Friday, March 22, 2013

Supposedly designed by the best minds in the galaxy, Starfleet’s new uniform was a nightmare in every regard. Catsuits with shoes attached to the legs are a prime example of what I think of as “idiot futurism”. It’s perfectly acceptable to design a stupid costume for, say, Barbarella or Flash Gordon, but if you’re trying to conceptualise a functional future society, then your costumes should make sense. If your actors are threatening to go on strike because they can’t go to the bathroom without an assistant, then chances are your costumes aren’t as great as you think.  — Star Trek: The Motion Picture — A costume design nightmare.

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    Yeah, I hated those.
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