On the seaside promenade at Redcar, a depressed beach town on England's northeast coast, 1,500 period-costumed local extras helped re-create the WWII evacuation at Dunkirk, France.
Shekhar Kapur's "Elizabeth" sequel was awash with blues -- and not by accident. "We used color to tell the story," explains costume designer Alexandra Byrne, an Oscar nominee for her work on the…
The London of "The Golden Compass" owes a debt to the unrealized vision of 17th-century architect Christopher Wren.
Fans know John Travolta by his baby blue eyes, a strong, cleft chin, dark hair and thick eyebrows. For makeup effects designer Tony Gardner, that meant preserving those traits when transforming the…
Production designer Pan Lai relied on extensive research and memory for his re-creation of Shanghai and Hong Kong during WWII.
In his novel "No Country for Old Men," Cormac McCarthy makes little mention of his cold-blooded hitman's physical appearance. The Coen brothers, however, have captured a chilling vision of Anton…
"Oh, you know ... black-and-white horror movies?" That was Tim Burton's brief to repeat collaborator (and Oscar-winning hair and makeup artist) Peter Owen on "Sweeney Todd."
For Francis Ford Coppola's latest film, makeup artist Peter King was charged with aging the main character, played by Tim Roth, 65 years -- from 35 to 100 -- in reverse, while his love interest…
Authenticity was key in re-creating director David Fincher's vision of a working-man's San Francisco terrorized by serial killings circa 1969.
SAG president Alan Rosenberg has announced that not one of the more than 70 actors nominated for a Golden Globe will attend the Jan. 13 ceremonies because of the WGA's plans to picket the event.
There's a real, growing possibility that NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will opt to postpone the Golden Globes Awards, rather than hold the shinding sans celebs or — even more…