Costume designers Ruth Carter (“Selma”) and Janty Yates (Oscar winner for “Gladiator”) reveal how they judge a film’s wardrobe — and why costume designers see a movie very differently from almost…
Those who have seen Janty Yates' work with Ridley Scott in period epics like "Gladiator" and "Kingdom of Heaven" know they can expect a feast for the eyes that's grounded in research, but also offers…
Scott assembles old collaborators and new d.p. for 'Prometheus'
uture offered new challenges for costume designer Yates
Ridley Scott's first sci-fier in the three decades since "Blade Runner" remains earthbound in narrative terms, forever hinting at the existence of a higher intelligence without evincing much of its…
Seems devoted to stifling whatever pleasure audiences may have derived from the popular legend.
"Kingdom of Heaven" navigates through the minefield of the Crusades and, by extension, the contentious background of Christian-Muslim relations in ways both shrewd and calculated. Genuinely…
Designers and Their Inspirations
Proving again that war is hell, and some war films are, too, Jean-Jacques Annaud's "Enemy at the Gates" takes a great setting, some resonant themes, a turning point in 20th-century history -- and…
Ten years and a week after Hannibal Lecter was last seen sauntering off for a meal, he's back, his enthusiastic eating habits quite intact. Although "Hannibal" lacks several elements that made its…
After an absence of 35 years, the Roman Empire makes a thrilling return to the bigscreen in "Gladiator." A muscular and bloody combat picture, a compelling revenge drama and a truly transporting trip…