Roman Holiday

Everyone remember the famous scene at the hair salon near the Trevi Fountain, when Anna walks in and demands a haircut. But why did she do that? Was it possible to do without the scissors in the script? Yes, if it wasn't for a very significant reason that the creators were aware of....

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Vicky Christina Barcelona

Is there anyone who, after watching Vicky Cristina... didn't want to hop on the next plane to Barcelona, ​ drink red wine, listen to a Spanish guitar and get lost in the nooks and crannies of the Gothic Quarter? The Spanish summer seems to lure not only tourists but also filmmakers who can easily

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Fashionable TV Shows

Raspberries and chocolate, skinny jeans and Ramones jacket, Beyoncé and Jay-Z...well there are plenty of pairings that will never go out of style/taste. One of my personal all-time favorites is obviously the combination of fashion and film, also on a silver screen. I love when tv productions let the fashion play a meaningful role or even hand over the main focus. Recently, when fashion is...

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Italian Cinema #1

I think there is no use to try to convince anyone to Italian cinema. Names such as Fellini or Rossellini are sufficient showcase of the cinema Italiano. Usually, American filmmakers love Italy and treat it as a visually stunning set, a beautiful background for countless stories. It is hard to even think of every production that took place in cities such as Rome or Florence (I'm pretty sure I will prepare a separate post about it). Today, however, I will briefly present four films that will surely attract moviegoers!

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Best Retro Christmas Movies

No, probably there is no better Christmas movie than "Love Actually". This multi-threaded story has been incessantly wining viewer's hearts all over the world for almost two decades now. However, there are some films though forgotten, can boldly compete with this British production Here is a subjective list of the five best Christmas retro films.

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The Longest Week: New York relationships’ satire

Love was just like communism. It was a great idea but never quite worked out." those words can be heard during the movie's narrative. The director invokes this analogy, suggesting that both the political system and love are nothing more but Utopian dream. He closes that dream in the eponymous "longest week", where Monday or Thursday are not just the days of the week but the stages of one's relationship. Although lazy jazz or New York can bring an association with Woody Allen's productions, the creator is more gracious for his characters. It is a pretty pleasant story of a love triangle, involving two somewhat neurotic New York elite representatives and a connoisseur of Victorian literature.

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Oh, Toto, We’re not in Kansas anymore: The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

It is said that there wasn't a better year in the history of cinema than 1939. The work of such directors as George Cukor, Billy Wilder, and William Wyler continues to highly occupy rankings of the best, timeless movies. These lists complete Victor Fleming, along with the adaptation of the novel "The Wizard of Oz ", a wonderful creation of Technicolor, the embodiment of children's fantasies.

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While in Paris: Cinematic bucket list

There are two types of tourists: the first wants to see everything according to the guidebook, the second - prefers shopping, sitting in local cafes and restaurants in order to feel the atmosphere of the city. My sightseeing map is always connected with..surprise, surprise.. movies! Paris is a background for so many wonderful movies. Here's the film list of things to do when you're in Paris..

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Funny Face (1957)

I'm strictly (a) tourist. But I couldn't care less. When they parlez-vous me. Then I gotta confess. That's for me: Bonjour, Paris! France. The third most-visited country in the world with the capital in  Paris - extremely popular, visited by millions of tourists every year. City of love, a city of burlesque, cabaret and film. The place which attracts foreign filmmakers. Hollywood takes it as guarantor of success (no wonder, European cities have always been attractive film sets). But there is no other place like Paris. It is not hard to create a list of box office blockbusters filmed on the river Seine. Certainly, on this list would be few titles with Audrey Hepburn.

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