BAFTA 2009 Articles

BAFTA Brange

February 9, 2009 07:11:09 Posted at February 9, 2009 07:11:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The Jolie did not wear a robe. And she did not wear all black. Surprised? Me too. It was mostly black but there was also an aggressive yellow arrow breaking up the darkness. And she really did smolder last night. There was a way about Angelina at the BAFTAs that was missing from the SAGs and the rest – a back to bombshell challenge on her face that will, hopefully, carry through to the Oscars. Full Story

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BAFTA Unspoiled: Dev Patel

February 9, 2009 07:02:00 Posted at February 9, 2009 07:02:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Please let him stay this way – so humble and grateful and eager and sweet. Here’s Dev Patel at the BAFTAs riding the incredible wave, and still as amazed as he was 2 months ago when this thing took off. Dev is adorable! Did you see him on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart? If not, you MUST. Full Story

BAFTA Recycle: Freida Pinto

February 9, 2009 06:57:26 Posted at February 9, 2009 06:57:26
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Oh Freida. Another major awards show, another disappointing choice. I worry for our Freida. The colour… not crazy about how it washes her out. And the dress – it’s an Oscar de la Renta but it may as well be Dior two years ago. Both Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore wore a variation in fuschia and green that at the time I called lettuce and now it’s been recycled. Full Story

BAFTA Worst Hair: Penelope Cruz

February 9, 2009 06:47:00 Posted at February 9, 2009 06:47:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Like, this fringe is balls. Hate it. Also why is she wearing the same dress over and over again? Black, mermaid, I mean there’s saving up and there’s just being lazy. Thrilled that Pene won Best Supporting Actress because she really was on fire in Vicky Cristina, but this doesn’t absolve her from the assness of these geisha bangs. Full Story

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BAFTA My Marion

February 9, 2009 06:17:21 Posted at February 9, 2009 06:17:21
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Last year she presented herself at the BAFTAs in angel winged gorgessity from head to toe and took home a mask. This year, it’s a different Marion. Not her best dress by far (hate it) and her hair looks lank and unwashed… But this is my girl. My girl understands her year has come and gone. Full Story

BAFTA Shia

February 9, 2009 06:14:06 Posted at February 9, 2009 06:14:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Shia LaBeouf skipped the red carpet entirely at the BAFTAs. It’d be easy to rip his balls off for it like he’s Gwyneth Paltrow or Katie Holmes - all of a sudden too good for press at an awards show. But I find it harder to hate on Shia than his other douchey peers. When Shia says he’s not an attention whore, I kinda believe him. Full Story

BAFTA Winslet

February 9, 2009 06:06:29 Posted at February 9, 2009 06:06:29
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The dress is Zac Posen, fit her beautifully. I likey much better than the other black one from the Globes. And her speech was better too. Short, concise, heartfelt… Will it be her last of the season? Or will she have the chance again on Oscar night. She is the favourite going in and what I like about Kate is that there’s no false modesty about this. Full Story

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BAFTA Goldie Hot Mess

February 9, 2009 05:59:58 Posted at February 9, 2009 05:59:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Is she senile? Was she drunk? Both? Whatever the reason, every minute was the best thing ever. And she still managed to be endearing. Completely off her tree, momentarily incapable of reading, escaping to the beach for 5 seconds or so at one point, there may have been a joint involved too… Goldie makes retirement look good. Full Story

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BAFTA Red Hot Mess: Sharon Stone

February 9, 2009 05:55:06 Posted at February 9, 2009 05:55:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Sharon Stone and Madonna are both 50. I’d say Sharon’s work is less… jarring…than Madge’s? She really does look great. Wears that dress beautifully. Face has been enhanced but not alarmingly so. Very Demi Moore. But as we all know, Sharon Stone is f-cking crazy. Thankfully she didn’t dial down the crazy for the BAFTAs either. Full Story

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BAFTA Bonus: Jim Sturgess

February 9, 2009 05:50:28 Posted at February 9, 2009 05:50:28
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Don’t know who he’s with. But her outfit is kinda badass. And – please forgive me if it’s a relative – together they look like hot dirty sex. Don’t let it be a relative! It’s so rare to see him… like months and months between sightings…and he’s not a carpet staple of course…and no one cares about him because he doesn’t sell so I could only find two pics but whatever. Full Story

BAFTA Stripper: Marisa Tomei

February 9, 2009 05:46:00 Posted at February 9, 2009 05:46:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Enough with the Academy rewarding strippers with a heart of gold. Every year there’s a stripper with a heart of gold nominated for something. Am over it. It’s done. Anyway, Marisa apparently dressed for her character at the BAFTAs – f*ck me hair and a showgirl dress that’s seen better days, like a girl who has seen better days, used hard and dried up… She’s been hanging out with Mickey Rourke too long, I think. Full Story

BAFTA Body: Gemma Arterton

February 9, 2009 05:41:58 Posted at February 9, 2009 05:41:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Why Gemma Arterton? Because we can’t see her bones. Can you say the same about 95% of other young actresses these days? Hell no. So some love for Gemma, yes? Yes. Gemma Arterton, who was in Bond for maybe 4 minutes, owned her curves in black at the BAFTAs. Gemma’s body or Keira Knightley’s body? Please. Full Story

BAFTA Youthful: Emma Watson

February 9, 2009 05:38:36 Posted at February 9, 2009 05:38:36
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Emma Watson is 18. She looks 18, doesn’t she? She acts 18. She dresses 18. She moves 18. And while her dress is not my favourite, this doesn’t matter. What matters is that it’s appropriate. And she isn’t pushing 40. And she doesn’t look like she’s been passed around a frat house. Full Story

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