”I have a lot of regrets, but I’m not going to think of them as regrets.”
Happy Birthday, Debbie Harry.
Cinemas may be closed but drive-ins are booming. In May, I wrote about the magic of drive-in cinemas for Magnum Photos:
In March I wrote about Dennis Stock’s behind the scenes photos of American Graffiti (one of my favourite movies) for Magnum Photos‘ ‘Magnum on Set’ series. It was such a joy writing this piece:
I reviewed the lovely illustrated book Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo, by Lucy Brownridge (writer), Sandra Dieckmann (Illustrator) from Quarto Books over at Women Write About Comics.
I wrote about ‘Detroit Rock City’, a movie that I have watched more times than I recall, for Crooked Marquee!
For Magnum Photos I wrote about W. Eugene’s Smith moving photographs of Charlie Chaplin as he made Limelight (1952), the most personal film of his career:
For Women Write About Comics, I wrote a very fun piece about the intersection of art, fashion, and comics in the Birds of Prey movie posters.
I wrote about Henri Cartier-Bresson’s evocative dance photographs for Magnum Photos:
I wrote about Mae West her high-heeled shoes, *that* sashay, image, and sexuality for the second issue of Majuscule Lit: