Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Top Golden Globes Snubs, Surprises & Shockers

Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards offered some unexpected surprises and snubs in the motion picture categories, according to moviegoers voting on Fandango after the show ended. Among the top vote-getters in Fandango’s movie snubs poll was “Bridesmaids,” one of the site’s biggest ticket-sellers of the year. The film and its star, Kristen Wiig, lost top honors to their more dramatic competitors, “The Artist” and “My Week with Marilyn” star Michelle Williams, nominated in the same comedy categories. Here are the results of the Fandango’s overnight surveys, as of yesterday:
Top 5 Snubs:
Kristen Wiig, “Bridesmaids” (Best Actress/Comedy) 23%
“Bridesmaids” (Best Picture/Comedy) 21%
Viola Davis, “The Help” (Best Actress/Drama) 13%
Elton John, “Hello Hello” from “Gnomeo & Juliet” (Best Song) 6%
“The Help” (Best Picture/Drama) 5%
Top 5 Surprise Wins:
Michelle Williams, “My Week with Marilyn” (Best Actress/Comedy) 34%
Madonna, “Masterpiece” from “W./E.” (Best Song) 21%
“The Descendants” (Best Picture/Drama) 18%
“The Adventures of TinTin” (Best Animated Feature) 7%
Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady” (Best Actress/Drama) 4%
Top 5 Most Outrageous Jokes from Ricky Gervais:
The Jodie Foster/”Beaver” joke 26%
Kim Kardashian vs. Kate Middleton comparison 19%
Justin Bieber and Martha Stewart’s turkey baster 17%
Madonna/”Like a Virgin” 11%
Antonio Banderas & Salma Hayek and the English language 6%