Streep Not ‘Over-rated,’ Trump Loses Temper–Again

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For 74 years, The Golden Globe awards have recognized excellence in domestic and foreign film and television as identified by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). Political statements vary from year to year, but last night was memorable. Jimmy Fallon opened the program by calling the selection as “one of the few places left where America still honors the popular vote.” He wasn’t necessarily on target because only the HFPA makes the choice, but it was a nice jab.

Fallon wasn’t alone in his criticism of the recent election. Hugh Laurie, who won an award for The Night Manager, said that he accepted his accolade “on behalf of psychopathic billionaires everywhere.” Winner of Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Elle), Isabelle Hupert, finished by saying,  “Do not expect cinema to set up walls and borders.” Animated feature Zootopia co-director Byron…

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