Brad Pitt or George Clooney? Meryl Streep or Viola Davis? "The Artist" versus "The Descendants"? Predicting the Golden Globes can be like herding cats. The notoriously mercurial Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), a group of 90-odd foreign journalists and hangers-on hailing from Malaysia to Latvia, wavers between being starstruck (ratings!) and making the unpredictable serious statement (integrity?).
Still, I can't help myself. I'm going to take a stab with a butter knife at who will win -- and who really deserves the honors. Check out my predictions. Make your own lists. And then tune in along with me for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, airing live, with inevitable gaffes, on Sunday, January 15, 2012. -- Thelma Adams