Oscar night 2012Academy Awards ceremony
Posted 28 February 2012 - 04:54 AM
Posted 28 February 2012 - 10:20 AM
Joan's Overall Best Dressed: Viola Davis (individual panelists also loved Gwyneth Paltrow/"The Cape")
Joan's Overall Worst Dressed: Angelina Jolie (individual panelists also disliked Berenice Bejo - dress and braided hairdo)
Cubanmiamiboy, the Fashion Police also taked about the 'after-party dresses' and had big laughs with Mena Suvari's feathered trapezoid mess.
Odd choices, but then it's Rivers.
I agree. I wanted to root for that frock because Mara was plainly trying to do something different and one respects that in view of the fact that Rivers, et al. are waiting out there to take the actresses apart, but she didn't carry it off well. Nothing wrong with the dress, although the back did look like some kind of orthopedic support.
The dress of the night was Chastain's. Gorgeous with some unusual details, just a wonderful gown. Octavia Spencer looked smashing in a beautifully draped and fitted beaded number (and her acceptance speech was a highlight of the night).
Posted 28 February 2012 - 04:56 PM
Posted 28 February 2012 - 07:56 PM
Garbo was so lovely looking, much smaller than you would think, but perfectly molded. The stars were often like that, so small and with unexpected qualities.
When my husband produced the Oscars in 1957, he got Rock Hudson to sing ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ to Mae West. We had Mae to dinner and we knew she liked young men around her. Our kids were at college then, so we told our sons to invite all their friends. The house was full of these handsome young men, and that pleased Mae.
... It’s really a very thankless show to do, congratulating people and opening envelopes.
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