Archives for March 2010
So, this weekend I saw Beauty and the Beast on SyFy, so I could review it. I figured it would be bad, and campy, and a little slipshod. I…was not prepared for what happened. It’s up at Tor.com if you want to know how all that turned out. Disclaimer: the plot summary is correct as far as I can remember, but even after seeing it twice, I am still not sure of anything. It’s just that kind of movie.… Read more »
SyFy's Beauty and The Beast
This weekend, SyFy rolled out the first of many planned fairy-tale updates with Beauty and the Beast. The venture was announced with enough pomp and circumstance to think that perhaps SyFy was finally embracing the camp appeal of their movies-of-the-week, and setting out to create a linked set of films–a grownup’s Faerie Tale Theatre. Unfortunately, SyFy seems to have given this venture the same short shrift it’s given all its other movies, and their premiere effort ends up simply [beast-related pun]. Below the fold, five things you should know about… Read more »

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TV: Elementary recaps, Reign recaps

TV Recap: Bates Motel cordially invites you to the tragedy of Norma Bates, AV Club

TV Review: And Then There Were None, AV Club

Review: The Story of Hong Gildong, NPR.org

Review: You Could Look It Up, NPR.org

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    aneacostumes:

    Rococo remodeled

    These Regency garments were made from elder 18th century silks, probably grander Rococo dresses remodeled to fit the new and slimmer style. Whereas the Regency fashion often sported thinner silks and cottons, the 18th century silks were still seen as precious and beautiful, and lucky be the young woman who inherited enough to make a stylish, modern-day dress out of it!

    • Pink gown: 1800-1810, made of a silk brocade from the late 18th century. OK-dep-01040
    • Coat: 1800-1805, made of a Spitafield silk from 1746. OK-05678
    • Blue gown: 1820-25, made of a silk from the mid 18th century. OK-07407

    All garments from The National Museum in Oslo

    04/29/16

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