Monday, February 27, 2012

The 84th Academy Awards (Oscars)

The 84th Oscars Academy Awards, hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences or AMPAS, honored the best films of 2011. The ceremony took place at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, California. The event was hosted by Billy Crystal and produced by Brian Grazer.

The year 2011 was packed with a lot of great films, hence a lot of nominees in this ceremony.  Well, just to give you part of the list of winners, I'll mention some of those who won:

Actress in a Leading Role - Meryl Streep in "The Iron Lady"
Actor in a Leading Role - Jean Dujardin in "The Artist"
Directing - Michel Hazanavicius in "The Artist"
Actress in a Supporting Role - Octavia Spencer in "The Help"
Actor in a Supporting Role - Christopher Plummer in "Beginners"

Best Picture - "The Artist"
Animated Feature Film - "Rango"
Visual Effects - "Hugo"

A complete list of nominees as well as the winners can be seen HERE or HERE.

the Best Actress and the Best Actor


Okay, so now lets go to the area where I'm pretty much interested in... THE RED CARPET.
The Fashion Police are ALERT and PRESENT as usual :)

The dresses are somewhat just like the Grammy's last time... full of glitters and sheer. But, there are also those who did not opt to wear dresses like those but still turned a lotta heads.

Glittering under the Flash Bulbs

Jane Seymour, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Octavia Spencer, Ellie Kemper, Kelly Osbourne, Anna Faris

Showing off the Shoulder

White: Clean and Classy

Best Dressed!

So whuddya think about their gowns? Pretty? Classy? Gorgeous? Lemme know. :)
Personally, I find these dresses lovely. I envy these pretty ladies having a lot of opportunities every year to dress up and walk on that oh so famous carpet (wishing I could do that someday too!)

The ladies and the gents were at their best that evening. I believe this was another successful academy awards night. Congratulations to all the winners!

- thestatuesquecanvas

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