Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston This film has a grander trajectory than just about any other fashion doc. Halston, looking like a sunglassed cross between Henry Fonda and Richard E.… Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston This film has a grander trajectory than just about any other fashion doc. Halston, looking like a sunglassed cross between Henry Fonda and Richard E.… 2012-01-20 PT89M Documentary Tribeca Film
Movie Review

Ultrasuede: In Search Of Halston (2012)

FASHION LEGEND Photo of Halston from Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston
Image credit: Pierre Schermann
FASHION LEGEND Photo of Halston from Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Jan 20, 2012; Length: 89 Minutes; Genre: Documentary; Distributor: Tribeca Film

This film has a grander trajectory than just about any other fashion doc. Halston, looking like a sunglassed cross between Henry Fonda and Richard E. Grant, leads a couture revolution when his sleek, draped designs take American women into a new era. The film's darkly bedazzled view of the '70s is spurred by great dish from André Leon Talley, Liza Minnelli, and Nile Rodgers, who set the stage for Halston's triumphs — and his jaw-dropping fall when, high on fame (among other things), he sells his name to JC Penney and his empire collapses. A-

Originally posted Jan 18, 2012 Published in issue #1191 Jan 27, 2012 Order article reprints
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Weekend of Jan 25 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
1.
American Sniper
Warner Bros.
$64.4 5 $200.1 C+
2.
The Boy Next Door
Universal
$15.0 1 $15.0 C+
3.
Paddington
Weinstein Co.
$12.4 2 $40.1 A-
4.
The Wedding Ringer
Screen Gems
$11.6 2 $39.7 D
5.
Taken 3
Fox
$7.6 3 $76.1 B-
6.
The Imitation Game
Weinstein Co.
$7.1 9 $60.6 B+
7.
Strange Magic
Touchstone
$5.5 1 $5.5 NA
8.
Selma
Paramount
$5.5 5 $39.2 A
9.
Mortdecai
Lionsgate
$4.1 1 $4.1 C-
10.
Into the Woods
Walt Disney Pictures
$3.9 5 $121.5 B-
* in millions

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