The Golden Globes were back in a big way at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday night (January 11) and spirits were certainly high, with everyone from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lopez walking the carpet and smiling broadly for an appreciative assembly of fans and paparazzi alike.
Only a year after the ceremony was canceled due to the writers' strike, the carpet was back bigger than ever. And everyone sounded like a fan, not just the screaming throngs who turned out to cheer on their favorites. "Beautiful night,"
Howard, meanwhile, was thinking back to his beginnings, even as he was about to sit down at his umpteenth awards show. "I realized a couple of weeks ago my first nomination was in 1977 here at this hotel. I didn't win. It was a John Wayne movie, 'The Shootist,' but at the same time, as I was not winning, David Frost was here at this hotel preparing to interview Richard Nixon."
Fellow best director nominee
"This is not the evening to get stressed out," "House" star
Perennial Golden Globe nominee
She paused as she considered one last important warning: "Don't spill anything on your dress."
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