Darth Vader’s Guide to Star Wars Costumes

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Star Wars Costumes Episode I: Fashion and The Force  It is a rare period of calm. While overseeing the construction of the Death Star II, the evil Lord Darth Vader, finding himself bored and with extra time to kill, has turned his attention to his hobbies. He spends his evenings thumbing through costume catalogs, his cat, Mr. Whiskers, sits lazily on his lap. On this particular evening, Lord Vader has fixed his focus on the Star Wars costumes category, having found the Star Trek costumes a … [Read more...]

Monster High Costumes and Makeup Kits Your Daughter Will Love

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Welcome "Ghouls and Mansters" to Monster High, where you can be yourself, freaky flaws and all! The mega hit web series cleverly updates monsters like Count Dracula and Frankenstein by featuring their children (some of them over 5,000 years old) in a high school setting, complete with boy troubles, drama and fashion focused teens! All walks of unlife are welcome at Monster High. Ghosts, Zombies and even Werewolves roam these spooky halls where students are encouraged to embrace their … [Read more...]

The Most Anticipated Superhero Costumes of 2015 are Taking Flight!

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a bunch of the best superheros all flying in for their next big, world saving fight! This year packs a pretty big punch when it comes to superhero movies and that means new superhero costumes (and a few villains) will be arriving too! Avengers Age of Ultron Marvel has already given away 12 minutes worth of film in teaser clips, so fans are at the edge of their seats in anticipation for this new Avengers movie! You can expect to see Earth's mightiest … [Read more...]

Modern Day Princess Costumes Turn Girls into Warriors

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Previously women’s leading roles in most fairy tales was passive. Women just sat back looked pretty and waited to be rescued by a handsome prince or some other man. Today female leads take more active roles in these stories. Their characters are more developed and they do not wait to be rescued. They fight or become more involved in action. They save themselves and sometimes their male companion too. These new fairy tale costumes reflect their more active roles. Below we will look at some of … [Read more...]

The Magic of Disney Costumes

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Disney Costumes are incredibly popular, and one of the most sought after costumes for Halloween. Unlike other costumes, Disney costumes are typically bought throughout the year, and worn for endless play dates, parties, theatrical productions, and even trips to Disney World. Why are Disney costumes so popular, and how do costumes like Tinker Bell and Cinderella remain some of the best selling costumes, year after year? Disney has such a strong foothold in the costume world, with costumes based … [Read more...]

Scary Movies: A Generational Perspective

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My son is a huge horror movie fan. Personally, I enjoyed them when I was his age, but as I got older that sudden shock to the heart was not as fun. What I have noticed is that he and his friends take horror flicks and television shows in stride. They are fun and, in many cases, funny - and I am not talking about the Scary movie parodies. I went with him to see Scary Movie 4 and the then-12-year-old had to explain most of the things he found hilarious as I had not seen the movies they were … [Read more...]

Top 13 Horror Movies for Friday the 13th

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Mr. Costumes loves to keep the tradition of Halloween scary, both in scary costumes and in indulging in horror films and events. On a night like tonight, Friday the 13th, we like to grab our top picks and settle in for a scary night at home! 1- The Exorcist With head spinning, ceiling crawling action and a ton of green goo, The Exorcist makes a number one pick among horror fans as one of the best horror movies. The original version was released in 1973 and has been haunting us ever … [Read more...]

The Dark Knight Rises Catwoman Costume Revealed

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Dark Knight Rises Catwoman Costume The Dark Knight Rises in July July 20th marks the release of Christopher Nolan's final movie in the Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. While speculation on the film's plot is still ongoing, the costumes in the movie have finally been revealed, including the fan favorite Catwoman portrayed by Anne Hathaway. With many Catwoman designs in the past, such as Michelle Pfeiffer's popular scrappy outfit in Tim Burton's Batman Returns and Halle Berry's revealing … [Read more...]

Fans Wear Official Star Wars Costumes to Star Wars Re-release

Star Wars Darth Maul CostumeFebruary 10th was the official date of the Star Wars Episode I re-release, and like all passionate nerds that weekend, the 501st and I appeared at our local theater in official Star Wars costumes to watch the 3D movie. My local event at the Mall of Georgia, at which adults and children alike dressed in Star Wars costumes, included face painting for the young ones and photo opportunities with some of the great Star Wars characters. Star Wars Re-Release … [Read more...]

Toy Story Costumes Rocks the Box Office

Toy Story 3 - Jessie, Woody, Buzz Lightyear and Gang Toy Story 3 opened nationwide June 18th, and rocked the box office. Toy Story 3 brought in over $109 million during its opening weekend, making it Pixar's most successful opening weekend so far. The long awaited animated Pixar flick brought Andy's toys on a new adventure - one that lead them straight to Sunnyside Daycare. Toy Story Costumes Tom Hanks returned to reprise his role as the brave and heroic Woody, with Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, … [Read more...]