Category Archives: Film

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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A Third Face: Life (and Film) Lessons from Samuel Fuller

He was an original. Facts were the bedrock of his stories. But he put just as much imagination into his characters and action. Samuel Fuller, A Third Face: My Tale of Writing, Fighting and Filmmaking. Read More

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