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Paris a la Amélie

Moulin Rouge

‘Amélie‘ is one of those movies we love here at Museyon — sweet, iconic and visually stunning. We also love the picture it paints of gay ol’ Paris. Of all the Gallic cities, none is more stereotypically French than Paris, writes Julien Sévéon in Film + Travel, which is why it’s long been a favorite of tourists and filmmakers alike. ... Read More »

‘District 9′ Where Space Meets Soweto

District 9

Alien action flick ‘District 9‘ is set up to be one of this summer’s biggest hits, albeit an unexpected one. Some are even calling it an early Oscar contender. Why unexpected? The film is the debut feature from a relative unknown — 29-year-old South African-born director Neill Blomkamp. We wouldn’t want to be in the same situation as the aliens in ... Read More »

Time Travel: Travis Bickle’s New York

Google Map

The New York of ‘Taxi Driver’ may be long gone, but with a little imagination and a good tour guide (ahem…), you can still find Travis Bickle’s city right here in New York. So let’s hail a cab and check out the movie’s Manhattan haunts and some of our favorite spots to recreate New York’s grittier days… Read More »

Angkor On Film

Angkor Wat 5

The temple complex at Angkor is one of the world’s greatest historical sites, and it’s also Cambodia’s biggest tourist attraction. Yet the massive (400 sq km) 12th-century landmark may be best known to many from its role in 2001′s ‘Tomb Raider.’ That’s not the only time the complex has starred on the big screen, though, it’s also the location of ... Read More »

Starring LA

Hollywood

Hollywood is the home of the film industry, and the city has had a long and complex life on the screen. Whether the city is glammed up, dressed down, or used as a backlot backdrop, there’s a lot about LA you can learn by watching movies. Inspired by his city’s starring roles, film lover Thom Anderson exhaustively analyzed its relationship ... Read More »

New York News

NYC_Movies

Few cities have been the subject of as many films as New York. With so much to see, where do you begin? Thankfully, the Mayor Mike Bloomberg and the good people at the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting have made a handy interactive map to help you find your favorite film locations all throughout the city. And the ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Meakin Armstrong

Meakin Armstrong

This morning we visited North Carolina, to see the set of ‘Dirty Dancing,’ so what better time to meet Meakin Armstrong, our guide to Film + Travel in the Southern US. His filmic tour of runs all the way from North Carolina to Natchitoches, Louisiana — we’re talking Grade A prime road-trip country. So take a cue from his picks ... Read More »

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