• The Queen's Gambit Is a Nod to the '60s, From Short Bangs and Winged Liner to Lots of Glam

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    Netflix has a new original miniseries premiering on Oct. 23: The Queen's Gambit , starring Anya Taylor-Joy. The show follows the life of Beth Harmon, a young chess prodigy , and takes place during the Cold War era. Given the time period of the seven-episode series, you can expect the set design, costumes, and hair and makeup to transport you back to the 1940s through the 1960s.
    Daniel Parker, the hair and makeup designer for The Queen's Gambit , took great pride in making Beth's character feel as real and authentic to the time as possible. "You're dealing with from the '40s all the way...
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  • Listen to the Groovy '60s-Fueled Soundtrack of The Queen's Gambit

    Listen to the Groovy '60s-Fueled Soundtrack of The Queen's Gambit

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    Not only is Netflix's The Queen's Gambit a visual splendor in the wardrobe department, but it also has a fantastic soundtrack packed into its seven episodes. Based on Walter Tevis' psychological thriller novel of the same name, the limited series takes us on a journey to the past with a groovy musical selection predominantly from the '60s. Yes, there's plenty of intense orchestral music as chess prodigy Beth Harmon bests her unwitting opponents. But along with Carlos Rafael Rivera's emotional score, we also hear the edgy sounds of the turbulent era during which Beth rises the ranks as a US...
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