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Mega Shark Flow Chart, Three Thousand Years of Safe Flying, and The Return of Hawaii Five-O

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  Enjoy Madrid through the suggestions of DesignSponge editor and throw-pillow addict Grace Bonney. (Design Sponge)   Fans of sparkly nonsense, rejoice! “Captain E.O.”—the 17-minute sci-fi spectacular starring Michael Jackson returns to Disneyland after a 13-year absence. (Gridskipper)   Ever since we watched “Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus“, we’ve been wondering how said Mega Shark could have eaten an airplane ... Read More »

Experience “Starry Night” Through Our New “Art + Travel” Guidebook

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  Just like that wonderful day in high school when the yearbooks arrived, our offices are filled with excitement and the smell of freshly bound pages as our newest title, “Art + Travel: Step Into the Lives of Five Famous Painters” were dropped off this morning. A unique tour through five European culture capitals, “Art + Travel” walks you through ... Read More »

“Goya’s Ghosts”: Tracing War, Torture, and Intolerance Through The Painter’s Spain

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  There’s not a whole lot of Goya in “Goya’s Ghosts”, the 2006 movie by detail-oriented, lush filmmaker Milos Foreman. Religious persecution, Dickensian plot twists, and Natalie Portman’s tears, sure. But in this wholly fictitious tale played out in a true-to-life historical setting, Stellan Sarsgård as the great painter of violence and intolerance is more of concerned observer as the ... Read More »

Goya’s Great Mystery

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Painter Francisco Goya is Spain’s national treasure — in fact, even the nation’s version of the Oscars are named after him. For most of his life, the artist was a painter to the royal court, but in his old age, he left Spain, disillusioned with the political situation, and settled in France. It was there that he painted what some ... Read More »

Almodovar’s ‘Broken Embraces’

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‘Broken Embraces‘, the latest from Pedro Almodovar, reunites the director with his muse, Penelope Cruz. The critically acclaimed film is currently playing in New York and opens in LA on Dec. 11–and this is one movie that we can’t wait to see. To celebrate ‘Broken Embraces’ we’re taking a look back at our coverage of the director. From artists paying ... 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 »

Winin’ and Dinin’ Spanish Style

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In Museyon Guides Film + Travel we traverse Spain, from the deserts of Andalusia to the plains of La Mancha, stopping to see all the sights in between. Frankly, all that travel works up an appetite, and a thirst. Man cannot live on film alone and thankfully, Spain does not disappoint when it comes to food and drink. The nation produces some of the world’s finest wines, including one of our favorites – Rioja. ... Read More »

Getting Artsy for Almodóvar

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It’s pretty obvious that we here at Museyon are big fans of Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar. So we were super excited to see (via Refinery29) that some very cool people from the fashion flock pay homage to the their friend Pedro in the latest issue of Hercules magazine. The mag’s coverboy is celebrated by the likes of Karl Lagerfeld, Tom Ford, Domenico Dolce ... Read More »

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