Tag Archives: Costume designer

Hollywood Costume Exhibition: Last chance to visit

The critically acclaimed exhibition Hollywood Costume, in the final days of its worldwide tour at Los Angeles’s historic Wilshire May Company building, will have extended hours through its closing on Monday, March 2. Presented by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,[...]

Academy forms Costume Designers Branch

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the creation of the Costume Designers Branch. Costume designers had previously been a part of the Designers Branch, which also includes production designers, art directors and set decorators. Academy Governor Jeffrey Kurland will transfer to[...]

Costume Designers Guild Awards Reveal Nominees

Costume Designers Guild Awards announces Nominees. The 15th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards celebrates excellence in film, television and commercial costume design. Below is the list of nominees: EXCELLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY FILM Beasts of the Southern Wild – Stephani Lewis The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Louise Stjernsward Silver Linings Playbook – Mark Bridges Skyfall[...]

“Glee” cast featured in the new issue of Vogue

HollywoodNews.com: The box office results for Glee the 3D Concert Movie were less than stellar. It grossed less than $6 million during its opening weekend and finished out of the top 10. But hey, Glee is still Glee and I’m very excited about the upcoming season. The cast, including the departed Chord Overstreet,[...]

Costume Design Guild goes with “Black Swan,” “King’s Speech”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” and Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” were the big winners at Tuesday night’s 13th Annual Costume Design Guild Awards. “Black Swan’s” Amy Westcott took the contemporary film prize, while Jenny Beavan of “The King’s Speech” earned the period film trophy. “Alice in Wonderland”[...]

Angelina Jolie’s ‘Tourist’ style inspired by Hitchcock

HollywoodNews.com: In Angelina Jolie’s latest film, ‘The Tourist,’ her character is meant to evoke film noir glamour and it does exactly that. Her character’s style was reportedly inspired by Hitchcock films and the minimal elegance of the women’s clothing in them, states People. But of course, the costume designer, Colleen Atwood,[...]

Zach Galifianakis’ “Due Date” tops the weekend box office in the UK

HollywoodNews.com: “Due Date”, the hit comedy directed by Todd Phillips and starring Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis has topped the weekend box office in the UK. The film which also stars Michelle Monaghan, Juliette Lewis and Academy Award(R) winner Jamie Foxx took GBP2,345,138 in its first weekend of release.[...]

Emily Blunt hits sexy laughs in ‘Wild Target,’ playing at Hollywood Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: Come meet “Wild Target” Director Jonathan Lynn (“The Whole Nine Yards,” “My Cousin Vinny”) in a Q&A following the Hollywood Film Festival screening on Sunday, Oct. 24, 5 p.m. at the Hollywood ArcLight Cinema. For more info and to buy tickets, click here. REVIEW: It’s been a while[...]

Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” nabs September DVD release date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood,” which cast “Gladiator” star Russell Crowe in the leading role, will arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 21, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The releases will feature the theatrical film, as well as a never-before-seen unrated director’s cut of the movie.[...]

Crazy Heart, Imaginarium, Young Victoria top Costume Designers Guild

BY LUIS CAMONIS The Costume Designers Guild had their awards last night in which they garnered excellence to two of the five Oscar nominees in the Costume Design category. Taking home the top prizes were Sandy Powell (“Young Victoria”) in the period film category, Doug Hall (“Crazy Heart”) for the contemporary[...]