“My advice for awards events: Eat a full dinner beforehand and bring those little blotting papers. There’s always a part of my faces that produces some kind of shine.”—Actress-writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), quoted in “Party Lines,” New York, Dec. 11-24, 2017
Ms. Gerwig has undoubtedly become an old pro at this routine by now, after going through the IFP Gotham Awards and the Golden Globes. But it will be a much bigger stage at the Academy Awards this Sunday night. Let’s see how she and her movie do then.
(The photo of Ms. Gerwig accompanying this post was taken on Sept. 7, 2014, arriving for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle's 2014 TIFF Celebration, by Nickon.)