The modest stars of Soviet cinema: Alisa Freindlikh and Evgeny Steblov
Beloved by many, an actress with an outlandish German surname is a real Petersburger. She was born in the center of the northern capital, in a house overlooking St. Isaac's…

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Mel Gibson and Robin Moore. An affair with a neighbor ...
She, most likely, will be able to find the strength to wish him happy birthday (if only for the sake of their many common children), although he made her very…

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Nedodali: actors without Oscars
The film industry is an unpredictable thing and, in my opinion, not always fair. Take at least the main cinematic award - the golden Oscar. For example, about 40 years…

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cannot but be them

Children-Phenomena: Young Talents and Their Ways

History knows many examples when, after a loud fame in childhood, an artist, without passing the test of fame or money, practically disappears from the radar of the public with age. And vice versa: an early start and a successful career in the future. There is no regularity as such.

The first concert of Jackson 5 was held on August 11, 1969, in one of the clubs in California under the patronage of Diana Ross. The most notable member of the team was the younger brother, who impressed the audience with his expressive vocals. Of course, we are talking about Michael, whose star was lit when the singer was about 11 years old, and shone brightly until his tragic departure from life. However, today I propose not to stir up precisely his alarming past, but to recall other children whose spontaneity touched us, and their talent, which differs from their peers, surprised and delighted.

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Celebrities try new professions

Having become popular on the screen, stars often do not stop there, but try themselves in a new quality: they move to the director’s chair, create production companies, and work on scripts. But some are fond of something completely different from the movie. For example, today’s birthday girl Brigitte Bardot.

Let’s remember which of the famous actors turned his hobby almost into a profession.

Brigitte Bardot – actress and animal protector
In 1986, one of the most famous French actresses opened her foundation for the well-being and protection of animals, auctioning her own jewelry. And since then, she tirelessly fights for the rights of animals in different countries of the world – she condemns the hunt for seals in Canada, accuses China of exterminating tigers, donates money for stray dogs in Romania, etc. In 2008, Brigitte even managed to get a lawsuit for “inciting racial and religious hostility” and a fine of 15,000 euros. She wrote a letter to Nicolas Sarkozy (when he was still the Minister of the Interior), in which she vehemently resented the fact that on Muslim holidays it was customary to cut the throat of sheep without stunning, that is, while they are conscious. At the same time, she objected to the fact that the Muslim community in France is growing too fast and spreading its values ​​and lifestyle. Continue reading

The cast, or the role claimed …

The selection of actors for the film is an important preparatory stage of film production. Sometimes it drags on for a long time. Thousands of actors go through auditions and auditions until the director approves the one who fits perfectly into the picture.

Very often, directors and scriptwriters create a role for a specific actor and want to see only him on the set. Sometimes they succeed, sometimes not – then the actor comes to replace another.
For example, the main female role in the romantic comedy Proposal (2009) was originally proposed by Julia Roberts, but with the condition to reduce their appetites for a fee. The actress refused, and the role went to Sandra Bullock. I do not think that the film was greatly lost from such castling, but I would be very curious to look at Proposal (2009) with Julia. Continue reading

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Alone in the field ... actor!
A one-man show is a complex, rare genre and, some even say, are dying. Contrary to this sad opinion, Solo festival of solo performances is taking place in Moscow this…

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Alone in the field ... actor!
A one-man show is a complex, rare genre and, some even say, are dying. Contrary to this sad opinion, Solo festival of solo performances is taking place in Moscow this…

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Famous Pike Alumni
Yesterday, the famous Boris Shchukin Theater Institute turned 100 years old. On this day, October 23, 1914, a young student of Stanislavsky Eugene Vakhtangov held the first lesson with youth.…

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