Examining the shirt collars of all the gentleman in 1941 noir classic, The Maltese Falcon.
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Newly released on collectable Blu-ray, The Long Goodbye (1973, directed by Robert Altman) is the kind of film you feel ashamed for not watching more often. Starring Elliot Gould as Raymond Chandler’s pulp private dick[…]
Fred Williamson as Tommy Gibbs adopts the gangster codes of 1930s cinema in blaxploitation classic Black Caesar.
It’s all about the shoes in Stoker.
The glossy costume world of gangster squad is faithful to history, but not a slave to it.
Deborah Nadoolman Landis discusses her Hollywood Costume exhibition at the V&A.
Bonnie and Clyde is a great example of how the simple addition of a hat can say a lot about a character.
Public Enemies demonstrates how costume can actually drive a story narrative.
Costume designer Mari-An Ceo talks about the re-design of Freddy Kruger’s iconic striped sweater for a Nightmare on Elm Street 2010.
Trailer two for Shutter Island hits the net. Leonardo DiCaprio and co revisit serious 1950s fashions.
The merest glimpse at Seth Rogen’s titular costume for The Green Hornet has turned up online.