Ricky Gervais may want to watch his back. In what New York Post film critic Lou Lumenick considers a dry run for this Sunday’s Golden Globes, he took to Twitter last night to deliver a series of hilarious death blows to the dreadful broadcast that was the 2012 Critics’ Choice Awards.
Part of the torture for Lumenick were the New York-local ads airing at his east coast VH1 end, which added used-car salt to the Hollywood Palladium wounds. But nothing could match his horror over the show itself. Here is a small sample of Lumenick’s live snark:
Mid-stream last night, Lumenick actually got a reply @VH1 when he wondered if a barrel of monkeys was directing the show. They responded with a middling defense of the program’s signature “In Memoriam” spoof.