Category Archives: movies

Do You Like To Read

If you are a fan of Wes Anderson films, the little video below will make perfect sense to you. Those who haven’t yet discovered the joys of Anderson’s movies may want to start with Moonrise Kingdom, which is narrated by … Continue reading

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Who You Gonna Call

If you are visiting NYC, and you are a true movie fanatic, be sure to swing by the actual Ghostbusters firehouse in Tribeca at Hudson and N. Moore streets. The crew of the functioning station recently updated their sidewalk artwork.

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It’s Elementary

British graphic designers Jim Kynvin and Adam Frost have teamed up to create a marvelous series of infographics exploring more than a century of Sherlockiana .

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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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traveling book

Last month, the Associazione Italiana Edtitori (the Italian Publishing Association) launched a national campaign to promote reading—and book buying. They recruited thousands of social media savvy ambassadors to post messages encouraging young people to read. The group also commissioned 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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Time and Again

Between 2012 and 2014, photographer Kien Lam traveled 80,000 miles through 15 countries snapping thousands of photos along the way. When he returned home, he turned them into this joyous, frenetic, amped-up time-lapse video called “Time and Again”. You can … Continue reading

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Disney Gone Baroque

Canadian photographer Benjamin Von Wong worked some magic of his own when he secured permission from the Abbot of the historic Admont Monastery in Styria Austria for a decidedly Disneyesque fashion photo shoot inspired by Beauty and the Beast. Bibliophiles … Continue reading

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Tales From the Public Domain

Yesterday was Public Domain Day in the United States and in many other nations around the world. The first day of every year creative works that have outlived their legal copyrights enter the public domain and become freely available for … Continue reading

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Isn’t all art derivative ?

Three well-known international street artists are suing former Python Terry Gilliam, charging the director with ripping-off one of their collaborative murals painted in Buenos Aires, Argentina nearly four years ago. The artists—Jaz, Ever and Other—allege that a mural in the … Continue reading

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