I'm a fan of fake hair. But all too often the white ladies in movies -- or the gay men who wrangle their wigs -- utterfly fail.
No one says it's easy to make a weave look natural, but does it have to look bad?
Today's case in point: the lovely Cate Blanchett in Robin Hood. (I know, the movie was a shitfest, but she's delightful in almost everything, and nothing can ever be as bad as Kevin Costner's version, so yes, I watched it.)
Cate's hair in real life:
And Cate with a matted up cat corpse barely perched on her head:
Here is the matted cat corpse from a different angle:
It's hard to look like the scruffier man when you're standing next to Russell Crowe. But, well, you see it. A matted cat corpse slipping off your head looks worse than Russell Crowe's grizzled stubble.
Here's another photo of the real Cate, with her natural, pretty hair, to cleanse the palette.