All posts tagged film

Velours de Fumer

(via just shine a light on me) Unapologetically posting this Dolce & Gabbana red velvet smoking jacket worn by Benedict Cumberbatch during the LA Premiere of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.” Because, holy god.

The Nature of Third Star

If you search for the film Third Star on the interwebs you’ll find a synopsis something like this: After celebrating his 29th and–as everyone including himself knows–last birthday, James, a young man terminally ill with cancer, sets out on a last hiking trip with his three best friends, Davy, Bill and Miles. Their destination is […]

Sherlock Style: Part 4

(via tigersinthesnow) Last one, I promise. The final component that left me totally obsessed with the Sherlock Holmes series (so far, at least) was the fashion–exclusively that of the gents, though the ladies looked lovely as well. Hats, jackets, vests (or, waist coats, if you please), scarves, cravats, canes, crops, and LOTS of tweed. (via […]

Sherlock Style: Part 3

(Reordan’s Lab via Set Decorators Society of America) Things in jars! It’s only fitting that Sherlock Holmes included a healthy does of things-in-jars. Not only could you spy specimens in Holmes’ abode, but there was and entire set, Reordan’s Lab’s, devoted to them. Fitting, too, because the Victorian and Edwardian eras were the height of […]

Sherlock Style: Part 2

Things everywhere. Part of the visual intrigue of this movie for me is that there is so much to look at. Every desk, shelf, ledge, chair, arm rest, surface–has something on it or some sort of quirk to it. Tea cups balance precariously, upholstery is worn in all the right spots, books read-over a thousand […]

Sherlock Style: Part 1

I’m sure you’ve noticed: I’ve been obsessed with Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes lately. It started of course with the first movie, and then renewed with the last. This is partly because of the excellent casting, the entertaining writing, the gripping filming, and the brilliant source material. But the pull I find most undeniable is the aesthetic […]