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Philming in Philly

It may be synonymous with ‘Rocky,’ but Philadelphia film has come a long way since Sly Stallone climbed the Art Museum steps in 1976. With Reese Witherspoon Jack Nicholson, Owen Wilson and Paul Rudd currently in town and filming at Drexel University, the Philadelphia Inquirer has a run-down of Philly’s finest moments in film, as well as some things the city would rather ... Read More »

Paris a la Amélie

‘Amélie‘ is one of those movies we love here at Museyon — sweet, iconic and visually stunning. We also love the picture it paints of gay ol’ Paris. Of all the Gallic cities, none is more stereotypically French than Paris, writes Julien Sévéon in Film + Travel, which is why it’s long been a favorite of tourists and filmmakers alike. ... Read More »

Time Trippin’

  Earlier this week we ventured way back in time to the New York of ‘Taxi Driver‘s’ Travis Bickle. Which got us wondering about time travel. Thankfully, the good folks at Information is Beautiful have put together a handy-dandy diagram of time travel in popular  film and TV over the years. Find out what Marty McFly meets the Star Trek ... Read More »

Cumbia City

And the music keeps on coming! This weekend you have another chance to see our own Eve Hyman — your guide to cumbia in Buenos Aires — perform an acoustic solo show as Red Eve. Tonight it’s time to celebrate Argentina in the LES with Red Eve and Mataplantas at Pianos. The cover is a super-low $5. Want more cumbia? ... Read More »

Museyon Live

    Last week we gave a sneak peek of our Music + Travel guide, when two of our awesome experts performed in New York. In case you couldn’t make it to last week’s show, here’s our own Alina Simone performing at Pianos. Want more music? In October, pick up Music + Travel where Alina is your guide to Russia’s ... Read More »

‘District 9’ Where Space Meets Soweto

Alien action flick ‘District 9‘ is set up to be one of this summer’s biggest hits, albeit an unexpected one. Some are even calling it an early Oscar contender. Why unexpected? The film is the debut feature from a relative unknown — 29-year-old South African-born director Neill Blomkamp. We wouldn’t want to be in the same situation as the aliens in ... Read More »

Tarantino’s Inglourious Inspirations

The critics may have mixed reviews for Quentin Tarantino’s WWII flick, ‘Inglourious Basterds‘ (though it still rocks an impressive 88% Fresh rating over at Rotten Tomatoes). But one thing about Tarantino is undeniable — the man loves movies. In fact, one of the best part of watching a QT flick is trying to spot his influences, and discovering new movies ... Read More »

Time Travel: Travis Bickle’s New York

The New York of ‘Taxi Driver’ may be long gone, but with a little imagination and a good tour guide (ahem…), you can still find Travis Bickle’s city right here in New York. So let’s hail a cab and check out the movie’s Manhattan haunts and some of our favorite spots to recreate New York’s grittier days… Read More »

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