you think Kate and Leo ever get tired of making out with each other? i bet not.
  • Colin Farrell is starting to resemble Robert Downey Junior - like a lot. but his accent's still excellent.
  • ooo Sasha Baron Cohen... not well received with the cracks at fellow actors... that was uncomfortable.
  • Slumdog Millionaire presenter guy is wearing sequined tie... tucked into his shirt... just wanted to point that out if you missed it.
  • Kate Winslet is so adorable. and beautiful. and she named her kid "Joe," which i love. i'm totally adding "gather" to my repertiore of awesome phrases to use whilst flustered.
  • Blake Lively, you are so youthful and pretty - why did you pick a dress that makes you look rather sausage-like when we all know that you are nothing like a sausage?
  • please let Leo win, please let Leo win, please let Leo win.
  • or Sean Penn. that would be good too.
  • oh. bummer.
  • don't you think Evan Rachel Wood is probably too big for her britches? i do.
  • barf. do they always have to trot out Tom Cruise at these things? let's let Suri present from now on.
okay lovelies, that's the end of my commentary. tomorrow: GG Gowns! sweet dreams!

8 comments:

  1. I think Anna Paquin looked strangely like an Oompa Loompa...what was with the color of her skin?

    I heart Laura Linney, Emma Thompson and Laura Derm. Mainly I love Laura Dern, because I figure if I'm really nice to her, she'd let me borrow her darling husband.

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  2. ok i found this post hilarious, especially because i did not see the red carpet so now i am sitting her googling each of these people you mentioned so i can see for myself what you are talking about!

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  3. Awesome. You should do a live blog for all of the award shows!

    My favorite Globes moments include: bitchy Angelina face when she lost (as Twittered by Third Coast Preppy) & Jay-Z giving Beyonce the look, like "Woman, stop clapping for that lame-a$$ band already".

    Oh, and I want to be Emma Thompson when I grow up.

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  4. Dying. Of. Laughter. I so love Emma Thompson. She is divine. She captured my heart many years ago in Much Ado About Nothing. Which also stars a very young Kate Beckinsale.

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  5. We were stuck in the Chicago airport during the Globes, d'oh! USWeekly comes across great on Blackberries, though, so we saw a red carpet slideshow - thank god! - plus the Golden Globe Twitterfeed to keep us posted on the awards. It was the best this movie buff could do.

    Careful r.e. Revolutionary Road - very difficult. Know what you're going into and plan for a drink afterward. The novel was published in 1961 and was really the first disaffected take on suburbia and marital damage based on a couple's revulsion at themselves and each other. It's a tough novel to film, and the movie is nearly as flich-able as the book. Outstanding performances all around.

    From the slideshows only, I actually think Drew B looks cute! Totally agree on Blake L. And back to Kate W... sigh... she is my all-time greatest Hollywood girl crush: brains, beauty, guts, plus I love that she's naked all the time and looks more like me than the rest of Hollywood. I adore that she won twice last night.

    Bring on the Oscars!!

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  6. This recap was a *great* way to start my morning! And again, HOW awkward was the Sasha B C moment?! I can't remember wincing that hard in a long time. Sad I missed the sequin tie too! haha Thanks again for this, can't wait for your other awards show commentary!
    xoxo,
    Lulu

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  7. Oh my goodness! I'm obviously way behind on reading this and commenting, but I was about to do an entire post about how Blake lively's dress was way too small and how uncomfortable she looked. She clearly knew that dress was wrong!

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  8. i had the exact. same. thought. about blake lively. hello. if you are young and gorgeous and skinny and loaded, why do you choose to look like that? so frustrating.

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