Talk about quick turnaround time.
It's been merely a month since Penélope Cruz gave birth to her and hubby Javier Bardem's wee bebé, and the star is already back and looking muy caliente on the Oscars red carpet in a plunging, sparkling red gown. The lady deserves an award just for that!
We can't say the same for mama-to-be Natalie Portman's Rodarte gown, though, which unfortunately failed to impress even though she was working that pregnancy glow. Meanwhile, Helena Bonham Carter didn't turn out as disastrously as she thought—whew!