It's a man's film without much in the way of finer feelings
and therefore a surprise to find it directed by a woman, Kathryn Bigelow, favourite to win Best Director on the strength of turning over her ex-husband James Cameron for the Directors' Guild award last weekend, Cameron having captured the Golden Globe before that.
Considering the finer feelings
of advertisers should have been last on the list of priorities.
Live Aid was the event which helped get Bob Geldof his honorary knighthood, starting a trend for pop stars to show us their finer feelings
by helping less fortunate mortals.
The affection in which he was held was all the more remarkable for his apparently effortless ability to trample over the finer feelings
of those he met.
As a journalist devoid of finer feelings
I asked whether anyone else knew.
While the latter spilled their finer feelings
on to canvas, the former made things for people to eat or drink out of.
That means - unlike you - she's got finer feelings
This immensely readable account, by a brutally honest writer who never pretends to any finer feelings
or sentimentality when a bet is involved, is a gambler's book that is well worth a punt.