Oscars Caption Contest

BPP Oscar Caption Contest: Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton

Drama queen?: Nominee Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton) makes her entrance . Chris Pizzello, AP hide caption

itoggle caption Chris Pizzello, AP

Winning Caption: The Ambassador from Planet Bowie arrives at the Academy Awards. — mkhall

Runner Ups:

Mugatu's "Derelicte" line makes its red-carpet debut. — Tehresa

Harry knew of Ron's predilection, but was still astonished to see the spell he cast over the red carpet. — Keri

"Has anyone seen my mortarboard?" — John Dillon



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Dude, she just won! In that getup!

Sent by Trey Graham | 9:39 PM | 2-24-2008

Schprockets dance!

Sent by Seth in Kansas | 9:39 PM | 2-24-2008

And plastic bags are the new black!

Sent by Daniel | 9:40 PM | 2-24-2008

If Tilda Swinton doesn't win Supporting Actress, she'll pull an orlando and go for Supporting Actor

Sent by Doug Haslam | 9:41 PM | 2-24-2008

The Ambassador from Planet Bowie arrives at the Academy Awards.

Sent by mkhall | 9:42 PM | 2-24-2008

Tilda is wearing Premium by Exxon Mobil.

Sent by Caitlin Kenney | 9:42 PM | 2-24-2008

"I am going for the no make-up, perfect
pale skin in this half black kinda dress."

Sent by Natalie Taylor | 9:52 PM | 2-24-2008

okay so i'm not your average beauty queen and i have at least one very strange looking knee but i won!!!

Sent by jay stein | 9:56 PM | 2-24-2008

mugatu's "derelicte" line makes its red carpet debut.

Sent by tehresa | 9:59 PM | 2-24-2008

The left sleeve is saving my seat.

Sent by baselle | 10:04 PM | 2-24-2008

Sorry, I didn't have time to change before picking up my Oscar as I was saving birds off the coast of Prince William Sound.

Sent by David T | 10:08 PM | 2-24-2008

Boy, Carrot Top has really lost some weight.

Sent by Kevbo | 10:37 PM | 2-24-2008

Mourning the loss of my right arm, thanks for your sympathy.

Sent by Katie | 11:02 PM | 2-24-2008

Damn these Americans and their early awards shows! I haven't had time to attach my other bat wing!

Sent by Marcey | 11:02 PM | 2-24-2008

I have just stepped on my gown again, soon my right leg will look like my left arm.

Sent by Maureen | 11:14 PM | 2-24-2008

Yeah, so the kids at Project Runway didn't have time to finish my dress. So what? I won anyway.

Sent by Ronda | 12:47 AM | 2-25-2008

And now for something completely different!

Sent by Sev | 1:38 AM | 2-25-2008

Harry knew of Ron's predeliction, but was still astonished to see the spell he cast over the red carpet.

Sent by keri | 1:41 AM | 2-25-2008

Ave! Tilda Swinton demonstrates solidarity with fellow Roman Anne Hathaway.

Sent by Leila | 5:31 AM | 2-25-2008

Oh Rhett, I thought the drapes would make a complete gown! Don't worry tomorrow is another day and there are more drapes at Tara.

Sent by Diane Davis Santoriello | 7:48 AM | 2-25-2008

Accepting the award tonight for Tilda Swinton is Kyle MacLachlan crossed dressed in a stunning gown donated by Steven Cojocaru.

Sent by AJ Sours | 8:29 AM | 2-25-2008

Walk this way...

Sent by Don Riggin | 9:05 AM | 2-25-2008

I saw it in the window and just couldn't resist.

Sent by Kathleen Sweeney | 9:06 AM | 2-25-2008

and we thought David Bowie was DONE with those cross-dressing days. too bad he's lost 70 pounds, a bit much don't ya' think??!!

Sent by steve sequeira | 9:08 AM | 2-25-2008

"Yes, I have been dating a Supreme Court Justice, why do you ask?"

Sent by Dave McLain | 9:11 AM | 2-25-2008

Sorry guys i forgot to remove my "Ziggy Stardust" costume and makeup before going to the oscars tonight.

Sent by Sabine G. | 9:27 AM | 2-25-2008

...remember - show the bracelet - draw attention aways from this dress. show the bracelet draw attention away from the dress

Sent by Toni-Ann | 9:33 AM | 2-25-2008

Okay, so I feel a little guilty leaving Helen in that pickle, but my arm was getting tired. I'll get the Rock to help her as soon as I knock my shoulder back into place.

Sent by James K Chambliss | 9:37 AM | 2-25-2008

Has anyone seen my mortarboard?

Sent by John Dillon | 9:38 AM | 2-25-2008

and you thought the ice queen was an act..

Sent by tracy rosen | 9:38 AM | 2-25-2008

What is that?! - and I'm not talking about just the dress.

Sent by John Doe | 9:45 AM | 2-25-2008

The mortuary needs it back after the show

Sent by L Auerbach | 9:56 AM | 2-25-2008

Tilda Swinton off to Arm wrestle 'The

Sent by Bill Collison | 10:14 AM | 2-25-2008

I'm trying to be "green" and reuse trash bags when I can.

Sent by Nancy Thompson | 10:18 AM | 2-25-2008

Here's looking at you, George.

