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Costume Clues Reveal All in The Cabin in the Woods

Costume in The Cabin in the Woods is not grand, but it is very clever. All the teenage characters subtly evolve from one horror stereotype to another. Continue reading

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The Phantom of the Opera: Colour, Character and Costume

The Phantom of the opera demonstrates that the colour, size and shape of a character’s costumes can communicate on a subliminal level. Continue reading

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Illuminate More Than Hide: Costume Design in A Separation

The religious and cultural significance of the costume design in foreign language Oscar winner A Separation. Continue reading

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Curzon on Demand: Films and Costumes on the Go

With so many movie streaming options now available, we thought we’d draw your attention to one of the best: Curzon on Demand. Continue reading

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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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Review: Water for Elephants

Old fashioned and sentimental, Water for Elephants still has much to offer with its very readable costume design. Continue reading