Bart & Fleming: Beyond Oprah Political Launchpad, Did Somber Globes Globes Tell Us Anything About Oscar Race?

Deadline -

Deadline—Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety. In this occasional column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business. BART: With the Golden Globes fiercely embracing the Big Issue (empowerment) and the Big Speech (Oprah), that gives the Oscar planners precisely two months to create a new and better theme for their show. Could it be Big Entertainment? The Globes arguably was lean in that category…

Politics at the Golden Globes: Why talk Trump when we have Oprah?. The Golden Globes slighted President Donald Trump in a very different way than past recent award shows: in jokes, introductions, and acceptance speeches. In fact, Hollywood figures refrained from directly naming him or even referencing him at all. Save for a few jokes from Seth Meyers, the theme...