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The stars were out in full force on Sunday night, and the Golden Globes were nothing short of epic. Were you able to catch them? If not, I’ve got a full recap and everything you need to below!

Although the Golden Globes have always been my favorite award show to watch, this year I suddenly realized that I didn’t quite know what a ‘Golden Globe’ was, or what exactly it meant for an actor to win one. I have now made it my mission this season, to be fully versed in all of the award show specifics: the rules, who votes, eligibility, etc…I’m hoping my pre-filled-out ballots will soon reap the rewards.

Here’s what you need to know:

The Foreign Hollywood Press Association was founded in 1943. It is made up of a group of foreign journalists that live in southern California, but serve as entertainments correspondents for their home countries through various publications. The FHPA was created to help these journalists gain access to celebrities and events, as well as to create a rapport with the Hollywood studios. Only allowing to add a maximum of 5 members per year, the FHPA currently has about 90 members. A great article that breaks this down more thoroughly was written by the Los Angeles Times. The show is held every year at the iconic Beverly Hilton Hotel.

In case you missed all the excitement of Sunday night, here are the list of nominees and winners (at the bottom). Now you’ll know what movies/shows to give your time to! I’ve added a ton to my must-see list. (Winners posted in red).


5 Things I Remembered From The Night:

5) When Amy Poehler was a boy…


 Amy made an appearance as Mr. Golden Globe, Tina Fey’s stubborn and ungrateful son. She then proceeded to bombard the male audience members by trying to figure out who her father was.

4) The laborious journeys the winners had to endure to finally make it to that stage…


It was cringe-worthy watching these winners try and get to the stage in a reasonable amount of time. By the time the actors made it to the microphone, half of their time was gone and they were being cued off stage. There had to be a better way to get these logistics in order ahead of time.

3) Jacqueline Bisset’s um…speech?


There are no words to describe this one-of-a-kind moment. Her jumbled, incohesive ramblings sent the internet in a frenzy. It was later reported that Jaqueline was originally told that her award category wasn’t meant to be called until much later, so she was a little caught off guard. That being said, I’m not sure I’m buying that there wasn’t a possible substance involved. Click here to watch her moment.

2) Amy Adams’ acceptance speech.


I just LOVED everything about this moment. You could tell Amy was genuinely grateful and shocked to be up there! In her speech she explained that she had moved to L.A. fifteen years ago in hopes of landing a commercial. She luckily was picked up by her manager due to an intuition her manager had. The story brought tears to my eyes! Click here to watch her speech.

1)  Amy Poehler’s win!



In my opinion, this was LONG overdue and I’m extremely happy to see Amy recognized for her work. And Parks and Recreation has only gotten better throughout the years! This was a great moment for her and she got to celebrate by jokingly making out with Bono when her name was announced! Love her.

…and NOW for my Top 10 Best Dressed List (Disclaimer: Many of my top picks aren’t actresses, but television correspondents. Hey, if you’re on the red carpet, I feel you are fair game.)

10. Olivia Wilde in Gucci 


9. Sarah Hyland in Georges Hobeika


8. Monica Potter in Romona Keveza


7. Maria Menounos in BCBG Max Azria


6. Anna Gunn in Donna Karan Atelier


 5. Sofia Vergara in Zac Posen


 4. Kate Beckinsale in Zuhair Murad


 3. Rocsi Diaz in J. Mendel


 2. Rachel Smith in Sherri Hill


1. Sosie Bacon (Miss Golden Globe herself) in Rhea Costa


…And then there are my ‘NOT SO favorite’ looks of the night:



And now for some trends I noticed.

There was the ‘color blocking’….


The ‘all wrapped up’ look…


The ‘nature inspired’…


Oh so much nature…


The ‘bold, bright, and basic’…


and the ‘high necklines’…


What were your favorite or least favorite looks of the night? Feel free to comment below. Thanks again for reading. Also, don’t forget to enter my contest for Facebook advertising if you haven’t already done so. The original post is below!

