I wasn't snarking, merely asking for information. I thought the bare shoulders were wrong for the period, even as "extreme" fashion, and wanted to confirm my opinion.
Kate Bunting On Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 9:50 PM, Lavolta Press <f...@lavoltapress.com> wrote: > Oh sure, I just don't understand why some people think it's so much fun to > get together and tear someone down. Which is really what's happening in a > lot of those discussions. Some feel snarking is off limits with people they > know, but the movie/TV industry is fair game. > > Fran > > > > On 1/5/2016 1:14 PM, annbw...@aol.com wrote: > >> If we all liked the same thing, there would only be vanilla ice cream, as >> they say. >> >> >> Ann Wass >> >> >> >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Lavolta Press <f...@lavoltapress.com> >> To: Historical Costume <h-cost...@indra.com> >> Sent: Tue, Jan 5, 2016 2:17 pm >> Subject: Re: [h-cost] Costumes in "War and Peace" >> >> I gave up on snarking at movie costumes many years ago. Movies are >> fiction. They are not documentaries, they are not meant to be >> educational, and they are not made primarily for viewing by historic >> reenactors. In many, much of the history itself is, at best, speculation. >> >> I don't watch movies for the costumes. I watch them to see whether it's >> good drama and looking for things to criticize just spoils the drama. >> When I want solid information I look elsewhere. And really, some of the >> Facebook discussions sound just like catty little junior-high girls >> gleefully tearing down each other's clothes. >> >> Fran >> Lavolta Press >> www.lavoltapress.com >> >> >> >> On 1/5/2016 2:59 AM, annbw...@aol.com wrote: >> >>> Some of my Facebook friends are following. No one shoulder bare, or >>> many, many, other things. I know it's theater, but even allowing for that, >>> seems very weird. My opinion is, even though it is a story, it is based so >>> firmly in a historical time and place, it seems downright strange to go off >>> on such flights of fancy. Wonder if there will be a "making of" wherein it >>> is explained? >>> >>> Ann Wass >>> >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >> h-costume mailing list >> email@example.com >> http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume >> >> _______________________________________________ >> h-costume mailing list >> firstname.lastname@example.org >> http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume >> >> >> > _______________________________________________ > h-costume mailing list > email@example.com > http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume > _______________________________________________ h-costume mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume