Author Archives: classiq

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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Opinion: What About Our Boys?

  I write for both women and men. It always comes as a shock to me how so many online publications run by women write only for women. Why do we have to push things to the extreme? You don’t … Read More

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Les Diaboliques: Stripes and Polka Dots

In “Les diaboliques” (1955), Henri-Georges Clouzot uses black and white costumes to depict the duality of the human nature. Everyone has a dark side. Read More

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A New Sweden: Interview with Lisa Bergstrand

A New Sweden is a brand that is challenging the standards of sustainable fashion itself. In my interview with founder Lisa Bergstrand, Read More

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