Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most gifted, versatile and successful actors of our time. He’s become king of the (dramatic) world, and he did it despite delivering much of his dialogue in ridiculous accents. That’s talent! We love the guy, but sometimes the dialect is a tad bit distracting. We hope someday his director will stand up to him and scream “JUST READ THE DAMN LINES, LEO!” Thankfully, he seems to have reigned it in for The Great Gatsby, but for old times sake let’s revisit his past vocal travesties!
5. Gangs Of New York (2002)
The first of three Martin Scorsese movies on this list. Sorry Marty, but Leo’s got the worst Irish accent this side of the Lucky Charms guy.
4. J. Edgar (2011)
We feel bad taking a shot at Leo for merely doing an impression of a person who actually existed. But we’re pretty sure no one in the history of human-kind has even talked like that, so it’s OK.
The dashing young royal told guests at the special screening of the tale from Middle Earth that Kate would have “loved” to have attended the event. But the expectant mom has had to cancel a number of appearances while she battles severe morning sickness caused by hyperemesis gravidarum.
Tuxedoed William, 30, was the guest of honor at the royal premiere at the Odeon in London’s Leicester Square, where he met filmmakers and some of the movie’s stars, including Sir Ian McKellen and Cate Blanchett.
The cinema’s general manager Tessa Street met William in the welcome line and asked after Kate. “I passed on my best wishes to Kate and he said, ‘She would have loved to have been here if she could,’ ” Street told reporters.
The evening raised money for the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund, and one of the fund’s trustees Debbie Chalet also met the prince. “I said to William ‘Thank you for taking the time to come and be here tonight,’ because I’m sure he wants to be at home making sure Kate’s okay.”
Blanchett, who stars as Galadriel in The Hobbit, braved the chilly temperatures in a backless white Givenchy gown. Asked on the carpet how she was doing, she said, “I’m cold, but very excited.”
Inside, just before the movie started, McKellen, who plays Gandalf in the movie, led the audience in sending best wishes to Kate.
Angelina Jolie in Malificient. Charlie Theron in Snow White And The Huntsman. Kate Beckinsale in the Total Recall remake. Dakota Fanning in Breaking Dawn-Part 2 (okay, maybe that one is for us.) If we had to pick the biggest trend of 2012, it would be nail art. If we had to pick a bunch of trends for 2012, we would definitely put “amazing female villains” in the top ten. With any luck, Cate Blanchett could be joining that homicidal list soon. According to TheWrap.com, the Hobbit actress is currently “in talks” to portray the Evil Stepmother in Disney’s live-action reboot of Cinderella. Can we please suggest Paul Giamatti and Steve Buscemi as Cindy’s mouse friends Gus and Jaq? And force them to wear the original mouse-fits? Enjoy the 100 billion dollars we just made you, Disney!
Anyone who saw Cate kill it (literally) as murderous government strongman Marissa Wiegler in Hanna knows Blanchett can go dark. Combine that with her Academy Award for The Aviator and we are looking at one exciting malevolent stepparent! Just go ahead and get Kathy Bates signed on as Ursula and we can keep this love affair going, you guys! If we’re making these reboots, might as well do ‘em right!
Can I give Kate Bosworth a slow clap? Firstly, because I will always love Blue Crush, the film the inspired to me to, one day, learn how to surf. That day hasn’t arrived yet, but I am hopeful it will soon. Secondly, because of this SK-II skincare bidnezz down in Australia. It’s one of my favourite skincare brands and a woman I absolutely adore is already one of their spokespersons — Cate Blanchett. Anything she endorses, I’m on board with. Besides, have you seen the woman’s skin? It’s flawless. Score one for SK-II! Their recent coup was also signing Kate to be one of their representatives, so they now have two actress Kate’s, first letter not-withstanding, who are both absolutely radiant. Ms. Bosworth’s first go as their brand new face was yesterday, at David Jones in Sydney, and she wore that incredible, eye-catching gold sequined Stella McCartney Spring 2013 strapless sheath you see on the left. Giuseppe Zanotti gold and a patent leather gold clutch completed the outfit, which I am whole-heartedly on board with. The sheath could have been a tad more fitted but that’s a minor quibble. Today, Kate was at Myer Sydney City at another SK-II promotional event and she rocked it in a pretty, yet edgy Preen shirt and skirt with with Casadei pumps. I actually love the construction of the skirt, with the slit and the sheer panel. I couldn’t wear it, but I’m glad someone can! As far as I’m concerned, this woman’s style cred just keeps getting better and better. I may like the Preen combination better than the gold sheath, but that’s just me. Which one’s your favourite outfit?