Category Archives: Style in film

Veronica Lake in The Blue Dahlia and Her Star Image Making

In The Blue Dahlia, 1946, Veronica Lake’s wardrobe bore the hallmarks of a film noir protagonist, but it also fit Lake’s star image. Read More

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He Wore Black

Paul Newman and Robert Redford in “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, 1969 | Campanile Productions, George Roy Hill-Paul Monash Production, Newman-Foreman Company, Twenties Century Fox     Henry Fonda gone bad, one of cinema’s most memorable endings with two … Read More

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La Gomera: In Conversation with Costume Designer Dana Păpăruz

In our interview, costume designer Dana Paparuz talks colour, costume and visual storytelling in Corneliu Porumboiu’s La Gomera. A neo-noir thriller with inflictions of black humour, a highly stylized world, a clear and intentional departure from the realism of the Romanian New Wave. Read More

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The Man With No Name, but with an Iconic Look

In The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Clint Eastwood subverted the conservative cowboy type and reinvented him as a morally ambiguous drifter. His costumes, from his poncho to the long-waisted olive coat, played their part. Read More

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Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood: Everything I Hoped It Would Be and More

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is ultimately about what it is like to live and die in L.A., by way of Tarantino’s liberal take on history and freeing visionary mind. Read More

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