Two films are out for your holiday viewing: both feature mind-numbing violence, explosions, espionage, gun battles, torture and death. One is based on actual events, and the other is based on a well-known set of novels. The stories are so outrageous; it’s hard to tell which one is standing in front of the mirror and which one is the reflection.
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Announced Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton, the 2012 Costume Designers Guild Award winner are:
Excellence in Contemporary film: Trish Summerville, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Excellence in Period Film: Arianne Phillips, W. E.
Excellence in Fantasy Film: Jany Temime, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Outstanding Made for TV movie or Miniseries: Susannah Buxton, Downton Abbey
Outstanding Contemporary TV series: Lou Eyrich, Glee
Outstanding Period/Fantasy TV series: John A. Dunn & Lisa Padovani, Boardwalk Empire
Excellence in Commercial Costume Design: Roseanne Fielder, Swiffer: “Country Dirt Cowgirl”
Congratulations to all of the award winners and their crew – next stop, Oscars!!!! Congrats, everyone!
This just in -the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror has announced its nominees for the SATURN awards, and here are the costume contenders:
Colleen Atwood, Alice in Wonderland
Milena Canonero, The Wolfman
Isis Mussenden, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Jany Temime, Harry Potter an The Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Michael Wilkinson & Christine Bieselin Clark, Tron: Legacy
Janty Yates, Robin Hood
Full list of nominees HERE. The Saturn awards take place in June, so stand by for more results!
Round one of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ nods is in. There are three rounds of voting. What follows is the “long list”, a list of fifteen contenders for the BAFTA. From there, a second vote will whittle the list to five nominees. Final voting will pick the winner in the category. For costume design, the following films are on the “long list” (note: BAFTA did not list the names of the costume designers – I added them here and linked to their imdB profile):
Avatar – Deborah Scott and Mayes C. Rubeo
Bright Star – Janet Patterson
Coco Before Chanel – Catherine Leterrier
District 9 – Dianna Cilliers
An Education – Odile Dicks-Mireaux
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – Jany Temime
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus – Monique Prudhomme
Inglourious Basterds – Anna B. Sheppard
Me and Orson Welles – Nic Ede
Nine – Colleen Atwood
Nowhere Boy – Julian Day
Sherlock Holmes – Jenny Beavan
A Single Man – Arianne Phillips
Star Trek – Michael Kaplan
The Young Victoria – Sandy Powell
Congrats to the “long listers”!!! Stay tuned for round two.