Posts by Mandy

Catherine from The Great

Elle Fanning plays Catherine the Great in the Hulu miniseries, The Great. The plot follows the longest ruling Russian empress from her youth to her rise to power with satire and comedy galore. While drawing from Russian history, this drama is fictionalized by adding Catherine’s plan to murder her idiotic husband, Emperor Peter II.

Reginald Hargreeves from The Umbrella Academy

Reginald Hargreeves is a character in the Darkhorse comic series, The Umbrella Academy. In the Netflix adaptation of the same name, he is portrayed by Colm Feore. Known as “The Monocle,” Reginald is an eccentric billionaire who adopted seven children with superhuman abilities. Dubbed the Umbrella Academy, he trained the seven to become superheroes. Due to his selfish yet mysterious motives, he was a less than stellar father figure. He can be downright abusive, such as locking Klaus in mausoleums and suppressing Vanya‘s powers. In the first episode, breaking news announces his death, and the Hargreeves siblings reunite to investigate. They meet him again in the second season when Five teleports them to the 1960s. Diego believes Reginald is involved with JFK assassination. Spoilers: Reginald is revealed as an alien (which never gets explained) and in the next timeline, starts the Sparrow Academy.

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The Genie from Aladdin

You ain’t never had a friend like him! The Genie is a supporting character in the Disney animated movie, Aladdin. Voiced by the legendary Robin Williams, the Genie resides in a lamp in the Cave of Wonders. When Jafar sends Aladdin to retrieve the lamp, he rubs it himself and meets the Genie, who grants him three wishes. The Genie helps him win the affections of Princess Jasmine by giving him the alter ego of Prince Ali. Benevolent and sentimental, the Genie is known for shapeshifting and comedic impressions. He comes to care about Aladdin, and they develop a genuine friendship. At the end of the movie, Aladdin uses his last wish to set the Genie free.

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Pinocchio from Shrek

Pinocchio is a recurring character in the Shrek movies. Like the Big Bad Wolf, he first appears as one of the fairy tale characters that was exiled to Shrek‘s swamp. In the sequel, Pinocchio becomes one of his best friends. He often gets into trouble by lying, which makes his nose grow. He gets turned into a real boy by Fairy Godmother‘s magic wand, but he ultimately gets turned into puppet again. Pinocchio appears in several of the Shrek video games as well. Attach three yellow felt circles down the shirt to resemble his buttons. You can sew them on or simply use hot glue. For added detail, you can also glue a leaf sprig to the fake nose.

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Duke Caboom from Toy Story 4

Duke Caboom, voiced by Keanu Reeves, is a new character in Toy Story 4. Dressed in red and white, Duke Caboom is Canada’s greatest stuntman. He makes his debut in the pinball machine of Second Chance Antiques. Woody and Bo Peep seek his help to retrieve Forky from the clutches of Gabby Gabby. At first, he’s uncertain he’ll make the jump because of his failed attempt with his kid, Rejean. But the other toys point out that he’s best at crashing, and help him find some confidence. He is known for his many action poses. Use the red tape for the stripe on his helmet. Paint the stripes on his suit and bottom of the sneakers red. Tip for the cape: Print out a picture of a maple leaf and make a stencil, then paint the white around it.

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Trish Una

Trish Una is a character in the hit anime JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. She appears in the fifth arc titled Golden Wind. Because she’s the daughter of Diavolo, the mafia Boss, Bruno Bucciarati and his gang must protect her from her father’s enemies. Once she awakens her Stand, she becomes a valuable addition to the team. Her Stand is called Spice Girl, which can soften any object and give it elastic properties. At first, Trish Una is spoiled and selfish, given her parentage, but she eventually grows into a confident and assertive fighter.

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Éomer

Éomer is a minor character in Lord of the Rings. As the son of King Theoden, he leads the Riders of Rohan, who serve as calvary to the army of Gondor led by Aragorn. He is an ally for the forces of good, as he fights alongside the Fellowship and other men against Mordor. When his father dies in the Battle of Pelennor Fields, he becomes King of Rohan. His sister is the shieldmaiden Éowyn. In the movie adaptations, Karl Urban plays this role. For this costume, sling the brown belt around your shoulder to cross over your body.

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Michael from The Good Place

In The Good Place, Michael is a “Good Place” architect. His duty is to design towns suited for the good people in the afterlife. However, the big season one twist reveals his ulterior motives. Michael is actually a demon (a fire squid, specifically) who designed the town to torture the four humans. He underestimates their intelligence as they continue to solve his experiment. Giving up on torture, he joins them to create a better system for the afterlife, and softens as a character. In the series finale (spoiler!), Michael becomes human and is given a life on Earth. He is portrayed by Ted Danson, who also starred in Cheers.

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Prince Charming from Shrek

Prince Charming is the antagonist of the second Shrek movie. Unlike the Cinderella fairytale, he has malevolent intentions. He ventures to the tower where Princess Fiona had been imprisoned, but instead he finds the Big Bad Wolf sleeping in her bed. The wolf explains Shrek rescued and married her already. Prince Charming  tricks her into thinking he’s Shrek, having been turned human from a potion, and almost gets away with it. However it’s revealed his mother is the Fairy Godmother, who wanted her son to marry Fiona so he could become king. Use the gold trim on the wrists of the striped shirt and along the blue waistcoat for some added royal flair. And don’t forget that charming smile!

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Maki Harukawa

Maki Harukawa is a character in the anime Danganronpa. She studies at Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles and participates in the Killing School Semester. Her title is Ultimate Child Caregiver, but it’s later revealed that her true title is Ultimate Assassin. Maki was raised in an orphanage, where she learned how to care for children. Silent and austere, she prefers to be alone, even though children adore her. As the Ultimate Assassin, Maki is violent and headstrong.