Even though no one really knows exactly what Pontius Pilate was wearing when he condemned Jesus to death, it was still important to "The Passion of the Christ's" filmmaking team to make sure what's…
Martin Scorsese's "The Aviator" revives some of Hollywood's most glamorous locales. In exacting period detail, production designer Dante Ferretti and costume designer Sandy Powell re-create…
God may be in the details, but for filmmakers, it's easier to get a more down-to-earth expert on the set. From the oenophiles of "Sideways" to Giorgio Armani's stylish eye in "De-Lovely" to Stella…
Though Bobby Darin's star has faded since his death some 30 years ago, Kevin Spacey's biopic casts the singer in bright lights and bold colors. "Beyond the Sea" uses a film-within-a-film device that…
Despite the fact that Tim Hatley had never created scenery for a film, Mike Nichols chose the accomplished theater production designer to construct "Closer."
You'd think that legendary production designer and art director Henry Bumstead, who turns 90 in March, would by now be resting on his laurels. But he's not.
"De-Lovely" helmer and producer Irwin Winkler, production designer Eve Stewart and costume designer Janty Yates re-created legendary composer Cole Porter's lavish life in just 12 weeks on a budget of…
Move over computers -- the large and lavish movie set, built the expensive and the old-fashioned way by squads of artisans, made a big comeback in 2004.
The production team behind "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" faced two daunting yet exhilarating challenges: to create a new world from nothing -- and to find somewhere to film that…
Alfonso Cuaron brought his independent sensibility to the Harry Potter franchise, turning "Prisoner of Azkaban" into a visually sumptuous feast, pulsing with a sense of nature and a much darker mood.
It's the future as seen from 1964, something more futuristic than what we have now," says Brad Bird of the retro-modern look that inspired his film "The Incredibles."
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