Congrats to Jacqueline Durran and her crew for the big win for Anna Karenina! Did you watch the awards? What a show. That Shirley Bassey – that was so cool. If you’d like to relive the night, check out the play-by-play I posted on Twitter @frocktalk. Have a great week, everyone!
Congratulations to Jacqueline Durran and her team for their BAFTA win for best costumes for the gorgeous ANNA KARENINA! Party time, everyone! You can check out the costumes from Anna Karenina and other magnificent films at FIDM – the exhibit runs now through April 27. Congrats!
Review Date: 10-14-12
Release Date: 10-12-12
Runtime: 120 minutes
Period: 1979 – 1980
Costume Designer: Jacqueline West
In 1979, Americans working at the US Embassy in Tehran were taken hostage. Six of them escaped and sought refuge at the home of the Canadian Ambassador. One man helped them out of Iran. This is the premise of Argo. Based on the true-life story of CIA agent Tony Mendez, the film is gripping, absorbing, and kind of a nail biter. It’s one of the best films I’ve seen in some time, and the costumes and characterizations are top notch.
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