Author Archives: classiq

Gimme Danger: A Playlist

This photo of Joe Strummer and Jim Jarmusch gave the mood for and set the tone for today’s playlist. Read More

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The Rules of Hollywood (and Style) According to David Niven

“The Moon’s a Balloon”, by David Niven, the classic Hollywood memoir. Read More

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Stepping into the World of Astrid Lindgren

After having recently experienced Junibacken, the entire family has a new favourite book to look forward to every evening: Emil i Lönneberga. Read More

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Editorial: Black and White in Trucolor

There is a sequence in Nicholas Ray’s Johnny Guitar where the lawmen all wear black. Joan Crawford appears in white. It is a crisp and striking visual moment, all the more so since it is a Western noir in color. Read More

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Two Writers and An Actor Write about Hollywood

James Baldwin, Zadie Smith and Sidney Poitier write with insight and knowledge about movies. Read More

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