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Oscars Red Carpet 2009

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Oscars Red Carpet 2008 -- Actress Melissa Leo
Oscars Red Carpet 2009

Actress Melissa Leo for 'Frozen River' arrives at the 81st Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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There's a red carpet rule that you should wear only one piece of strong jewelry. Here, nominee Melissa Leo has gone overboard with bright turquoise earrings, what appears to be a spider necklace and a huge old-fashioned broach. Nothing matches.

As for her hair, the color is gorgeous on her complexion and with the gown, but there was something a little too Sophia Loren circa 1999 about it and Melissa Leo is no Sophia Loren. In fact, I don't know who she is, except she was up for a big award, I think. Oh yeah, Best Actress.

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