On the costumes of ‘The Fighter’

Posted by · 12:16 pm · January 13th, 2011

When the Costume Designers’ Guild announce their nominees next week, I have no doubt that Mark Bridges’ work on “The Fighter” will show up in their contemporary category — not really the right classification for a film whose lurid early-1990s threads are as meticulously era-specific as any of 2010’s more lavish period spectacles. (If you […]

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Streep sells

Posted by · 1:02 pm · August 16th, 2009

I may have said a while back that Meryl Streep is the most bankable actress in the business at the moment (despite her lowly ranking on the Forbes 100), but I didn’t quite mean it in this way. “Julie & Julia” may not be performing at quite the same level as “Mamma Mia!” or “The […]

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