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    Circuit Considerations: Alexandra Byrne for ‘The Aeronauts’ (Best Costume Design)

    Welcome to the 2019 CIRCUIT CONSIDERATIONS series. Highlighting the very best in film, acting, and technical achievements for the past 12 months that awards voters may need help remembering. Each day a different writer will make their plea for a specific film in a respective category. If you miss one, click the tag “Circuit Considerations 2019,” and […] More

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    Interview: Alexandra Byrne On the Challenges and Lessons of Designing Costumes for ‘The Aeronauts’

    Alexandra Byrne has built a strong reputation in the industry for her vibrant, beautiful costume designs. She earned an Oscar nomination for one of her earliest films, “Hamlet” in 1996. She followed that up with additional nominations in “Elizabeth” and “Finding Neverland,” and won her first Academy Award for “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” in 2007. […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Sizzles with Josie Rourke’s Fiery Directorial Debut

    In a wicked display of tension and percolating drama, Josie Rourke‘s smartly effective and intoxicating “Mary Queen of Scots” showcases two grandiose performances from Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie. With a sumptuous backdrop of beautiful productions and stunning costumes, the film makes the most of its subconscious outlook on women’s roles in […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Can’t Keep the Train on Track

    In the land of remakes, some films feel untouchable to the cinematic lens.  When it comes to novels, they can often feel “unfilmable” as the narrative, and thematic elements are so grand that they cannot successfully translate to the silver screen.  “Murder on the Orient Express” has probably sat somewhere in the middle of these […] More