As many around the world said to Americans in September 2001, we say to the men and women throughout Paris, France and Europe today: You are not alone. Our unity will ultimately triumph, and our cause will ultimately prevail.
"It is easy to be pessimistic, and to feel like a victim, but we need films that inspire us to go out and change things for the better. We have plenty of tragedy in real life in this part of the world; we don't need films to reinforce an already pervasive sense of despair."
Gervais was the only thing that made the patently bogus Golden Globe Awards broadcast bearable Sunday night. His point -- and it's the truth -- was that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is a joke.