It just must be so bizarre to get all trussed up and do every single red carpet interview, even knowing — and knowing we know that you know, and that you know we know you know — that you are not going to win. It could be a total relief, but isn’t it kind of the elephant in the room?
You wouldn’t know it by Reese’s face:
She was in a great mood, so maybe the suspense being over does wonders for your Oscars prep. And I really love this on her; she’s picked white or silver for all the big events (except the BAFTAs, when she wore purple), and this is the sleekest of them all on her. Someone on Twitter said it felt like a photonegative of her 2011 look, which I liked at the time, but which hasn’t aged very well for me. I’d take this one over that in a heartbeat, and unlike Julianne, she totally closed out this sucker on a high note.
With one quibble: