Michelle Williams' Getup Another Critical Success

The 2010 New York Film Critics Circle Awards, actually held in 2011, took place on a cold night. Which didn't stop Ruffalo and Firth from being hot, and Michelle Williams and Kerry Washington, seriously cool.

Michelle Williams' Getup Another Critical SuccessS

I don't know why Mark Ruffalo's "guest" isn't ID'd when it's obviously his wife of ten years, Sunrise Coigney, and why would you miss a chance to write that name? Anyway. She's skewing a little "Feed the birds/Tuppence a bag." But that's not a bad thing. Maybe even necessary when one's husband has a permanent five-o-clock shadow.


Michelle Williams' Getup Another Critical SuccessS

Colin Firth was really good in The King's Speech. In fact, he doesn't need to constantly remind us, with his vests, 30's-high collars and full-Windsors: we remember.


Michelle Williams' Getup Another Critical SuccessS

If I saw these booties and this frock independently, they'd probably rate "mehs." Yet, Kerry Washington looks exquisite! What is this alchemy she works?


Michelle Williams' Getup Another Critical SuccessS

Michelle Williams continues her reign as Queen of Demure Chic. (Carey Mulligan is Princess.)


Michelle Williams' Getup Another Critical SuccessS

Melissa Leo takes "larger than life" literally. This is the kind of red-carpet excess we don't normally see in the age of the stylist! So, thanks for that.


Michelle Williams' Getup Another Critical SuccessS

Annette Bening has easy elegance down. And are these trousers?


Michelle Williams' Getup Another Critical SuccessS

In a city of constant change, Sylvia Miles remains a reliable, unchanging New York institution, and a fixture on every red carpet.



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