Amy Poehler and Tina Fey’s co-hosting of the 2013 Golden Globes was one in a number of prominent moments for women at this year’s awards ceremony. Some might be tempted to claim that the event helped raise the banner for women. Not so fast.
The first in our series on awards shows, Matthew Connolly recaps the Golden Globes and considers the duality of their popular function.
While some may have found Ricky Gervais’ pointed remarks as host of this year’s Golden Globes tough to swallow, it’s hard to argue with his attack on the awards’ legitimacy in light of recent controversy.