The Artist wins Oscar for costume design

Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo in ‘The Artist’ Following a rather restful Caribbean cruise over the festive season, Miss Prescott has returned to the fashion film fold to soak up the glamour of the Oscars. And how exciting that Mark Bridges should win the little gold man for his joyously authentic costumes in The Artist. The … Continue reading

Sudden Fear revisited

Director: David Miller Costumes: Sheila O’Brien Free-to-air TV has been throwing up some real treats of late, especially in the late-night movie department. In a happy coincidence, given my recent blog about Baby Jane, I recently watched another gem starring Joan Crawford: Sudden Fear. This noir thriller also stars the even-creepy-when-young Jack Palance as Crawford’s husband … Continue reading

Colleen Atwood wins Oscar

And as the Academy Awards bring to an end to this year’s awards season, Colleen Atwood takes home yet another statuette for costume design for Alice in Wonderland. She could surely take a leaf out of the Red Queen’s book and put her feet up for a moment (pig footstool optional). Meanwhile, as Miss Prescott’s … Continue reading