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Journeying Into the Costumes of Into the Woods

Into the Woods opened on Broadway in 1987, with the music and lyrics written by Stephen Sondheim and the book by James Lapine. It is Sondheim’s most performed musical and one of his best known works. The story combines familiar … Continue reading

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Become The Babadook

On the surface the Babadook is just another bogeyman: prickly, sinewy, all arched limbs and spiky digits. And this is the point: he is just another bogeyman; it is what he represents that really matters. Without spoiling too much, The … Continue reading

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The New Batsuit Reveal: Cute But Sinewy

The top half of Ben Affleck’s new Batsuit has been revealed, as created by costume designer Michael Wilkinson for the barely in production Batman vs. Superman. At first this black and white Bats looks kind of pettable, thanks to those … Continue reading

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Teaser Trailer: Disney’s Maleficent: Evil Wears Fur

Maleficent is a nasty piece of work. She curses a princess, Aurora, to prick her finger on a spinning wheel and die before her 16th birthday. She wears black, has horns on her hat. She is sensational. Disney’s live action … Continue reading

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Michael Wilkinson Discusses Costume Design in Man of Steel

Man of Steel costume designer reveals fascinating insight about the film.
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The Dark Knight Rises: Costume Q&A with Lindy Hemming

Costume Designer Lindy Hemming talks exclusively to Clothes on Film about her work on The Dark Knight Rises. Continue reading

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Review: The Dark Knight Rises

Christopher Nolan once again shows his appreciation for costume in this immensely satisfying end to the Dark Knight trilogy. Continue reading

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Review: Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson’s most sartorially significant film yet. Continue reading

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Now Thor Costume Leaks: Must Be a Trend

After those Captain America costume pics leaked a few hours ago, here is some concept art for Thor. What. A. Coincidence! Continue reading

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First Trailer for Sherlock Holmes Online – No Deerstalker! No Mac Farlane!

Guy Ritchie is steering his Holmes away from the traditional, stuffier image of Basil Rathbone or Jeremy Brett. Continue reading