Category Archives: Style in film

Diane Keaton: The Real Look Behind Annie Hall

Style in Film Diane Keaton in Annie Hall

Annie Hall (Diane Keaton) has just met Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) for a double match at a tennis club in Manhattan and now she is getting ready to engage him in their first conversation. They’re back in street clothes, which, … Read More

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Style in Film: Il Conformista

Fashion in Film Il Conformista

Like a star from the thirties, Dominique Sanda is leaning against a door with a cigarette in her mouth and her thumbs in her trouser pockets in classical Dietrich style. “Directing actors means, above all, liking people, liking certain things … Read More

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Naomie Harris and Her Alt Bond Girl in Skyfall

Naomie Harris costumes Skyfall

  I am a hardcore James Bond fan. I can enjoy watching a Bond movie, even a bad one, for sheer entertainment. I am okay with certain Bond movie clichés and stereotypes. But I have to admit that, as a … Read More

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The Future Is Shaped by the Past: The Costumes of Blade Runner

Blade Runner costumes Rachael

  Less than a month since the release of Blade Runner 2049, and thirty-five years after the premiere of Blade Runner, I am still celebrating the original. Set in a dystopian 2019, Ridley Scott’s film envisioned a decaying Los Angeles, … Read More

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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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