I don’t know whom to thank for this — if it’s the pervasive Mad Men influence or just the welcome winds of change — but this is the most heartening celebrity tranformation I’ve seen in quite a while. I hope it’s a trend.
Here’s actor Ryan Gosling earlier this year:
and here he is at a screening of Blue Valentine this past Saturday:
In a word: Yes. That is what a movie star is supposed to look like. Well done, unseen Hollywood stylist. Long may you prosper.