Category Archives: Film

Amy Madigan Is an ‘80s Hawksian Heroine in “Streets of Fire”

In Walter Hill’s “Streets of Fire”, Amy Madigan is a 1980s Hawksian Heroine and she pretty much walks out with the entire film. Read More

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Once Upon a Photograph: Alain Delon by Jean-Marie Périer

Photographer Jean-Marie Périer recalls his first encounter with Alain Delon and their friendship and gives new meaning to his portraits of the actor. Read More

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“You Can’t Really Tell the Whole Story with an Image”: Interview with Graphic Designer Vasilis Marmatakis

Latest interview on Classiq Journal: graphic and film poster designer Vasilis Marmatakis. I’ve chatted with Vasilis about Poor Things, his working relationship with Yorgos Lanthimos, the difficulty to attach a definition to the term artistic poster and the one movie poster he has framed in his home. Read More

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The Last Repair Shop: Interview with Cinematographer David Feeney-Mosier

In our interview, David Feesey-Mosier and I talk about The Last Repair Shop (the short documentary film nominated to the Academy Awards), a wonderful celebration of music and human connection, why they thought close-ups and darker, warmer tones were more appropriate for the film, how someone’s non-filmic life will always inform their work, and why it is important for a cinematographer to trust a director’s vision. Read More

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March Newsletter: Hipgnosis, Joy Division and Perfect Days

The March newsletter: Hipgnosis, Joy Division and Perfect Days Read More

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