Ryan Murphy Wanted American Horror Story: 1984 Costumes to Drip in Sex

last years AHS: Apocalypse, which garnered Bradley an Emmy nomination. This go around, Bradley took the reins for costume-designing 1984. Set at a spooky summer camp where a group of friends are hunted by an escaped convict, Bradley knew she was going to have to wage a war against a lot of blood-stained clothes. But first, she relished the era Murphy chose to set his story in. I was a fashion student through the 1980s, and I think thats the last time we were so creative and had so much fun with clothes, Bradley, who cut her teeth under the mentorship of John Galliano at Londons Royal College of Art, told The Daily Beast. As a Brit, Bradley had never …

Gillian Anderson: I fall in love with my characters

Shes played a host of strong female leads, from Miss Havisham to Blanche DuBois and now Margaret Thatcher. Gillian Anderson talks about living in Britain, obsessive fans and dating Chewbacca Gillian Anderson is a woman of many duelling qualities, and it is hard to know quite what to expect when meeting her. Her old interviews are displays of either surprising candour or frosty reserve. She can be earnest and thoughtful, sometimes to the point of seeming grave, yet she peppers her social media with penis/yoni of the day posts, pictures of things that happen to look like genitals, even when they are not. She speaks with an American accent when with Americans, and with a crisp British accent with Brits, …

A steampunk fever dream: why Carnival Row is not the new Game of Thrones

This new fantasy features Cara Delevingne, Orlando Bloom, penny farthings and lines like Critch magic is a sin against the Martyr! What I think we can all agree were wanting in these barren post-Cara Delevingne as the lead, who is inexplicably a fairy, and inexplicably also Irish, and Cara Delevingne have an Irish accent?) fairy who washed up ashore and was put to work as a maid, but then she broke out of that house (because she has wings) and will probably, if you can be bothered to watch the rest, lead a revolution. Orlando Bloom is a human detective who is trying to crack a series of murders that hint at a dark power brooding beneath the very city …

20 Years After JFK Jr.s Death, Friends Remember His Final Year

Everyone knows the tragic story. On a hazy, mid-July evening 20 years ago, a small airplane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean en route to Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts. The passengers on board were something of American royaltycultural icon Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, his wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, and her sister, Lauren Bessette. They were on their way to a summer wedding. No one survived. On July 16, the 20th anniversary of that fateful flight to Marthas Vineyard, A&E will debut a two-hour documentary special titled Biography: JFK Jr. The Final Year. The film probes beyond the tabloid frenzy surrounding Americas prince and his It girl wife to explore his political aspirations at the time of his death. It is the first time that …

Dressed to kill: why were obsessed with the clothes on TV

Whether its Killing Eves stylish assassin or the pals in Friends, its TV, not models, that is inspiring our wardrobes and with good reason It feels safe to say that at this moment, more people around the world are lusting after the style of a serial killer than ever before. Thats globalisation for you, but thats also the grip that our favourite TV characters have on our wardrobes. Anyone who has been watching the second series of Killing Eve cannot fail to have noticed the bold, stylish and often bizarre outfits worn by Jodie Comers Russian assassin character, Villanelle. Many of the items she wears, from her velvet jumpsuits to satin coats to silk dressing gowns, are selling out despite …