The Best Faith in Years

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2015 11:10:20 February 23, 2015 11:10:20
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It can be scary, the thought of Faith Hill at the Oscars. You remember, don’t you? No? I guess I don’t blame you. You’ve blocked it out of your mind. This:  Full Story

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Naomi Watts: Club Girl at the Oscars

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2015 10:54:00 February 23, 2015 10:54:00
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This was a polarising look at the etalk Oscars viewing party. Half the room hated it. Half the room loved it. I was on the pro side… But I can see the point of the con side. It’s a dress for the Club Girl. This is how you dress in Vegas when you’re hoping to scam table service off of a group of douchebag insurance conventioners who’ve taken their wedding rings off for the weekend. Full Story

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Thandie Newton: Killing it at Vanity Fair

Duana Posted by Duana at February 23, 2015 10:47:21 February 23, 2015 10:47:21
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Sometimes it’s not all about the yearlong leadup to what you’ve been doing and dresses you’ve been carefully choosing and planning. Sometimes it’s just being invited to a party and effortlessly throwing on a killer dress that ranks in one of the top 15 for the night. Not a bad outing for an event that will likely not require Spanx all evening. Full Story

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Sienna Miller: Understated Oscar Presenter

Duana Posted by Duana at February 23, 2015 10:41:33 February 23, 2015 10:41:33
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Let us be clear that this was not the year any of us predicted for Sienna Miller – right? When she squealed with delight at American Sniper winning, I’d forgotten that she was even in it, because I associated her with Foxcatcher. Imagine being in two such high profile films in one year? I read on Twitter tonight that @boobsradley Full Story

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Felicity Jones: Best Oscar Prom Dress + Best Reaction Shot

Joanna Posted by Joanna at February 23, 2015 10:34:01 February 23, 2015 10:34:01
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Felicity Jones certainly wasn't the best dressed (or even the best dressed Brit) at the Oscars in her dove gray Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown, but she did win another title. While she went home empty-handed as a Best Actress nominee, she had the best non-side eye cutaway reaction shot of the night. Full Story

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Idris Elba: Best Oscars Voice

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2015 10:25:01 February 23, 2015 10:25:01
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My best friend Fiona texted me during the Oscars last night. “Do they have a sexiest voice category? If so, Idris gets my vote!” Fiona isn’t an exclamation points kind of person. Or a celebrity kind of person. We are opposites. I am flighty and superficial. She is grounded and thoughtful. Full Story

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Keira Knightley: Babies & Brange at the Oscars

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2015 10:17:33 February 23, 2015 10:17:33
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I see this writing on a gown now and I think of the Brange wedding. Sorry. That’s just how my mind associates since it happened. So this Valentino on Keira Knightley, so pretty, had enough of that floating angel vibe on its own. Without the headpiece. I HATED it with the headpiece. The headpiece turned her into a child. Full Story

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Cate Blanchett: Black Velvet at the Oscars

Duana Posted by Duana at February 23, 2015 10:08:53 February 23, 2015 10:08:53
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I come down on the side of those who could have done without the necklace, because she doesn’t need it, but man, she doesn’t need much. We need her desperately, is the thing, to serve up equal amounts of cool chill, a sort of yes-glamour-but-let’s-not-get-too-excited-about-it, and a sort of benevolent warmth that we’re sure as hell not getting from Reese Witherspoon or Jennifer Aniston. Full Story

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Rosamund Pike: Oscar Badass

Duana Posted by Duana at February 23, 2015 10:02:25 February 23, 2015 10:02:25
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It was a good night for Rosamund Pike, all around. Her dress was the best one she’s worn all season, which is a relief, and it managed to be not boring in a sea of beiges. And she was fun – she’s known to be maybe not the easiest interview, but she seemed to be enjoying herself on the red carpet. Full Story

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Ava Duvernay: Oscars Most Overlooked

Duana Posted by Duana at February 23, 2015 09:55:11 February 23, 2015 09:55:11
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It wasn’t until two thirds into the show, into candy and onion rings and punchiness, that I realized I hadn’t seen Ava DuVernay. I was shocked, but when I brought it up, nobody else had seen her either. She’d just not been on camera. I mean, it’s a director, not an actress. Full Story

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Chloe Grace Moretz: Oscar pockets

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2015 09:48:01 February 23, 2015 09:48:01
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Chloe Grace Moretz is 18 years old. And if we’re going to make a Lindsay Lohan comparison, it wouldn’t work here, at the Oscars, because Chloe didn’t do a Lohan. She didn’t try to become The Fashion Moment. Which is why I quite like this choice. For who she is, for the job she was asked to do, the Miu Miu she wore was totally serviceable. Full Story

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