Author Archives: classiq

Essential Minimalism: Interview with Illustrator Sandra Suy

Sandra Suy’s illustrations have the skill to show what the subject is about without going into great detail. They evoke both a timeless elegance and a modern attitude, creating interest by balancing so well classic beauty with an edgy energy, simplicity with texture. Read More

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Renaissance Woman and Dance Hall Days in the Alienated City

Fashion, music and attitude in William Friedkin’s neo-noir, and neon-noir, To Live and Die in L.A. Read More

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The Eloquent Screen: The Sound Sequences that Made Me Want to Re-Watch Three Films

  In The Eloquent Screen, Gilberto Perez writes about film moments. Isn’t this what a film lover’s cinematic memory is comprised of? Moments rather than full-length features, details rather than genres, sounds and songs that take us on a journey. … Read More

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François Truffaut’s Heroines

Cinema is a woman’s art, François Truffaut used to say. In his films, too, it’s his feminine characters who are more dynamic, more enterprising, it’s them who direct events. From Catherine Deneuve and Jeanne Moreau to Delphine Seyrig and Fanny Ardant, these are Truffaut’s heroines. Read More

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The Culture Trip: February Newsletter

February newsletter: the latest talks, films, music, books, interviews and cultural news that have caught our interest. Read More

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