Flashback Friday: Natalie Portman

In honour of Toy Story 3 and Jonah Hex both opening today, I bring you a doll/prostitute:

I don’t mean you, Natalie, I mean your character Evey in V for Vendetta. When she was masquerading as a doll-like-child-like-prostitute. Remember?

That’s it. I find this outfit rather adorable if, you know, creepy in context. It’d be fine on an ice dancer, right? Or an actual doll? Maybe? Maybe not. But all the costumes in V for Vendetta help sell the tone of the movie. Well done.

Here’s Natalie today (today meaning June 10th at the AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Mike Nichols):

Um. Yeah. Not so well done. It’s pretty enough. In a crocheted doily kind of way. It looks like her shoes don’t fit exactly and it’s just very … blah. Here’s a more heroine chic look, from April:

Now, this could look, and sorta does look, like a valance gone askance — but it’s so much better. And she’d fit right in on Themyscira.

Until anything pops up for Thor —

The shirt says it all.

Advertisements


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s