Red Shoes type is on point

Technicolor lettering from The Red Shoes

While I was collecting screencaps for yesterday’s post on the doomed heroines of Black Swan and The Red Shoes, I sat up and took notice of the beautiful type, lettering and handwriting peppered throughout the latter movie, and even given loving closeups. For inspiration purposes,

Black Swan countdown: Red Shoes retrospective

Natalie Portman and Moira Shearer's dramatic makeup

As soon as I saw the trailer, I knew I would see Black Swan, whether it were a swan or a turkey, simply because of my intense interest in the subject matter. I’m even more excited now that the buzz is good. Swan Lake has evolved into, among other things, an exploration of the duality … Continue reading

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