Tag Archives: Academy Award Winners

Ann Roth Oscar Shoe-In for Ma Rainey’s Pitch Perfect Costumes

“Nothing wrong with having nice shoes.  A man gotta have some shoes to dance like this.”— Chadwick Boseman aka Levee in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Nicole’s nose.  Meryl’s caftan.  Tippy’s mink coat.  Brenda’s red fox coat.  Viola’s gold teeth and … Continue reading

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Legendary Costume Designer Profiled on CBS News Sunday Morning

“We have a uniform…simple, elegant, impeccable. Dress shabbily, they notice the dress.  Dress impeccably, they notice the woman.”–Sigourney Weaver to Melanie Griffith in the 1988 Mike Nichols’ film, Working Girl. Weaver’s character–high-powered boss Catherine Parker–credits that spin to fashion designer … Continue reading

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Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love to Debut on PBS

I confess with no embarrassment that I once had a crush on Marvin Hamlisch.  The prolific Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Tony and Pulitzer Award-winning composer/conductor/performer may not have had the boyish good looks of Brad Pitt or George Clooney, but his … Continue reading

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