The news films that are waiting for us in July are very mottled, but there are some very interesting ones among them. Cameron Diaz will be a “bad teacher”, Jim Carrey will make friends with penguins, Lars von Trier will talk about melancholy that will destroy the world, and Harry Potter will finally fight with Voldemort. We read about these and other films in our review.
Very bad teacher
Director: Jake Casdan
Cast: Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Jason Siegel, Lucy Punch, Phyllis Smith Continue reading
Have you ever been to the BDT? Not? Unfortunately, I, too, did not have the opportunity to attend live performances of the Bolshoi Drama Theater. Tovstonogov. No matter how you say “halva” – it will not become sweeter in your mouth, but you should say “Hanuma!” This performance has rightfully become the hallmark of the theater, which today marks its 93rd anniversary.
It is amazing what big actors this theater gathered at its stage at different times: Georgy Tovstonogov, Kirill Lavrov, Efim Kopelyan, Oleg Borisov, Pavel Luspekaev, Oleg Basilashvili, Tatyana Doronina, Svetlana Kryuchkova, Nina Usatova, Olga Volkova …
Fortunately, we can recall them by their roles in films and television plays. Continue reading
When we watch a movie, we are primarily interested in the plot and talent of the actors. But let’s be honest with ourselves: the attractive appearance of male characters is a nice bonus. Let’s remember the cutest male actors in Hollywood.
93 years ago, on November 13, 1921, the film Sheikh by George Melford was released. This picture made a superstar and a recognized sex symbol of actor Rudolf Valentino, who played a major role in it. He was one of the main handsome men of silent black and white cinema. But in his youth he was not accepted to military school because of his too slender physique. And today, his photographs do not seem so beautiful. But the magic of cinema did its job – the actor had a huge number of fans, and his early death led to real audience hysteria.
It is easy to trace how the tastes of the spectators changed throughout the 20th century. Sex symbol of the 50s can be called Elvis Presley. A handsome guy with a magnificent hairstyle admired fans in any way: both as a romantic singer with a guitar, and as an ordinary American army. The sex symbol of the 60s was Sean Conner in the guise of a secret agent, a strong man, far from tenderness and romance. By the way, later People magazine called him the sexiest man of the XX century. Continue reading