Month: January 2012

Me & My Hamilton Tote: A Love Story

For years I’ve coveted a Micheal Kors Hamilton Tote. I’d flipped the pages of magazines and sigh each time I past a picture of one of these gorgeous bags. However, I’m a fashionista on a budget and a $400 bag doesn’t fit into that budget very often so it seemed I would have to wait to hold my beloved bag. (I got bills to pay!!) Then, on Saturday January 21, 2012, that all changed.

I had the day off and pondered that age old question: To shop or not to shop? I’m a shopping addict but spending a day doing nothing but relaxing at home is one of my favorite pastimes. Something was calling me though and (luckily) my addiction got the best of me and off to shop I went.

I bounced around from store to store and picked up some pretty awesome finds: an adorable mod dress, a pair of grey wedges, brown heels for the upcoming warm weather, some new lingerie (another addiction of mine) and various other scores. I was in Marshall’s when I spotted it: my slate grey Michael Kors Hamilton Tote for $200!

I nearly fainted. I love Marshall’s and buy many a bags from there but never have I ever spotted such an amazing bag on their racks. Never. and I’m there a lot. Holding it just felt right but there was a dark cloud hovering over this blessed day.

The Hamilton Tote was missing it’s signature Michael Kors lock and key!

Sadly, I placed the bag back on the rack and continued with my shopping all the while dreaming of what could’ve been. It wasn’t until the next day, while out to lunch with my family that it dawned on me that this could still happen! I can’t let this slip away! I mustn’t let it!

After discussing the bag with my mother, who agreed to let me use her as my own private layaway with immediate results (necessary because I had already spent my shopping money on all those other purchases), I called Marshalls and had an employee track down the bag and hold it for me until I could arrive to pick it up. Which I did immediately following lunch.

I first asked the sales associates if they possibley had the missing pieces somewhere else in the store, they of course said “no.” However, I knew I could contact Michael Kors (or at least a member of his warehouse staff) for replacement hardware. You see, this was the realization that had brought me back to Marshall’s to purchase the bag anyway. I also knew I could get a few bucks knocked off of the price so I told the woman helping me that $200 was a lot for a broken bag, Michael Kors or not (*wink*). She asked if $180 would work but I kept at my game. She lowered the bag to $170 and I agreed to make my purchase (WINNING!).

As soon as I left the store, I emailed the staff of Michael Kors and informed them of my “defective bag” and it’s missing hardware and asked what the procedure was for obtaining replacement pieces. Monday afternoon I had a reply asking for my shipping address.

Halleluiah! I could hear the chorus of angels.

All week I thought about how so soon me and my Hamilton tote would be complete! I didn’t expect, however, the staff at Michael Kors to act so quickly but on Saturday, January 28, a small brown package from Meadowlands Plaza, NJ arrived. It was my lock and key!

I wripped open the package and immediately adorned my beloved tote with its proper accessories. Just one problem: The staff at Michael Kors failed to send me the leather piece that holds the key. That wasn’t going to bring me down though! I simply wrote them another email, thanking them for such prompt action, telling them how happy I was and requesting the missing leather piece. I’m now eagerly awaiting it’s arrival!

I owe my amazing mother the remaining $50, I’m still waiting on that leather piece for the key but here it is! MY Michael Kors Hamilton Tote:

My Michael Kors Hamilton Tote

The lock ♥

… unless you’re a fashion genius like me.

Let this be a lessen to all you budgeting babes: fashion miracles happen.

I’ll brag about this bag and my amazing shopping skills for a long time to come! I’m sure you’ll spot this bag in many of my Daily Threads posts!

2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards

18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Tonight was the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony. The SAG awards are my absolute FAVORITE! I’ve always said that I would love winning a SAG award even more than winning an Academy Award. Mostly, because I know how much actors are pompous assh*les and if they can pause their own ego for a minute to pump up my ego and recognize me as being awesome, that’s an honor.

Most years, I spend the entire opening crying melodramatically, touched by actor’s story that always ends with “… and I’m an actor.”, dramatically saying through my sobs “I’m an actor!”. But this year… no tears. I was sadistically looking forward to it too! I don’t know if it was the actors who were chosen to speak or maybe their stories just sucked (none of them particularly stand out to me even now writing this) regardless, I wasn’t touched god damnit.

