American Horror Story S02E08 (Unholy Night)

The dialogue going on between Dr. Arden (James Cromwell) and Sister Mary Eunice (Lily Rabe) takes place at Christmas time in 1964. He’s giving her a present [1] and she wonders what could it be. She wishes for Dana Tabu perfume, but thinks she will receive some “cheap toilet water from the Woolworth’s” or Yardley’s English Lavender. There’s a contrast between the two fragrances she … Continue reading American Horror Story S02E08 (Unholy Night)

American Horror Story S02E03 (Nor’easter)

Lily Rabe as Sister Mary Eunice wearing a red lipstick. There’s an interesting behind-the-scene story about this lipstick. Its shade – Ravish Me Red – is a real colour by Revlon, but the show’s make-up artist Eryn Krueger Mekash explained they actually used a Julie Hewett lipstick on Lily, aptly called Femme Noir, a gorgeous blue-based 30s scarlet red. Continue reading American Horror Story S02E03 (Nor’easter)