Monday, January 17, 2011

Golden Globes

Reading the dissertations is pretty heavy going, so I'm taking a brief break. Last night was Golden Globes night--something that I loved not just for the clothes (even if they disappoint, it's fun to watch) but for Ricky. While the press seem to be trying to whip up controversy for the sake of it, I thought he was funny but there wasn't enough of him. I love me some Ricky, Steve and Karl and was nearly crying as I watched the Ricky Gervais Show on Friday. Evan has always been particularly tickled by Karl's idea for a Clive Warren/Rebecca De Mornay film and watching the show made it all the more amusing.

As for the gowns, I was pleased to see some color--especially on Angelina Jolie who generally dresses appallingly and in the dullest shmatas. While I thought the cut of her dress wasn't sufficiently sharp for it to be a fave, it was a great improvement. As a fan of green (the color of my bridesmaid dress), I was pleased to see that hue back on the red carpet. Here, in no particular order then, are some of the dresses that I liked or intrigued me.

Love her in Gossip Girl and love her in this. She is so much prettier and more interesting than Blake Lively and I thought this was a beautiful look.

I didn't like the hair and thought her make-up has been done better in the past, but I loved the drape and sparkle of her dress.

See my comments about Scarlett Johanssen above--the hair is wrong but the dress is so pretty.

Love Mila Kunis, love Black Swan, love green and love this look on her. I spent half of Black Swan wondering whether Mila Kunis or Natalie Portman was the most beautiful. It's a pleasurable quandry and one I have not resolved.

If you are going for minimalism in cut and maximum impact in color, this is the way to do it. Evan thought she looked deathly thin, however.

Also, Jane Fonda looked amazing. Her dress was great and her plastic surgery is working for her. Oh to look so good in one's 70s.


joyce said...

I loved Leighton's dress too. It was really unusual and I thought she looked amazing.

Amanda said...

I have a girl crush on Mila Kunis, she's just smoldering. On the other hand, the worst dress I think was actually Michelle Williams - it looked like a home ec project :-(