But my favorite part of every award show is, of course, as you know, the red carpet fashions. So let’s get to it.

My Personal Favorites:

Emma Stone - Alexander McQueen

I absolutely love Emma Stone and every time she shows up on a red carpet she looks absolutely amazing! This look is no different. And look at the handbag!!! She looks age appropriate and totally classic all at the same time.

Jayma Mays - Reem Acra

Jayma Mays was on A LOT of Worst Dressed lists but I think she looks adorable! The simple and cute ponytail and the beautiful detail on the back…it’s all beautiful!

Michelle Williams - Valentino

I love Michelle Williams more and more every time I see her. I thought she looked fabulous tonight!

Diane Lane (& Josh Brolin)

I loved everything about Diane Lane‘s look tonight. The color is beautiful and another woman who rocked a ponytail tonight!

Best Dressed

Jennifer Carpenter, Emily Blunt, Zoe Saldana, Viola Davis

Jennifer Carpenter looked gorg in Emilio Pucci. Emily Blunt, who is listed on a lot of worst dressed lists for this one, in Oscar de la Renta. I personally think it would’ve looked way better if she still had her ginger locks. Zoe Saldana, in Givenchy, looked so crisp and original. I couldn’t decide at first whether I liked it or not but after seeing it move on her down the red carpet, I became a fan. Viola Davis looked absolutely amazing in Marchesa and it’s a good thing too because Viola was one of the night’s big winners.

Kyra Sedgwick, Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Stacy Keibler

Kyra Sedgwick usually doesn’t really appear on my personal radar during these things but she looked incredible tonight! She wore Emilio Pucci. Angelina Jolie looked great as well in Jenny Pachham. Now, I chose to place Ms.Jolie right next to Brad’s best bud, George Clooney and his current girlfriend Stacy Keibler because apparently, Angelina can’t stand Stacy. The story goes that Stacy made some public joke about how having to stare at Brad all the time wouldn’t be so bad and apparently Angelia Jolie goes nuts whenever anyone mentions how attractive Brad is or anything of that nature… if that’s true, that’s just another reason to be annoyed with Angelina Jolie… Angelina, even men say that Brad Pitt is a damn attractive man… he’s Brad Pitt. -Off Topic- Stacy Keibler was one of my favorite looks of the night and for someone so cheesy, I have to say she looks gorgeous at these events.

And now… here it comes…

Worst Dressed

Kristen Wiig

I can’t stand Kristen Wiig. I absolutely can not stand her. I would love to give her credit for once for this great gown but she paired it with this disgusting dog collar (which is quite appropriate when you check out her face. Woof.) way to ruin a good thing Kristen, as usual.

Kaley Cuoco, Lea Michele, Ashlee Simpson

Kaley Cucoco - What, the f*ck, were you thinking? Lea Michele - Who, the f*ck, do you think you are? Ashlee Simpson - Why, the f*ck, are you here? (Great look though… but still)

Rose Byrne, Shailene Woodley, Mya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper, Emilia Clarke

Rose Byrne (in Elie Saab) - You are not Michelle Pfeiffer. This is not Scarface. I love the choice of a pants suit but this looks kind of ridiculous. Shailene Woodley (in L’Wren Scott) - You’re not in Hawaii anymore. Nor are you winning the Jimmy Buffet Lifetime Achievement Award. Mya Rudolph - You’re lucky you’re so incredibly hysterical. This isn’t a laughing matter though. You look horrid. Ellie Kemper - I LOVE this color, especially on her, but there is something about this that I absolutely hate. I don’t know, maybe I’m jumping the gun. Maybe I love this and I don’t know it yet. I’m pretty sure I hate it though. -HUGE SIDE NOTE- Apparently, John Sexy-Ass Hamm was Ellie’s high school drama teacher. … … … yeah. I can tell you that if John Hamm were my anything teacher in high school, I totally would’ve showed up to high school. Anyway… Emilia Clarke - I love parts of this dress but on the hole (I wish John Hamm would get on my hole) I don’t like it. … … … Sorry… I’m still thinking about John Hamm.

