She’s already bagged a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for her supporting role in Steve Jobs.
So it was little surprise to see Kate Winslet scoop the Best Supporting Actress gong at the 36th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, on Sunday night.
Ensuring all eyes were on her as she arrived at The May Fair hotel, the 40-year-old actress confidently sashayed down the red carpet in a chic LBD.
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All eyes on her: Kate Winslet looked stylishly striking and confident as sashayed down the red carpet in a chic LBD at the London Critics’ Circle Film Awards 2016, on Sunday night
Winning her award for her role in Steve Jobs, Danny Boyle’s film about the Apple founder, Kate appeared in high spirits ahead of the event as she arrived at the luxury hotel.
The thigh-skimming skater dress allowed her to flaunt her toned and honed legs to the max.
Opting for an understated and classic look, the Titanic star slipped her slim figure into a plain skater skirt, which feature a jagged cut-away pattern on the hemline.
Keeping to a suitably stylish yet reserved theme, Kate’s fitted garment featured a dipping neckline which led the eye down the dress to the A-Line waistline which accentuated her trim tummy.
Classically chic: Ensuring all eyes were on her as she arrived at The May Fair hotel in a thigh-skimming skater dress, the 40-year-old actress flaunted her toned and honed legs to the max
Rounding her ensemble off with a pair of towering black stiletto heels, which featured floral suede detailing, the Insurgent star further highlighted and accentuated her lithe legs.
Sticking to her classically-inspired low-key look, the Reading-born beauty accessorised with a pair of dangling diamond earrings and a lone sparkling diamond bracelet by David Morris.
Wearing her blonde tresses in a perfectly tousled centre-parting, Kate let her golden locks spill down to her shoulders in tumbling waves.
Understated and stylish: Opting for an understated and classic look, the Titanic star slipped her slim figure into a plain skater skirt, which feature a jagged cut-away pattern on the hemline
Figure-flaunting form: Keeping to a suitably stylish yet reserved theme, Kate’s fitted garment featured a dipping neckline which led the eye down the dress to the A-Line waistline which accentuated her trim tummy
A well-heeled display: Rounding her ensemble off with a pair of towering black stiletto heels, which featured floral suede detailing, the Insurgent star further highlighted and accentuated her lithe legs
A golden appearance: Wearing her blonde tresses in a perfectly tousled centre-parting, Kate let her golden locks spill down to her shoulders in tumbling waves
Getting on famously: Kate bumped into another award-winning actress on the red carpet, Dame Judi Dench
Opting for a simple and natural palette of make-up, the Award-winning A-Lister sublty highlighted her striking features with a hint of mascara and eyeliner, while she added a bold flash of colour to her look with a application of scarlet lipstick.
Following her win at the 73rd Golden Globes earlier in the month for her role alongside Michael Fassbender in the Steve Jobs biopic, Kate also picked up an Oscar nomination for the role.
She faced stiff competition in the Supporting category at this years’ Critics’ Cirlce Film Awards in the form of Olivia Colman, Kristen Stewart, Tilda Swinton and Alicia Vikander.
Stylishly quirky: Also putting in a suitbaly stylish appearance on the red carpet was Game Of Thrones’ Maisie Williams, who continued penchant for pulling of a fashionably quirky outfit designed by Markus Lupfer
Fighting fashionista: Maisie won the award for Young British/Irish Performer for her role in The Falling (2014), and the 18-year-old starlet hit the red carpet in a luchador-print mini dress
Also putting in a suitably stylish appearance on the red carpet was Game Of Thrones’ Maisie Williams, who continued penchant for pulling of a fashionably quirky outfit, designed by Markus Lupfer.
Maisie scooped the award in the Young British/Irish Performer category for her role in The Falling (2014).
The 18-year-old starlet hit the red carpet in a luchador-print mini dress, which featured the connecting shapes of a zombie Mexican wrestlers, and she ensured her modesty by wearing black slip dress underneath.
Rounding her look off with a pair of black skyscraper stilettos, the pretty brunette added height to her frame while also highlighting her lithe legs.
The Bristol-born star accessorised with a flower-print choker and a red leather fringed handbag, while she wore her dark tresses in a funky up do.
Game of prints: Slipping into a sheer mini-dress, which featured the connecting shapes of a zombie Mexican wrestler, the rising screen star ensured her modesty by wearing black slip dress underneath
A leggy display: Rounding her look off with a pair of black skyscraper stilettos, the pretty brunette added height to her frame while also highlighting her lithe legs
Screen icon: Also gracing the event with her legendary stage and screen presence was Dame Judi, who cut a sophisticated yet relaxed figure
Fashionable fame: The 81-year-old former Bond star rocked a youthful and suitably chic look, teaming a silver velvet jacket with a long-line black top and fitted black trousers
Also gracing the event with her legendary stage and screen presence was Dame Judi Dench, who cut a sophisticated yet relaxed figure.
