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Videos from FrockFlicks.com, the blog & podcast about historical costume movies & TV shows. Biotech labs are inventing new Covid-19 tests every day. So why is there still a global testing shortage? From Australia to Italy to the United States, a new surge of Covid-19 test...British actress Jean Simmons (1929-2010) was one of THE leading ladies of her era,...Truman Capote was no exception, and the long-awaited successor to Ryan Murphy’s amazing Feud (2017) focuses on the author’s complicated relationship with a group of elite Manhattan socialites in Feud: Capote vs. The Swans (2024), and it’s due to drop on streaming service Hulu on January 31, 2024. First …I recently re-watched The Mummy (1999) and felt it deserved a little Friday post. The Mummy was a reimagining of the classic 1932 film of the same name, starring Boris Karloff.Basically, it modernized the original story, adding cutting-edge computer graphics and a cast almost entirely of some of the most beautiful people ever to appear …Mar 9, 2020 · Emma (2020) Kendra March 9, 2020. 96 709. Yes, there’s yet another adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Emma, originally published in 1815, and it’s in the theaters now. Trystan and I duly marched to the theaters to watch it, and overall, we were entertained! Spoilers abound here, so if you haven’t seen the film yet and you’re worried ... The latest tweets from @FrockFlicksSupport Frock Flicks with a small donation!During Snark Week and beyond, we’re grateful for your monthly pledges for exclusive content via Patreon or your one-time contributions via Ko-fi or PayPal to offset the costs of running this site. You can even buy our T-shirts and merch.Think of this like supporting public broadcasting, but with swearing …18 67. Like many Americans of my generation, my first real introduction to David Bamber came via the BBC’s perpetually perfect Pride and Prejudice (1995), in which he played the smarmy distant cousin and would-be suitor of Elizabeth Bennet, Mr. Collins. Since then, Bamber made it into an array of historical flicks, usually playing one of ...I recently re-watched The Mummy (1999) and felt it deserved a little Friday post. The Mummy was a reimagining of the classic 1932 film of the same name, starring Boris Karloff.Basically, it modernized the original story, adding cutting-edge computer graphics and a cast almost entirely of some of the most beautiful people ever to appear …The plot is set in 1927 and centers around Bella Ainsworth ( Natascha McElhone) who runs a poshy resort in the Italian Riviera (the eponymous Hotel Portofino), while her estranged husband is busy making all kinds of shady business decisions back in London while screwing around on her. Bella’s adult son and daughter join her in Portofino ...MCM: Julian Sands. Julian Sands in historical costume movies can play quirky romantic or that hot kind of jerk. He charmed Helena Bonham Carter ‘s character (and all of us!) in A Room With a View, but he’s played a ton of baddies in some really schlocky horror movies and had bit parts in a fair number of frock …Netflix has a new version of a classic frock flick novel out, and they didn’t fuck it up quite as much this year’s Persuasion.The 2022 edition of Lady Chatterley’s Lover actually uses some of D. H. Lawrence’s prose and doesn’t overly modernize the whole thing. Oh there’s some modern fashions that are slipped in, and I’ll get to that.Mary Queen of Scots, 1578, by Nicholas Hilliard. On this day in 1542, Mary Stuart was born. Six days later, she was crowned Mary, Queen of Scots, when her father James V of Scotland died. During her lifetime, Mary briefly ruled France and then Scotland and had a claim to the throne of England too. At age 44, she was was …Support Frock Flicks with a small donation! During Snark Week and beyond, we’re grateful for your monthly pledges for exclusive content via Patreon or your one-time contributions via PayPal to offset the costs of running this site. You can even buy our T-shirts and swag.Think of this like supporting public broadcasting, but with swearing and no tax …Jan 17, 2017 · However, I finally watched The Empresses in the Palace (2015), which originally aired in China as The Legend of Zhen Huan (2011), and OMG was it worth the trouble. The subtitled series is currently available on Netflix and Amazon, and it’s 6, 1.5-hour episodes. This is edited down from the original 76, 1-hour episodes — chew on that for a few. Three Little Birds (2023) Trystan L. Bass February 23, 2024. 2 54. The Windrush Generation is when Black immigrants from around the Commonwealth countries came to the United Kingdom, the first folks having arrived on the HMT Empire Windrush in 1948. A recent series takes a look into the lives of female immigrants in Three Little Birds (2023 ...Becoming Elizabeth (2022) – The Start. Trystan L. Bass June 28, 2022. 