Ok, I have to get something off my chest. Every flipping time I listen to Modern Family’s Julie Bowen and Sarah Hyland speak, I cridge. Both of these women give the worst, most snotty, interviews. If they aren’t thinking it, they are definitely giving off a “I think I’m superior to all of you” vibe. Both of them just piss me off… I don’t watch the show and I’m sure it’s as amazing as everyone says it is but I also doubt that either of these people are the reason for the success or fandom. Take it easy ladies.

Sarah Hyland and Julie Bowen, afflicted with the horrible disease of bitch-face.

Ok, enough hateration. Let’s see who took home those amazing little actor awards. And this little girl’s dream, is to one day hold one of my very own.

2012 Screen Actors Guild Award Winners

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
“Bridesmaids”
“The Artist”
“The Descendants”
“The Help”
“Midnight in Paris”

Cast of The Help

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
George Clooney, “The Descendants”
Demian Bichir, “A Better Life”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “J. Edgar”
Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”
Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn”
Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs”
Viola Davis, “The Help”
Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”
Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Nick Nolte, “Warrior”
Kenneth Branagh, “My Week With Marilyn”
Armie Hammer, “J. Edgar”
Jonah Hill, “Moneyball”
Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Octavia Spencer, “The Help”
Berenice Bejo, “The Artist”
Jessica Chastain, “The Help”
Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids”
Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs”

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
“The Adjustment Bureau”
“Cowboys & Aliens”
“Harry Potter and the Deahtly Hallows – Part 2″
“Transformers: Dark of the Moon”
“X-Men: First Class”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie Or Miniseries
Laurence Fishburne, “Thurgood”
Paul Giamatti, “Too Big to Fail”
Greg Kinnear, “The Kennedys”
Guy Pearce, “Mildred Pierce”
James Woods, “Too Big to Fail”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie Or Miniseries
Diane Lane, “Cinema Verite”
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Emily Watson, “Appropriate Adult”
Betty White, “The Lost Valentine”
Kate Winslet, “Mildred Pierce”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Patrick J. Adams, “Suits”
Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire”
Kyle Chandler, “Friday Night Lights”
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”
Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”

Steve Buscemi won multiple actors tonight.

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Kathy Bates, “Harry’s Law”
Glenn Close, “Damages”
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story”
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”
Kyra Sedgwick, “The Closer”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Steve Carell, “The Office”
Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men”
Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family”

Alec Baldwin -(" 5th year in a row muthafuckas!")

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Tina Fey, “30 Rock”
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”
Betty White, “Hot In Cleveland”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
“Boardwalk Empire”
“Breaking Bad”
“Dexter”
“Game of Thrones”
“The Good Wife”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
“30 Rock”
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Glee”
“Modern Family”
“The Office”

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
“Dexter”
“Game of Thrones”
“Southland”
“Spartacus: Gods of the Arena”
“True Blood”

Screen Actors Guild Awards 48th Annual Life Achievement Award
Mary Tyler Moore  …. who was presented the award by the Amazing Dick Van Dyke

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2012 Adventures and Excursions!

So the boyfriend and I scrapped our plans of going to Comic Con this year.

Instead, we decided we missed our friends and will be taking several trips this year: Memphis Tennessee, North Carolina, Alabama and New York!!!!

I love these people that we will be visiting and would much rather see them. There’s always next year for Comic Con… Besides, I’ll have fun wearing my female versions of various Doctor Who costumes anyway!!! Which reminds me, I need to post pics of my creations!!!!

So much!!!!

I have so much to get posting about!!!!

I got a brand new Michael Kors Hamilton tote and I LOVE IT!!!! I have to post my bragging pics as well as share the wonderful story that brought us together!!!

More awards coming up!!!!!! AND: Fashion Week in NYC!!! (I won’t let you down guys!!!)

I also blocked my crazy social media stalker on all sites!! Although, unfortunately, she can still totally “troll” my blog. (the full story is pretty funny… Or sad. Whichever.)

Will fill all you readers in with all the full stories soon!!!!

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2012 Golden Globe Awards

Ricky Gervais hosted the 2012 Golden Globe Awards tonight in spite of or beacuse of all the headlines he made last year with his jabs at all of Hollywood’s elite. I love Ricky and was disappointed at how infrequently throughout the show that he was actually allowed to speak. Is it really considered hosting if you only make an appearance on stage once every hour?

