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The most stylish movie ever made: The Thomas Crown Affair

April 24, 2013


I recently caught the Pierce Brosnan remake of the 1968 original Thomas Crown Affair and I’ve found it wanting. While the 1999 incarnation has gratuitous sex (probably more a statement of a decade of Basic Instinct led cinematic titillation), I felt dirtied rather than stimulated by its tawdry. Inversely, the original affair was showcased on the precipice of […]

From Reservoir to Boardwalk: Monsieur Steve Buscemi

February 7, 2011


  Steve Buscemi to me is like one of those Christopher Walken types. I hate to make the comparison but men like him and Walken  usually play varied roles and they invariably share one commonality- they make it their own. In fact, their signature styles are what makes them great fodder for comedic impersonators and […]

City Guide Paris

September 3, 2010


It has captured our collective imagination since we first saw the City of Light on celluloid, it’s going to be tough writing this city guide to Paris with all the wonderful things to see and do. A city perfect for walking, exploration of this metropolitan tribute to architecture and design is about two things: spotting […]

City Guide Melbourne

August 26, 2010


I don’t know what it is about Melbourne that always captures my heart. It’s not exactly the richest nor most modern of Australian cities but Melbourne has heaps of soul. It’s a city where the architectural mix and match of old and new hasn’t resulted in some anarchic turbulence but rather, the confluence of times […]