Will Mr Sloane ever get his life together? Followers of Sky Atlantic’s new series Mr Sloane will be tuning in Friday night at 9pm to find out. While eagerly anticipated this romantic comedy, created by Robert B. Weide and starring Nick Frost, won’t appeal to everyone as Mr Sloane’s antics are totally cringe-worthy! True to character, slightly behind the times, Mr Sloane wears glasses of the 1950s while the rest of the world is speeding into the swinging sixties. Here are our picks that best match his classic retro 50s and metal combination eyewear choices.
Archive for the ‘Retro 50s’ Category
Musical comedy Pitch Perfect caught our eye due to the amazing selection of sunglasses featured on its film poster. We offer a variety of vintage sunglasses styles to suit every diva’s personality!
Johnny Depp stars in yet another adaptation of a Hunter S Thompson book The Rum Diary. This film from 2011 is about an American journalist in Puerto Rico during the 1960s who meets the usual cast of misfits and outlaws and of course the beautiful love interest (played by Amber Heard in this case). Fantastic retro sunglasses and glasses feature throughout.
When we heard a film had been made of Jack Kerouac’s Beat classic On the Road we were sceptical and sure enough when Walter Salles premièred the film at Cannes recently it did receive mixed reviews. However, the cast is stellar, including young talent alongside veteran actors, the eyewear a fantastic representation of the 1940s, and we loved Salles’ The Motorcycle Diaries!
Looking for a feel good film that will take you back to the sights and sounds of the 70s? Try recently released Hunky Dory in which enthusiastic drama teacher (Minnie Driver) Vivienne tries to engage her students by putting on a musical version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest with contemporary songs. The film also stars Aneurin Barnard and Danielle Branch whose characters play the lead in the musical and develop a budding romance. This film will certainly put you in the mood for summer sun and features fantastic retro sunglasses.