Author Archives: classiq

Brigitte Lin in Chungking Express: A Tribute to John Cassavetes’ Gloria

Style in Film-Brigitte Lin-Chungking Express

At once hyperkinetic and hazily romantic, Chungking Express is the quintessential film about loneliness in the postmodern metropolis, in contemporary Hong Kong, as characters brush against one another throughout the daily rush but struggle to connect. Even the voiceovers are … Read More

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One Day That Summer: Torres Del Paine, Chile

One Day That Summer-Torres del Paine Chile-Nadya Zim

I love the mountain. My father is a passionate mountaineer and our family trips climbing the mountains remain some of my best vacations and most cherished memories. The feeling you have when you are on the top of the mountain … Read More

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Editorial: Just A Girl

Editorial - Just A Girl - Laurence Olivier Marilyn Monroe - Joe Eula

  The Editorial: thoughts, short stories or essays about the world of cinema   Joe Eula is a bit of an unsung hero of the 20th century fashion illustration. He had a sharp eye in capturing the essence of whatever … Read More

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When Noir Meets Colour

Leave Her to Heaven

I should start by saying that I will always prefer black and white movies and that black and white cinematography is one of the most beautiful forms of art. This is especially true with noir films – films that are … Read More

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Editorial: The Streets of San Francisco

Editorial-Vertigo-The streets of San Francisco

  The Editorial: thoughts, short stories or essays about the world of cinema   Sixty years ago this week (on May 9th), Vertigo was released. It is often hailed as the best movie of all time. I may not be … Read More

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