New ‘Superman Lives’ Photograph Surfaces

Posted: January 30th, 2013 | Author: |

In case you were unaware, long before the much lambasted 2006 film ‘Superman Returns’ was inflicted upon society there was a lot of discussion within Warner Bros. Pictures on a proposed Superman movie to be directed by Tim Burton. The idea went beyond discussion, given the title ‘Superman Lives‘ and actually reached the pre-production stage in the late 1990s where a lot of concept art and costume mock-ups were produced.

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Santa Vs. Iron Man Vs. Batman [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted: December 18th, 2012 | Author: |

As a bit of festive fun we thought we’d take a look at the specifications of the suit and equipment used by Santa Claus and compare them directly against those possessed by Iron Man and Batman.

The data used for Santa is based on modern established traditions such as the general understanding he lives in Lapland, rides a sleigh pulled by reindeer and wears a red and white outfit with black boots. Using these details we researched what Santa would actually need to achieve physically [in terms of speed and logistics] to be able to deliver presents to millions of households in one single night. As you can imagine, Santa’s task is by no means a stroll in the park. Read More…


‘The Grinch’ Voted Best Christmas Movie Villain Of All Time

Posted: December 13th, 2012 | Author: |

Over the past few weeks we have been busy here at FancyDressCostumes.co.uk HQ collecting responses for our 2012 Christmas survey. We asked respondents to vote for their favourite Christmas movie villain. Out of the nineteen options provided, only one could be selected.

The list of candidates, 18 in total, were a mixture of classic characters such as Ebenezer Scrooge from ‘Scrooge’, Henry F. Potter from ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ and The Grinch from read more…


Aliens Come Out On Top In ‘What Do You Believe Exists’ Survey

Posted: October 31st, 2012 | Author: |

We have been busy here at FancyDressCostumes.co.uk HQ conducting a survey in which we asked 1,095 respondents to declare to what extent, if any, they believe certain religious figures, scientific beings and mythical creatures exist. Respondents were asked to select one of three answers; 1) ‘Definitely Exists’, 2) ‘Possibly Exists’ or 3) ‘Doesn’t Exist’ for God, Jesus, Satan, the Grim Reaper, Ghosts, Aliens [Extra-Terrestrial Life], Time Travellers, Faires, Witches, and Vampires. So it is with great delight that we are now able to announce the results of our ‘What Do You Believe Exists’ survey.

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How Much Does James Bond Cost The Taxpayer? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted: October 10th, 2012 | Author: |

James Bond is the world’s most revered secret agent. Since the first film in the franchise was released [Dr. No in 1962] 007 has blown-up more buildings, crashed more cars and saved the world more times than I can count. At his disposal are lavishly kitted out supercars and Q-customised gadgets. He has a taste for extravagant beverages such as Champagne and vodka Martinis and is sent on numerous trips to exotic locations. To top if off, most of the action such as gun fights and car chases occur while he is wearing an exquisitely tailored Savile Row suit.

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Marvel Vs. DC At The U.S. Box Office [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted: September 26th, 2012 | Author: |

Which is better Marvel or DC comics? This is one of the oldest and most well known ongoing arguments among comic book fans. We thought we’d take another look at this debate by comparing both of their movie performances at the U.S. box office over the last fifty years and totaling up the dollar receipts on a 2012 inflation adjusted basis. But depending on how you look at it, either of them could be determined triumphant in this analysis as one of them has taken more in total at the box office, while the other has taken more on average per movie.

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11 Rockstar Outfits That Make Lady Gaga Look Quite Ordinary

Posted: July 11th, 2012 | Author: |

Lady Gaga has worn some very odd, spectacular, and certainly eye catching outfits over the last few years. But she is most definitely not the first musical artist to build up part of their ‘brand’ around extrovert behaviour and thought provoking costumes. Here we take a look at some other notable artists that, by comparison, make ‘Lady Gaga couture‘ seem positively humdrum.

Elton John

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What Forrest Gump’s Investment In Apple Could Be Worth Today

Posted: July 2nd, 2012 | Author: |

If you are one of the tens of millions that have seen Robert Zemeckis’s 1994 epic Forest Gump, then you may well remember a short scene [below] where Forrest reveals that Lieutenant Dan invested some of the profits from the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company in ‘some kind of fruit company’, known to the rest of us as Apple Computer Inc.

Although the event is obviously completely fictional, as a way of illustrating Apple’s extra-ordinary growth I thought it would be interesting to consider what return such an investment Read More…


Awesome Groundhog Day Fan Art

Posted: June 13th, 2012 | Author: |

For Brits, Groundhog Day is mostly known of due to the eponymous 1993 movie directed by Harold Ramis. At this year’s Punxsutawney event Phil the groundhog predicted 6 more weeks of winter. Judging by all the rain and grey clouds we have witnessed over the last couple of weeks it feels like the adorable marmot predicted 6 more months of winter for Kent. So on that note here follow twelve outstanding Groundhog Day fan illustrations to brighten an otherwise overcast day.

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10 Amazing ‘Draw Something’ Movie Illustrations

Posted: May 15th, 2012 | Author: |

If you are a smartphone or tablet computer owner you may be one of the 50M+ users that have downloaded the extremely popular Draw Something app [if you are not familiar with this game just think of it as a one-to-one electronic version of Pictionary]. Those who have spent more than just a few minutes playing this addictive app will appreciate the skill level involved in producing a picture that looks anything like a representation of the word provided to you.

Thoroughly impressed, we found the below Draw Something illustrations to be nothing short of amazing! Our favourites are the Stormtrooper & Edward Scissorhands.

Stormtrooper

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