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The Oscars® were no enormous shame, a few good jokes, no great shocks

I’m a big fan of Ellen DeGeneres and her understated, often brilliant humor. This was most evident when she hosted the 2001 Emmy Awards after the horrific events in New York and Washington that year. The show was postponed twice, and when it finally aired a couple of months later[...]

“12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” Win Golden Globe Awards

And the Golden Globe Awards winners are… “12 Years a Slave,” “American Hustle,” “Breaking Bad,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Behind the Candelabra” were the big winners at the Golden Globe Awards. Best Motion Picture, Drama WINNER: 12 Years a Slave Captain Phillips Gravity Philomena Rush Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama WINNER:Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years[...]