It was a big night for the filmmakers behind 12 Years a Slave and Gravity at the EE British Academy Film Awards help on Sunday at the Royal Opera House in London.
Oh, that Sacha Baron Cohen! What a cut-up! Always putting on accents, wearing silly mustaches, pulling pranks and causing a ruckus! WHAT'LL THAT GUY DO NEXT???
Miss Piggy killed it on the BAFTA red carpet this weekend, turning celebrities like Jon Hamm, Daniel Radcliffe, Chris O'Dowd and Viola Davis into starstruck puddles. Wait, our award shows get Billy Bush and English award shows get the Muppets?! We never should have gone indie.
While walking to accept her Leading Actress BAFTA for her role as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, Meryl Streep encountered a small wardrobe malfunction when she lost a shoe on the steps leading up to the stage. Luckily, Colin Firth was there to save the day and further embed himself in our minds as the perfect…
The BAFTA Britannia Awards were held in Los Angeles last night. (As an aside: Is there also like an American Academy of Film and Television Arts Americana Awards ceremony that is held once a year in London? No.) Helen Mirren AND Helena Bonham Carter showed up, and we are pleased.
BAFTA is the gift that just keeps on giving: although Hortense did one rad roundup yesterday, there are more, still more rad British getups to start the week off right!
It is a truth universally acknowledged that British awards shows bring out the best - and the worst - in fashions. And so it was at the Bafta Television Awards at Royal Festival Hall.
Why Kylie? Why?
Well done Helen Mirren for destroying the oppposition (we just don't WARM to Cate Blanchett, somehow) and winning a BAFTA for best actress in The Queen, which we totally really will get around to watching sometime. Probably on an airplane.