Questions about character's costumes, such as why they were chosen, what they represent, etc.

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What is Superman's costume doing in a 20,000 year old ship?

In the movie Man of Steel Superman somehow finds his iconic costume in the 20,000 year old ship, which looks more modern than the dress that Jor-El wore. And it bears the symbol of his House. Can ...
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Gabriel's Wristbands in Constantine

In one of the final scenes of Constantine Gabriel appears and has several wristbands on her arms. I can only read two of them, I believe they say "Sorrow" and "Passion". I'm assuming these are two ...
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Guide to Uniform colours and ranks on StarBlazers (Space Battleship Yamato)

I've been looking at various pictures from this and there seems to be (for the most part) a rationale between uniform colours and ranks. I've been unable to dig up specifics and I'm curious if ...
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Why does Daredevil's cowl have eyeholes?

In the final episodes of Daredevil 2015, he acquires his 'official' character suit. In the previous episodes he wore a scarf fashioned into a mask that covered the top part of his face. Daredevil's ...
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Does Stannis wear a crown?

So I've re watched the first two seasons of Game of Thrones and I can't find a single scene in which Stannis wears a crown. This lead me to wonder if he even has one. If he doesn't why doesn't he? If ...
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What's about the shirt collars in Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995)?

I recently watched Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995). The director of both movies is Martin Scorsese. But I noticed something quite interesting. The shirt collars of the gangsters in both movies are ...
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Why do actresses really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI?

Why does an actress really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI? Examples: Delphine Chanéac gone bald for the role in Splice (2009) Karen Gillan gone bald for the role in ...
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What do they do to fancy costumes used in movies after use?

When they use fancy costumes like in star wars or even simple costumes in period films what do they do after use. Of course they cannot wear it again for another movie. Are they recycled or the actors ...
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Why do most of the WWII movies show Nazi soldiers as well-clothed?

Almost all WWII movies depicts Nazi officers and soldiers as well-dressed and handsome. On the other hand, allied officers and soldiers are always shown wearing torn uniforms, etc. Why?
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How does Iron Man's costume serve to emphasize the aspects of his character?

How does Iron Man's costume serve to emphasize the aspects of his character?