Entertainment Magazine

Hollywood Kids, Isn't It Past Your Bedtime?

By Dianelaneyfitzpatrick

Hollywood Kids, Isn't It Past Your Bedtime? I felt compelled to watch the SAG awards for a little bit. I don’t know why. I hate awards shows, I am not at all interested in what or who actors are wearing, and I don’t really care if my favorite shows are rewarded by their union. (I feel my loyalty should be enough for them.)  Yet, Sunday night I sat, with the remote in my hand, thumb hovering above the Channel Up button and could not look away. I ended up watching the SAGs for about 20 minutes, 17 of them through my fingers. When stars I don’t like are up there, I don’t want to see them. Some of them have very scary faces and breasts. And don’t even get me started on their hair. (I had decided I liked Johnny Depp’s greasy, shaggy unkempt-looking hairdo one year until I found out it took his stylist two weeks to come up with the look and four hours to do it. Four hours! That’s almost as long as it took him to get dressed.) When stars I do like are up there, I hold my breath just waiting for them to embarrass themselves. If they don’t out-and-out screw up, they boggle the mind with what bad actors they are. I mean, really, these people are making much dinero to act, yet they get up at an awards show and read the cue cards more stilted and wooden than a freshman playing an extra in the high school play. Shailene Woodley, I don’t know who you are, but cheer up. You’re on stage with George Clooney, for chrissakes. We’re not expecting Shakespeare, just show us why we should want to watch you in a movie. There seems to be a very narrow window in which an actor has enough experience to be able to handle an awards show, but hasn’t reached that embarrassing antique status. The Olsen twins are still painfully young. Kirk Douglas and Andy Griffith is painfully old. Only Christopher Plummer is just right. Even Mary Tyler Moore could have used a few more “Oh, Mr. Grant!s as well as some well earned wrinkles from the mouth up. I like Mary, but it wasn’t easy to watch or listen to her. And then my one potentially happy moment turned bad. I love Modern Family, particularly Manny, the overweight, Latino man-boy who is smarter and more eloquent than all the adults on the show put together. But seeing him and the other kids ham it up on stage last night was too, too much for me. I felt like I was watching Dakota Fanning on Red Bull.  I like the Manny character so much, I forgot that I don’t like child actors. None of them. Ever. Well, maybe except that girl who was in Little Miss Sunshine. And Dewey from Malcolm in the Middle. But I haven’t seen either of them do an awards show. I hope to keep it that way.

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • CBD Oil Side Effects

    Side Effects

    While CBD oil for pain relief is becoming popular, many people wonder about CBD oil side effects. While you may be willing to give it a try for medical issues... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Healing_oils
  • Starter Culture Pop Up Cheese Shop, Shawlands

    Starter Culture Cheese Shop, Shawlands

    Cheese pop up for Christmas in Shawlands Cheese lovers of Glasgow Southside rejoice! There’s no need to be sad about The post Starter Culture Pop Up Cheese Shop... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Emma
  • Video: Nobody is Allowed to Die in Longyearbyen

    Video: Nobody Allowed Longyearbyen

    The Norwegian town of Longyearbyen is the northernmost settlement in the world, occupying a small  corner of the Svalbard. But life in this part of the world... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Kungfujedi
  • Product Review - Ryedale Ladies Wistow Wellington Boots

    Product Review Ryedale Ladies Wistow Wellington Boots

    The other day I received an email asking me whether I would like to try a pair of wellington boots from Ryedale I had a quick look at their website, and then... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Ozhene
  • Dave Smalley & The Bandoleros – Join the Outsiders Q&A

    Dave Smalley Bandoleros Join Outsiders Q&A

    Dave Smalley has been putting out music since 1983. He's worked on hardcore punk projects with DYS, Dag Nasty, All, and mod band The Sharpshooters, as well as... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Phjoshua
  • Video: How to Choose a Backpacking Tent

    Video: Choose Backpacking Tent

    As we inch ever closer to the end of the year, our friends at REI are continuing to roll out more of their "How To" videos, this time sharing tips on what to... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Kungfujedi
  • Opera Review: Going For the Throat

    Opera Review: Going Throat

    Stuart Skelton debuts in Otello. by Paul J. Pelkonen There's been a nasty cold rampaging around New York this month. It struck down your faithful correspondent... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Superconductor