11 May 2010

Man in dog fancy dress attempts terrible jail break

A man in a spotty dog fancy dress costume has ended up with a ruff deal after attempting a jail break.

It has emerged that staff at the HMP Isle of Wight prison had to apprehend a youth dressed as a dog on May 1st 2010 after he tried to break in to get a family member out, the Sun reports.

Unfortunately for him, the prisoner was actually at the Camp Hill site, making this quite possible the worst jail break ever.

After realising his mistake, the unnamed man ran around squirting prison staff with a water

10 May 2010

Scary clown fancy dress at the ready – Stephen King’s It is back!

Clowns may be used as toys for young children, but we have to say there’s something very creepy about adults dressed in <clown fancy dress costumes.

However, get ready to see a lot more of them as coulrophobia (that’s fear of clowns to you and me) prepares to affect a whole new generation of movie fans.

Stephen King’s It is due to be remade next year and we’ve heard it won’t be for the faint-hearted, with Pennywise the clown set for a revival as an even more terrifying malevolent force.

He already makes the

10 May 2010

Batman among superhero fancy dress in charity bike ride

If you’re going to do a sponsored bike ride in aid of charity, you may as well do it in Batman fancy dress, we say.

Shunning cycling shorts and traditional gear over the weekend were many riders taking part in the 24th annual Selby Lions Bike Ride, who opted for superhero outfits instead, the York Press reports.

Aiming to raise money for good causes including the British Heart Foundation and the RNLI, the fundraisers cycled for either 25 or 40 miles, cheered on by crowds who lined the footpaths.

Organiser David Jones said he

10 May 2010

Better stock up on scary Freddy Krueger fancy dress…

If you’ve got an adult fancy dress event to go to in the coming weeks, you may wish to stock up on Freddy Krueger fancy dress outfits.

Nightmare on Elm Street fever is sure to sweep the UK soon thanks to the release of a new version of the 1984 Wes Craven classic, directed this time around by Michael Bay.

It has already topped the box office charts in the US as people flock to see the movie villain – a terrifying child molester who attacks kids in their dreams – slash his way through a new generation of

07 May 2010

Scarlett Johansson: I got attached to my Iron Man fancy dress costume

Anyone thinking of sporting Iron Man fancy dress like Scarlett Johansson this summer may find that they get strangely attached to it.

The A-lister told MTV that she wore her skin-tight black catsuit for weeks on end to film scenes as her character the Black Widow – and ended up looking forward to seeing it again once it had been peeled off.

"When I was finished, the last time I had to wear it, it was kind of like, ‘Goodbye, unitard. I will hopefully see you in 16 months [for Iron Man 3]’,"

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