Eiko Ishioka, who won an Oscar for her striking and avant garde costumes in Francis Ford Coppola’s “Dracula,” has died at the age of 73. In the foreword to her 2000 book “Eiko On Stage,” Coppola described her work as “breathtakingly original, strange and sensuous.” Tracy Roberts, her studio manager, told the LA Times that Ishioka died Jan 21. in Tokyo of pancreatic cancer. Her work was most recently seen… Continue reading Eiko Ishioka Dead: Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Dies At 73
Veteran costume designer Theadora Van Runkle has died at the age of 83. Best known for her Oscar-nominated work on ‘Bonnie and Clyde,’ Van Runkle got her start as a sketch artist for award-winning designer Dorothy Jeakins (‘The Sound of Music, ‘The Ten Commandments’), and would later be recommended for the ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ job by Jeakins herself. Her costumes for Faye Dunaway and Warren Beaty in the… Continue reading Legendary 'Bonnie and Clyde' Costume Designer Dies at 83
Derek Hough definitely worked his magic Monday with Ricki Lake: The talk show host topped the leader board with a 23 out of a possible 30 points with their jive. And Lake did it in a skimpy confection that she promises will be the first of many itty-bitty dresses.
“He just wanted it to move!” she told reporters. “I think it did. I love it. I feel great. I’m… Continue reading Ricki Lake on skimpy ‘Dancing’ costume and losing lbs