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Penny Dreadful: Dressing the Monsters of Victorian London

NO SPOILERS Real and mythological, figurative and literal; monsters of all kinds abound in Sky Atlantic’s new period horror series Penny Dreadful. We might expect a skulking figure in a top hat and frock coat to be scary, though who … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Anna Nicole and House of Cards

The week in costume design. Continue reading

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The Tourist Trailer Hits: Continental Couture

The first trailer for The Tourist has debuted. Regardless of your sexual orientation, there is something for you here. Continue reading

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Bond 23 Not Gonna Happen. Not Yet Anyway

Shocking, but not really considering all the legal wrangling going on recently, Bond 23 has been shelved “indefinitely”. Continue reading