Author Archives: classiq

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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Winter Light

Winter Light

Happy New Year! May it be better than the previous one! I don’t like to talk new year resolutions, nor big plans for the year ahead. Isn’t everyone doing that on Instagram? Right. I believe, in turn, that the beginning … Read More

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Let It Be A Good Film

Certain Women 2016

I had written a whole different kind of post for my last blog entry of the year. My holidays manifesto of sorts – shop mindfully; choose local artists, designers, makers; pay it forward; donate books to children; say thank you; … Read More

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