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Arwen

Arwen is a minor character in The Lord of the Rings. Her full name is referred to as Arwen Undomiel or Arwen Evenstar. She is the daughter of the Elrond, the half-elf Lord of Rivendell, and an Celebrian, an elven noblewoman. Tolkien describes her as one of the most beautiful elves, resembling her ancestor Luthien. Like her ancestor, she falls in love with a man. Like Luthien loved Beren, Arwen loved Aragorn. When he is crowned King of Gondor, they marry, and she becomes queen. She decides to stay mortal so she can die with Aragorn. While she never appears in the books, Arwen appears in all three film adaptations. She carries Frodo across the Ford of Bruinen and fights the Orcs with her sword, Hadhafang. The role is played by actress Liv Tyler.

Arthur Howitzer, Jr. from The French Dispatch

Arthur Howitzer, Jr. (played by Bill Murray) is the brains behind Wes Anderson’s fictional newspaper in The French Dispatch. As the Editor-in-Chief, Arthur is responsible for hiring the brightest journalists and improving their stories with his sharp perspective. Arthur’s clothing is mostly yellow and brown, with a suit vest, but no jacket.

Lewis from Meet the Robinsons

Lewis Robinson is a brainiac and filled with wonder in Meet the Robinsons. He is an orphan longing for a family, and ends up traveling to the future with A boy named Wilbur to meet Wilbur’s incredibly lively family. Lewis goes on a journey of understanding family, friendships, and how our choices change the world around us.

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Herbsaint Sazerac from The French Dispatch

Herbsaint Sazerac (played by Owen Wilson) is a writer for the French Dispatch in Wes Anderson’s film of the same name. Sazerac is rarely seen without his trusty camera or beret, and can often be found with his red bicycle in tow as he investigates his stories.

harriet smith from emma

Harriet Smith from Emma

Harriet Smith (played by Mia Goth) is an orphan and pupil at Mrs. Goddard’s boarding school in Highbury. She becomes Emma Woodhouse’s closest friend in both the book and film versions of Jane Austen’s Emma. Harriet is a naive young girl who is easily swayed by Emma and her preferences. Harriet can often be found wearing a red cape, which is part of her boarding school uniform.

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Ennis Del Mar from Brokeback Mountain

In the film Brokeback Mountain, Ennis Del Mar (played by Heath Ledger) is a soft-spoken cowboy who embarks on a passionate love affair with fellow cowboy Jack Twist.  Despite marrying his long-time fiance Alma and having two daughters with her, Ennis cannot deny his attraction to and love for Jack, though he is afraid of the potential consequences of their relationship.  Ennis wears a light beige cowboy hat and soft colored denim throughout much of the film.

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Arthur from Inception

In the film Inception, Arthur (played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is the trusted partner of Cobb who researches and plans each heist.  Arthur is an adept fighter, which is shown during one of the film’s most iconic scenes in a rotating hotel hallway unbound to the laws of gravity.  Arthur also has a friendly rivalry with Eames, who teases him constantly, and he uses a red loaded die as his totem.  While Arthur’s clothing changes depending on the needs of his team and the job, he favors crisp three-piece suits throughout much of the film and wears his hair slicked back.

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Marvel Civilian Disguise

Are you a well-known superhero looking for intel while incognito?  A celebrity crime fighter just trying to have a quiet lunch out on the town?  Then the “I’m Just a Civilian” starter pack is for you!  In almost every Marvel movie, one of our cherished Avengers dons a baseball cap, a hoodie, and a pair of sunglasses to blend in with their surroundings.  Depending on whether you are trying to emulate Tony Stark’s Iron Man, Steve Rogers’ Captain America, or another member of the team, you can play around with the color of your hat, your glasses, and what you wear beneath your hoodie or jacket.  This is a great way to use your favorite superhero t-shirt as part of a simple–but clever–costume.

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Riggan Thomson from Birdman

In Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Michael Keaton plays Riggan, an actor best known for portraying a superhero called Birdman in the ’90s.  Riggan’s daughter Sam is an addict in recovery as well as his assistant.  Riggan is attempting to mount a career comeback by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway play opposite Mike Shiner.  Riggan’s grasp on reality is tenuous at best, as he often imagines himself levitating and flying as well as having conversations with his Birdman persona.

mr knightley from emma

Mr. George Knightley from Emma

Mr. Knightley (played by Johnny Flynn in the newest film adaptation) is Emma Woodhouse’s closest confidant in Jane Austen’s Emma. George is kind and intelligent, with the wit necessary to match Emma, but much more maturity at his disposal. Mr. Knightley’s dress is typical of the regency era in which Jane Austen’s novels are mostly set.