The combination of this black dress and the venue’s black carpet gives the impression that Cate Blanchett is rising from the carpet like the Lady of the Lake — a role that, let’s be frank, I am stunned Cate Blanchett hasn’t already done. That has to be an oversight, right? Someone get on that.

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