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Ada Pîrvu
Writer of the online cultural journal Classiq. Contributor to . Words in THE ARTBO magazine.
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Ada Pîrvu Nov 18
The latest in the journal. Deceit Is in the Details: Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity.
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Ada Pîrvu Nov 6
Now in the journal: Bonnie Lee and the leather jacket flying men in Only Angels Have Wings.
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The Big Picture Oct 26
In The Birds, Rod Taylor is "the most modern of all Hitchcock’s main male characters."
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Ada Pîrvu Nov 1
The November newsletter is here.
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Ada Pîrvu Oct 23
In the journal: Romy, Michel, Yves et les autres...
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Ada Pîrvu Oct 12
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Ada Pîrvu Oct 5
The October Culture Trip is now on the site:
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Ada Pîrvu Sep 30
Who else believes that Rod Taylor and his style in The Birds are underrated? Today in the journal:
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Ada Pîrvu Sep 25
Now in the journal: Interview with graphic designer and illustrator Matt Needle:
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Ada Pîrvu Sep 21
Now in the journal: Driving Steve McQueen (when Porsche beat Ford):
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Ada Pîrvu Sep 11
Fit for autumn: the ‘70s style of The Streets of San Francisco. Now on the site:
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Ada Pîrvu Sep 6
The September newsletter is now on the site:
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Ada Pîrvu Sep 1
Writing and making Chinatown wasn’t easy. Watching it, it fascinates against all the wrong doings that you witness. Why should reading about it be any less demanding, less haunting and less rewarding? Today in the journal:
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Ada Pîrvu Aug 28
Now in the journal: How Greta Garbo invented the androgynous look in The Single Standard, paving the way for Marlene Dietrich and Katharine Hepburn:
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The Guardian Aug 25
Sean Connery at 90: a dangerously seductive icon of masculinity
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Ada Pîrvu Aug 25
“I think people tend to get caught up in telling a good story or having great visuals – a book can tell a great story, a photograph can have great visuals – I want to see something that only film or illustration can do.”
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Ada Pîrvu Aug 24
“I wish people appreciated the medium of art and film more, rather than the story or the content, if that makes sense.” New interview today in the journal:
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The Big Picture Aug 22
How Armani applied his singular style to Volker Schlöndorff’s 1950s-set romance
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Ada Pîrvu Aug 20
“Thought about what it would be like to be a young person then. What music would you be into, where would you hang out, where would you buy your clothes and how would you create your look.”
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Ada Pîrvu Aug 19
“The costume design has to bend and grow along with the character and the actor playing the character and the script changes and the director’s changing vision...” New interview in the journal:
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