Cate Blanchett seems to have it all together. While we were hoping the big personal secret she’d reveal this weekend would be the key to her perfect skin, she instead descended to Earth to reveal the secret to a happy marriage: Sharing an email address. Read more on The Gloss…
“I mean, it’s obviously been a long and painful situation for the family, and I hope they find some sort of resolution and peace.”
Last night, the Santa Barbara Film Festival awarded Cate Blanchett the Outstanding Performer Of The Year Award for her role in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine.” As she made her way into the after party, Hollywood Elsewhere columnist Jeffrey Wells asked Blanchett to comment on Dylan Farrow’s first person account of the sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of Woody Allen when she was a child. Blanchett, of course, was one of a number of actors who were specifically called out in Farrow’s heartbreaking piece. “What if it had been your child, Cate Blanchett?” she wrote. “Louis CK? Alec Baldwin? What if it had been you, Emma Stone?” Blanchett’s annoyingly careful response unfortunately suggests to me that she’s going to continue to look the other way.
As for Allen? His publicist released the following statement: Keep reading »
Watch your back, Jennifer Lawrence, because Cate Blanchett is stealing your red carpet game! In an interview at on the SAG Awards red carpet with Guiliana Rancic for E!, Cate abruptly stopped the interview as the “Glam Cam” slowly panned up her gown and stooped to the ground to ask, “Do you do that to the guys?” (My guess is probably not.) Later in the evening, Cate provided her first-best GIF-able moment of the night when she gave her SAG statuette a handjob. Keep it up, Cate! You’re making these silly red carpets so much more watchable. [PolicyMic]
This morning, the nominees for the 2014 Academy Awards were announced. For the most part, the nominees were expected, and there were few noticeable snubs — though I am still steaming that James Franco in “Spring Breakers” has been all but overlooked this awards season. Check out the full list of nominees after the jump! (And, because I HAVE AN OPINION, DAMMIT, my picks for who I think should win in the top categories are in bold.) Keep reading »
“Blue Jasmine” was incredible, and Cate Blanchett is a dream, and I would never, not in a million years, be caught dead saying a cross word about her, and I love and embrace this odd spiderweb dress — but GODDAMN if the weird, vague, is it really there or am I imagining this face on the right side hasn’t been scaring the shit out of me all day. SO FRIGGIN’ CREEPY. [Photo: Fame/Flynet]
What’s not to love about Cate Blanchett? The Australian star of “Blue Jasmine” is awesomely gorgeous, and she’s totally killed it in every role she’s played, including Katherine Hepburn and Bob Dylan. She’s classy as hell, really chill (I’d assume), and wears the coolest clothes ever — which caused me massive stress in trying to narrow this list down to just ten looks. No wonder every designer is clamoring to dress her.
Cate Blanchett sure ain’t afraid of no freaky fashion, but what’s really almost miraculous about it is that, even at her strangest, the esteemed actress is very rarely a sartorial flop. This Balenciaga cape-over-frock look, for example? My initial reaction is to be like, “god, that’s weird,” but the longer I look at it, the more I’m convinced that Cate can take even the weirdest silhouette and turn it into something really, really convincing.
I hate to hate anything even remotely associated with the goddess Cate Blanchett, but this shiny, stiff-looking Armani Privé dress is testing the limits of her sartorial perfection. It’s like what an off-duty superhero would wear to a red carpet event, all latex-y and, like, “Hey, I may or may not be fighting crime and defending the city after dinner.” So it’s badass, of course, but is it cute? Do we like it? Does Cate get a free pass, just because she’s Cate? Probably.
I’m not crazy, right? This dress she’s wearing is totally reminiscent of Princess Leia’s gown from “Star Wars,” minus the shoulder details and open back. I mean, look at those drapey sleeves and that mock turtleneck. George Lucas would approve and, naturally, for this reason alone, I love it. [Photos: WENN]
What you are looking at right now is a fine example of Cate Blanchett‘s sartorial black magic: she can pull off anything, even (and perhaps especially) the most high-fashion, higher-risk of garments like this Proenza Schouler dress, and make it work. Seriously, the image depicts both a metal ladder and a man with a butterfly net covered in perforations (see: trypophobia), and I still think she looks amazing. That’s just unnatural.