Sunday, February 26, 2012

Red Carpet Recap: Oscars 2012

Hello, and welcome to the 2012 Oscars Red Carpet Recap! Here at Jen the Newlywed, the award shows are a big deal, and none are more of a big deal than the Oscars. It's been written in my calendar for months. Also written in my calendar for months? The Disney World trip for the twins 3rd birthday! Evan and Emmy turn THREE tomorrow and we are in Orlando for the celebration. Thankfully, babies get tired early and we were back in the hotel to catch the majority of the awards. I never fathomed that I wouldn't blog about the Oscars even though I was out of town. SO... here we are! And let's begin. We have a lot to cover :)

Angelina Jolie. I'll start with the positives. The shade of her hair is lovely and really softens her. The dress is also stunning. It seems, however, that SHE IS VERY PROUD OF HER LEG. She stood just like this the whole night. 

 She also did this while she was on stage presenting an award. IT WAS BIZARRE. And I'd also like to point out that her upper arms are the width of Twizzlers. 

Anna Faris. Not a fan of the dress. 

This is a chick from Bridesmaids and I just thought this was a very good Oscar gown.

Cameron Diaz always has a good Oscar dress. This color was unique and matched her hair!

Emma Stone seemed like she was having a ball. She looked so tall! I am not a super huge fan of the giant neck bow but all in all she was precious :)


I REALLY like Giuliana Rancic's dress. So elegant and fun. Reminded me of the '20's. 

Glenn Close looked SO PRETTY! This was a great color for her and she looked great in this dress! One of the best I've seen her on the Red Carpet....

Dear Gwyneth, I know you secretly want to be British, but we are not going to believe you as part of the Royal Family. WHY ARE YOU WEARING A CAPE? Are you the Queen? WEIRD. 

Jessica Chastain. A new redhead to watch on the carpet. She looked gorgeous, rockin' the pale (HOLLA!) and this dress was so cool and different. I don't think we've seen anything like before. She looked wonderful!

I don't like when JLo wears her hair in a bun on top of her head like that. The dress was too low-cut but intricate and impressive. 

Kristen Wiig has gotten a B+ to an A- for all the award shows this season. She's always right on the edge of "knocking it out of the park" but slightly misses somehow. And hey, I'm really proud of myself for throwing a sports reference into the Red Carpet Recap. For the one dude that reads this, you're welcome. 


I'm kinda loving Maya Rudolph who is KILLING IT in plum! Beautiful! And the sleeves were cool too. EXCELLENT choice, my dear!

I want to be friends with Melissa McCarthy. Hilarity.

Meryl looks so pretty in this color. SUCH a good Oscar dress for her! She's aging so gracefully and continues to do great work. However, I'm not thrilled that she won. I think this was Viola's year. Great dress though. :)

Michelle Williams looked beautiful. She was teetering on the edge of looking like a safety cone but I think she stayed on the good side. 

Natalie Portman looked just lovely. The dress didn't WOW me but it was just lovely. Great dress for a presenter. And what a necklace!

Don't know who this is but I'm not sure what's happening.

I also don't know who this is BUT THAT COLOR WAS THE BEST THING ON THE RED CARPET. Oh my goodness. LOVE.

Octavia has consistently made WONDERFUL choices for the award shows all season. All of her dresses were flattering and slimming. This was no exception. I'm so glad she won :)



This whole look is a little too futuristic for me. She's such a stunningly beautiful woman and she could've done so much more!

I thought Sandra's dress was cool!

Sarah Hyland is another girl who just "gets it" when it comes to award shows. I always look forward to see what she is going to wear. 

Why did you do this? Did someone tell you to? Please fire them.

Tina Tina Tina.... love love love. She's awesome.

Oh. Oh. I REALLY needed her to win. And she didn't. And I know she is heartbroken. SHE DESERVED IT. Did you SEE the movie? My heavens. That was a Best Actress performance and this was her night. And I LOVE Meryl but that was Viola's award. So sad. As for the dress, that color is awesome, the beading is awesome (would've liked it even better if the neckline was straight across) and she is awesome. 

It's midnight here and the husband is ready for me to stop typing :) Signing off from the hotel by the Magic Kingdom....

1 comment:

  1. Thank. You. i really needed someone else to thing angelina's whole leg thing was bizarre.