Host of the 2012 Golden Globes, Ricky Gervais

Tonight’s Golden Globe awards provided some AMAZING looks and some awkward moments. In fact one of the most awkward things to happen started during E! New’s red carpet coveage, where Fashion Police’s Kelly Osbourne kept insisting how much Sophia Vergara’s dress looked like hers…. I’ll let you decide, but I’m sure you’ll come to the same conclision as I did…. Yeah, poor Kelly.

Sophia looks amazing!!! and so does Betty White!

Lets start with my favorite looks from the Red Carpet and to begin, The Best Looking Gingers.

Emma Stone - One of my favorite gingers and one of my favorite looks from the evening.

Nicole Kidman

Debra Messing

Julianne Moore - I wouldve liked this even more if it didn't have the frill in the middle. Also, absolutely love the green earrings!!!

Here are the other looks of the evening that I absolutely loved:

Zooey Deschanel - This was my absolute favorite look of the night! Plus, I am a huge fan of fun fingernails and Zooey's were painted like little tuxedos!

Evan Rachel Wood - I loved her feathery frock!

Reese Witherspoon

Angelina Jolie - LOVE the pops of red. Hated all the pretentiousness on the red carpet.

Charlize Theron

Kate Beckinsale

Other Great Looks:

Claire Danes and Heidi Klum both looked fabulous!

Mila Kunis, Jessica Alba, Kate Winselt, Sophia Veragara

Rooney Mara, Kristen Wiig - even though I cant stand her, Nicole Richie - not sure why she was there though, Selma Hayek

But the ladies were not alone in the Best Looks department. Here are, who I think, were the best dressed men of the evening… it doesn’t have a lot to do with what they wore either.

Ewan Gregor - that fine piece of scottish a.., Zachary Levi - the sweet piece I only recently noticed, now I'm in love. Johnny Depp - loved the emerald green vest and pocket watch with matching green face!, Elton John and David Furnish, Leonardo DiCaprio

…. and the worst looks:

1.) Jessica Beil - she must have been so excited about her recent engagement to Justin Timberlake (and who wouldnt be?) that she time traveled back to 1902 to pick out her wedding dress.I'm just not sure why she's wearing it to the Golden Globes. 2.) Kelly MacDonald - you are amazing on Boardwalk Empire. You just look awful though. 3.) Emily Gould - Homeland's housewife... why are you dressed like a call girl brought on a trip to Monte Carlo? 4.) Missi Pyle - ??? when did you start doing real movies?

1.) Busy Philips... I can't even begin right now. 2.) Sarah Michelle Gellar and Piper Perabo - what, the f*ck, whereyou guys thinking? 3.) Connie Britton - this is a dressy kind of occasion. you shoulve rsvp'ed no to the bbq you came from before you arrived if you weren't going to have time to change.

1.) Julie Bowen - not only do you look horrible, but you annoy me, a lot. 2.) Laura Linney - this is ugly. 3.) Natalie Portman - too plain. 4.) Tina Fey - I love you so much. Why the puffy hair and ugly gown?

Madonna didn't look as gross and dead as she usualy does, so that good I guess. But the one glove and cheap-looking chunky cross necklace just made the dress look worse.

Sharon!? Why???I love you so much. I adore you... what is this?

On with the show……

One of the first shots which led to one of my first thoughts of the show was “Look how amazing Nicole Kidman and Harrison Ford look together. Must better than her shrimpy little husband and his girlfriend… whats her name?

Here come the awkward moments… Johnny Depp can make most moments awkward (and yet still so sexy) but this was uber weird.

Whats worse than Adam Levine behind a mic? Jimmy Fallon behind the same mic. I absolutely can not stand either of these guys and NBC thought it would be just fab to stick them on stage together. Jimmy was clearly auditioning for next year’s hosting job and doing what he does best: not be funny.

Here are some of the night’s winners:

Claire Danes and Kate Winslet both picked up awards.

George Clooney with his beautiful girlfriend for the year Stacey Keibler and Michelle Williams

Homeland, a show I LOVE, won for Best TV Drama.

