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ARTS ISSUE: Extravagant makeup contributes to movie success

ARTS ISSUE: Extravagant makeup contributes to movie success

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

What’s up with Sean Penn’s nose in “Gangster Squad” or Bradley Cooper’s hair in “American Hustle?” How does Bruce Willis barely look beaten up after jumping through windows in “A Good Day to Die Hard?” The answer is makeup, an art that never receives enough credit in films. Most view...

ARTS ISSUE: Actors show ‘Hustle’ in performances

ARTS ISSUE: Actors show ‘Hustle’ in performances

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Backed by Led Zeppelin’s “Good Times Bad Times,” the first trailer to “American Hustle” invites audiences to David O. Russell’s party, which appears to be a combination of “The Great Gatsby” and “Goodfellas.” Set in the glamorous, fictionalized world of the Abscam scandal of the 1970s and 1980s, Chris...