The 81-year-old former Bond star presented Sir Kenneth Branagh with the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film.
Dame Judi rocked a youthful and suitably chic look, teaming a silver velvet jacket with a long-line black top and fitted black trousers.
While she kept to her understated theme by wearing only a few necklaces and a watch, while also sporting a minimal amount of make-up.
Other stars at the event included Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison and rising Hollywood talent Thomas Brodie-Sangster.
Another screen icon: Director, actor and theatre producer Kenneth Branagh also graced the awards with his presence, donning a classically cut three-piece suit
Old friends: Kenneth, 55, cosied up to long-time friend Dame Judi on the red carpet – who he recently cast in his production of Shakespeare’s The Winters Tale
Dapper gent: Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison rocked a modern twist on the dapper gent look, as he arrived in an electric blue suit
Perfect pairing: The 30-year-old Inbetweeners star arrived at the event with his fiancee, Kerry Ann Lynch – a theatre publicist
On the rise: Rising Hollywood star Thomas Brodie-Sangster cut a suave figure in an understated yet sharp two-piece suit
Stepping into The Room: Award-winning author Emma Donoghue was also at the event supporting the adaptation of her novel, The Room
Dapper gent: Film producer Tristan Goligher arrived in a midnight blue tuxedo
NOMINEES – 36TH ANNUAL LONDON CRITICS’ CIRCLE FILM AWARDS
Film Of The Year
Mad Max: Fury Road – WINNER
The Look of Silence
British/Irish Film Of The Year
45 Years – WINNER
Foreign-Language Film Of The Year
The Look of Silence – WINNER
Hard to Be a God
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Documentary Of The Year
Amy – WINNER
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
The Look of Silence
A Syrian Love Story
Actor Of The Year
Tom Courtenay – 45 Years – WINNER
Paul Dano – Love & Mercy
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
Tom Hardy – Legend
Actress Of The Year
Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years – WINNER
Cate Blanchett – Carol
Brie Larson – Room
Rooney Mara – Carol
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
Supporting Actor Of The Year
Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies – WINNER
Benicio Del Toro – Sicario
Tom Hardy – The Revenant
Oscar Isaac – Ex Machina
Michael Keaton – Spotlight
Supporting Actress Of The Year
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs – WINNER
Olivia Colman – The Lobster
Kristen Stewart – Clouds of Sils Maria
Tilda Swinton – Trainwreck
Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina
Dilys Powell Award For Excellence In Film
Director Of The Year
George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road – WINNER
Andrew Haigh – 45 Years
Todd Haynes – Carol
Alejandro G Iñárritu – The Revenant
Ridley Scott – The Martian
Screenwriter Of The Year
Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy – Spotlight – WINNER
Emma Donoghue – Room
Nick Hornby – Brooklyn
Phyllis Nagy – Carol
Aaron Sorkin – Steve Jobs
British/Irish Actor Of The Year
Tom Hardy – Legend, London Road, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant – WINNER
Michael Caine – Kingsman: The Secret Service, Youth
Idris Elba – Beasts of No Nation, Second Coming
Colin Farrell – The Lobster, Miss Julie
Michael Fassbender – Macbeth Slow West, Steve Jobs
British/Irish Actress Of The Year
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn, Lost River – WINNER
Emily Blunt – Sicario
Carey Mulligan – Far From the Madding Crowd, Suffragette
Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years, The Forbidden Room
Kate Winslet – The Dressmaker, A Little Chaos, Steve Jobs
Young British/Irish Performer
Maisie Williams – The Falling – WINNER
Asa Butterfield – X + Y
Milo Parker – Mr Holmes, Robot Overlords
Florence Pugh – The Falling
Liam Walpole – The Goob
Breakthrough British/Irish Filmmaker
John Maclean – Slow West – WINNER
Tom Browne – Radiator
Mark Burton & Richard Starzak – Shaun the Sheep Movie
Emma Donoghue – Room
Alex Garland – Ex Machina
British/Irish Short Film
Stutterer – Director: Benjamin Cleary – WINNER
Directed by Tweedie – Director: Duncan Cowles
Leidi – Director: Simon Mesa Soto
Over – Director: Jorn Threlfall
Rate Me – Director: Fyzal Boulifa
Technical Achievement Award
Edward Lachman – Cinematography: Carol – WINNER
Carter Burwell – Music: Carol
Wade Eastwood – Stunts: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Colin Gibson – Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
Elliott Graham – Editing: Steve Jobs
Tom Ozanich – Sound Design: Sicario
Sandy Powell – Costumes: Cinderella
John Seale – Cinematography: Mad Max: Fury Road
Alistair Sirkett and Markus Stemler – Sound design: Macbeth
Andrew Whitehurst – Visual effects: Ex Machina