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Art and Music in the ‘City of God’

It looks like the Olympics are headed to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of our favorite cities in the world. It’s also the setting for one of our favorite films — City of God. While the athletes and tourists will be treated to the high life during the 2016 games, the 2002 film shows another side of the city, the ... Read More »

A Roman (Polanski) Holiday

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Roman Polanski may not be going anywhere for a while, now that (allegedly?) raping a 13-year-old has finally caught up with him and all. He may be holed up in a Swiss jail, but his films provide a trip around the world. Even after his exile from the United States in 1977, the director continued to shoot on location throughout Europe ... Read More »

It’s a Mod, Mod World

S&M Cafe 4-6 Essex Rd. Islington, London

You know we love music and you know we love movies, so it should come as no surprise that ‘Quadrophenia‘ is one of our all-time favorites. The 1979 film is based on The Who’s 1973 rock opera album of the same name. It’s the story of Jimmy, a young Londoner with a dead-end job who finds release in the sharp ... Read More »

Scouting ‘Ghostbusters’

Central Park West: "Then" and Now

A while back we shared our love for Scouting NY, a blog run by location scout Nick Carr. The scout’s site features photos from every corner of the city, documented as only a professional observer could. Now there’s yet another reason to love the site: New York, You’ve Changed.   The new segment looks at famous film locations then and ... Read More »

Celebrate Fall with ‘Autumn in New York’

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Today marks the vernal equinox — better known as the first day of fall to the non-mystical among us. It’s our favorite season here at Museyon HQ, and what better way to celebrate than with one of the season’s best — ‘Autumn in New York‘. The film may be a May-December love story between a playboy restaurant owner (Richard Gere) ... Read More »

Nigeria says “No” to ‘District 9′

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Homesick aliens aren’t the only problem brewing for the South African sci-fi flick ‘District 9.‘ The acclaimed film has been banned in Nigeria, following a private screening for government officials. The problem? Nigerians are upset to see their countrymen portrayed in the film as “criminals, cannibals and prostitutes who sleep with extra-terrestrial animals,” Dora Akunyili, the country’s information told CNN. ... Read More »

People are Talking…

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We just got the latest issue of the American Library Association’s ‘Booklist‘ magazine in the mail, and were thrilled to see that they included us in their Fall Travel Guides section. Here’s what they have to say about our guide to Film+Travel: Beautifully illustrated, easily portable, these guides usher travelers all over the world by way of places that have ... Read More »

‘The Hangover’ Guide to Vegas

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Let’s get the weekend started early with a hangover. ‘The Hangover,’ to be exact. We love the comedy smash about a bachelor party gone wrong and lost weekend in Vegas, starring Justin Bartha as an eager groom-to-be and Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis as his bumbling groomsmen. So if you’re feeling lucky, let’s head to the strip, just be ... Read More »

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