“LAST NIGHT IN SOHO” (2021), Films Inspiring Nostalgia, Stylized Horror & Clever Camera Work

movie title cards
Last Night in Soho,” Reviewed: A Flashy but Facile Anti-Nostalgia Trip |  The New Yorker
Last Night in Soho Ending Explained | Den of Geek
Best new movies of fall 2021: release dates and where to watch them -  Polygon
Last Night In Soho Trailer: Thomasin McKenzie Witnesses A Murder From The  Past In The New Edgar Wright Thriller
How 'Last Night in Soho' Filmed in London's Busiest Neighborhood – The  Hollywood Reporter
London calling? Nope, London screening - The Boston Globe
Last Night In Soho''s Costumes Are a Sinister Ode to the Swinging Sixties |  Vogue
Last Night In Soho: Every Plot Hole & Headscratcher | Screen Rant

“Last Night in Soho” (2021), directed by Edgar Wright, is about a young girl who heads off to fashion school in London (Thomasin Mckenzie) when she begins connecting with the past through an affection for the 1960s and dreams about a mysterious young dancer, Sandie (Anya Taylor Joye). Her whimsical transportation to this beloved decade starts out inspiring, but quickly takes a sinister turn, and suddenly, she is wrapped into a horror show that she can’t escape.

The stylistic horror flick reflects on the dangers of living in the past, the destructive underworld of big city life, and the coming-of-age experience of leaving home and coming into your own. The film is said to have been inspired by “Don’t Look Now” (1973) starring Donald Sutherland and “Repulsion” (1965) with Catherine Deneuve – so if you are looking for movies of a similar nature, I would visit these.

It’s a female revenge story, a whimsical fairytale, a shocking thriller, and mostly – it’s just a lot of fun. In some ways, it feels more campy than scary – but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing.

Here is the episode:


Just like Eloise, I have a long list of movies with characters that stood out to me as having inspired my fashion (and personality) over the years. Here are some nods:

sarah thee tonin 💫 on Twitter: "girls don't want boyfriends. they want  Hallie's pink velvet dress from My Date With The President's Daughter  https://t.co/KDmKHGW1Gj" / Twitter
“My Date With The President’s Daughter” – THIS DRESS
Recycled Movie Costumes, This pearl necklace was worn by Jennifer Garner  as...
“13 Going On 30” – Tying a ribbon as a headband, classic
14 Ways to Channel Mia Wallace Every Day
“Pulp Fiction” – Mia Wallace
Kate Hudson Reveals Where She Thinks Her How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days  Character Would Be Now | Grazia
How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days – Unzipped Jeans
5 Reasons Being In A Relationship Is Better…And Yes, I'm A Dude | Good  movies, Film stills, Love actually
“How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days” – Curls
18 Penny Lane Coat ideas | penny lane coat, coat, fashion
“Almost Famous” – Penny Lane
Whip It (2009)
“Whip It”
Whip It film review | Through The Looking Glass
“Whip It”
Cathy Yan Explains Bird of Prey's One-shot Club Scene
Harley Quinn’s Night-Out Attire in “Birds of Prey”

Shoutout to 1960’s Movie Fashion:

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Costume Designer Interview - Alicia Vikander Style,  Mod Fashion | Vogue
“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”
Julianne Moore on 'A Single Man' - silive.com
“A Single Man”
Crosleykook: Car Spotter: Autobianchi Bianchina Special Cabriolet
“How To Steal A Million”
Catherine Deneuve + Belle de Jour + black leather trench 2 – IFA Fashion  Blog
“Belle Du Jour”

Some Of The Cast of “LAST NIGHT IN SOHO” During The 1960s…

Margaret Nolan, 'Goldfinger' Actress, Dies at 76 - The New York Times
Margaret Nolan (with Sean Connery) in James Bond’s “Goldfinger” (1964)
Diana-Rigg-Carousel | James Bond 007
Diana Rigg in James Bond’s “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” (1969)
Terry O'Neill | Jean Shrimpton and Terence Stamp, London (1963) | Available  for Sale | Artsy
Terrence Stamp (right) and Jean Shrimpton (left) photographed by Terry O’Neill in 1963
Rita Tushingham on life after A Taste of Honey: 'It was a shock when the  60s ended' | Television | The Guardian
Rita Tushingham, 1960’s

Further Reading/Sources:







Tweeting about the outfits in this…

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