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Gangster Squad: Gangster Gloss

The glossy costume world of gangster squad is faithful to history, but not a slave to it.
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Michael Caine in Get Carter: Killer Suit

Michael Caine created Jack Carter, yet his immaculate blue mohair suit was more than a little responsible for creating the myth. Continue reading

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Johnny Depp in Public Enemies: Costume as Plot

Public Enemies demonstrates how costume can actually drive a story narrative. Continue reading

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Robert Cummings in Saboteur: Costume Judgement

To be a saboteur you must surely dress like one. Continue reading

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Boardwalk Empire Trailer Hits. Can. Not. Wait.

The full trailer for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire arrives. Period costume fans, set your jaw to dropped. Continue reading