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Dita Von TeeseOn the cover of Playboy, December 2002. Cover of a book by Midori, featuring Dita Von Teese in bondage.
Dita Von Teese (born Heather Sweet on September 28, 1972 in Rochester, Michigan) is a popular American burlesque artist.
Von Teese is fond of wearing elaborate lingerie such as corsets and stockings, and, in her words, "puts the tease back into striptease" with long, complex dance shows complete with props and characters.
She was featured in Playboy magazine in 1999, 2001 and 2002.
She is also a leading fetish model and has been compared to Bettie Page. She also acts, in such movies as Romancing Sara, Matter of Trust, in which she is billed as Heather Sweet, and also in two films by Andrew Blake: Pin Ups 2 and Decadence.
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On December 3, 2005, von Teese was married to American musician Marilyn Manson in a non-denominational ceremony at Curteen Castle in Kilsheelan (County Tipperary), Ireland, the home of Gottfried Helnwein. The wedding was officiated by surrealist film director and comic book writer Alejandro Jodorowsky. They reportedly exchanged vows in front of approximately 60 guests, including Lisa Marie Presley, and she wore a royal purple silk taffeta gown by Vivienne Westwood plus a tri-corned hat and matching corset. The two have been a couple since 2000.
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The two have been a couple since 2000. . They reportedly exchanged vows in front of approximately 60 guests, including Lisa Marie Presley, and she wore a royal purple silk taffeta gown by Vivienne Westwood plus a tri-corned hat and matching corset. This has been disputed by many fans of the film, who believe that the film has a strong story, whose importance supercedes that of the animation. The wedding was officiated by surrealist film director and comic book writer Alejandro Jodorowsky. The quality of the film's animation has been criticized, specifically by animators within the animation industry, some of whom believe that the success of the movie shows a disregard for quality and will eventually hurt the industry. On December 3, 2005, von Teese was married to American musician Marilyn Manson in a non-denominational ceremony at Curteen Castle in Kilsheelan (County Tipperary), Ireland, the home of Gottfried Helnwein. Day weekend according to initial estimates, though it would lose the crown to Glory Road a day later when the actual receipts were calculated.
. The film exceeded analyst expectations  by nearly doubling what had been predicted for its box office debut, winning the Martin Luther King, Jr. She also acts, in such movies as Romancing Sara, Matter of Trust, in which she is billed as Heather Sweet, and also in two films by Andrew Blake: Pin Ups 2 and Decadence. Test audiences for the film, which featured parents and children, were generally positive, with some concerns by parents over the violence in the film (there are some physical altercations involving martial arts, and two scenes involving lethal explosions), and of the sinister nature of the character of Boingo. She is also a leading fetish model and has been compared to Bettie Page. The three accept. She was featured in Playboy magazine in 1999, 2001 and 2002. The next day, Flippers tells the four that he has decided to open up his own private business, and offers to enlist the three for their special skills.
Von Teese is fond of wearing elaborate lingerie such as corsets and stockings, and, in her words, "puts the tease back into striptease" with long, complex dance shows complete with props and characters. Red is freed from the air tram before it explodes, and Boingo and his henchmen are captured by the police. Dita Von Teese (born Heather Sweet on September 28, 1972 in Rochester, Michigan) is a popular American burlesque artist. The Wolf, Granny and the Woodsman follow, and foil Boingo’s plans. ISBN 0060591676. Red is discovered, and placed in the air tram filled with dynamite. Dita Von Teese, Burlesque and the Art of the Teese, Regan Books, 2006. Red follows him on the air tram up to the mountain, where he and his henchmen, the aforementioned opposing snowboarding team, plan to corner the market on goodies, and make them highly addictive to kids.
Playboy's Sexy 100 February 2003. We then see Red following the real thief, the one who was present during all four accounts: Boingo. 84 March 2002. The police are back to square one, as none of the four appears to be culprits, but then the basket of Granny’s goodies and the recipe book is found to be missing, as is Red. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. The revelation of Granny’s other life is a shock to Red, who is hurt that Granny lied to her. 78 March 2001. The familiar confrontation with Red, the Wolf and the Woodsman then ensued.
Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. Her parachute became caught in the ceiling fan, and she ended up wrapped up in it and thrown into her own closet. 75 September 2000. Shortly after, Granny arrived in her bedroom. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. As she approached her home, she saw Red below her in the railway cart, and advised her to use her hood as her own parachute. 74 July 2000 (pages 68-69). She tells Flippers that during the race down the mountain, the opposing team physically attacked her and her team, and she narrowly escaped a mountain avalanche via a parachute.
Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. She explains that she enjoys such activities, and that at a snowboarding tournament between her teammates and an opposing team, Boingo the rabbit even asked for her autograph. 72 March 2000. She reveals that she is an extreme athlete who prefers activities like snowboarding to being the stereotypical goody-making grandmother. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. Granny is the last to be interviewed. 70 November 1999. But an avalanche approaches, and a log he finds himself atop rolls down the hill to Granny’s house, and he is thrown through the living room window, hollering the entire way.
Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. The Woodsman is distraught, but decides to prepare for the role of a woodsman by chopping down trees. Playboy's Girlfriends September 1999 (pages 76-81). He then discovers that his goody truck has been robbed, apparently in another attack by the Goody Bandit, as Boingo opines on the scene. 69 September 1999. He tells Flippers that after a disastrous audition for a bunion cream commercial, where his thick Austrian accent hurt his chances, he got a callback. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. He reveals that he is an aspiring actor, and that for money, he drives a goody truck, selling schnitzel on a stick to children.
67 May 1999 - Mizuno (pages 28-29). The Woodsman is then interrogated. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. The Wolf puts on a Granny disguise, and the confrontation is again seen. 66 March 1999. The duo arrive at Granny’s house, and the Wolf throws Twitchy in the closet to hide, but Granny is already there, and already tied up, which complicates the authorities’ view of the Wolf as the culprit. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. After using a shortcut provided by Boingo the rabbit, the Wolf and Twitchy used the mountain railway system, which was destroyed when Twitchy lit a candle in the cart that turned out to be a stick of dynamite.
64 November 1998 (pages 84-85). He explains that he was merely questioning Red because it was his job, and that when his tail got caught in the film chamber of Twitchy’s camera, he roared in pain, which Red took as an attack. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. But the Wolf reveals that he is an investigative reporter whose prior stories Flippers is familiar with, and tells him that he and his hyperactive photographer, a squirrel named Twitchy, were investigating the recent thefts of various recipes by the Goody Bandit, and became suspicious of Red when he saw her traipsing through the forest with goodies in a basket. Playboy's Body Language October 1998. Flippers then interrogates the Wolf, who it appears certain is the culprit. 62 July 1998 (Mizuno, pages 14-15). When she gets to Granny’s she sees through the Wolf’s transparently obvious Granny disguise, and just as he reveals himself and the two confront one another again, a bound and gagged Granny jumps out of her closet, and then a crazed-looking axe-wielding Woodsman jumps into the living room through the window screaming, to the horror of the other three.
Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. As the railway cart they were riding emerged from the mountain, Red saw that the tracks far ahead of them were apparently destroyed, and an image of her Granny appeared in the sky above her instructing her to use her hood as a parachute, which Red successfully did (the goat used a pair of helicopter-horns to land safely also). Playboy's Real Sex February 1998. After using her martial arts skills and a “Wolf Away” spray to repel the lupine attacker, Red fled, using a mountain railway system manned by a singing goat with detachable horns with different uses. 58 November 1997 (Mizuno, pages 8-9). This admission appears damning, as it casts Red in a suspicious light, but Red asserts her innocence, adding that on her way to Granny’s house, she fell from an air trolley she was riding with the rabbit Boingo, and when she landed in the forest, she ran into the Wolf, who, after questioning her, appeared to become hostile. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. Red, the first interview subject, tells Flippers that she is merely a delivery person for her Granny’s “goodies”, and that when she came across the ransacked home of another goody-maker, the latest in a recent string of such attacks by a thief known only as the Goody Bandit, whose crimes have resulted in the closure of many goody makers in the forest, Red decided to take the hidden recipe book in the house for safekeeping.
Playboy's Lingerie Model Search February 1997. Because the film uses a police interrogation as a framing sequence, it is evocative of the 1995 crime thriller The Usual Suspects, and because the four participants’ stories converge at points prior to the meeting at Granny’s, and are at times self-serving, the format is evocative of Akira Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon. The lead investigator, frog-form Nicky Flippers, interrogates each of the four participants, with each character giving their own version of how and why they arrived at the house. Mid-scene, the story jumps ahead to the police cordoning off Granny’s house following the opening events. The story begins in media res, with Red, the Wolf, Granny, and the Woodsman in their confrontation at Granny's house.
. It is 80 minutes long and is rated PG for mild action and thematic elements. Although it is based on the Little Red Riding Hood folktale, structurally, it borrows from the films Rashomon and The Usual Suspects, and its setting uses the same type of anachronistic and satirical mixing of modern and fantasy culture as the Shrek films. It was written and directed by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards, and Tony Leech, and stars the voices of Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, James Belushi, Patrick Warburton, Andy Dick, David Ogden Stiers, Xzibit, Anthony Anderson and Chazz Palminteri.
It was released by The Weinstein Company in selected markets on December 16, 2005, before expanding nationwide on January 13, 2006.
An alternate title of the film was Hoodwinked! The True Story of Red Riding Hood. The actor who voiced the Woodsman also did so with a far heavier Austrian accent. An early cut of the film featured the voices of Tara Strong as Red and Sally Struthers as Granny before the voices were recast with Anne Hathaway and Glenn Close. Chazz Palminteri –Woolworth the Sheep.
Andy Dick –Boingo. Anthony Anderson –Detective Bill Stork. Xzibit –Chief Grizzly. David Ogden Stiers –Nicky Flippers.
Cory Edwards –Twitchy. Patrick Warburton –The Wolf. James Belushi –The Woodsman. Glenn Close –Granny Puckett.
Anne Hathaway –Red Puckett.