Frock Flicks - Costume Movie Reviews

Frock Flicks - Costume Movie Reviews

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Mel Gibson's Braveheart

For Snark Week, we take on that clunker of medieval Scotland: Braveheart. Oh yes, shitty kilts, stretch panne velvet,...

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Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak

We look at this gothic-horror story chock full of elaborate late Victorian costumes. Director Guillermo del Toro and...

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Outlander Season 2, Episodes 12 and 13

We're joined by Brenna Barks, historian of 18th century Scotland and its dress. We discuss the finale, but spend even...

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Outlander Season 2, Episode 11

There is still lots of wool, but luckily the Duke of Sandringham and Mary Hawkins show up to give us a small taste of...

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Outlander Season 2, Episodes 9 and 10

We cover two very wooly episodes, and get into Dougal's hotness, how the costumes are working with the...

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Outlander Season 2, Episode 8

Jamie and Claire are back in Scotland and back in wool. We are joined by two historical costumers and fashion...

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Outlander Season 2, Episodes 6 and 7

Claire wears an historically accurate robe volante in episode six, and an evocative but not quite right francaise in...

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Outlander Season 2, Episode 5

Claire has new dressing gowns, Jamie's boots get analyzed, there's historical crochet, Bonnie Prince Charlie gets...

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Outlander Season 2, Episode 4

We're joined by dress historian Brenna Barks, who is an expert in Scottish 18th century costume. We discuss a bit...

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Outlander Season 2, Episode 3

Lots of great things this episode, including fabulous trim, great colors, and interesting back details. Is that an...

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Outlander Season 2, Episode 2

We're not in Scotland anymore, Dorothy. Jamie and Claire have finally made it to Paris, and they're living the high...

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Outlander Season 2, Episode 1

Outlander is back for season 2, and we're finally in France to see all the shiny! This episode actually spends half...

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Stephen Frears's Dangerous Liaisons

We take on the modern classic of 18th-century historical costume film, Dangerous Liaisons, starring the wickedly good...

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Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 9 Costume Recap

We discuss the costumes worn in the ninth episode of Downton Abbey's final season. Edith gets a wedding dress, Rose...

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Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 8 Costume Recap

We discuss the costumes worn in the eighth episode of Downton Abbey's final season. Mary screws over Edith and we are...

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Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 7 Costume Recap

We discuss the costumes worn in the sixth episode of Downton Abbey's final season. Everyone is off to the races in...

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Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 6 Costume Recap

We discuss the costumes worn in the sixth episode of Downton Abbey's final season. Mary wears yet another stunning...

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Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 5 Costume Recap

We discuss the costumes worn in the fifth episode of Downton Abbey's final season. Mary goes racing with Henry...

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Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 4 Costume Recap

We discuss the costumes worn in the fourth episode of Downton Abbey's final season. Gwen is back, the bling is ON,...

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