Besides its beautiful cinematography and visual effects,the costumes in the film Hugo is another category garnering some buzz even before the release.The costume of the 90s in Paris and with the choice of colourful costumes gives a feeling of being in another world.Sandy Powell the costume designer of the film had already been nominated 9 times for the Oscar and won 3.
The Help has a setting during the 60s and the costume differs in both of the maids and their bosses in Mississippi.The costumes had some colourful prints did brought the 60s to life.We had earlier seen the work of the costume designer Sharen Davis in Dreamgirls and Ray which she was nominated for Best Costume Design and some impressiveve work in both The Pursuit of Happiness and Seven Pounds.
Mark Bridges used the costumes during the 1920s ,old Hollywood glamour styles in order to revive the essence of the silent cinema and its actors at that time.He is yet to been nominated and I feel he is about to see his first Oscar nod
The film Anonymous had costumes of the aristocrats and the commoners during time of Queen Elizabeth .The film Anonymous is garnering buzz for its costume design(Lisy Christl) and for its art direction.
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Denise Cronenberg work for creating the costumes of the two famous fathers of psychoanalysis Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud and Sabina the Russian patient who starts to have affair with Jung is also garnering some buzz for the designer who had been working in Cronenberg earlier films.
Eiko Ishioska is also garnering some buzz even before the release of the film Immortals for creating the costumes of the Greek mythology based film.The warrior costumes of the Gods received positive reactions from the critics at the pre-screening of the film.Eiko had already won an Oscar for his work for Dracula.