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Amy Adams Shares Her Secret Red Carpet Weapon
15 Sep 16

Amy Adams heats up the Toronto International Film Festival red carpet again – and she’s got her secret weapon with her.

The star, wearing a striking scarlet Alexander McQueen gown with a jeweled collar, made yet another major appearance, this time for the Arrivals premiere.

Not visible? Her shoes, but we can guess that they’re a platform heel. “I love a platform,” she told PEOPLE at the festival. “In fashion, out of fashion, I love a platform because I have short legs. If I’m wearing a gown, underneath are the most shockingly-high platform sandals. You learn to walk in them! ”

The five-time Oscar nominee is promoting two films that are already attracting award season buzz.

Arrival tells the story of Dr. Louise Banks (Adams), a linguist recruited by the military to understand the language of alien visitors. Jeremy Renner plays Dr. Ian Connelly, a theoretical physicist who winds up working with Banks.

“She didn’t feel strange to me,” Adams told reporters at the press conference for the film. “She felt like every woman I know who’s struggling with hard things, who’s working through personal issues while also heading out into the world and handling life and work,” said Adams. “It’s a constant balance. It’s a constant juggling act.”

Early reviews out of the festival are overwhelmingly positive, praising Adams’ performance and director Denis Villeneuve.

Arrival opens in theaters on Nov. 11.

Luciana

Waiting for the day I can 'professional fangirl' for a living.