As host of the Golden Globe Awards, Ricky Gervais took sharp, arguably cruel jabs at targets including Charlie Sheen, Cher, the nominated film "The Tourist" and even the sponsoring Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
I've never been a big fan of awards shows. I find them to be boring, pompous, left-wing love-ins. That is, until I watched Ricky Gervais' stunning and hilarious performance Sunday as host of the Golden Globes. Much like the Oscars, Emmys, Tonys, Annies and the rest of the alphabet soup of awards shows, the Golden Globes, handed out annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) since 1944, are multihour snoozefests. If you want a cure for insomnia, here's the solution.
Old-fashioned Oscar bait and youthful, edgy drama will butt heads at Sunday's 68th annual Golden Globes, where the regal 1930s saga "The King's Speech" and the contemporary Web tale "The Social Network" contend for top honors.
The Facebook tale "The Social Network" has won top honors at the Golden Globes with four prizes, including best drama and director, solidifying its prospects as an Academy Awards favorite.
The father of the youngest victim of the Arizona massacre said some of her organs have been donated to a young girl in the Boston area.
A look at some notable words from previous Golden Globe winners.
A former publicist for the organization that runs the Golden Globes sued the group on the eve of its glitzy awards show, claiming it engages in payola schemes for nominations and awards.
A former publicist for the organization that runs the Golden Globes is suing the group, claiming it accepts payments in exchange for nominations and awards.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which puts on the annual Golden Globe Awards, is suing Dick Clark Productions, claiming it signed an agreement with NBC to broadcast the awards show without the association's consent.