In light of Ben Wheatley’s new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, Rosie Best returns to the novel and explores how writer and director manipulate one character’s… Read more “Du Maurier, Danvers and dress: clothes and characterisation in Rebecca”
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The inconsistencies of Lena Horne’s on-screen image bespeak a star system’s complex relationship with race and ethnicity.
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The Ice Queen’s costumes play an important part in the film’s storytelling, and in marking her out as a complex and nuanced Disney woman
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Gene Kelly’s on-screen costumes reveal a star preoccupied with his own masculinity
Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
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It’s time to have a butcher’s at the problem with mockneys in the media
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An all-star cast is let down by direction and writing
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What can we learn from trio of costumes at the heart of Agnès Varda’s Cléo de 5 à 7?