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90-Minute Vacations: Movie Locations at This Week’s Box Office

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  Not only is this a week without a clear chart-topping blockbuster release, but options for international travel from a comfortable seat at your local multiplex are seriously lacking. True, we’ve got the well-reviewed Iraq movie, “Green Zone”, but we’ve seen enough of Morocco fronting for Mesopotamia for at least a little while (and there’s also the Iraq documentary “Severe ... Read More »

Sunday’s Oscar Wins Continue to Bring Attention to Controversial Locations

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  Let’s give one last great round of applause to the Oscar winners last night. While the show itself was a tad dull, being the creators of a travel-guide series that tours you through the world’s most famous film locations, we were thrilled by the virtual global voyage the Academy Awards offered. while James Cameron’s “Avatar” picked up scores of ... Read More »

False Start

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To borrow a line from Public Enemy, Don’t believe the hype! Our friends over at On Location Vacations are reporting that rumors that the second ‘Sex and the City’ movie have “quietly” started filming in New York are 100% false. It’s no surprise that the second ‘Sex’ film is surrounded by rumors after the feeding frenzy for the first. Back in ... Read More »

Where the Movies Really Are

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Check out the August issue of the always awesome Travel + Leisure for a guide to where your favorite movies are actually filmed. Author  Darrell Hartman gives a big shout-out to Museyon Guides, with five movies filmed in surprising locations. That scene with this post … it doesn’t get more iconically Wild West than that, right? Wrong. It’s actually Almeria, Spain, cinematic backdrop ... Read More »

An American in Morocco

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Directors are drawn to Morocco for its intoxicating blend of heat and chaos, so much so that Alfred Hitchcock chose to remake his own film The Man Who Knew Too Much, relocating it to the city of Marrakech. From the northern port of Casablanca—setting for one of the most beloved films of all time—to the city of Ouarzazate near the ... Read More »

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