Topics

Joaquin Phoenix
'Inherent Vice' costume designer Mark Bridges on Pynchon's world
'Inherent Vice' costume designer Mark Bridges on Pynchon's world

"Inherent Vice" marks costume designer Mark Bridges' seventh outing with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. "Lucky number seven," says the Oscar-winning Bridges. "We started out together on "Hard Eight," hit it off, and here we are 20 years later." Anderson adapted the trippy 1970-era detective story from the Thomas Pynchon novel, and he got Bridges on board even before the script was completed. How did you prepare for this outing? Paul gives me the dead-eyed look and says, "Read the book," and I dutifully noted any description about any of the characters, not exactly knowing who was going to make the final cut. And then we kept looking...

Loading