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Hanna: Interview with Costume Designer Lucie Bates

Lucie Bates exclusively discusses her work on Hanna, inducing parodies, subtext and working with Giorgio Armani. Continue reading

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Monica Bellucci as Malèna: Beauty, Black and Heels

In Malèna, Monica Bellucci plays an impossible vision of beauty; a woman so striking she is immediately sexualised by all who lay eyes on her. Continue reading

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The Woman in Black Trailer: Creepy Frock

A trailer for The Woman in Black arrives bringing that spooky sense of dread that only Victorian costume can provide. Continue reading

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Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Gripping entertainment with subtext on everything from ethnicity to hierarchal costume. Continue reading

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Louise Bourgoin as Adèle Blanc-Sec: Feathers in Her Hat

Adèle Blanc-Sec’s world is akin to a fantasy Belle Époque; 1910s attire dotted among reanimated corpses and a dinosaur. Continue reading

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First Official Pic: Anne Hathaway as Catwoman

Somewhat misleading as nowhere is this pic officially tagged as being ‘Catwoman’; officially this is our first shot of Anne Hathway as Selina Kyle. Continue reading

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Katie Holmes in The Kennedys: Armani’s Copy of a Copy

Unquestionably the most historically significant outfit Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy wears in the show is her rose pink tweed suit. Continue reading