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Paranormal Activity 2: Kristin Burke Costume Designer Q&A

Read about the clever ‘ordinariness’ of the Paranormal Activity 2’s costume design in an exclusive interview with Kristin M. Burke. Continue reading

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Alien Anthology: A Revolution in Sci-Fi Costume Design – PT2

Part 2 of our examination into how the Alien films have used costume design to contextualise primal terror. Continue reading

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Black Swan Images = Costume Heaven

We have it on good authority that Black Swan is ‘spectacular’ so here are some striking images to get you in ‘that place’. Continue reading

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010: Costume Designer Talks Iconic Sweater

Costume designer Mari-An Ceo talks about the re-design of Freddy Kruger’s iconic striped sweater for a Nightmare on Elm Street 2010. Continue reading

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New Burlesque Trailer? Corset Is

A brand new international trailer for Burlesque has pranced onto the internet. Continue reading

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New Paranormal Activity 2 Clip: Ordinary is Scary

Paranormal Activity 2 does look interesting; not least costume wise. In a very ordinary way. Continue reading

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Alien Anthology: A Revolution in Sci-Fi Costume Design

In the first of a two-part special, we examine how important costumes from the Alien films are in contextualising primal terror. Continue reading

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Review: The American

Though George Clooney is excellent, The American fails to hit the emotional notes expected. Continue reading

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Tron: Culture and Legacy

As an artistic influence on everything from fashion to music, Tron has created a cultural cosmos we now term its ‘legacy’. Continue reading

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Ice Cold Movie Posters Inspired by Male Costume

Moxy Creative has designed a super cool collection of movie posters based on iconic male costume. Continue reading

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True Grit: Full Trailer Moseys Along

The full trailer for the Coen brothers’ remake of True Grit starring Jeff Bridges has moseyed onto the internet. Continue reading

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Favourite Fashions From Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Less a costume movie and more a fashion one, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls is typical of its naughty director Russ Meyer in all the best ways. Continue reading