30 660. The resounding “meh” I felt when I previewed Becoming Elizabeth (2022) last year …Even More Frock Flicks. SNARK WEEK: Trystan’s Favorite Snark Week Memes. January 26, 2024 5 106 . SNARK WEEK: Fine, I’ll Review Queens (2016-17) January 26, 2024 5 114 . SNARK WEEK RECAP: The King’s Favorite aka Diane de Poitiers (2022), Ep. 2, Pt. 3. January 26, 2024 12 109 ...Frock Flicks note: Today we feature a detailed review of the costumes in Outlander by Brenna Barks, an expert on Scottish dress and 18th-century fashion (and a Frock Flicks reader!). As soon as Kendra met Brenna and heard the words “studied Scottish dress as part of my master’s degree,” she said “REVIEW OUTLANDER FOR US!” For …Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (I am already sick of typing that long title) is an adaptation of a recent novel that mashed-up Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice with zombie/horror (spawning what seems likely to be increasingly less successful copies like Sense and Sensibility and Seamonsters or Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter ).By all accounts, this initiative of Modi seems to have been a great global success, at least in terms of promoting Yoga. It was exciting to see hundreds of thousands of yoga enthus...If America is attacked, we might be saved by blimps. No, not state-of-the-art jet fighters that can fly well beyond the speed of sound. But blimps: lumbering, relatively jovial bli...Apocalypto (2006): Filmmaking Meets Archaeology. Kendra April 13, 2021. 7 913. Despite being fascinated by Central American history during the pre-contact and contact eras, I put off watching Apocalypto (2006) because 1. Mel Gibson (awful human being) directed it, and 2. I read it was a gore-fest.Check out demode, sarahbellem, & trystbat 's rantings & ravings about lushly costumed & perhaps weakly acted "The Affair of the Necklace" in our latest Frock Flicks podcast. …Many pests enter homes through their gutters and roofs. Fortunately, choosing the best gutter guards can help reduce how many pests enter your gutters. Expert Advice On Improving Y...Safeway Moving Systems is a nationwide moving broker dedicated to helping homeowners find affordable local moving. Learn more here. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home Videos Late...The place for historical costume fans who have a love/hate relationship with historical costume movi. Page · Arts & Humanities WebsiteTop 5 Random Thoughts on The Serpent Queen. Kendra February 16, 2024. 10 337. I was sewing like a demon for Venice carnival, which has just ended (sob) — and that meant I needed to binge TV shows like whoa. So I watched some things that had already been reviewed for the blog and that included The Serpent Queen (2022)!Set during WWI, this film is about Mathilde ( Audrey Tatou) and her quest to find out what happened to her fiancé after he was supposedly killed in battle. Jodie Foster plays Élodie Gordes, who is also caught up in untangling the mystery of what really occurred. The film won a bunch of César awards in 2004, including Best Costume for ...Jun 28, 2022 · Let’s just address the elephant in the room: in this show, the very much fully adult Thomas Seymour (Tom Cullen) is shown grooming a 14-year-old Princess Elizabeth (Alicia von Rittberg) and taking complete and total advantage of his position for his own sexual gratification. Trystan L. Bass January 23, 2023. 24 189. Support Frock Flicks with a small donation! During Snark Week and beyond, we’re grateful for your monthly pledges for exclusive content via Patreon or your one-time contributions via Ko-fi or PayPal to offset the costs of running this site. You can even buy our T-shirts and merch.Apocalypto (2006): Filmmaking Meets Archaeology. Kendra April 13, 2021. 7 913. Despite being fascinated by Central American history during the pre-contact and contact eras, I put off watching Apocalypto (2006) because 1. Mel Gibson (awful human being) directed it, and 2. I read it was a gore-fest.Flashback Friday: Concrete Blonde “Bloodletting”. Sarah Lorraine April 16, 2021. 5 213. A hill I will totally die on: American band Concrete Blonde ended up making the first, and arguably, the best adaptation of Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, beating the film version starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt by several years.15 648. To Catch a Thief (1955) is a great movie for a lot of reasons — Alfred Hitchcock directs! Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star! Edith Head ‘s costume designs! Gorgeous shots of the French Riviera! It’s a fun, entertaining movie about two Americans trying to catch a cat burglar in the south of France. And yes, it’s a contemporary ...It’s very specifically set in 1903, being the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. Costume designer Irene Sharaff tried hard to give a turn-of-the-last-century look to everything worn by the four Smith sisters. It’s really the hair and makeup that trademark it as 1940s. Judy Garland, as the second-oldest daughter, Esther ...Even More Frock Flicks. WCW: Amanda Hale. February 14, 2024 4 . Iconic Historical Movie Costumes of the 2000s. February 13, 2024 4 193 . Rustin (2023) February 12, 2024 118 . Top 5 Single Ladies in Frock Flicks. February 9, 2024 165 . TBT: Ripper Street (2012-16) ...Poldark ‘s highest class of ladies — Elizabeth, Verity, and Ruth Teague — all wear this style. Interestingly, it seems to frequently be reserved for the more elegant occasions: parties and balls. Elizabeth wears a nightgown in her flashback 1770s scenes (center), as well as for a dance (left) and party (right).Click here to return to the article. Click here to return to the article. Click here to return to the article. Click here to return to the article. Click here to return to the arti...Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (I am already sick of typing that long title) is an adaptation of a recent novel that mashed-up Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice with zombie/horror (spawning what seems likely to be increasingly less successful copies like Sense and Sensibility and Seamonsters or Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter ).If America is attacked, we might be saved by blimps. No, not state-of-the-art jet fighters that can fly well beyond the speed of sound. But blimps: lumbering, relatively jovial bli...Jan 27, 2017 · 6. Blue War Paint. This tops my list of “Most Punchable Faces in Cinematic History.”. I could write an entire paper about the ways Braveheart appropriates the stereotype of the “noble savage,” and at the top of the list would be the blue woad face paint that Wallace and his army slather on themselves prior to battle. Oct 30, 2015 · 1958, The Horror of Dracula. Christopher Lee in The Horror of Dracula (1958) It’s Hammer time! The ’50s began the reign of Hammer Films, with Christopher Lee as Dracula. The film takes many liberties with Stoker’s story, but it’s nominally set in the 1880s with obvious Victorian costume cues. Plus, Peter Cushing plays a stellar Van Helsing. The one time Mina steps out of her color palette, it’s because Dracula designed the dress for her for their reunion date. Much copied, this instantly became every goth girl’s dream gown for good reason. It’s a …Three Little Birds (2023) Trystan L. Bass February 23, 2024. 2 54. The Windrush Generation is when Black immigrants from around the Commonwealth countries came to the United Kingdom, the first folks having arrived on the HMT Empire Windrush in 1948. A recent series takes a look into the lives of female immigrants in Three Little Birds (2023 ...British actress Jean Simmons (1929-2010) was one of THE leading ladies of her era,...Biotech labs are inventing new Covid-19 tests every day. So why is there still a global testing shortage? From Australia to Italy to the United States, a new surge of Covid-19 test...MCM: Heathcliff. Created by Emily Brontë in her only novel Wuthering Heights, published in 1847, Heathcliff is a classic Byronic hero — dark, brooding, mysterious, …Jan 23, 2023 · Support Frock Flicks with a small donation! During Snark Week and beyond, we’re grateful for your monthly pledges for exclusive content via Patreon or your one-time contributions via Ko-fi or PayPal to offset the costs of running this site. You can even buy our T-shirts and merch. Think of this like supporting public broadcasting, but with ... Trystan L. Bass February 9, 2023. 6 255. We’ve mentioned some of the best bustles in this movie, but it’s time for a proper deep-dive. Because The Age of Innocence (1993) is a classic frock flick, absolutely gorgeous and filled with historical detail. The story is pretty depressing but then, it’s based on an 1920 Edith Wharton novel where ...Oct 26, 2023 · We Interrupt This Blog For Loki “1893”. Sarah Lorraine October 26, 2023. 10 444. You know me and how much I love merging my superhero fixation with my historical costume fixation, so when the latest episode of Loki (2021-) came out last Thursday, I saw yet another golden opportunity to do just that! Aug 27, 2020 · The basic gist of the story is that, in February 1929, two jazz band musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) accidentally witness a mob murder (modeled on the St. Valentine’s Day massacre) and need to skip town. They disguise themselves as women called Josephine and Daphne so they can join an all-women band that’s headed by ... You've got a day in NYC? Here's a quick guide to help you navigate the big smoke. Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that c...Anne Boleyn (2021) Trystan L. Bass April 19, 2022. 7 297. Everyone has fixated on one thing about this three-part miniseries Anne Boleyn (2021) — that Jodie Turner-Smith in the title role is Black and the historical figure she portrays is not. But I’m pretty sure that folks complaining about that haven’t watched the …In crowded cities, it's important to know where you can escape to for a breath of fresh air. These are the best parks in Mexico City. Mexico City is becoming one of the greenest ci...Frock Flicks. 23,050 likes · 1,028 talking about this. The place for historical costume fans who have a love/hate relationship with historical costume movi. Frock Flicks. 23,050 likes · 1,028 talking about this.See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand! / O, that I were a glove upon that hand, / That I might touch that cheek! Come, come with me, and we will make short work; / For, by your leaves, you shall not stay alone / Till holy church incorporate two in one. Night’s candles are burnt out, and jocund day / Stands …Orlando From 1600 to 1650. Sarah Lorraine July 7, 2016. 