Warren Beatty once famously said, "The Globes are fun. The Oscars are business." However, the Globes have shaken up the Academy Awards on more than one occasion when they got down to the business of busting early expectations. Take a tour through our photo gallery featuring 10 times when a win at the Globes changed the direction of the Oscar race and led the Globe victor to prevail with Academy voters.
In the lead up to the 1995 Golden Globes, critic's groups had been going for Mike Figgis for "Leaving Las Vegas," Ron Howard for "Apollo 13," and Ang Lee for "Sense and Sensibility." But at the ceremony, Mel Gibson ("Braveheart") bested all of them in the Best Director category and charmed the audience with his acceptance speech: "My wife deserves a mention. Otherwise I'll have a Golden Globe mark on my head." When the Oscars came, both Howard and Lee were left out of the Best Director category and Gibson would not only win the Oscar for directing but take home the Best Picture prize as the movie's co-producer.
-- Charles Bright
Every actor submits only one sample episode, which will be judged by other actors (ranging from 25 to 75 per category jury) between July 28 and August 14. TV series submit six, which will be split into three pairs to be distributed randomly to about 300 voters. We now have uncovered every single title submitted for the 2014 races. CLICK HERE FOR THE EPISODES
We analyze the pros and cons
of episodes submitted by actors
to Emmy judges
Who submitted well? Click links below to read our in-depth analysis of each actor's episode entry.
DRAMA GUEST ACTRESS
Kate Burton ("Scandal")
Jane Fonda ("The Newsroom")
Allison Janney ("Masters of Sex")
Kate Mara ("House of Cards")
Margo Martindale ("The Americans")
Diana Rigg ("Game of Thrones")