Showing posts with label costuming references. Show all posts
Showing posts with label costuming references. Show all posts

Friday, September 27, 2013

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The World of Mean Girls (2004), Part 1


Everyone who has seen the movie Mean Girls knows that this is how Regina George dies (Just kidding!):

 

 But do we realize that the film foreshadows this, gives it away, in fact, in the first five minutes, where we learn that Evanston High School has the worst bus driver ever?


















Also, there's this:


Subtle.

There's also a brilliant bit of visual storytelling, this time in the form of costuming, that signifies the end of Gretchen Wiener's story arc:

Pssst... it's the earrings. I'm talking about the earrings.

These two clever bits are really just the beginning of how brilliant this film is. Read on, bee-otches!

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers (1989-1990)

I apologize for the dumb meme, but this is worth mentioning:







































Chip's Indiana Jones outfit has always been an obvious reference, but I'll admit to never seeing the Magnum. This reference is made doubly entertaining with the knowledge of the common trivia that Tom Selleck was Lucas and Spielberg's first choice to play Indy. (Un)fortunately, Selleck was unable... because of his contract commitments to Magnum P.I.