24 445. Orlando (1992) is based on Virginia Woolf’s 1928 novel Orlando: A Biography. Directed by Sally Potter and starring Tilda Swinton as Orlando, the story floats dreamily across 300 years of Orlando’s life, first as a man, and then as a woman. Orlando never appears to age, …6. Blue War Paint. This tops my list of “Most Punchable Faces in Cinematic History.”. I could write an entire paper about the ways Braveheart appropriates the stereotype of the “noble savage,” and at the top of the list would be the blue woad face paint that Wallace and his army slather on themselves prior to battle.Noun [ edit] frock flicks. plural of frock flick. This page was last edited on 16 October 2019, at 13:06.Three Little Birds (2023) Trystan L. Bass February 23, 2024. 2 54. The Windrush Generation is when Black immigrants from around the Commonwealth countries came to the United Kingdom, the first folks having arrived on the HMT Empire Windrush in 1948. A recent series takes a look into the lives of female immigrants in Three Little Birds (2023 ...There's an issue and the page could not be loaded. Reload page. 8,362 Followers, 248 Following, 5,855 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from @frockflicks.This is Hamilton’s life, but the truism of “who lives, who dies, who tells your story” is evident in the first scene and hinted at with this first costume. Burr lives, and he tells the story up until the very end. Burr is also the first male character to switch from a 1770s frock coat to an 1800s-ish high-waisted coat right after the war ...MCM: Julian Sands. Julian Sands in historical costume movies can play quirky romantic or that hot kind of jerk. He charmed Helena Bonham Carter ‘s character (and all of us!) in A Room With a View, but he’s played a ton of baddies in some really schlocky horror movies and had bit parts in a fair number of frock …Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (I am already sick of typing that long title) is an adaptation of a recent novel that mashed-up Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice with zombie/horror (spawning what seems likely to be increasingly less successful copies like Sense and Sensibility and Seamonsters or Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter ).It’s really difficult to not compare the two films since the themes are virtually the same: Handsome Italian Musician goes to a foreign court and becomes a sensation, then falls from grace when the king grows bored with him. Epic tantrum ensues. HIM repudiates his oldest ally and friend. Some weak-sauce sex is thrown in for good measure.Jan 23, 2023 · Support Frock Flicks with a small donation! During Snark Week and beyond, we’re grateful for your monthly pledges for exclusive content via Patreon or your one-time contributions via Ko-fi or PayPal to offset the costs of running this site. You can even buy our T-shirts and merch. Think of this like supporting public broadcasting, but with ... You've got a day in NYC? Here's a quick guide to help you navigate the big smoke. Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that c...I’m probably the only person in the Frock Flicks community who cares that the newest Jane Austen adaptation — Love & Friendship (2016) — was directed by Whit Stillman. Stillman is a comedic-arty director who created a number of modern-set films that I adore, including Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last …Feb 6, 2018 · Race in Harlots. Trystan L. Bass February 6, 2018. 17 49. With the setting of 18th-century brothels, the Hulu series Harlots (2017-) could easily have been just a frothy sex romp in corsets and wigs. While it definitely has light moments, the female writers and directors delve deeper into historical issues of women’s status, class divisions ... Starring Henry Cavill and Cary Elwes, both MCM alumni, The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare (2024) is based on the Special Operations Executive (SOE), a secret WWII organization formed by Winston Churchill, and directed by one of my guilty-pleasure directors, Guy Ritchie. Allegedly, the film is based on Churchill’s Secret …Answering Your Most Pressing Questions: the Fifth. Kendra November 13, 2023. 21 210. One of our favorite past times here at Frock Flicks HQ is to take a glance a the search terms that people use to land on our website. Not surprisingly, a lot of it is searching for a specific film, or actor, but quite a few searches are a good bit more ...The head of Ukraine’s security service says that the mobile phones of Ukrainian lawmakers are under attack by equipment located in Russian-controlled Crimea. That’s not terribly su... Frock Flicks FAQ; What They’re Saying; Support Frock Flicks; Advertise on Frock Flicks; Contact Us; Articles by Era. Ancient History Ancient Greece & Rome, etc. Medieval Through the 14th century; Fifteenth Century Early Renaissance; Sixteenth Century Tudor & Elizabethan; Seventeenth Century Baroque, Restoration; Eighteenth Century Rocco, Georgian The one time Mina steps out of her color palette, it’s because Dracula designed the dress for her for their reunion date. Much copied, this instantly became every goth girl’s dream gown for good reason. It’s a …Get ratings and reviews for the top 12 lawn companies in Pine Bluff, AR. Helping you find the best lawn companies for the job. