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Summer Reading List N°2

Summer Reading List - Classiq Journal

  I know, I am being optimistic. Tackle two full reading lists during the summer? Because, frankly, my number one rule for the summer is to get out and stay out as much as possible on your free time. Play, … Read More

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Life Lessons from Katharine Hepburn

Me Stories of My Life by Katharine Hepburn

  Life is made up of strings of short stories. It’s fast-paced and meandering. That’s how Katharine Hepburn’s autobiography goes. I like that. It’s different than other memoirs, very befitting of its protagonist. I have recently found myself re-reading this … Read More

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The First Good Film of the Year I’ve Seen So Far

Sunday Illness 2018

  There is something about contemporary Spanish films that fascinates me. I am thinking about three movies in particular. First, there was Pedro Almodóvar’s 2011 La piel que habito (The Skin I Live In), one of the best films of … Read More

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Sounds of Summer

Summer playlist

  What are your plans for the summer? No, don’t answer that. I don’t like that question. So many times what you plan is an entirely different thing from what you get to accomplish. That’s not necessarily bad. It can … Read More

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Editorial: A Star Is Born

Editorial - A Star Is Born - Joan Crawford by Clarence Sinclair Bull

  The Editorial: thoughts, short stories or essays about the world of cinema   Adrian (Gilbert Adrian by his full name) created some of the most glamorous gowns in films and he was a master at designing a costume to … Read More

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