Category Archives: Film

One Day That Summer: Steve McQueen and Le Mans

Steve McQueen and Le Mans

  Steve McQueen. A hip personality, a special kind of existential cool, detached and rebellious, his own guy, a tough guy, who loved cars and speed, a self-made man who reached the heights of stardom and then almost lost it … Read More

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Talking Movies in Georgette Magazine

Classiq talking movies

  Today I am talking movies in Georgette Magazine. Selecting just five films of the thousands I have watched and of the hundreds I have loved is a daunting task. That’s why I should probably start by saying that the … Read More

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Contratiempo

Contratiempo 2016

  “Every story has two sides. The truth, just one.” A man is accused of the murder of his mistress. He says he didn’t do it. We’ve seen it before. But the atmosphere and the way the plot unfolds in … Read More

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Romy in Chanel: Boccaccio ’70

Romy Schneider in Chanel Boccaccio 70

  It’s the month of the Cannes Film Festival and, 55 years ago, on May 8th, Boccaccio ’70 was opening the 15th edition of the festival. Modeled on Boccaccio’s “The Decameron”, the four short stories of love and life in … Read More

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Los Angeles as Seen in Movies: My Five Picks

Los Angeles as seen in movies Chinatown 1974

  I know what you must be thinking. On what criteria can I possibly choose just five of so many films that are shot or take place in Los Angeles? Therefore, for the films on this list, you have to … Read More

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