Category Archives: Film

Azzedine Alaïa: The Documentary

Azzedine Alaïa documentary

  “I refuse to work in a static rhythm. Why should I sacrifice my creativity to that? That’s not fashion, that’s industrial work. We can hire people to design all day long and then fabricate what they design and sell … Read More

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His Girl Friday – Where Are the Good Comedies?

His Girl Friday

  In a magazine interview I gave earlier this year, I was saying that if there were one film genre to which the phrase “they don’t make them as they used to” applied best, that would be comedies. They are … Read More

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The Look of Woody Allen’s Films

Woody Allen A Retrospective

“Manhattan”, 1979   Woody Allen’s films have a certain look. Have you noticed? They are beautiful to look at. I feel at ease watching them. It’s like entering a familiar world. I can not speak for others, but the cinematography … Read More

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My Favourite Films of the Year (So Far)

You Were Never Really Here Lynne Ramsay

  This autumn I have attended a couple of film festivals, which gave me the opportunity to watch some of the best films released this year. One of the festivals was The Independent American Film Festival, and the other one … Read More

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The Future Is Shaped by the Past: The Costumes of Blade Runner

Blade Runner costumes Rachael

  Less than a month since the release of Blade Runner 2049, and thirty-five years after the premiere of Blade Runner, I am still celebrating the original. Set in a dystopian 2019, Ridley Scott’s film envisioned a decaying Los Angeles, … Read More

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