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Costume Round Up: Flights of Fantasy

To celebrate the release of Oz the Great and Powerful, here is a round up of the best fantasy costume posts at Clothes on Film. Continue reading

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FilmCraft: Costume Design – A New Book by Deborah Nadoolman Landis

Not the only book you should buy about costume design, but probably the best. Continue reading

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The Conversation: Gene Hackman’s Raincoat

With exclusive insight from costume designer Aggie Guerard Rodgers, we investigate the story behind Harry Caul’s distinctive plastic raincoat. Continue reading

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Dual Analysis: Beetle Juice – KB’s Thoughts

Beetle Juice was a wakeup call; the so-called ‘goth’ look had been dragged out from obscurity and put on to the big screen. Continue reading

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Dual Analysis: Beetle Juice – Chris’ Thoughts

Attesting that upbeat and silly often go hand in hand, Beetle Juice stands as one of director Tim Burton’s most cheerfully insane projects. Continue reading