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Le Paris de Claude Sautet: Romy, Michel, Yves et les autres…

And, finally, Le Paris de Claude Sautet: Romy, Michel, Yves et les autres… pays a beautiful homage to Romy Schneider. Romy’s presence on screen was unequalled and she came alive in Claude Sautet’s films. Read More

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Editorial: She’s Earned Those Stripes

Jean Arthur in “The Talk of the Town”, 1942 | Columbia Pictures   The Editorial: thoughts, short stories or essays about the world of cinema   Nora Shelley is wearing a men’s striped oversized pajamas when the entire town barges … Read More

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The Culture Trip: October Newsletter

Photographic print to the left available in the shop     “I had to contend with boredom. Meaning, when I was bored, I had to be bored and keep walking. As opposed to: sling up the ‘ole smartphone and walk-n-suck … Read More

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Ruggedly Masculine: Rod Taylor in “The Birds”

Rod Taylor in “The Birds”, 1963 | Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions   Who else believes Rod Taylor and his style in The Birds are underrated? Because this is what I think. He is just as underrated as Tippi Hedren and … Read More

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Real Emotion and Visual Power: Interview with Matt Needle

I the run-up to the release of No Time to Die, I am talking Bond movies posters, Bond girl Vesper Lynd, design influences and what cinema is truly about with graphic designer and illustrator Matt Needle. Read More

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