Ang Lee’s Life of Pi — a Golden Globe winner in the Original Score category — is the latest example demonstrating the increasing importance of foreign film markets. Worldwide box office up to date is 501,4 million dollars. But the film’s overseas revenue is four times more than the box office in the North American territories: 100,4 million dollars
Life of Pi had one of the strongest showing in China with a total of 90,8 million dollars.
Due to the continuing international response Ang Lee’s film has a good chance of becoming one of the 100 biggest box office successes of all time.Read More »
HFPA members from around the globe tell us what Golden Globes sounds like in their own languages.Read More »
More than 1,000 mini bottles and 500 magnums of Grand Vintage 2002 Moet & Chandon champagne —-more than 9,000 glasses—-will be served on the red carpet and inside the ballroom at this year;s glittering Golden Globes awards ceremony on January 15.
For 21 years Moet & Chandon has provided the champagne for the 1,500 guests and this year will be celebrating its anniversary with its specially-created, award-winning 2002 Grand Vintage.
The champagne, which sells at a retail price of $84.95 a bottle, was introduced by Moet’s new home entertaining expert, Aida Mollenkamp (left) at a preview at the Beverly Hilton the week before the show.
“Once again we’re happy to have Moet & Chandon on board with us as the official champagne of the Golden Globes,” said HFPA president Dr. Aida Takla-O’Reilly. “This year marks a special year for us as our partnershi8p enters its 21st year.”Read More »
Woody Harrelson used the early-morning Golden Globes nominations announcement to plug his new movie.
The actor was among the stars helping the Hollywood Foreign Press Association reveal nominees for the 69th annual Golden Globes on a worldwide telecast Thursday, and he appeared to include his yet-to-be-released police drama “Rampart” in the best picture category.
As he read the nominees for best dramatic film, Harrelson said, “‘Rampart,’” followed by a long pause, “opens January 27, but I don’t see it on the list here.”
The nominees for best drama film are “The Descendants,” ”The Help,” ”Hugo,” ”The Ides of March,” ”Moneyball” and “War Horse.” Harrelson, along with Gerard Butler, Sofia Vergara and Rashida Jones, made the announcement at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where the Golden Globes will be presented Jan. 15.
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Three times Golden Globe nominee Ken Russell has died. He was 84.
The film director whose most memorable films were Tommy, Women In Love and The Devils died in a hospital on Sunday the director’s son, Alex Russell said.
His widow Elize Tribble said she was ‘devastated’ by her husband’s death, which had been ‘completely unexpected’.
She said: ‘It is with great sadness that I can confirm that Ken Russell passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday afternoon.
‘It was completely unexpected, as he was doing what he loved.
‘He had recently agreed to direct the feature film Alice In Wonderland The Musical and he was working on the script and casting of that.
‘He also had just completed an article for The Times on a review of the re-release of his film The Devils, so he was keeping himself very busy’.
Music played a central role in much of his work including The Music Lovers, and Tommy and Lisztomania.
His Golden Globe nominations were for Women in Love (Best Motion Picture Drama) 1971; The Boy Friend 1972 and Tommy 1976 (both Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical).Read More »
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – September 12, 2011 -The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and producer dick clark productions (dcp) bring “The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards” live on Sunday, January 15, 2012. Next year’s show will again air live on NBC coast-to-coast from 5-8 p.m. (PT) and 8-11 p.m. (ET) from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
In addition, dick clark productions will produce the live pre-show and the main show along with the HFPA.
Prior to the awards show, NBC will broadcast the live pre-show featuring full coverage of the red-carpet arrivals from 4-5 p.m. (PT) and 7-8 p.m.
Nominations for “The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards” will be announced at 8 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, December 15.
Produced by dick clark productions in association with the HFPA, The Golden Globe Awards are viewed in more than 160 countries worldwide and are one of the few awards ceremonies to include both motion picture and television achievements. The 2011 “Golden Globe Awards” earned the event’s biggest overall audience (17.003 million) since 2007.
Dr. Aida Takla O’Reilly is President Of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Orly Adelson, president of dick clark productions and Barry Adelman will executive-produce the special. Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production.
Following is a summation of dates and deadline preceding the broadcast:
Friday, October 28, 2011 Final date for press conferences for
Friday, November 4, 2011 Deadline for submission of Golden Globe
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Cecil B. DeMille Award Announcement
Thursday, December 1, 2011 Deadline for nomination ballots to be
mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Final screening date for Motion Pictures
Thursday, December 8, 2011 Final date for Motion Picture press
Monday, December 12, 2011 Deadline for receipt of nomination
ballots by Ernst & Young
Thursday, December 15, 2011 Announcement of nominations for “The
69th Annual Golden Globe Awards”
Friday, December 16, 2011 Deadline for receipt of media credential
Monday, December 26, 2011 Final ballots mailed to all HFPA members
Friday, December 30, 2011 Deadline for receipt of publicist
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Deadline for receipt of final ballots by
Ernst & Young
Sunday, January 15, 2012 The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Timetable is also available online at www.goldenglobes.org/timetable.
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