Category Archives: Film

When Noir Meets Colour

Leave Her to Heaven

I should start by saying that I will always prefer black and white movies and that black and white cinematography is one of the most beautiful forms of art. This is especially true with noir films – films that are … Read More

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Editorial: The Streets of San Francisco

Editorial-Vertigo-The streets of San Francisco

  The Editorial: thoughts, short stories or essays about the world of cinema   Sixty years ago this week (on May 9th), Vertigo was released. It is often hailed as the best movie of all time. I may not be … Read More

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Life Lessons from Akira Kurosawa

Life Lessons from Akira Kurosawa - Classiq

Who can define Akira Kurosawa’s role in the world cinema landscape? His filmography defies categorization. His movies are very complex, both from the point of view of the craftsmanship, visual poetry and passion that went into their making and of … Read More

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When the Man Dresses the Character: Cary Grant in To Catch A Thief

Cary Grant in To catch a thief

Time and again I watch Alfred Hitchcock’s films. For the thrill his inimitable movies are so masterful at providing the audience with, for the visual flair and distinct atmosphere, for the dry wit and humour, and for the sheer joy … Read More

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Untamed Romania

Romania neimblanzita

There are two places where I am the happiest in the world: on the top of the mountain and in the vast countryside of my childhood. It’s not just the proximity of nature that I need in order to feel … Read More

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