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Announcing… ON LOCATION NYC

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Hi There, We are pleased to announce the release of our new title, On Location NYC, by Alex Child next month. Following Chronicles of Old New York and Art+NYC, On Location NYC is our third New York title and identifies more than 100 film and TV locations through iconic moments in cinema and TV history with beautiful color photos and ... Read More »

To Rome with Love: Now + Then

Over the years, director Woody Allen has captured some of the the world’s most iconic cities on film. The most recent to get the auteur’s treatment is “To Rome with Love.” With the movie in mind, we looked to Rome’s past to see the history behind the locations in the film. Hayley and Michelangelo at Fontana di Trevi Fontana di ... Read More »

Amélie + Paris

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  Amélie, the bucolic and whimsical French film by director Jean-Pierre Jeunet was made nine years and yet continues to hold a special place in the heart of romantics and Francophiles alike.   Many of the scenes from the film were shot on the streets of Paris though a fair amount of the interiors are from a studio in Cologne. ... Read More »

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Real-Life Hogwart’s Locations

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  So, it was not without some measure of child-like excitement that we flipped through the recently released shots of the soon-to-open Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at the Universal Orlando Resort in Florida. There’s just something about J.K. Rowling’s creation—the books, the movies, the toy wands—that turns even skeptical muggle adults into wide-eyed kiddies. Certainly, the pictures of ... Read More »

Life On London’s Docks: “The Rime of the Modern Mariner”

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  For eons, Britain has lived and died by the sea. Cut off from mainland Europe by the English channel and from the West by the Atlantic Ocean, the sea has been both a treasure trove for the Brits, supplying them with food, trade roots, and, more recently, oil, while providing them with a strategic moat that defended them from ... Read More »

Suicidal Statues, Coco Does Bonnaroo, and 44-Cent Abstract Expressionists

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  Don’t jump, Mr. Statue! You have so much to be inanimate for! (Gothamist)   One of the world’s most famous insomniacs, Vincent Van Gogh used to sleep on a pillow covered in camphor, which did terrible things for his health and psyche, but must have made for interesting dreams. (The Week)   Kenneth Anger is still out there making ... Read More »

Travel Obsession: Directing Duo Hunts Giants in “World’s Largest” Documentary

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  When we travel the world, we follow our obsessions—art, music, and film. But we tip our hats explorers with different obsessions in mind, like Elizabeth Donius and Amy Elliott, the filmmakers behind the upcoming documentary, “World’s Largest”. Instead of following in the footsteps of famous artists or tracking down the original film locations of Kung-Fu classics, Donius and Elliott ... Read More »

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