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Ada Pîrvu
Writer of Classiq, an online journal that celebrates cinema, style, culture and storytelling. Contributor to
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Ada Pîrvu May 21
Brigitte Lin in Chungking Express: A tribute to John Cassavetes' Gloria.
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Caroline J Young May 14
Hitchcock on Carole Lombard: “She might have become a director one day. She had the personality for it.”
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Ada Pîrvu May 14
Replying to @Caroline79
One more reason to love this movie.
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Ada Pîrvu May 14
"Chinatown" looks like a black and white movie magically transposed to colour. A film noir in colour, no less:
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Ada Pîrvu May 14
The quintessential film noir in colour. And a few others:
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Ada Pîrvu May 14
Replying to @Caroline79
My favourite Hitchcock film, alongside Rear Window.
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Ada Pîrvu May 10
Editorial: The Streets of San Francisco, in celebration of the 60th anniversary of "Vertigo" this week.
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Ada Pîrvu May 9
I am talking about how Jean-Pierre Melville reinvented the American film noir on
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Ada Pîrvu May 6
Sundays. With peonies and Charlie Chaplin. You can find The Gold Rush poster in our
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Selvedge Magazine Apr 30
Selvedge founder and editor Polly Leonard recently sat down with Ada from Classiq Journal. They discussed what keeps her going issue after issue, after a decade and a half in the magazine publishing business
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Ada Pîrvu May 6
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Ada Pîrvu Apr 26
Today on Classiq: A few life lessons from Akira Kurosawa
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Ada Pîrvu Apr 23
Today I am revisiting To Catch A Thief and that impossibly well-dressed man, Cary Grant as John Robie "The Cat".
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Ada Pîrvu Apr 16
A beautiful new documentary about the raw, untamed, magical, unique beauty of Romania:
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Ada Pîrvu Apr 12
A single shot establishes the essence and look of Meryl Streep's and Dustin Hoffman's characters in Kramer vs. Kramer
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Ada Pîrvu Apr 11
The book that taught me a sad truth about modern-day cinema
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Ada Pîrvu Apr 11
My piece on the Audrey Hepburn-Hubert de Givenchy screen collaboration on
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Ada Pîrvu Mar 27
Today on Classiq: life lessons from John Cassavetes
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Ada Pîrvu Mar 23
Today on Classiq, I am writing about clothes and character in the films of Jean-Pierre Melville:
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Ada Pîrvu Mar 19
I have written about my favourite noir, In A Lonely Place, time and again. And now I have made a piece of jewellery inspired by it.
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