Category Archives: Film

Translating Hollywood: The World of Movie Posters

Translating Hollywood The World of Movie Posters

“Only the Japanese poster hints at Belle du jour‘s erotic nature by showing thumbnail stills. The two painted portraits of the actress (Czech and French) showcase Deneuve’s beauty, though little else.”   Movie posters for the sake of selling and … Read More

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Made in Milan

Martin Scorsese Giorgio Armani documentary

Martin Scorsese and Giorgio Armani   In 1990, a Martin Scorsese short documentary about Giorgio Armani, titled Fatto a Milano (Made in Milan) was released to little fanfare and had been practically forgotten until it was brought back to the … Read More

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Three Great Books Adapted to Three Favourite Summer Films

Three of the best movie adaptations from books

  As François Truffaut says in his book, The Films in My Life, when he talks about Otto Preminger’s Bonjour Tristesse, “I will spare the reader the usual speech about faithful or unfaithful adaptation”. I watched and loved all three … Read More

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Fashion in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Films

Monica Vitti L

Monica Vitti, L’eclisse   Michelangelo Antonioni’s characters are always in crisis, but they are always dressed well, too. Furthermore, their easy access to luxury is a key part of their forced and vacuous lives, on their constant longing for a … Read More

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Summer Soundtrack

Summer soundtrack

  Last summer I was sharing my playlist for the season. This time around, I thought it would make much more sense to make a compilation of my favourite songs from the soundtracks of my favourite summer movies (some of … Read More

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