Really? Je suis shocké.
Of course they’re dull. They’re supposed to be. They’re an awards ceremony, for crissakes. … Of course they are not nearly as dull as the tedious critics above who take them seriously enough to write a full scale review of them. Nevertheless some people watched. But anyone who didn’t multi-task should be as ashamed of him/herself. Even the nominees were multi-tasking, schmoozing up their next jobs, if I remember the scene from when I was nominated ages ago (1989). Also, as I recall, the parties afterwards were also deadly dull – no matter what the hyperventilating TV commentators make you want to think – though I was never invited to the vaunted Vanity Fair extravaganza, so perhaps I missed something (free drinks).