Macbeth

Australian filmmaker Justin Kurzel’s starts his awe-inspiring take on Shakespeare’s most violent tale of Macbeth on the battlefield on the mist-drenched Scottish heath that he stages dramatically like an epic, but bloody opera. It sets the pace for what turns out to be one of the most enthralling adaptions of the Bards work on the … Continue reading

Maddman : The Steve Madden Story

  In his sophomore feature, documentarian Ben Patterson would have us believe that Steve Madden, the man behind the shoe brand of the same name, is at worse, just a bit of a rough diamond.  From his humble beginnings in Queens NY,  this self-made man  found he had a natural affinity with selling women’s shoes. … Continue reading

Made In Dagenham

This movie from 2010 is the true a group of some 180 women machinists in the Ford Factory in Dagenham, a London suburb, who in 1968 defied the fiercely male entrenched society at the time and did the unheard of thing by going out on strike and demanding equal pay. Lined up against them were Trade Union Officials … Continue reading

MADE IN DAGENHAM

In 1968 a group of some 180 women machinists in the Ford Factory in Dagenham, a London suburb, defied the fiercely male entrenched society at the time and did the unheard of thing by going out on strike and demanding equal pay. Lined up against them were Trade Union Officials that cozied up to Management, … Continue reading

MADEMOISELLE C

OK confession time. I’m an (ex) menswear designer and had more than my 5 minutes mixing with my peers and many of the stars in the fashion industry of my day but until today I had never come across Carine Roitfeld. But then I have never ever read US or UK Vogue let alone French … Continue reading

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