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R.I.P. Miramax: Our Five Favorite Locations From Three Decades of Big-Budget Arthouse Classics

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  Miramax, the once-pugnacious arthouse Hollywood indie studio that fought and clawed its way into mainstream success, quietly closes today after 31 years of bringing the great vistas of the world to American moviegoers. It’s been a long, slow death for the firm that, under the direction of the uncompromising, often combative Weinstein brothers, went from a small distributor, to ... 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 »

Pop Quiz: Outerspace Edition

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Q: This location may have played “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away,” but it’s actually a salt lake, one that dries up almost completely during the annual dry season. It starred in a massively famous film — can you recognize this all-time classic? Bonus points if you can locate, where on earth you’ll find this very ... Read More »

wowOwow: the sequel

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Last week the fabulous females at Women on the Web featured Museyon’s Film + Travel guide to Europe. Today they’re at it again, this time featuring our guide to Asia, Africa and Oceania. Check out their most excellent slideshow includes a scene from the classic flick ‘Out of Africa.’ Then find out which North African nation‘s architecture and terrain make it ... Read More »

A Long Time Ago…Far, Far Away—In Film: Tunisia

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  “It’s only a shame that beautiful Tunisia never plays itself,” begins Museyon Guide Lee Middleton’s tour of the north African nation of Tunisia. While it may not get top billing, Tunisia has stood in for other eras, and, in Star Wars, even filled in for other galaxies. About Your Guide: Lee Middleton has traveled and worked in 34 countries ... Read More »

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