What I learnt watching Golden Globes 2011

Things I learnt from watching the 68th Golden Globe Awards:

  • Fake tans are nasssttyy
  • The feminist movement can’t have advanced all that much when men can go grey and put on weight while women generally can’t.
  • January Jones looks best as Betty
  • Elisabeth Moss and Jon Hamm are gorgeous no matter what
  • Large square glasses and floppy hair are the in-thing for men
  • Front slit dresses are the in-thing for women
  • Robert Downey Jr is hilarious
  • Only the British can get away with bad jokes and looking unsexy.
  • Robert De Niro still has it after all these years
  • Actors aren’t very good at acting when they’ve lost

The Town

  • Predictable heist film. BUT…it has
  • Well drawn out characters, good pace, realistic set pieces, emotional range
  • Jon Hamm and Blake Lively not playing Don Draper and Serena van Der Woodsen
  • Jeremy Renner in another intensive role
  • Ben Affleck, the director. And now, also a much better actor. Whodathunk?


  • Christoper Nolan delivers another powerful piece
  • Original, original, original
  • Excellent SFX: foldable Paris!
  • Stellar cast
  • Tender mix of adrenaline, emotions and mind games
  • “Dreams are my reality” sang Richard Sanderson