Category Archives: Film

Amtrak needs to see this

American journalist Charli James went behind the scenes with an extraordinary railway cleaning crew to document their amazing “7 Minute Miracle” refresh of the famed Shinkansen bullet train in Tokyo.

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It’s Fathers Day in the USA

H/t to Buzzfeed for these very appropriate Game of Thrones themed Fathers Day cards. Apologies to non-GOT fans.

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Colossus NYC

As an artistically challenged person who lives with an extraordinarily talented artist, I am awestruck on a daily basis by the brilliance of creatives. So, it’s no surprise that I was blown away by the amazing video of British artist … Continue reading

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Game of Maps

What could be more fun for a map geek and GOT fan than a compilation of filming location maps and graphics. As the last episode of the season has just aired for the season, I’ll refrain from any spoilers, but … Continue reading

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Denali

I know that I post way too many videos, but this is one that you have to see. The story of adventure¬†photographer Ben Moon and his dog Denali is stunning on so many levels. If it doesn’t move you, then … Continue reading

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The Third Man

I’ve seen the noir thriller The Third Man so many times that when I walk the streets of Vienna I swear that I hear zither music. So I was thrilled to hear that Rialto Pictures is releasing a new 4K … Continue reading

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Denmark is chill

“The World’s Most Relaxing Film” is seven minutes of lush meadows, verdant fields, tranquil forests, and some cinematic sunsets. The short was filmed on the west coast of Zealand to promote tourism in Denmark. It brought me back to a … Continue reading

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Hollywood vs Cannes

The other day we had “New York City vs San Francisco”, today it’s the “Academy Awards vs Cannes Film Festival”.

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Paris vs New York (animated)

First there was the blog, then the book, and now there’s the Paris vs New York video. Animated by the North Creative Collective studio, Vahram Muratyan’s cheeky illustrations always brighten the day.

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Sonnet 27

Two years ago, the New York Shakespeare Exchange launched an ambitious, crowdfunded project to create 154 short films based on Shakespeare Sonnets. The Sonnet Project, which features 154 different actors filmed in 154 different New York City locations, aims to … Continue reading

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