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The Clothing Tells the Story: a Look at the Costumes of ‘Promising Young Woman’

Recently, the Hollywood Foreign Press released their nominations for this year’s upcoming Golden Globes ceremony. Women artists – especially women artists of color – are snubbed so regularly by these organizations that it’s become expected. And of course, I have my opinions on who was cheated this time around and who did not deserve the nominations they did get (Emily in Paris? Really?). But there did come one welcome surprise this year: Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman (2020) and its four nominations, including for Best Drama Motion Picture and Best Director. Before the buzz around this dark-comedy thriller subsides, and since I’ve been writing so much lately about costume design, I thought I’d talk about its costumes, which play a key role in the film’s storytelling.
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The Best of Sundance From Female Filmmakers

Now that I’ve had some time to recover from Sundance, I’d like to present the best films that I saw from female filmmakers at this year’s festival.

There were some standout films from returning female filmmakers on the mountains. At the same time, it was also nice to discover some new filmmakers to keep an eye on.… read more.

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