25 posts tagged "Marion Cotillard"
Yesterday, we caught the first glimpse of Marion Cotillard as “Lady Rouge” in her latest campaign for the Lady Dior bag. Here’s your first look at the whole video, with Cotillard crooning Franz Ferdinand’s “The Eyes of Mars.” Our first thought: better than Nine!
Marion Cotillard’s campaigns for Christian Dior to date have emphasized the screen siren’s ladylike beauty, so it’s a nice change to see her tapping into her masculin side in the next video, which goes up at www.ladydior.com this Friday. Cotillard takes a page from the book of Franz Ferdinand (who composed a song, “Eyes of Mars,” for her to sing in the Jonas Åkerlund-directed short) and suits up—in Dior, of course. The house gave us a sneak peek, above.
Forgive Hollywood for looking bleary-eyed this morning: The whole town’s been up since around 5 a.m. for the 2010 Academy Award nominations. Anne Hathaway and Academy president Tom Sherak made the official announcements shortly before 6 a.m. Pacific time, and the race for the gold is officially on. (As Best Actress nominee Gabourey Sidibe told an interviewer, “I’ve been avoiding the Oscar question for a year, and now I can talk about it!” Her mom’s advice—”act like a serious 26-year-old”—didn’t preclude a joyous yelp of “O.M.G.!”)
A few surprises are sprinkled throughout—Maggie Gyllenhaal got the nod for Best Supporting Actress for Crazy Heart, edging out Marion Cotillard in Nine, and we for one will be thrilled to see her prominently on the red carpet this March—and the new, ten-nominee list for Best Picture means that some deserving but otherwise unlikely candidates are up for the top prize. (Is it wrong that we’re kinda rooting for District 9 for Best Picture?) Check out the nominees below and sound off in the comments.
With the Golden Globes and the SAGs down—and their red-carpet fashions suitably assessed here and here—and the Couture shows, from where many of the awards season’s dresses are plucked, now under way, the tea-leaf reading, rune consulting, and general oracle beseeching for who’ll wear what to the 2010 Academy Awards can begin. Attempting clairvoyance is tricky. Sometimes you’re spot-on (as in the case of Marion Cotillard, who wore the very Dior dress we recommended for her to the Globes); sometimes you’re way off (Carey Mulligan did wear Nina Ricci, but a far heavier, darker option than we’d expected).
But then there’s Kate Hudson. After donning a sixties-style, silvery-white mod minidress for her big number in Nine (left), she seems to be paying tribute to it award show after award show. For the Globes (center), she opted for a bustier-topped confection from Marchesa, which elicited a snarl or two from the blogosphere (“Kate Hudson Determined Not to Run Out of Toilet Paper” sniped one commentator); for the SAGs, an elegant column gown from Pucci, to far better effect (right). Will she go for white once again for the biggest show of them all? Only time will tell. If we could put in a plug, it’d be for one of Lagerfeld’s glittering, silver-encrusted creations from Chanel—less reverent than some of couture’s more traditional offerings, perhaps, but also truer to Nine‘s kicky spirit of go-go sex appeal. But whoever her date may be, we wouldn’t go so far as to recommend Baptiste’s show-closing silver spacesuit. It’s Kate’s night to shine.
It may be January, but it’s still a balmy 75 degrees in Palm Springs, where Marion Cotillard hit the Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala last night to pick up a Desert Palm Achievement Award. (It was presented by her Nine director, Rob Marshall.) The Dior face takes a night off from her patron’s label, opting for a one-shoulder Elie Saab cocktail dress that has us shivering with envy here on the East Coast. Half-strapless dresses can be tough to pull off, but we think this basic black number—minimally accessorized with a single cuff and little makeup—is a beauty. What do you think: Do you like Cotillard’s boldly bare look, or should she run for cover?