Welcome to FrockTalk, the web’s only costume-based movie review site. The goal of Frocktalk is to shed light on the magnificent artistry of costume design in motion pictures. Reviews on this site are written by working costume designers in the entertainment industry – people who know, better than anyone, what it takes to make it all happen. The focus of FrockTalk is not to comment on the big flashy costume dramas, but to call attention to the seemingly ordinary costume design work in film that silently and persuasively moves the audience toward understanding the characters. Costume design for motion pictures is an art form that deserves more recognition than it usually gets. Fancy, pretty costumes do not always equal effective, appropriate costumes. The art of the costume is in letting the audience know who the character is, before the actor even has a chance to open his mouth. Read on, and enjoy. ** CAUTION: ALL REVIEWS CONTAIN SPOILERS! **

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Soyon An: So You Think You Can Dance

There is a lovely article in the LA Times today about the costume designer of So You Think You Can Dance, Soyon An.  Check it out HERE!!!  Congrats, Soyon, on the very nice article!


Awardsapalooza: The Creative Arts Emmy Awards

The votes are in and the statues have gone home!  Congratulations to Emmy Winners Soyon An for So You Think You Can Dance, Barbara Kidd for Little Dorrit, and Robert Blackman for Pushing Daisies! Champagne shower for all of you!  The nominees for this year’s costume categories after the jump:

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