Recap of the 2014 Golden Globes with GIFs!

All right. Golden Globes. There were a lot of weird moments, like Jacqueline Bisset’s drunken speech, Sean “Diddy” Combs’ spotlight hogging, and Jonah Hill and Margot Robbie’s teleprompter fail. Buuuuut we had Amy Poehler and Tina Fey hosting, which meant the night was pretty fantastic.

Obviously, their jokes were consistently great throughout the night, but I did have my favorites:

  • Tina: “We are very happy to be back. We are hosting the Golden Globes for our second time. Because this is Hollywood, and if something kind of works, they’ll just keep doing it until everybody hates it!”
  • Amy: “Matt Damon is here for Behind the Candelabra. Matt, on any other night, in any other room, you would be a big deal. But tonight, and don’t take this the wrong way, you’re basically a garbage person.”
  • Tina: “Matthew McConaughey did amazing work this year. For his role in Dallas Buyers Club, he lost 45 pounds, or what actresses call being in a movie.”
  • Amy: “A lot of nominated shows this year are actually on Netflix. House of CardsOrange Is the New Black. Enjoy it while it lasts, Netflix. Because you’re not going to be feeling so smug in a couple of years when SnapChat is up here accepting Best Drama.”
  • Tina: “Gravity is nominated for Best Film. It’s the story of how George Clooney would rather float away into space and die then to spend one more minute with a woman his own age.”

Amy & Tina 2014 Golden Globes Amy & Tina "Scandal" at 2014 Golden Globes

And here are a few of the funny moments during the show (I didn’t include the Jennifer Lawrence creeping up on Taylor Swift GIF because everyone and their mother has shown it to you already). It only seems right to start with Tom Hanks’ hilarious “WTF?” face when Amy Poehler continually referred to him as “Tam Honks.”

Tom Hanks at 2014 Golden Globes

Emma Thompson presented an award while holding her Louboutins and a drink. Because she’s the best.

Emma Thompson at 2014 Golden Globes

Tina and Amy pointed out that Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who’s always been a TV nominee (and winner), was finally nominated for film, so JLD was sitting in the film section like a bad bitch (and ignoring Reese Witherspoon).

Julia Louis-Dreyfus at 2014 Golden Globes

Then, when she didn’t win, she made her way back to the TV section, where she became a dork once again.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus at 2014 Golden Globes

Amy Poehler got a massage from Bono during the Best TV Comedy Actress announcements. (Also, she won!)

Amy Poehler & Bono at 2014 Golden Globes

And remember how I said Diddy was hogging the spotlight? Yeah, he made Kanye West look humble.

Diddy Fail at 2014 Golden Globes

Now, as you may recall from my prediction post, I made my selections for who I thought would win in the film categories with first and second guesses. For this post, I’ve ranked my guesses with either 1) Nailed It, 2) Missed It By That Much, or 3) Well, Shit. Let’s take a quick look at how I did in each category.

Best Motion Picture – Drama = NAILED IT

  • 12 Years A Slave
  • Captain Phillips
  • Gravity
  • Philomena
  • Rush

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy = NAILED IT

  • American Hustle
  • Her
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Nebraska
  • The Wolf Of Wall Street

Best Actor – Drama = MISSED IT BY THAT MUCH

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years A Slave
  • Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
  • Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
  • Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
  • Robert Redford, All Is Lost

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy = WELL, SHIT

  • Christian Bale, American Hustle
  • Bruce Dern, Nebraska
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Best Actress – Drama = NAILED IT

  • Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
  • Sandra Bullock, Gravity
  • Judi Dench, Philomena
  • Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks
  • Kate Winslet, Labor Day

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy = MISSED IT BY THAT MUCH

  • Amy Adams, American Hustle
  • Julie Delpy, Before Midnight
  • Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said
  • Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best Supporting Actor = NAILED IT

  • Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
  • Daniel Bruhl, Rush
  • Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
  • Michael Fassbender, 12 Years A Slave
  • Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress = NAILED IT

  • Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
  • Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years A Slave
  • Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
  • June Squibb, Nebraska

Best Director = NAILED IT

  • Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
  • Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
  • Steve McQueen, 12 Years A Slave
  • Alexander Payne, Nebraska
  • David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best Screenplay = WELL, SHIT

  • Spike Jonze, Her
  • 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 = WELL, SHIT

  • All Is Lost
  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • Gravity
  • The Book Thief
  • 12 Years A Slave

Best Original Song = WELL, SHIT

  • “Atlas” – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Coldplay
  • “Let It Go” – Frozen, Idina Menzel
  • “Ordinary Love” – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, U2
  • “Please Mr. Kennedy” – Inside Llewyn Davis, Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, and Adam Driver
  • “Sweet Than Fiction” – One Chance, Taylor Swift

Best Animated Feature Film = NAILED IT

  • The Croods
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Frozen

If you’re wondering how well I did by numbers: NAILED IT (7), MISSED IT BY THAT MUCH (2), WELL, SHIT (4). I’m starting to think I have a good picker. You can see a complete list of Golden Globe winners (including TV) here.

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