Best of the Fests! Stars Party from Coast to Coast
and her “hot Jesse James look smitten as they lock arms in the front row of the 41st NAACP Image Awards at L.A.’s Shrine Auditorium on Feb. 26. At the ceremony, The Blind Side star received a lead actress nomination for the football drama.
Pucker up! Mo’Nique gives Precious costar Gabourey Sidibe a smooch on the cheek backstage at the NAACP Image Awards, where the heartfelt drama took home six awards, including best lead actress for Sidibe, best supporting actress for Mo’Nique and best picture. “It’s so awesome to win,” Sidibe said while accepting her trophy. “I love winning.”
Greetings from Berlin! looks radiant in Chanel while attending the Berlin International Film Festival premiere of her new film, Shutter Island, on Feb. 13. The thriller, directed by Martin Scorsese, hits the U.S. Feb. 19.
How’s that for a self-portrait! A few yards down the red carpet from his stunning Shutter Island costar, gets ready for his close-up with one lucky fan at his film’s premiere in Berlin.
THE JURY'S OUT
arrives at the opening ceremony and premiere of Chinese film, Tuan Yuan (Apart Together), at the Berlin International Film Festival on Feb. 11. The Oscar-winning actress is taking part in the festival’s judging committee.
They’ve got a case of the giggles! Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams and Ewan McGregor laugh it up at the Berlin Festival premiere of their new thriller, The Ghost Writer, on Feb. 12.
Promoting her new movie, Father of Invention, in Berlin, Camilla Belle turns it out in a chic Bird by Juicy Couture LBD at a photo call on Feb. 15.
Even though lost the best actress award (for Broken Embraces) at the Spanish Film Academy’s Goya Cinema Awards, she stays in good spirits, chatting up best actor nominee Jordi Mollà (El cénsul de Sodoma) – and enjoying the cozy company of her date, Javier Bardem, at the awards, held on romantic Feb. 14.
ON THE DOUBLE
Precious star and Best Actress Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe pulls double duty, presenting awards at the 60th Annual ACE Eddie Awards – which recognizes outstanding editing – at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 14.
Ben Stiller gets ready for competition as his new drama, Greenberg, premieres and enters the race for Berlin’s top prize – the Golden Bear – on Feb. 14. In the film, directed by Noah Baumbach, Stiller plays a New Yorker who has just suffered a nervous breakdown.
takes time for a few interviews before accepting the American Riviera Award at the 25th Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Feb. 5. The Oscar-nominated Blind Side star was lauded at the ceremony for her influence on American cinema.
Recognized for their standout screen performances, Young Victoria’s Emily Blunt, An Education’s Carey Mulligan, The Lovely Bones’s Saoirse Ronan and A Serious Man’s Michael Stuhlbarg pose with their Chopin Virtuoso Awards on Feb. 7 at the Santa Barbara fest.
takes the stage to present a nomination medallion to his Inglourious Basterds director Quentin Tarantino at the Directors Guild of America Awards on Jan. 30 at L.A.’s Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. But his onstage Tarantino impersonation wasn’t what make headlines; it was his surprise date: !
BRAD'S PLUS ONE
Also at the Directors Guild Awards: Avatar costars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana, who shed their blue alter egos to present their director James Cameron with his nomination medallion.
Joan Jett is surrounded by her onscreen doppelganger and Dakota Fanning (who portrays bandmate Cherie Currie) at the premiere of the rock biopic The Runaways, at the Sundance Film Festival, on Jan. 24. The duo later joined the legendary rocker on stage in Park City, Utah.
Mwah! kisses his onscreen love at the Sundance premiere afterparty for their romantic drama, Blue Valentine, at the Village at the Yard on Jan. 24.
The Company Men’s Chris Cooper listens on as costar answers questions at the Kari Feinstein Sundance Style Lounge on Jan. 23. Their white-collar drama also stars Tommy Lee Jones and Kevin Costner.
What’s and connection? ! The pretty pair heads to dinner in Park City on Jan. 26 to celebrate Holmes’s film, The Romantics, which costars the singer’s hunky hubby.
Light flurries welcome as he walks the red carpet at the Sundance premiere of his new film, Buried, on Jan. 23. In the drama, Reynolds plays an American who awakens to find himself buried alive in Iraq.
In between supporting their new films at Sundance, happymorethankyouplease’s Malin Akerman and Hesher’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt catch up at the Variety Studio at Village at The Lift on the second day of the festival.
Give him a round of applause! shows his approval at the Sundance premiere of his new movie, Sympathy for Delicious, on Jan. 23. The dramedy, which was directed by costar Mark Ruffalo, also stars Juliette Lewis.
A MOTHER'S TOUCH
cozies up to Mother and Child costar Kerry Washington at the Sundance premiere afterparty for their new drama at the Greenhouse Actors Lodge on Jan. 25.
Mo’Nique arrives at the Producers Guild Awards to honor Precious director-producer Lee Daniels (who totes little costar Quishay Powell) with the Stanley Kramer Award. A day earlier at the SAG Awards, she called out Powell (who played Mongo) in her acceptance speech: “I want to thank that baby and her mother for allowing us to use that special gift in this project.”
STRIKE A CHORD
Crazy Heart star Jeff Bridges channels his onscreen alter ego, Bad Blake, belting out tunes from his acclaimed drama on Jan. 16 at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards – where he took home the best actor award.
Inglourious Basterds beauty Diane Kruger and boyfriend Joshua Jackson walk hand-in-hand on the red carpet at the BAFTA/LA Awards Season Tea Party at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Jan. 16. Her World War II drama is up for five awards, including best director, best original screenplay and best supporting actor for costar Christoph Waltz.
We’d like to be in on that conversation! Hurt Locker’s Jeremy Renner meets up with Nine stunner Marion Cotillard on Jan. 15 at the Critics’ Choice Awards in Hollywood – where Renner’s Iraq war drama took home best picture honors.
laughs it up with All About Steve costar and Meryl Streep, after presenting them with their best actress Critics’ Choice Awards. The faux competitors sealed their win with a kiss, after Bullock jokingly said of the tie, “This is bulls–!”
OUT THE BLUE
Also at the Critics’ Choice awards: A stunning Zoe Saldana, who cuddles up to Avatar director James Cameron. Their blockbuster epic took home a total of six awards, including best action movie and best visual effects.
LADIES IN RED
What a coordinated pair! Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks poses with Precious star Gabourey Sidibe at the Tenth Annual American Film Institute Awards at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills on Jan. 15.
Also at the AFI Awards: A Single Man director Tom Ford and his leading lady Julianne Moore, who posed for cameras before enjoying the night’s festivities.
walks the New York Critics Circle Awards red carpet with gushing girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis. At the ceremony, Clooney was honored as best actor for his performances in Up in the Air and Fantastic Mr. Fox.