Fandango Moviegoers Pick Top Golden Globes Snubs, Surprises, & Gervais Shockers
Kristen Wiig, Viola Davis and Elton John Rank Among Top Vote-Getters for Awards Snubs
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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''s Michelle Williams, nominated in the same comedy categories.
Here are the results of the Fandango's overnight surveys, as of Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. ET
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 & the English language 6%
You'll find the complete list of winners and nominees from the Golden Globes, plus Red Carpet photos, the Fandango/CinemaCon Fan Choice Award sweepstakes and extensive awards coverage at Fandango's Awards Watch site at http://awardswatch.fandango.com.
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, sells tickets to 16,500 screens. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance (with Mobile Ticket redemption capability at more than a thousand screens). Fandango is available at www.fandango.com, via your wireless mobile device at mobile.fandango.com, and at 1-800-FANDANGO. Fandango's top-ranking movie ticketing apps, with 21 million downloads, are available on the iPhone and iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and many other platforms. Film fans find Fandango on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fandango and on Twitter @Fandango.
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