The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards was a night of film’s finest — notably the journey of Mickey Rourke, one of the night’s winners, was a striking testament of inspiration.
One of the winners that stuck out in my mind at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards was Mickey Rourke. He intrigued me. Mickey derives his inspiration from the past, yet he blames his tortured past on his step-dad. Perhaps because of his brutal youth, the character that he brings to the screen in “The Wrestler” comes alive. “When I first read the script, I hated the character. I hated his guts, he was such a loser. It reminded me too much of myself before I went into therapy,” he said.
However, he added, “I was given a second chance after 13 years off-screen. I paid the price for my misbehaving I am a different person now.”
Matter of fact, Mickey has just signed up to front a new crusade to spay and neuter pets. A champion for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. A big difference from the old days.
Here are some pictures from The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Read more from I On The Scene: HERE
From The Hollywood Forien Press:
Best Actor (Drama)
Leonardo DiCaprio – Received a Best Actor (Drama) Golden Globe for The Aviator. He has received five additional nominations; four for Best Actor (Drama) for Blood Diamond, The Departed, Catch Me If You Can and Titanic, as well as a Best Supporting Actor nomination for What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?
Frank Langella – This is his first nomination
Sean Penn – Received a Best Actor (Drama) Golden Globe for Mystic River. He has received three additional nominations; Best Actor (Comedy/Musical) for Sweet and Lowdown, Best Actor (Drama) for Dead Man Walking, and Best Supporting Actor for Carlito’s Way.
Brad Pitt – Received a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for Twelve Monkeys. He has received two additional nominations; Best Supporting Actor for Babel and Best Actor (Drama) for Legends of the Fall.
Mickey Rourke – This is his first nomination.
Best Actor (Comedy or Musical)
Javier Bardem – Received a Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe for No Country for Old Men. He has received two additional nominations for Best Actor (Drama) for The Sea Inside and Before Night Falls.
Colin Farrell – First nomination.
James Franco – Received a Best Actor (Mini-Series/TV Movie) Golden Globe for James Dean.
Brendan Gleeson – First nomination.
Dustin Hoffman – Received five Golden Globes; two for Best Actor (Drama) for Rain Man and Kramer vs. Kramer, Best Actor (Mini-Series/TV Movie) for Death of a Salesman, Best Actor (Comedy/Musical) for Tootsie, and the Cecil B. deMille Award. He received seven additional nominations; four for Best Actor (Comedy/Musical) for Wag the Dog, Hook, John and Mary, and The Graduate, and three for Best Actor (Drama) for Marathon Man, Lenny, and Midnight Cowboy