Morgan Freeman was presented with the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievment award by Dame Helen Mirren and Sydney Poitier

I must include this little gem from Morgan’s time spent on The Electric Company.

some not so surprising winners: Steven Speilberg and Meryl Street (who at least pretended to be shocked and then admitted she had a speech prepared when she realized she forgot her glasses.)

Lots of great fashion! Lots of semi-good talent! Some deserved awards. Lots of awkward moments and a crap-load of photo-bombing… did anyone else notice? Celebs were creeping into each others camera time all through the night… it was hilarious.

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Heres a complete list of nominees and winners:  *winners listed first

MOVIES
BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

The Descendants (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
The Help (DreamWorks Pictures)
Hugo (Paramount Pictures)
The Ides of March (Columbia Pictures)
Moneyball (Columbia Pictures)
War Horse (DreamWorks Pictures)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis – The Help
Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

George Clooney – The Descendants
Brad Pitt – Moneyball
Ryan Gosling – The Ides of March
Michael Fassbender – Shame
Leonardo DiCaprio – J. Edgar

BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

50/50 (Summit Entertainment)
The Artist (The Weinstein Company)
Bridesmaids (Universal Pictures)
Midnight in Paris (Sony Pictures Classics)
My Week with Marilyn (The Weinstein Company)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Jodie Foster – Carnage
Charlize Theron – Young Adult
Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids
Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn
Kate Winslet – Carnage

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Jean Dujardin – The Artist
Brendan Gleeson – The Guard
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – 50/50
Ryan Gosling – Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Owen Wilson – Midnight in Paris

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

The Adventures of Tintin
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss In Boots
Rango

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Flowers of War (New Pictures Film Company)
In the Land of Blood and Honey (FilmDistrict)
The Kid with a Bike (Sundance Selects)
A Separation
The Skin I Live In

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

Berenice Bejo – The Artist
Jessica Chastain – The Help
Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer – The Help
Shailene Woodley – The Descendants

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn
Albert Brooks – Drive
Jonah Hill – Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen- A Dangerous Method
Christopher Plummer – Beginners

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
George Clooney – The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Alexander Payne – The Descendants
Martin Scorsese – Hugo

BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE

Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon – The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The Descendants
Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin – Moneyball

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE

Ludovic Bource – The Artist
Abel Korzeniowski – W.E.
Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Howard Shore – Hugo
John Williams – War Horse

BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE

“Hello Hello,” Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Bernie Taupin – Gnomeo & Juliet
“The Keeper,” Music & Lyrics by Chris Cornell – Machine Gun Preacher
“Lay Your Head Down,” Music by Brian Byrne, Lyrics by Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
“The Living Proof,” Music by Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason, Jr., Lyrics by Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr., Damon Thomas – The Help
“Masterpiece,” Music & Lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry – W.E.

TV
BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

“American Horror Story” (FX)
“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
“Boss” (Starz)
“Game of Thrones (HBO)
“Homeland” (Showtime)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

Claire Danes – “Homeland”
Mireille Enos – “The Killing”
Julianna Margulies – “The Good Wife”
Madeleine Stowe – “Revenge”
Callie Thorne – “Necessary Roughness”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

Steve Buscemi – “Boardwalk Empire”
Bryan Cranston – “Breaking Bad”
Kelsey Grammer – “Boss”
Jeremy Irons – “The Borgias”
Damien Lewis – “Homeland”

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

“Enlightened” (HBO)
“Episodes” (Showtime)
“Glee” (Fox)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“New Girl” (Fox)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Laura Dern – “Enlightened”
Zooey Deschanel – “New Girl”
Tina Fey – “30 Rock”
Laura Linney – “The Big C”
Amy Poehler – “Parks and Recreation”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Alec Baldwin – “30 Rock”
David Duchovny – “Californication”
Johnny Galecki – “The Big Bang Theory”
Thomas Jane – “Hung”
Matt LeBlanc – “Episodes”

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

“Cinema Verite” (HBO)
“Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)” (PBS)
“The Hour” (BBC America)
“Mildred Pierce” (HBO)
“Too Big to Fail” (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Romola Garai – “The Hour”
Diane Lane – “Cinema Verite”
Elizabeth McGovern – “Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)”
Emily Watson – “Appropriate Adult”