Category Archives: Film

The Armani Aesthetic and Film Costume Appropriation: Sam Shepard in “Voyager”

By offsetting the functionality of his 1950s clothes with a modern stylishness, a stylishness that confers Walter Faber a universal appeal, Armani “surpasses the barrier of time” in Voyager. Read More

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The Powerful Impact of Minimalism: Interview with Designer and Illustrator Dylan Haley

I have talked to designer Dylan Haley about his beautiful minimalist work for Bela Tarr’s Sátántángo, about film poster designs with a life of their own and how a simple poster can have more impact. Read More

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The Culture Trip: August Newsletter

The Classiq Journal monthly newsletter goes out every first Sunday of the month, bringing you a personal round-up of books, films, music, talks and cultural news. Read More

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This Summer We’re Channelling: Ali MacGraw in “Players”

Ali MacGraw is the essence of Calvin Kline unabridged style in “Players” (1979). Read More

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Creating Mystery within a Single Image: Interview with Illustrator Jennifer Dionisio

A distinctive cinematic aesthetic runs through Jennifer Dionisio’s illustrations. Her visual stories, through minimal colour composition and a beautiful command of light and shadow and space, Read More

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