Monday, March 11, 2013

back from the dead

Remember this guy?

Kemal Pamuk, aka Lady Mary's lover who died in her bed?  
Well, he's back, or at least the actor who played Mr. Pamuk is.  

Theo James is the lead in a new TV show, Golden Boy.  It tells the story of a young detective who ends up becoming the youngest police commissioner in NYPD history.  The show switches between Detective Clark's first year and seven years in the future. 

I've watched the first two episodes and I really like it.   You can watch the first three episodes at and the newest episode is on Tuesday at 10:00.  Watch it and let me know if you like it!

picture 1// adelaide
picture 2// yahoo
picture 3// cbs

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Academy Awards 2013

Oscars Recap:

So, Seth McFarlane.  What did you guys think?  I thought that he was very funny and I enjoyed his singing and dancing, but some of his jokes didn't fit with the tone of the evening.  I definitely laughed, don't get me wrong, but I felt awkward at a couple of the bits.

How funny was DDL?  Give that guy a comedy already!  I'll admit, I didn't see Lincoln and I don't know if I've seen any of his movies, but I'm definitely planning a DDL weekend viewing party.

I enjoyed watching Charlize and Channing dance, although let's face it, I'd watch Chan do pretty much anything.

Man, I'm such a fan of this guy.  I got a little teary watching Ben accept the award for Argo.  I think he's done such a great job evolving into a wonderful filmmaker.  It doesn't hurt that he seems like an awesome dad and husband, too. I can't wait to see what else he does.

Did you see all of the guys with long hair?  It was like a conspiracy or something! 

Okay, on to the most important part of the night!

I noticed a couple trends: romantic, white, bridal-esque gowns, bold colors, lace and beading details, and metallic dresses.  Here's my favorites--

Amy Adams
This is a big dress but she pulls it off.  
I love the texture of the skirt and her hair and makeup are spot on.

Charlize Theron.
I don't know anyone else who could pull off a white peplum gown.  
I love the slit on the bodice and how she didn't wear a necklace.  

Jennifer Lawrence
She looks beautiful and I thought her hair and makeup looked lovely.  
I do wish she had worn a more fun color, but let's face it, I love everything this girl does. Silver Linings Playbook was one of my favorite movies this year and I was so excited for her win.

Zoe Saldana
I think that the ombre detail on the bottom is great and the flowers at the bodice are fun.  
I don't love the belt, but I love this look overall.

Jennifer Garner
Such a beautiful color and I think that the simple front works well with the ruffles in the back. 
 Her jewelry is just right and her hair and makeup is stunning.

Jennifer Aniston
A lovely departure for our perennial Lady in Black. 
This fabric is tricky to get right, but she looks lovely.  
I can't wait to see what she ends up wearing for her upcoming wedding.

Sandra Bullock
I love everything about this look.  
The color and detailing are so fun and 20s-ish. 
 I love the cap sleeves and how the length is just long 
enough to show off the beading but not too long. 

Jenna Dewan-Tatum
I think she pulled off maternity red carpet so well.  
Her dress was beautiful and her hair and makeup looked lovely.  
And how cute are these guys?  What a lucky baby!

Stacy Kiebler
She always looks so chic and sophisticated at every event! 
I love how this dress looks like a bunch of necklaces layered on top of each other. 

Nicole Kidman
 I don't know how this dress looks like liquid sequins, but it does.  
The details at the bottom are very cool and it looks great on her.

Halle Berry
I love the strong shoulders and the covered up yet formfitting shape. 
And how is she not aging? Seriously!


 Naomi Watts
My favorite dress of the night!
The cutout detailing is so great and the fabric is amazing.

What did you think?  What were your favorites?