The 15 Most Rakish New York Movies
Hollywood may be the byword for filmmaking, but many of the finest movies of all time have in fact been filmed in the mean streets of New York City. East Coast, represent.
Cathy Moriarty: The Bronx Knockout
Cathy Moriarty was perfectly cast as the doe-eyed wife whose cheekbones were no defence against Jake LaMotta’s temper. Raging Bull, the 1980 classic, made Moriarty an overnight success, but Hollywood has not been kind to her since.
The 1970s Era of Rebel Cinema, Anti-Heroes and their Sunglasses
The 1970s welcomed a new era of cinema style icon, one that was decidedly open-necked and denim-centric, and almost always hidden behind slightly oversized, definitively badass sunglasses.
Style Heroes: Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly’s two-toned loafer-clad feet are some of the most celebrated in early cinema, but it wasn’t just his shoes that tapped into a new era of style.
Celluloid Style: The Talented Mr Ripley
Few films have encapsulated the intoxicating romance of the Riviera quite like The Talented Mr Ripley, a movie that boasts one of the finest wardrobes in cinematic history.
10 of the Most Rakish Haircuts in Cinema
If you’re going to dress the part, make sure your hair doesn’t let you down. The Rake counts down ten movie moguls with enviable ‘dos.
Celluloid Style: La Dolce Vita
In the first of a series celebrating the wonderful wardrobes of iconic movies, we raise a glass of Chianti to La Dolce Vita’s enduring contribution to menswear’s cultural canon.
Ingrid Bergman: Swede Disposition
Even in her twilight years, Ingrid Bergman did what she had always done: repelled the Hollywood forces that would judge her, reduce her, control her.