Category Archives: Film

The Beguiled: I’d Take the Original Any Time

The Beguiled 1971

  I watched The Beguiled (1971) the evening before I went to Sofia Coppola’s remake, presented as part of the film festival Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest – already at its 8th edition, the event brings each fall to … Read More

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Cinema’s Most Stylish Tribes


  As the saying goes, style runs in the family. In some cases, talent runs in the family, too. And there are those rare times when talent and style go together. And because here on Classiq we like to talk … Read More

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Autumn on Screen

Far from the Madding Crowd

  The show of the changing leaves, the preppy look, the back-to-school atmosphere   There is no other time like autumn for travelling, especially by car. The weather cools, the roads are empty, and the spectacle of the fall foliage … Read More

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One Day That Summer: Shirley MacLaine on the Set of “Can Can”

One Day That Summer Shirley MacLaine by Bob Willoughby

  Summer may be over, but the series One Day That Summer continues on the blog with my conversations with photographers and photography collectors to bring you exclusive stories from behind the lens, whether travel photography or pictures from the … Read More

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The Art of Film Posters: Interview with Designer Dylan Haley

Buster Keaton film poster Dylan Haley

Original poster for the Buster Keaton film “The General” (1926), restored and rereleased by Kino Lorber.   About the importance and role of movie posters, I have talked before. That they are meant to talk to the audience before the … Read More

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