Stardust (2007) short review

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I really enjoyed this adaptation of a Neil Gaiman comic, as the young hero leaves his classic English rural town sometime in the 1870s-80s to enter a fantasy world alongside his own. The bustle era “real world” costumes are quite nice, except for lots of hair wore down. The fantasy costumes are very well done.

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Kendra

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Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.

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  1. misat0

    Hi! Stardust is actually a novel/book, not a comic book. The adaptation is actually quite good, adding some extra characters/scenes tat only make it better. And I agree with the costumes/sets being really nice.

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  2. Dawn B

    My 13 year old son has already put in a request for me to make him a Tristan Thorne costume (post Captain Shakespeare makeover)… ” in about four years”, he says. I think he has a good eye. Or, if I continue his training properly, he’ll be able to make it himself!

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