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Costume, Colour and Semiotics of Heathers

Filmmaker and costume designer Sophie Black recounts her personal interpretation of Heathers, a film defined by vivid visual interpretation. It is just a coincidence that the first time I saw Michael Lehmann’s Heathers (1988) was within hours of the first … Continue reading

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Review: Looper

A mishmash of sci-fi conventions and clichés cobbled together as something we have never quite seen before. Continue reading

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Dark Shadows Trailer: Campy, Period Blending Costume Fun

Watch the first trailer for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows and burst with costume excitement. Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland: Four Images to Enchant Thee

Just because it’s Friday, here are four glossy images from Tim Burton’s upcoming version of Alice in Wonderland. Beautiful costumes by Colleen Atwood. 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