Saturday February 22, 2020

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Golden Globes contender Vice serves as a reminder that for all his bluster, little of what Donald Trump has done so far as US president matches the sheer carnage of the Bush-Cheney years

6th January, 2019
Christian Bale as Dick Cheney in Vice

The 2019 Golden Globe Awards kick off Hollywood’s annual season of self-congratulation tonight, providing its denizens with an excuse to prolong Christmas and New Year’s hangovers and to wake up with a superannuated case of The Fear when the smorgasbord of HBO, Netflix, Amazon and other parties that revolve around the Globes’ orbit come to an end.

The Globes’ function as a stalking horse for the Oscars, albeit in a more...

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