Five Times the Golden Globes Were Right And The Oscars Were Wrong

This year's Golden Globes co-hosts: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Now hear this: I am not accusing the Golden Globes of being dignified. No, no, no. There's a reason we call them the Pia Zadora's Choice Awards. But fact is, sometimes the HFPA does a better job than AMPAS of honoring the best in film, and here are five occasions that should help you realize the value of the gaudiest trophy ceremony in Hollywood. Hopefully this year's gala on January 13 will add to this legacy. (Please, please try to forget that Madonna's "Masterpiece" won for Best Original Song last year. Please.)

1. Sense and Sensibility Beat Braveheart for Best Motion Picture, Drama

If ever a stodgy literary adaptation deserved Best Picture recognition, Sense and Sensibility was it. Forget Howards End, The Age of Innocence, or the forthcoming blitzkrieg of Crayola-blasted insanity The Great Gatsby, because Sense and Sensibility gave
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