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Where oh where? On wowOwow!

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It’s a very happy Friday here at Museyon HQ. Why’s that? The lovely ladies at Women on the Web are talkin’ Film + Travel! The site is run by some of the coolest women in media — think Whoopi Goldberg, Candice Bergen, Lily Tomlin, Lesley Stahl and Liz Smith — and today it features a photo essay of locations from our Film ... Read More »

Philadelphia on Philm

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Some directors are synonymous with a certain city — in Film + Travel, our guides show you Woody Allen’s Manhattan and Pedro Almodóvar’s Madrid, plus the Alfred Hitchcock double whammy of London and San Francisco. Another director known for his ties to a town is M. Night Shyamalan. His city? Philadelphia.  Shyamalan was born in India and raised just outside ... Read More »

San Fran Hitchcock Style

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“San Francisco would be a good location for a murder mystery,” said Alfred Hitchcock as he observed the Golden Gate Bridge on his first trip to San Francisco, the city that stars in some of his best known films. And here at Museyon, we love San Francisco just as much as we love Hitchcock. Need proof? In our guide to ... Read More »

Cars of the Stars

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Earlier this week we talked about ‘Mad Max’ and its four-wheeled star, The Interceptor. Well, car fanatics can get up close and personal with the real-life car, and many others, at the Cars of the Stars motor museum. Just rev your engine and head to Keswick, England. The museum boasts about 50 cars in its collection, running from Chitty Chitty ... Read More »

Eisenstein’s Mexican Side

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A Soviet director travels to Mexico to make a film, and in the process becomes an artist. That’s the story of cinematic pioneer Sergei Eisenstein, best known as the godfather of the montage. And earlier this year, two Antwerp museums — Extra City and MuHKA – paid homage to the director’s Mexican Drawings, uncovering never-before-seen work in the process. magazine sat down with the ... Read More »

Mapping ‘Mad Max’

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With summer road trips in mind, New York Times movie critic A. O. Scott chooses 1979′s ‘Mad Max’ as this week’s Critics’ Pick. He may love the movie for its dystopian vision, take-no-prisoners action and Mel Gibson’s blue eyes (trust us, it’s in the video), but we love the movie’s dramatic setting most of all. Scott says the film’s sweeping, dusty panoramas ... Read More »

Where in the World?

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Bright sun, sea and the promise of general leisure draw tourists to this European isle. Film directors — including two in the 1990s — have also discovered its charms. Can you name this telegenic town and the films in which it stars? Answers after the jump… Read More »

Find It, Snap It, Post It

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Ever wonder where you can find that bar from Cheers? What about the Winslow’s house from Family Matters? Well you can find all that and more at Where It’s At. The site maps out iconic pop culture locations, from Neverland Ranch to the Marcy Houses, Jay-Z’s childhood home, as well as familiar sites from TV, movies and music. The site ... Read More »

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