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home All Projects Fea...TBT: Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl (1954) The Frock Flicks Team February 20, 2020 15 16. Frock Flicks note: This is a guest post by our friend Yosa Addiss. At 6... Seventeenth Century. Woman Crush Wednesday.Aug 27, 2020 · The basic gist of the story is that, in February 1929, two jazz band musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) accidentally witness a mob murder (modeled on the St. Valentine’s Day massacre) and need to skip town. They disguise themselves as women called Josephine and Daphne so they can join an all-women band that’s headed by ... The plot is set in 1927 and centers around Bella Ainsworth ( Natascha McElhone) who runs a poshy resort in the Italian Riviera (the eponymous Hotel Portofino), while her estranged husband is busy making all kinds of shady business decisions back in London while screwing around on her. Bella’s adult son and daughter join her in Portofino ...The place for historical costume fans who have a love/hate relationship with historical costume movi. Page · Arts & Humanities WebsiteFrock Flicks note: This is a guest post by our friend Yosa Addiss. After... Read More. Nineteenth Century Outsourced Sanditon (2019) Recaps – Episode 6. The Frock Flicks Team March 31, 2020 25 89 . Frock Flicks note: This is a guest post by our friend Yosa Addiss. ...British actress Jean Simmons (1929-2010) was one of THE leading ladies of her era,...Kendra January 26, 2024. 3 125. Support Frock Flicks with a small donation! During Snark Week and beyond, we’re grateful for your monthly pledges for exclusive content via Patreon or your one-time contributions via Ko-fi or PayPal to offset the costs of running this site. You can even buy our T-shirts and merch.I’m probably the only person in the Frock Flicks community who cares that the newest Jane Austen adaptation — Love & Friendship (2016) — was directed by Whit Stillman. Stillman is a comedic-arty director who created a number of modern-set films that I adore, including Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last …Get ratings and reviews for the top 12 lawn companies in Pine Bluff, AR. Helping you find the best lawn companies for the job. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home All Projects Fea...The Swans (2024) hats aren't just for losers inspired by a true story Jacqueline West Killers of the Flower Moon (2023) Leah Katznelson Lou Eyrich Marci Rodgers …Costumes in Shogun (2024), Episodes 1 and 2. The Frock Flicks Team March 7, 2024. 9 138. Frock Flicks note: This is a guest post by Lisa Joseph, who’s been a Japanese history nerd for two decades. Known as Saionji no Hana in the Society for Creative Anachronism, she was elevated to the Order of the Laurel for …Mary Queen of Scots, 1578, by Nicholas Hilliard. On this day in 1542, Mary Stuart was born. Six days later, she was crowned Mary, Queen of Scots, when her father James V of Scotland died. During her lifetime, Mary briefly ruled France and then Scotland and had a claim to the throne of England too. At age 44, she was was …Get ratings and reviews for the top 12 lawn companies in Pine Bluff, AR. Helping you find the best lawn companies for the job. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home All Projects Fea...Kendra January 26, 2024. 3 125. Support Frock Flicks with a small donation! During Snark Week and beyond, we’re grateful for your monthly pledges for exclusive content via Patreon or your one-time contributions via Ko-fi or PayPal to offset the costs of running this site. You can even buy our T-shirts and merch.. What is this whole Frock Flicks thing about? We are a blog anOppenheimer (2023) The story of real-life physicis Oct 24, 2022 · Kendra October 24, 2022. 1 327. Dangerous Liaisons (1988) is one of the best 18th century-set films, particularly from a costume design/historical accuracy perspective (although the story, acting, script, set design, and more are also amazingly great). With the new TV adaptation coming to screens in November 2022 on Starz, we thought it was ... SEATTLE, Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- RightCro Dangerous Liaisons (1988) is one of the best 18th century-set films, particularly from a costume design/historical accuracy perspective (although the story, acting, script, set …Evil Under the Sun Costumes. This film came out four years later, with many of the same actors as Death on the Nile. This time the setting is a remote Mediterranean resort in the fictional country of Tyrania, which is run by Maggie Smith’s character, a retired actress and former mistress to the King of Tyrania. 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