Saturday, December 31, 2016

The Man in the High Castle season one TV costumes on display...

Amazon Studios adaptation of Philip K. Dick's 1962 novel, The Man in the High Castle, presents us with an alternate history where the Axis powers of Germany and Japan won World War II and now split the rule of America in the 1960s in an uneasy alliance.

Original costumes from The Man in the High Castle
Man in the High Castle season 1 costumes
Luke Kleintank Man in High Castle Joe Blake costume
Man in the High Castle TV costumes
These costumes from the original scripted series were photographed on display at Downtown L.A.'s FIDM Museum on August 9, 2016. Audrey Fisher is the Costumer Designer responsible with creating the look of these alternate worlds of Nazi New York and Japanese-influenced San Francisco, with help from Assistant Costume Designer Koreen Heaver and Costume Supervisor Carole Griffin.
The Man in the High Castle TV billboard
Man in High Castle season 1 billboard
In the show Rufus Sewell plays American SS Obergruppenführer 'John Smith', a family man in charge of keeping the Reich's hold on the East Coast and rooting out the resistance.

SS Obergruppenführer costume worn by Rufus Sewell
in The Man in the High Castle
Rufus Sewell Man in High Castle SS Obergruppenführer costume
Man in the High Castle John Smith Nazi costume
Man in the High Castle John Smith Nazi costume
Man in High Castle John Smith Nazi costume
Man in the High Castle John Smith TV costume
Alexa Davalos plays 'Juliana Crain', a San Francisco woman living in the Japanese ruled West Coast of America who becomes embroiled in the resistance when her half-sister gives her a mysterious newsreel film and is promptly killed by the Kempeitai, the military police.

Juliana Crain costumes worn by Alexa Davalos
in The Man in the High Castle
Juliana Crain Man in High Castle Aikido Dojo costume
Juliana Crain Man in High Castle Dojo costume
Juliana Crain Man in the High Castle season 1 costume
Alexa Davalos Man in the High Castle Juliana Crain costume
Alexa Davalos Man in High Castle Juliana costume
Owing it to her sister to deliver the film to The Man in the High Castle, which impossibly shows footage of the Allies winning WII, she meets Luke Kleintank's 'Joe Blake' on her travels (a secret SS double agent working with the resistance).

Meanwhile for some World War II inspired costumes, be sure to check out these Allied movie costumes, Keira Knightley's WWII nurse outfit from Atonement and these film costumes from The Imitation Game.

The Man in the High Castle TV billboard
Man in the High Castle season 1 billboard
Buy the book that inspired the TV series: The Man in the High Castle

Friday, December 23, 2016

More Assassin's Creed movie costume and props on display...

This holiday season the video game franchise Assassin's Creed is adapted for the big screen to provide an action adventure alternative to family movies this Christmas. Michael Fassbender stars as a descendant of an assassin from the time of the Spanish Inquisition who unlocks his genetic skills and memories in the modern day through the power of the Animus Project technology.

Original Assassin's Creed film costumes and props
Assassins Creed movie costume prop exhibit
Michael Fassbender Assassins Creed movie costume
Assassins Creed Aguilar costume detail
Assassins Creed Aguilar film costume
Ariane Labed Assassins Creed Maria movie costume
Assassins Creed Maria film costume
Assassins Creed Maria costume detail
Assassins Creed Maria weapon prop
Assassins Creed movie costume props
This cool collection of costumes and props from the movie were photographed on display at ArcLight Hollywood cinema on December 13, 2016.

Assassin's Creed movie billboard
Assassins Creed movie billboard
Sammy Sheldon Differ is Costume Designer of these historic looking costumes from Spain, 1492, and you can check out Michael Fassbender's Assassin's Creed Aguilar costume and Ariane Labed's Assassin's Creed Maria costume in more detail on display at ArcLight Sherman Oaks cinema.

Ojeda costume worn by Hovik Keuchkerian
and soldier costume from Assassin's Creed
Hovik Keuchkerian Assassins Creed Ojeda costume
Assassin's Creed Ojeda film costume
Assassins Creed Ojeda movie costume
Assassins Creed Ojeda Flail weapon prop
Assassins Creed Ojeda sword prop
Assassins Creed soldier movie costume
Assassins Creed soldier film costume
Assassins Creed soldier costume belt
Assassins Creed soldier movie costume
In the movie 'Ojeda' is the enforcer of the leader of the Templars, 'Tomas de Torquemada', and this is his black knight costume, along with a standard soldier costume.

