BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – On the heels of her 1st Oscar nomination for “Every thing Everywhere you go All at The moment,” Jamie Lee Curtis was honored Saturday at the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards with a occupation achievement honor and lauded by her friends for her milestone.
At 64, Curtis is a complete-fledged grown-up, but she exuded a childlike power, soaking up each individual moment of praise.
Jubilantly producing her way down the red carpet in a traditional black go well with with floral gildings, Curtis posed for photos with her pal Brian Tyree Henry, paused mid-job interview to say hi there to fellow 1st-time Oscar nominee Brendan Fraser and stopped as soon as far more to share a sweet second with Jeff Bridges as the longtime friends kissed, hugged and swiftly caught up ahead of the ceremony taking spot at the Beverly Wilshire hotel.
It was a night time to rejoice standout Television set and movies that resonate with fans ages 50 and up, but the AARP Awards felt much more like a pre-Oscar party as lots of nominees located them selves less than the similar roof weeks forward of the March 12 ceremony.
Right here are highlights from the night:
Jamie Lee Curtis marks ‘huge’ week getting to start with Oscar nomination for ‘Everything In all places All at Once’
“It is been a substantial (expletive) 7 days,” Curtis mentioned on the crimson carpet about her Oscar nomination.
“Every thing All over the place” scored 11 Oscar nods, including very best image. Star Michelle Yeoh (who missed the AARP party though filming “Wicked” in London) is a first-time most effective actress nominee, and Curtis and Stephanie Hsu attained their first nominations for supporting actress.
On Saturday, Curtis celebrated “Everything All over the place” as a movie about “the overlooked folks of the environment.”
“I really like that we manufactured a movie about the immigrant working experience in fact, not in a fantasy, and that it shows the incredibly complicated areas of staying an immigrant,” she told United states These days on the purple carpet.
The film’s themes of adore and community spoke to Curtis. “It is really a motion picture about reconciliation and that via failure, finally, we just need like,” she informed United states Nowadays. “That kindness and love are all any of us have to have, and the relaxation is not essential.”
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AARP Awards host Alan Cumming, Brian Tyree Henry sing Jamie Lee Curtis’ praises
“I’m saying these kinds of superior things about you correct now,” Lisa Ann Walter (“Abbott Elementary”) told Curtis on the pink carpet as “Black Chook” actor Paul Walter Hauser got down on 1 knee and bestowed the stunned icon with a Smashburger.
“I love you, and I feed the people I really like,” Hauser advised Curtis before the two shared a hug.
Before having the phase to acknowledge her award, Curtis pounded the desk with excitement as Henry introduced her, then bolted out of her seat and ran up the stairs.
“For the most aspect, I truly like getting a grown-up,” she stated for the duration of her speech. “I love that we kind of know who we are and what we are about and what we like and what we will not like, and that has specified me the finest assurance. I appreciate that we know that we’re in this article for something much more than shiny items and Instagram likes. I really like that we know and realize that it really is our duty to do our part before we die to basically make the globe better.”
On the carpet, host Alan Cumming informed Usa Today Curtis is “so admirable” for the reason that she’s fought against Hollywood’s attractiveness benchmarks and embraced aging.
“She’s been pretty open up about that, and that would make her a lot more reliable as a individual and as a performer,” Cumming explained. “We are loving the actuality that she’s a grown-up woman.”
Sheryl Lee Ralph on the attractiveness of growing old: ‘I respect it’
“Abbott Elementary” star Sheryl Lee Ralph, who received greatest Television actress, spoke to Usa These days about embracing ageing.
“This is my purely natural encounter,” she mentioned. “It’s not pulled, it’s not tucked, it is really not stuffed or just about anything and it can be my 60-year-aged face. My entire body is however my body, it really is nonetheless me. And the way I am getting older, is it various? Absolutely, but I regard it.”
She reported she thinks about friends who died young. “I wish they experienced gotten the prospect to dwell, to grow older, to be a grown-up. But they didn’t. So do not transform your nose up on expanding more mature simply because not most people gets to do it.”
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Austin Butler arrives fashionably late, Baz Luhrmann dedicates award to Elvis Presley
As arrivals dwindled, “Elvis” star Austin Butler manufactured a fashionably late visual appearance. Cue the pink carpet chaos. The star didn’t cease for interviews, but waved at the flashing cameras ahead of building his way inside of to award very best director to Luhrmann.
“His intent is to build art for audiences of all ages to take pleasure in with each other,” Butler stated in his touching introduction. “The stories are distinct, and his messages are common.”
Luhrmann identified as Butler a “miracle” who “humanized Elvis” by bringing “his interior life, his non secular lifestyle and his sensitivity” to the movie’s forefront.
“I’d like to dedicate this award to Mr. Elvis Presley,” the director concluded.
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Brendan Fraser, ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ star Glen Powell celebrate
Hong Chau, Oscar-nominated for “The Whale,” presented Fraser with most effective actor.
“Tonight I stand prior to you as an Oscar nominee,” claimed Fraser, 54, to a roar of applause and a standing ovation. “I know existence doesn’t start at 50 but it can renew and reward over and above our wildest dreams. I’m evidence of that, as are so a lot of of the persons in this space.”
Glen Powell awarded producer Jerry Bruckheimer with best image for “Best Gun: Maverick.” As Fraser created his way back again to his seat with girlfriend Jeanne Moore, he crossed paths with Powell and Bruckheimer on their way backstage to acquire pictures. The three congratulated a single a different on their honors.
Judd Hirsch, 87, who received most effective supporting actor for his position in “The Fabelmans,” joked that director Steven Spielberg explained there ended up “no aliens on dinosaurs in this movie. Very well, he was wrong – I am a single of both of those of these factors.”
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Entire listing of AARP winners
AARP Movies for Grownups Awards air Feb. 17 on PBS.
Job achievement: Jamie Lee Curtis
Ideal photo/best film: “Major Gun: Maverick”
Finest actress: Michelle Yeoh (“All the things All over the place All at At the time”)
Very best actor: Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”)
Finest supporting actress: Judith Ivey (“Females Conversing”)
Greatest supporting actor: Judd Hirsch (“The Fabelmans”)
Best director: Baz Luhrmann (“Elvis”)
Best screenwriter: Kazuo Ishiguro (“Dwelling”)
Very best ensemble: “She Reported”
Greatest intergenerational: “Until”
Very best time capsule: “Elvis”
Greatest enjoy tale: “Fantastic Luck to You, Leo Grande”
Very best documentary: “Gabby Giffords Won’t Back Down”
Most effective international film: “The Quiet Woman” (Eire)
Very best Television actress: Sheryl Lee Ralph (“Abbott Elementary”)
Greatest Tv actor: Jeff Bridges (“The Aged Man”)
Greatest Tv sequence: “The Outdated Gentleman”
Most effective Tv movie/limited series: “Black Chook”
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