No Skipping The Red Carpet At The Oscars!

86th Annual Oscars Arrivals

Brangelina may have skipped the red carpet at the Independent Spirit Awards but NOT for the Oscars! Here are Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt working the red carpet at the Academy Awards. There were no his-and-hers tuxes here. Angelina looks gorgeous in her silver gown. LOVE it. Brad kept his look classic with a tux.

They are such a gorgeous couple. Looking at them on the red carpet never gets old. What do you think of Angelina and Brad’s red carpet fashion for the Oscars?

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Among Celebrity Arrivals At #Oscars

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More red carpet pics! Best Actress Academy Awards nominee Amy Adams is a beauty in blue on the red carpet. Olivia Wilde is bumping it up in her black frock. LOVE Christine Teigen in her gown. That’s how you wear a pattern to a forma event like the Oscars!

Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart kept it classy in black and white. And check out Pharrell Williams with his wife, Helen Lasichanh. Pharrell is rocking bermuda shorts on the red carpet! What do you think of his look? Personally, I miss Pharrell’s trademark hat- LOL.


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The Press Gets Ready For The #Oscars

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Before the celebs start to arrive, the interviewers have to work the red carpet! Here are some members of the media working the red carpet before grabbing their microphones to do some interviews. Maria Menounos looks gorgeous in her white gown. Shawna Robinson and Kelly Ripa were the ladies in red. LOVE the gowns!

Michael Strahan also went with red for his suit. What do you think of it? Tyrese Gibson went with a classic black tux. He can still make me SWOON. And Portia de Rossi, wife of Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres, got all glammed up in her frock. I think the press can hold their own on the red carpet! What do you think?

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2014 Awards Show Ballot Courtesy Of Red Envelope

Awards BallotAre you ready for the big night? Tonight is the BIGGEST celebrity awards show that we wait for all year: the 2014 Academy Awards and Red Envelope is standing by to help you get ready! Come join us here at INO tonight: we’ll bring you all the latest, from red carpet pics to the winners as they’re announced. I’m really looking forward to the Oscars tonight. All of the major categories are real contests.

Do you think you can figure out who’s going to win? I am CLUELESS. Lupita Nyong’o could pull an upset or Jennifer Lawrence could repeat. Will the Academy decide Cate Blanchett has won enough this season or have her past wins ensured her an Oscar, too? Is Leonardo DiCaprio FINALLY going to be recognized for his acting ability?

The people at Red Envelope created this Infographic: your very own Academy Awards ballot! Think of it as practice for March Madness brackets: that’s exactly how my friends and I are treating it. We’re filling out our own ballots and even have a pool going. Join in the conversation over at Red Envelope ahead of time and then come on back here to watch the action unfold at INO. Sound off in the comments: who do you think is going to go home with a statuette tonight?

Love It Or Hate It: 2014 Independent Spirit Awards Red Carpet Style

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Here’s Reese Witherspoon at the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards, working the red carpet! Now, you all know I normally LOVE Reese’s sense of style. I feel too repetitious sometimes, talking about how much I love outfit after outfit that I see her wearing when she’s out and about going to lunch, taking a meeting, or shopping. So I admit I had to do a double-take when I saw these red carpet pics.

I did a double-take because… well… this is NOT a dress I would have chosen for Reese if I were her stylist (and obviously, I am not). Reese looks lovely no matter what: that goes without saying. Yet this dress just isn’t working for me. I don’t feel it’s flattering to her. At all. Petite Reese almost looks, well, stocky in it, and her body is NOT stocky. I can’t tell if the skirt is a little too full and short or if it’s the white stripe around her waist, at the bottom of her top.  Everyone has a swing and a miss, right? I’m sure Reese will Kill It tonight at the Oscars. Has something gone wrong with my eyesight? I’ve gotta ask…

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Complete Winners List Independent Spirits Awards 2014

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Last night the indie films took center stage at the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards! ‘The Dallas Buyers Club’ Matthew McConaughey and ‘Blue Jasmine’ star Cate Blanchett added to their statuette collection last night. Brad Pitt’s movie, ’12 Years a Slave,’ took the night with five wins, including another win for Lupita Nyong’o! Matthew had a great night as well: in addition to winning for ‘The Dallas Buyers Club,’ the ‘Mud’ cast and crew won the Robert Altman award. Congratulations to all the winners! Are we seeing a preview of tonight’s Oscars? Come hang out with INO tonight while we LIVE BLOG the winners and bring you up-to-date red carpet pics!

  • Best Feature: ’12 Years A Slave’
  • Best Director: Steve McQueen, ’12 Years A Slave’
  • Best Female Lead: Cate Blanchett, ‘Blue Jasmine’
  • Best Male Lead: Matthew McConaughey, ‘Dallas Buyers Club’
  • Best Screenplay: John Ridley, ’12 Years A Slave’
  • Best Supporting Female: Lupita Nyong’o, ’12 Years a Slave’
  • Best Supporting Male: Bob Nelson, ‘Nebraska’
  • Best Cinematography: Sean Bobbitt, ’12 Years A Slave’
  • Best Editing: Nat Sanders, ‘Short Term 12′
  • Best Documentary: ’20 Feet From Stardom,’ Director/Producer: Morgan Neville, Producers: Gil Friesen & Caitrin Rogers
  • Best International Film: ‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ (France)
  • Best First Feature: ‘Fruitvale Station,’ Director: Ryan Coogler; Producers: Nina Yang Bongiovi, Forest Whitaker
  • John Cassavetes Award: ‘This is Martin Bonner,’ Writer/Director: Chad Hartigan, Producer: Cherie Saulter
  • Robert Altman Award: ‘Mud,’ Director: Jeff Nichols, Casting Director: Francine Maisler, Ensemble Cast: Joe Don Baker, Jacob Lofland, Matthew McConaughey, Ray McKinnon, Sarah Paulson, Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Tye Sheridan, Paul Sparks, Bonnie Sturdivant, Reese Witherspoon

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Celebs At 2014 Independent Spirit Awards

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Last night was the last major awards show before the Big One (a.k.a. the Academy Awards), the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards! The red carpet was decidedly low-key. Nominee Lupita Nyong’o, who’s worn so many brightly colored dresses that MTV Style wrote an article titled “Here’s Proof That Lupita Nyong’o Has Worn Every Color Ever Invented,” went with an understated tan romper. ‘Divergent‘ star Shailene Woodley bared her toned abs in her top and long skirt. Angela Bassett POPPED (in a good way) in her bright orange frock.

Anna Kendrick had fun with a bold stripe on her white dress while Zoe Kravitz rocked her sleeveless romper. Cate Blanchett and Krysten Ritter both had fun with bold patterns. Elizabeth Moss and Rosario Dawson, on the other hand, looked like they were ready for a day at the office! Kristen Bell was a beauty in blue, and I loved Paula Patton’s lacy yellow dress. Maria Bello went with a menswear-inspired outfit. And I absolutely LOVED Camila Alves’ strapless peplum top and matching trousers: SO chic. What do you think of these red carpet looks?

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