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Almodóvar on Almodóvar

Almodovar on Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar is one of the directors who have played the most with film narrative, aesthetics, genres and conventions. His experimentations with cinema both enthral and intrigue. And that’s why I ask myself: do we really want to relinquish the … Read More

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Shirt Stories: India Hicks

India Hicks style

I have a girl crush. I’ve never been one to have style icons. I’ve never even liked the term. It’s so freely used nowadays that it has lost its true connotation. I have even become reluctant in using it to … Read More

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Style in Film: Il Conformista

Fashion in Film Il Conformista

Like a star from the thirties, Dominique Sanda is leaning against a door with a cigarette in her mouth and her thumbs in her trouser pockets in classical Dietrich style. “Directing actors means, above all, liking people, liking certain things … Read More

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The Films of Kathryn Bigelow

Strange Days 1995

Detroit. A film that recreates one of the darkest chapters in the American history. Kathryn Bigelow delivers her usual clean, raw, pertinent, scrutinizing, unsentimental look at the 1967 Detroit street riots and the Algiers Motel Incident that resulted in the … Read More

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Sundance Style

Sundance portraits

I was determined to completely ignore the last night Golden Globes ceremony (I didn’t watch it for the first time in more than ten years and here is why), but I have to mention one thing: I am glad that … Read More

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