Golden Globes - Best Picture - Comedy or Musical: "Les Miserables"

As much as I respect Les Miserables, a best picture ought to work as a movie. Victor Hugo wasn't constrained by the movie-going experience. But today, the movie shouldn't be an homage to a previous work. I'm glad Les Miserables stuck so well to the existing material, but two and half hours later, I realized why this movie shouldn't have been made. It just wasn't a movie. It was great scenes organized into not that great a movie. Because the original story wasn't meant to be told like this. I would've liked to see Moonrise Kingdom go home with this award.

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Pete DAlessandro

After graduating from Penn State University, Pete D’Alessandro moved to Hollywood, CA in search of fame and fortune. Having found neither, he decided to lose the weight that had plagued him his whole life. He lost almost 40 pounds, and his notes became the book “The UnAmerican Undiet.” He now performs stand-up all over the country. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, who was also his editor. Fame and fortune still elude him. He currently produces the podcast 2 Degrees of Alie.

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