Babylon’s box office is hilarious. As of today, the film has made…$14,082,330 (insert sad-clown trombone). Babylon cost something like $110 million to make, although given the marketing and promotion (not to mention Brad Pitt’s upfront salary), I would assume the cost to Paramount was much, much higher. What’s also hilarious is that for the past two months, Margot Robbie was practically the only one promoting this dumb movie.
Now that Babylon has officially flopped in the domestic markets, it’s time to sell this stinker overseas. Thus, they sent Margot and Brad Pitt to London for a big, splashy, wet premiere. I guess it was pouring rain last night, because the bottom of Margot’s dress is soaked. I actually really loved Margot’s whole look – her gown is Valentino and I love the “party in the back” energy. She’s basically wearing a reversed cape – from the front, a literal (glam) sack, but the bare back is really great. She always looks so good when she avoids wearing Chanel. I wonder if she regrets signing that Chanel contract? They did her dirty.
As for Brad Pitt… he got shout-outs at the Golden Globes and he debuted his latest facelift, but all week, there’s been a conversation about how he violently assaulted his wife and children on a plane in 2016. Even if you want to argue “hey, that was more than six years ago, maybe he’s changed” – he’s literally in the middle of suing the woman he battered because she escaped from his years of financial abuse too.
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Margot Robbie arrives for the UK Premiere of Babylon at the BFI IMAX, London, UK,Image: 749312189, License: Rights-managed, Restrictions: , Model Release: no, Credit line: James Shaw / Avalon
Margot Robbie arrives for the UK Premiere of Babylon at the BFI IMAX, London, UK,Image: 749312374, License: Rights-managed, Restrictions: , Model Release: no, Credit line: James Shaw / Avalon
Margot Robbie attending the Babylon UK Premiere at BFI Southbank in Waterloo, London, United Kingdom.,Image: 749315452, License: Rights-managed, Restrictions: To licence this image, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information., Model Release: no, Credit line: Cat Morley / Avalon
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London, UK – Celebrities attend the UK Premiere of “Babylon” at the BFI IMAX Waterloo in London, England.
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I love this dress on her. Gorgeous.
Margot is out here being a pro, that’s for sure.
And yes, she looks fantastic in that dress.
Gorgeous look on her! I love the red lipstick too. It’s glamorous and sort of Goth at the same time? Or maybe Medieval. It reminds me a bit of a choir robe. A really hip and sexy one.
I would like my own haute couture Snuggie, please.
Love her look. I never thought I would see a face-lift more tailored than a Valentino. Keep pulling Brad. You are on your way to a part in a Beetlejuice reboot.
OK the Beetlejuice comment killed me!! Thanks you for brightening up my Friday afternoon K.
“Tailored” is such a good description. He just looks better – not weird or worked-on or overworked. This is top notch work. Hats off to his surgeon.
This is one of the better and more dramatic looks I’ve seen on Margot. Love it.
Does she gather the cape in front to use her arms? Pretty awkward. Maybe there are slots for armholes but the placement would have to be very precise.
Great color, but style otherwise it is just a lot of fabric to me.
At least it’s not cutouts or see thru fabric. That look has been done to death.
Stunning picture from the front, but a really pedestrian design for the back.
@Tamsin: Agreed. The whole thing actually looks cheap to me, and I say this as someone who likes and respects her quite a lot and I love the career she’s built for herself. But this fabric looks like it came from Joann Fabrics (no shade, I shop there, but… I don’t call it couture), and the back hem on her lower back looks like a flop to me. Like, the designer just did a curved slip stitch along her backside and called it a day. Idk, to me, they went for dramatic but didn’t really commit to design. It’s really just a curtain of fabric underneath her neck. Even her back arms are oddly exposed; the whole thing is just so under-baked to me.
But again, her career and opportunities are the stuff dreams are made of, so I’m happy for her and like that she gets to play with fashion!
I love Margot’s whole look. She looks perfect and that dress is gorgeous.
Not my cuppatea
A reversed cape dress that feels like drama without a purpose. Why didn’t they add POCKETS!!!!!!! That would’ve made it so much more interesting. Also Margot is always a positive attitude kind of girl, so whether she wears a drama dress or a barbie suit, she doesnt adjust her attitude to the outfit, that is what, imo, makes her fashion a little bland 🙁
Torrential rain and floods here lately, I’m not surprised her dress ended up a bit soggy.
Margot’s dress is delightful. I think Brad looks age appropriate. I think producers are having a problem defining the post super hero/streaming era audience. A lot of talent is in this movie.
She ripped a curtain off the wall and flung it on.
Love Margot’s look, the back could have been more interesting though, all it would need is a cross across the back or something. But she looks stunning. It’s been raining loads this week in the UK so not surprised she’s gotten a bit damp.
Brad looks like he’s lost quite a bit of weight particularly from his face (plus some tweaking), his suit looks too big as well. Surprised they even put him on the red carpet considering it’s been Margot doing all the heavy lifting, I hope she’s getting paid extra.
I love the look but you sure do need to be reasonably tall to pull it off!