Plus if you like these outfits, you can also enjoy these elaborate royal movie costumes from Assassin's Creed on display.

Screen-used film props from Assassin's Creed
Assassins Creed box movie prop
Assassins Creed carved box film prop
Assassins Creed film props
Assassins Creed film prop
Assassins Creed manuscript film prop
In addition to the costumes, the Hollywood exhibit also had this cool collection of screen-used props which fro their carvings and schematics look like they belong to the secret society of Assassins.

Plus if you like these original film props, you may also enjoy these movie props from Prince of Persia and these John Carter movie props.

Assassin's Creed movie poster
Assassins Creed movie poster

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Lumiere, Plumette and Cogswoth movie costumes from Disney's Beauty and the Beast display...

In recent years Disney has successfully translated some of its animated classics to the big screen with Cinderella, Maleficent and The Jungle Book, and next it's the turn of Beauty and the Beast to get the live-action fairytale reimagining with Emma Watson playing 'Belle' who falls in love with and rescues Dan Stevens cursed prince 'Beast'.

Original costumes from Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast
Disney Beauty and the Beast film costumes
Lumiere Plumette Beauty and Beast film costumes
Disney Beauty and the Beast film costumes
Yesterday I shared with you Costume Designer Jacqueline Durrant's Belle and the Beast live-action movie costumes and today it's time to shine a spotlight on the 18th century inspired costumes of popular supporting characters like 'Lumière', 'Plumette' and Cogsworth'.

Beauty and the Beast movie poster
Beauty and the Beast movie poster
In addition to the human character costumes this exhibit at ArcLight Pasadena cinema on December 21, 2016, also had their prop counterparts, with Sarah Greenwood being Production Designer of the lavish sets and look of this live-action spectacle.

Lumière costume worn by Ewan McGregor
in Beauty and the Beast
Ewan McGregor Beauty and the Beast Lumiere costume
Lumiere candlestick costume Beauty and the Beast
Lumiere candlestick prop Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast Lumiere movie costume
Beauty and the Beast Lumiere costume shoes
Beauty and the Beast Lumiere movie costume candelabra
In the live-action movie Ewan McGregor voices the friendly CGI candelabra servant of the enchanted Beast who was once human and was similarly cursed.

Fans of the Scottish actor can also check out his film costume from American Pastoral.

Plumette costume worn by Gugu Mbatha-Raw
in Beauty and the Beast
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Beauty and Beast Plumette costume
Plumette feather duster prop handle Beauty and Beast
Plumette feather duster prop costume Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and Beast Plumette feather duster prop
Beauty and the Beast Plumette costume
Beauty and the Beast Plumette film costume
In 1991's animated classic Lumière's girlfriend was called 'Fifi', but in this live-action remake the flirtatious feather duster is called 'Plumette' and is played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

Cogsworth costume worn by Ian McKellen
in Beauty and the Beast
Ian McKellen Beauty and the Beast Cogsworth movie costume
Beauty and the Beast Cogsworth live-action film costume
Beauty and the Beast Cogsworth movie costume detail
Beauty and Beast Cogsworth movie costume
Cogsworth movie costume Beauty and Beast
Cogsworth film costume Beauty and Beast
Cogsworth costume shoes Beauty and the Beast
Cogsworth movie costume clock prop Beauty and Beast
Cogsworth clock movie prop Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and Beast Cogsworth clock film prop
Beauty and Beast Cogsworth clock prop
In the new movie directed by Bill Condon, Ian McKellen voices and plays the enchanted timepiece 'Cogsworth', and it was fun to see this ornate clock prop on display alongside the costume.

Fans of the acclaimed actor can also check out his Gandalf costume from The Hobbit movies on display.

Now let the countdown to March 2017 begin.

Beauty and the Beast movie poster
Beauty and the Beast movie poster
Buy the book adaptation: Beauty and the Beast Novelization

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