Hollywood's Visual Effects Were Blinding At VES AwardsS

Why is it that the "8th Annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards," at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, California, has such an ominous ring to it? Shouldn't "visual" be good? No. Apparently, it just means "visible."

Hollywood's Visual Effects Were Blinding At VES AwardsS

James Cameron and co. cleaned up. He looked smug. But wouldn't he have anyway? It's a "tree falls in the forest" situation, really.


Hollywood's Visual Effects Were Blinding At VES AwardsS

Suzy Amis is all, "I'm still a hippie girl at heart." No, you're not. It's like in My Fair Lady when Eliza can't go back to the people she sang "Wouldn't It Be Loverly" with. Except instead of an ash can fire surrounded by dancing cockneys, it's a Phish show.


Hollywood's Visual Effects Were Blinding At VES AwardsS

Perhaps the one time every four years in which Shannon Decker can wear an ice dancing-inspired getup.


Hollywood's Visual Effects Were Blinding At VES AwardsS

Amy Smart: Salmon Mousse. They frequently eat this for summer luncheons in Barbara Pym novels. Being in possession of the Barbara Pym Cookbook, I intend to attempt this over the summer. Will then leave it in the fridge for ten days after no one eats it and, at length and weeping, throw it away.


Hollywood's Visual Effects Were Blinding At VES AwardsS

Cute shoes, though. Yeah, I said it.


Hollywood's Visual Effects Were Blinding At VES AwardsS

Lauren Slater's off-the-shoulder: off-the-hook, or off-base? OH SNAP.


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