Category Archives: Style in film

This Summer We Are Channelling: Paul Newman in Sweet Bird of Youth

Paul Newman and Geraldine Page in “Sweet Bird of Youth”, 1962 | Roxbury Productions Inc.   I have been thinking and thinking about how they would adapt a Tennessee Williams play for the big screen today. And I can not … Read More

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This Summer We’re Channelling: Faye Dunaway in Bonnie and Clyde

The honey-gold bob, the sun-kissed skin with peachy blush and lips, the silky nude top, the tailored midi skirt suffused with tomboy sexuality, the golden coin chain thrown on just so, and that insouciant attitude, Read More

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This Summer We’re Channelling: Billy Drago’s Armani White Suit in The Untouchables

Giorgio Armani’s white linen suit in The Untouchables helps build the character, but it’s much more than that. It transcends film, character, symbolism. Read More

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This Summer We’re Channelling: Juliette Binoche in Certified Copy

“When someone stands in front of the mirror, matching her inner feelings with her outlook is more important than matching the colour of her shoes with the bag she carries,” said Abbas Kiarostami. In Certified Copy, Juliette Binoche is a Read More

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This Summer We’re Chanelling: Carole Bouquet in For Your Eyes Only

Following Barbara Bach in The Spy Who Loved Me, from 1977, Carole Bouquet’s Bond girl, Melina Havelock, also played against type in For Your Eyes Only (1981). There is more to Read More

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