She won the MVP Award this year — no, seriously, the Critics’ Choice gives out an MVP now, and I imagine she earned it; she was in something like four movies this year and god knows she seems like a hard worker — and she gave a lovely (and seemingly pretty emotional) speech about the importance of diversity. (Oprah applauded, so you know it was good. Oprah knows good speeches.) ANYWAY, good on you, Chastain. Let’s move along to less important things and talk about what you’re wearing:

I like the beading and I like her lip, but this feels so costume-y to me — and I am a lady who likes a costume; my iPhone constantly tries to correct “lame” to “lamé” — that I nearly expect to find her standing near a window, petting a white fluffy cat, before whirling around to greet me with an icy, “I suppose you’re wondering why I asked you here.” Was it to talk about your awards season wardrobe? Because if so, I have LOADS OF STUFF TO TELL YOU!

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