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Fairy tales, period pieces dominate Oscar costume nominations

January 10, 2013|By Adam Tschorn
  • Films whose costume designers received nominations for the 85th Academy Awards include (clockwise from lower left) "Anna Karenina," "Mirror Mirror," "Snow White and the Huntsman," "Lincoln" and "Les Miserables."
Films whose costume designers received nominations for the 85th Academy… (Clockwise from lower left:…)

Costume designers for period films and fairy-tale flicks dominated the nominations for best achievement in costume design for the 85th annual Academy Awards announced this morning, including previous Oscar winners Colleen Atwood and Eiko Ishioka, nominated for "Snow White and the Huntsman" and "Mirror Mirror," respectively.

In addition to Atwood, who took home Oscars for her work on "Chicago," "Memoirs of a Geisha" and "Alice in Wonderland," and Ishioka, who won for 1992's "Dracula" (and who passed away in January 2012 from pancreatic cancer); the 2013 list of nominees includes Jacqueline Durran for "Anna Karenina," Paco Delgado for "Les Misérables" and Joanna Johnston for "Lincoln."

The 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place Feb. 24 and will be televised live on ABC starting at 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific. 


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