CDG - The Costume Designer

Winter 2023

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The superhero genre has seemingly devoured the blockbuster film space. Advances in digital filmmaking have contributed, but the funda- mental shift is filmmakers taking their subject matter seriously. Technology that has perme- ated the film industry manifests in costume design as well, but the theme has shifted from superheroes wearing their underpants on the outside in reference to circus strongmen, to fantastical garments that still convey a sense of realism. Black Adam Dwayne Johnson as Black Adam , Pierce Brosnan as Dr. Fate and Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher. Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures. 49

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