Next SFF Author: Ben Aaronovitch

Day: October 18, 2023


WWWednesday: October 18, 2023

I re-watched Guillermo del Toro’s gothic ghost story Crimson Peak, and was smitten by the amazing wardrobe, just as I was the first time. I found a nice and spoilery discussion of the costumes of the two female leads, Mia Wasikowska and Jessica Chastain. Kate Hawley is the costumer. (She has since done the costumes for Rings of Power.) In 2015 when Crimson Peak came out, Variety did a profile of her.

Atlas Obscura offers another photography contest.

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A Devilish Double Feature

The subject of Devil worship is one that the cinema has returned to repeatedly over the decades, and for good reason: Honestly, is there anything much more frightening than a group of people who actually adore and pay homage to the epitome of evil? Whether you refer to him as Satan, the Prince of Darkness, the Serpent, Lucifer, Beelzebub, Mephistopheles, Old Nick or the Antichrist, you’ve got to admit that the dude is one intimidating proposition, and that anyone who willingly bows down to do him honor is one twisted – and fascinating – puppy. Any number of interesting films have been brought to the screen concerning these debased sects: Val Lewton’s wonderfully creepy The Seventh Victim (1943),

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Next SFF Author: Ben Aaronovitch

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