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Living In: Big Eyes

by Garrett Fleming

Art. Scandal. Celebrity. Tim Burton. Check. Check. Check. Check. I am IN. The second I saw the trailer for Tim Burton’s latest film Big Eyes, I knew it was going to be stellar-looking, and I was not disappointed. The film focuses on the true story of Margaret Keane, a talented female artist in a male-dominated field. Possessing an untapped talent, strapped for cash and desperate for a new start, Margaret lets her new husband Walter take credit for her work. The rest of the story played out in newspapers and on TV throughout the 1960s as Margaret and her husband’s star rose and fell in the public eye. Burton cleverly treats each scene as if it were a painting itself, blurring the lines between reality and art in subtle ways. In some instances, it’s as if Amy Adams and the cast tell the story in front of actual oil paintings. Pair that with perfectly-retro 1960s decor and the film truly is a vision. Just in time for the Oscars, here are some simple ways you can bring the movie’s style home for yourself.   —Garrett


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Film: Big Eyes

Year: 2014

Director: Tim Burton

Starring: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Jason Schwartzman, Danny Huston

Art Director: Chris August

Set Decoration: John Micheletos, Shane Vieau

Costume Design: Colleen Atwood

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