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Fashion & Film: Colour and Costume from The Umbrellas of Cherbourg to La La Land

“Here’s to the fools who dream.” No wonder I love this film. And I don’t even like musicals. But here I am talking about La La Land voraciously every chance I get. To be honest, it took me a while to get acclimatised to the opening sequence, but as soon as that was over, I was completely […]

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Lost Classic: Model Shop (Jacques Demy, 1969)

Perhaps if Jacques Demy had been able to convince Columbia executives Harrison Ford was the ideal leading man for Model Shop, then the film might well be a cult favourite today. Ford was Demy’s choice to star in his first American movie, but the suits at Columbia nixed him because back then he was an […]