Oscars 2016: Makeup & Hairstyling

Much like costume design, the Oscar for Makeup and Hairstyling tends to go to the more outlandish, colourful films. This is one of the newer categories. The competitive award for Best Makeup was created after the Academy received complaints that Christopher Tucker’s work in The Elephant Man was not recognized. Tucker would win the Oscar […]

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Q is for Queens

Q is for Queens Golden Age Hollywood was often obsessed with Ye Olden Days, and the studio backlots would often be jammed with dukes and duchesses, lords and ladies, and princes and princesses. Much of this historical play-acting was down to moguls wanting to seem literate, cultured gentlemen instead of carny hucksters. So they would […]

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