Sent by Colleen | 10:23 AM | 2-25-2008

The newest in fashion...casket lining.

Sent by charlie | 10:29 AM | 2-25-2008

I'm too sexy for my frock, too sexy for my frock.

Sent by Holloway | 10:30 AM | 2-25-2008

Paper or plastic?

Sent by Chuck S | 10:35 AM | 2-25-2008

I should have grabbed that other bag...could've covered this arm too...

Sent by M J Davis | 10:39 AM | 2-25-2008


Sent by Buck Regents | 10:42 AM | 2-25-2008

Tilda Swinton's making sure she's not typecasted as a white witch- she's versatile enough to be a black witch too.

Sent by Diane Polchinski | 10:52 AM | 2-25-2008

"Oh how embarassing, my first Academy Awards and I forgot my other sleeve at home!"

Sent by Michele | 11:03 AM | 2-25-2008

Someone hire me so I can eat again.. please..

Sent by k miller | 11:09 AM | 2-25-2008

Think of how great she would have looked with Steven Cojocaru, if they switched outfits, of course!

Sent by Therese | 11:10 AM | 2-25-2008

I WILL be noticed!

Sent by Kerrry Garber | 11:23 AM | 2-25-2008

The ultimate in glad bag recycling.

Sent by RC | 11:32 AM | 2-25-2008

"I wonder if my spaceship found a parking space..."

Sent by Maria | 11:54 AM | 2-25-2008

The kindest thing you can say is that it looks like a trash bag.

Sent by val shestakow | 11:56 AM | 2-25-2008

Tilda Swinton demonstrating the Oscar line-dance, hoping that Renee Zellweger will join in to help her finally get rid of her wedgie.

Sent by Christina Ellison | 12:04 PM | 2-25-2008

Phew, that's over - Now let's get on with real life.

Sent by Richard Davies | 12:16 PM | 2-25-2008

Yeah, well, plain is the new pretty, OKAY?

Sent by Paula in DC | 12:17 PM | 2-25-2008

The ice queen in Visqueen!

Sent by Mark Cook | 12:23 PM | 2-25-2008

Now that she has a statue, maybe she can afford to get some eyebrows.

Sent by AnnMarie | 12:37 PM | 2-25-2008

No, I am sorry. I lost the other sleeve-I will see if it is in the lost and found!

Sent by Cathy Haase | 12:46 PM | 2-25-2008

and after my win, I shall glide off into the distance!

Sent by Shanita | 12:49 PM | 2-25-2008

Newsflash. The TSA made Tilda Swinton remove the hood and one arm from her outfit to prove she wasn't wearing a burqa.

Sent by Laura | 1:12 PM | 2-25-2008

"...and you shake it all about!"

Sent by B.A. Bowles | 1:35 PM | 2-25-2008

Quick -- get this girl to Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

Sent by Jane Sellman | 1:49 PM | 2-25-2008

Have sack, will travel!

Sent by MBA mama | 1:52 PM | 2-25-2008

Martha Made it for me out of a Hefty bag

Sent by David | 2:02 PM | 2-25-2008

The latest look in androgyny: Glad Bag Chic. (It's just a matter of time until the Olson Twins adopt this look for all formal wear.)

Sent by Elizabeth Purvis-Bergp | 2:10 PM | 2-25-2008

Orlando revisited.

Sent by April Coleman | 2:12 PM | 2-25-2008

Unadorned beauty and brave as hell.

Sent by karen goetz | 2:24 PM | 2-25-2008

Do the hustle, doot do doot do doot doot doot doot do...

Sent by Doug | 2:26 PM | 2-25-2008

With various easy moves, such as this one, this dress can be turned into six other styles.

Sent by MBrunt | 3:06 PM | 2-25-2008

For actually winning the Oscar, Tilda Swinton received a $25,000 bonus from the Hefty Trash Bag Corporation for product placement.

Sent by Wayne Dize | 3:12 PM | 2-25-2008

Conan O'Brien wears the latest by Wiccan.

Sent by Kevin | 3:17 PM | 2-25-2008

Clay Aikan finally shows his true colors?

Sent by Chad Gallion | 3:17 PM | 2-25-2008

The judge wants his robe back.

Sent by Matt Brutlag | 3:26 PM | 2-25-2008

Well, you try to channel David Bowie and see what YOU get!

Sent by Rob | 4:18 PM | 2-25-2008

"Oh my gosh, I'm so late I just rolled in my bed to get here!"

Sent by Brook Dodgson | 4:23 PM | 2-25-2008

Stacey London and I shop at the same convent.

Sent by Ms Eggies | 4:29 PM | 2-25-2008

Hurry, get a picture of Tilda before see covers herself completely with that invisibility cloak!

Sent by Josh Lubin | 4:38 PM | 2-25-2008

"You put your right foot in, you take your right foot out. You put your right foot in and you shake it all about."

Sent by Keith Walter | 4:45 PM | 2-25-2008

Clay Aiken arrives in a shower curtain.

Sent by dave | 5:03 PM | 2-25-2008

A cruel friend tell Tilda it's in vogue to wear your best home economics project to the Oscars.

Sent by Todd Culpepper | 5:10 PM | 2-25-2008