Category Archives: Style in film

Crisp Precision: Lindsay Crouse in House of Games

Style in film-Lindsay Crouse House of Games

  Her outfits are mannish; her words are enunciated with cold, distant, crisp precision; her presence is uptight and cautious; her sculpted face never crumples. Some have criticized Lindsay Crouse’s performance in House of Games as robotic, a total absence … Read More

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Denim on Film: Little Fauss and Big Halsy

Lauren Hutton Robert Redford Little Fauss and Big Halsy

  Before summer’s end, let us indulge in the most simple, democratic, sincere, sexy and authentic piece of clothing, blue jeans, and everything denim.   At first look, Little Fauss and Big Halsy is notably forgettable. Forget about plot and … Read More

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Style in Film: Faye Dunaway in Bonnie and Clyde

Note: This is a revised edition of a previous article I wrote (initially published in September 2012), in celebration of today’s 50th anniversary of “Bonnie and Clyde”.   Faye Dunaway’s wardrobe in Bonnie and Clyde (1967) evoked a sense of … Read More

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Fashion in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Films

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Monica Vitti, L’eclisse   Michelangelo Antonioni’s characters are always in crisis, but they are always dressed well, too. Furthermore, their easy access to luxury is a key part of their forced and vacuous lives, on their constant longing for a … Read More

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The Simplistic Ease of Summer Dressing: Scarlett Johansson in Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Scarlett Johansson style Vicky Cristina Barcelona

  Just as Penélope Cruz’s wardrobe in Vicky Cristina Barcelona is the perfect embodiment of her bohemian soul (as I wrote a couple of weeks ago), Scarlett Johansson’s costumes are a great representation of her free spirit. But while María … Read More

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