Happy Halloween / Blessed Samhain, my pretties 🔮✨🖤
For Polygon, I wrote about the influence of Powell and Pressburger’s gorgeous A Matter of Life and Death ! I adore both of these movies and love writing about the effect of classic movies on pop culture.
Sometimes you see images that were destined to be together. Surely this very luxe pigeon is a fan of Joan, no?
“I must have gone through $10 million during my career. Part of the loot went for gambling, part for horses and part for women. The rest I spent foolishly.”
Happy Birthday, George Raft.
Happy Birthday, Sophia Loren! I was honoured to write a few words about her for Magnum Photos:
“There comes a point when a dream becomes reality and reality becomes a dream.”
Happy Birthday, Frances Farmer 💔
Photo by Edward Steichen, 1937.
Yesterday, 18 September, would have been the cinematographer Jack Cardiff’s Birthday. Here are a few favourites in honour of the master of Technicolour.
As of today, I’m a verified critic at The Cherry Picks, joining a slew of other female, femme, and nonbinary voices! You’ll find all my reviews at this lovely link: