Celluloid Wrappers: Costume in the Movies

"What a costume designer does is a cross between magic and camouflage. We create the illusion of changing the actors into what they are not."

Edith Head

Autumn 2006

Yup, site definitely needs updating! After the flurry of Hallowe'en parties dies down, watch for a flood of Oscar-aimed film releases, which may include some good costuming. Here are a few possibilities for January nominations, currently showing in theaters (caveat: I don't say these are good films....):

New Costume Flicks

Milena Canonero, Marie Antoinette
Patricia Field,The Devil Wears Prada
  Julie Weiss, Hollywoodland
Joan Bergin, The Prestige
Nic Ede, Flyboys

The 79th Annual Academy Awards Presentation will be held on Sunday, February 25th, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5:30 p.m. (PST). The host will be Ellen DeGeneres.

In our vaults...

 Movie reviews:
    Ever After, Angels and Insects, Dangerous Beauty, The Patriot, more to come...
 Articles  Titanic Mania!
On the sketchpad:

Arthurian movies, Shakespeare on film, costuming Farscape, film costume recreations, ....

Your Master of Ceremonies: Eleanor M. Farrell

E-mail: emfarrell@earthlink.net

Updated 26 January 2005