Jan 15, 2010

Crikey’s form guide to the Golden Globetrotters

A blow-by-blow guide to the Golden Globe awards, often seen as a form guide to the Oscars.

Luke Buckmaster — Writer, Critic and The Daily Review Journalist

Luke Buckmaster

Writer, Critic and The Daily Review Journalist

The time is upon us for all the good little boys and girls in the film industry to have their hard work rewarded with small preposterous statues at glitzy events. And at such a time it’s worth taking a quick look at the powers that be who throw the lollies around.

Throughout the annual hullabaloo of the American awards season, many ceremonies act as precursors to the Academy Awards — the BAFTA Awards, the New York Film Critics Circle Awards, the National Society of Film Critics Awards, etc — but the Golden Globes have long remained an unofficial warm-up to the big event, Oscar’s pre-eminent poorer cousin.

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