Best Motion Picture, Drama

12 Years A Slave12yearsaslave

-Captain Phillips




Best Actress In A Motion Picture, Drama

Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)cateblanchett

-Sandra Bullock (Gravity)

-Judi Dench (Philomena)

-Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks)

-Kate Winslet (Labor Day)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

-Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave)matthew

-Idris Elba (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom)

-Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips)

Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)

-Robert Redford (All Is Lost)

Best Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy

American Hustleamerican hustle


-Inside Llewyn Davis


-The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy

Amy Adams (American Hustle)amyadams

-Julie Delpy (Before Midnight)

-Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha)

-Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Enough Said)

-Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy

-Christian Bale (American Hustle)Leonardo DiCaprio

-Bruce Dern (Nebraska)

Leonardo DiCaprio (Wolf of Wall Street)

-Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis)

-Joaquin Phoenix (Her)

Best Animated Feature Film

-The CroodsFrozen-movie-poster

-Despicable Me 2


Best Foreign Language Film

-Blue is the Warmest Color thegreatbeauty

The Great Beauty

-The Hunt

-The Past

-The Wind Rises

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

-Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine)jlaw

Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)

-Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)

-Julia Roberts (August: Osage County)

-June Squibb (Nebraska)

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

-Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)jaredleto

-Daniel Bruhl (Rush)

-Bradley Cooper (American Hustle)

-Michael Fastbender (12 Years a Slave)

Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Director- Motion Picture

Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity)alfonso

-Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips)

-Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)

-Alexander Payne (Nebraska)

-David O. Russell (American Hustle)

Best Screenplay- Motion Picture

Spike Jonze (Her)spike

-Bob Nelson (Nebraska)

-Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan (Philomena)

-John Ridley (12 Years a Slave)

-Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell (American Hustle)

Best Original Score- Motion Picture

Alex Ebert (All is Lost)alex

-Alex Heffes (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom)

-Steven Price (Gravity)

-John Williams (The Book Theif)

-Hans Zimmer (12 Years a Slave)

Best Original Song- Motion Picture

-Atlas (Hunger Games Catching Fire)1731666_ET_Golden_Globes_LKH_06

-Let It Go (Frozen)

Ordinary Love [U2] (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom)

-Please Mr. Kennedy (Inside Llewyn Davis)

-Sweeter Than Fiction (One Chance)

Best TV Series, Drama

Breaking Badbreakingbad

-Downton Abbey

-The Good Wife

-House of Cards

-Masters of Sex

Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama

-Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife)robin

-Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)

-Taylor Schilling (Orange is the New Black

-Kerry Washington (Scandal)

Robin Wright (House of Cards)

Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama

Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)bryan

-Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan)

-Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex)

-Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)

-James Spader (The Blacklist)

Best TV Series, Musical, or Comedy

-The Big Bang Theorybrooklynninenine

Brooklyn Nine-Nine


-Modern Family

-Parks and Recreation

Best Acress in a TV Series, Musical, or Comedy

-Zooey Deschanel (New Girl)amy

-Lena Dunam (Girls)

-Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie)

-Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)

Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation)

Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical, or Comedy

-Jason Bateman (Arrested Development)andy

-Don Cheadle (House of Lies)

-Michael J. Fox (The Michael J. Fox Show)

-Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)

Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)

Best TV Movie or Mini-Series

-American Horror Story: Covenbehind

Behind The Candelabra

-Dancing on the Edge

-Top of the Lake

-The White Queen

Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie

-Helena Bonham Carter (Burton and Taylor)elizabeth

-Rebecca Furguson (The White Queen)

-Jessica Lange (American Horror Story: Coven)

-Helen Mirren (Phil Spector)

Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake)

Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie

-Matt Damon (Behind the Candelabra)michael

Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra)

-Chiwetel Ejiofor (Dancing on the Edge)

-Idris Elba (Luther)

-Al Pacino (Phil Spector)

Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series, or TV Movie

Jacqueline Bisset (Dancing on the Edge)Jacqueline-Bisset-reuters

-Janet McTeer (The White Queen)

-Hayden Panettiere (Nashville)

-Monica Potter (Parenthood)

-Sofia Vergara (Modern Family)

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series, or TV Movie

-Josh Charles (The Good Wife)JonVoight_2788847b

-Rob Lowe (Behind The Candelabra)

-Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)

-Corey Stoll (House of Cards)

Jon Voight (Ray Donovan)



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