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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 »

Midnight in Paris + Travel

Woody Allen’s newest film delves into the psyche of an American screenwriter whom like so many before him, have fallen in love with Paris. Except in the case of Owen Wilson’s character, Gil, it is specifically the Paris of the 1920s which intrigues him. When a midnight stroll leads him into the Paris of his dreams, Gil finds the inspiration ... Read More »

Woody Allen Returns to Europe For “Tall Dark Stranger” and Paris Project

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  Long the king of Manhattan-based comedy movies, Woody Allen returned to his native island for last year’s “Whatever Works” after a five-film, five-year stand shooting films in England and Spain. Alas few of the New Yorkers who usually turn out for the Brooklyn-born director’s real-estate-porn and upper-class-ennui smirkfests bought tickets to the critically panned “Whatever Works”, leaving it with ... Read More »

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 »

Manhattan? Make that Brooklyn

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Few films capture a city as well as ‘Manhattan,’ Woody Allen’s 1979 cinematic ode to his hometown. Well, NYU student Ricky D’Ambrose has repurposed the film to fit his local digs — just across the bridge in Brooklyn. Check out the trailer and see what you think. How does Brooklyn stack up against Manhattan? [Flavorwire via Vulture]     Find ... Read More »

On Location, On the Job

A 'Beach House' in the East Village

Here at Museyon, we’ve visited some great on-location destinations. But do you ever wonder how these places actually end up in the movies? We sure do. To find out we talked to Nick Carr, location scout extraordinaire, and the blogger behind Scouting NY. So Nick, what does a location scout really do?   Read More »

Starring: New York

Spring is in the air. And in New York that means one thing — the Tribeca Film Festival is back. From April 22 through May 3 take in more than 100 features and shorts at Robert De Niro’s famous festival. While the beautiful people descend on the city for the annual cinema extravaganza, the festival’s hottest ticket is sure to ... Read More »

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