Lipstick and Load Montage YKTTW Discussion
|Lipstick and Load Montage|
The Distaff Counterpart of the Lock and Load Montage. The heroine puts on her makeup and clothes while preparing for the Big Event. The key to the trope is that she's being just as methodical and serious as a solider - she's all business, it's just that her business at the moment is all about looking good. Often juxtaposed with a standard Lock and Load Montage. Seen It a Million Times
- Shoshannah before the premiere in Inglourious Basterds
- Belle in opening credits for Secret Diary of a Call Girl
- In V for Vendetta Evie does this while V gets his gear ready to fight.
- In the reprise of Tonight in West Side Story, Anita has a L&LM song while the gangs prepare for the rumble.