Category Archives: Film

Mid-Autumn Culture Trip

  As I was sitting by the window of a newly discovered café downtown where I can peacefully work from remotely, one early, quiet and misty autumn morning, the images from the beginning of Three Days of the Condor with … Read More

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He Wore Black

Paul Newman and Robert Redford in “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, 1969 | Campanile Productions, George Roy Hill-Paul Monash Production, Newman-Foreman Company, Twenties Century Fox     Henry Fonda gone bad, one of cinema’s most memorable endings with two … Read More

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For His Eyes Only: The Women of James Bond

For His Eyes Only: The Women of James Bond, edited by Lisa Funnell, offers a scholarly look at the representation of women in the Bond universe. But it should be more of a conversation starter and less of an interpretation as fact. Read More

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The Man With No Name, but with an Iconic Look

In The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Clint Eastwood subverted the conservative cowboy type and reinvented him as a morally ambiguous drifter. His costumes, from his poncho to the long-waisted olive coat, played their part. Read More

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The Films to Watch This Autumn

Nothing like a noir thriller and an Almodóvar film to get the conversation started. Noteworthy movies to watch, autumn 2019. Read More

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