Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Last night at the 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala presented by The Los Angeles Times — held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel — most of the stars looked great. Glam hair, dreamy dresses. Although a few folks made some bad decisions. Hey, it's not a celebrity red carpet without some ugly ensembles! Let's take a look, shall we?

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Nancy O'Dell has the California Girl thing down. This is what people in other countries imagine when you say "Hollywood" or "L.A." Bronze skin, tight dress, megawatt smile.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Kerry Bishe, who was Lucy on Scrubs and is in Argo, looks beautiful in a pretty drapey dress ever so slightly reminiscent of drapes. Curtains. In a good way.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Smooth operators: Ben Affleck, John Magaro, Ray Liotta. PSA: If you have never seen Ray Liotta in Jonathan Demme's Something Wild, do yourself a favor and put that shit in your Netflix queue ASAP.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

John Hawkes has been in a zillion things but right now he's getting Oscar buzz for Sessions. And he looks ready for the Academy Awards in that tux. Richard Gere's still got it, whatever it is. As for Ezra Miller, my crush on him is so strong and heavy I can barely form words. Remember when he dated Zoe Kravitz? Hot.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Ladies and gentlemen, Bryan Cranston.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

John Goodman and Kelly Reilly: Not a couple. But they are both in that Denzel Washington movie Flight.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Dude. DUDE. Bradley Cooper. WTF are you doing dude, you're hot. This wrinkled, ill-fitting silvery suit is beneath you. And you realize that your hair has wings, right? Remember when you charmed the pants off of us by speaking flawless French? We just put our pants back on.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Samantha Barks — Éponine in the new film version of Les Misérables — plays it safe in classic, figure-fitting black.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Digging the youthful, glittery dress on Helen Hunt.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Susan Sarandon makes a shoulder-baring little black dress and flat sandals sexy as hell.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

OMG! Superstar! The awards for Most Adorable and Best Purse go to Quvenzhané Wallis — aka Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Torn: Is Kerry Washington's party dress paint-splattery pretty or pigeon poo ugly? And are the shoes cute or way too fussy?

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Usually these high-low mullet dresses are awful, but actress Martha Higareda is making hers look awesome and fun.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Marion Cotillard's ensemble is confuzzling. What's the look supposed to be? Quirky shoes, odd hemline, curious hair. Is this French chic? Or just awkwardness?

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Love love love love everything Bella Heathcote is doing. The bangs, the eyeliner, the soft-hued petal paillettes, the silver nails, the cocktail ring. Love. Brava.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

It's always great when a man tries something other than the usual navy or black suit with a white shirt, but… as actor Garrett Backstrom proves, results may vary.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Simple but beautiful hair and dress on Amy Adams.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Has Clea Duvall ever looked so stunning? Gorgeous gown, shiny hair, perfect accessories. Impeccable. Remember when she was on Buffy? Or in Can't Hardly Wait? Or in But I'm a Cheerleader? Good times.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Best look of the night: Amanda Seyfried. Girlish, womanly, fierce, restrained.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Sophisticated, but not complicated. Eye-catching, but not attention-hogging. Sexy, not smutty.

Luscious Locks, Pretty Frocks and Bradley Cooper's Shiny Suit: the Hollywood Film Awards Gala

And kudos to whomever is in charge of Seyfried's hair and makeup. Fantastic.

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