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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The legendary actors of world cinema
Holidays are getting closer, corporate events are already starting in many companies, and the internal clock has launched a countdown. We’ll be compassionate yet? Today is the birthday of the…

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Where actors are taught: Schukin School
Today Shchukin School celebrates its 101st birthday. This is a theater institute with its own special traditions. Only one out of a hundred applicants manage to get the coveted student…

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Innocent Smoktunovsky. Favorite

He was missing, knew everything about hunger, wandered around summer Moscow in a ski suit, a planet was named after him, and he kept his whole life on one straw, which gave him love and faith in goodness … Today he could have turned 86 years old.

How do we remember Smoktunovsky? Probably, each has its own image, consisting of many different theater and film roles. For most, of course, all the same from the movie roles.

The roles of nervous, complex people, often close to madness, brilliantly played by Innokenty Mikhailovich so tightly intertwined with our perception of this personality that they almost hid it.

Innokenty Smoktunovsky as Hamlet
Meanwhile, the boy Kesha, who was born in the godforsaken village of the Krasnoyarsk Territory and eventually became the national artist Smoktunovsky, naturally had a very persistent character. Continue reading

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. From friendship to love

“Cumpleanos feliz!” from all sides she will hear tomorrow “Happy Birthday!”

He fell in love with her at first sight, but could only admit his feelings after many years.

They became best friends, but shooting a Woody Allen movie changed the lives of both actors in just one day …

She…

In her native Spain, her name is simply simply “Pe”, and in Hollywood – “Spanish Charm” or “Madrid Madonna”.

The mother of the future star dreamed that her daughter would become a ballerina, but already at the age of 15 Penelope signed a contract and left for the TV. It is noteworthy that she gave her first fee to the last cent to the charity fund of Mother Teresa. Continue reading

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 Cathedral, near the monument to the Bronze Horseman. “The charm of my city from childhood entered the soul and bewitched for the rest of my life …”

Intelligent acting fate linked Alice Freindlich primarily with the theatrical stage. She played in the Komissarzhevskaya Theater and the Lensovet Theater. She has gone from the role of travesty to serious dramatic roles. In her repertoire, and the role of the Kid in the children’s play “Toddler and Carlson”, and – the dream of any actress – the young Juliet, whom Freindlich played at the age of 30.

To reach dramatic roles, she had to defeat her image and institutional characterization. The fact is that after graduating from the Ostrovsky Theater Institute in a diploma they wrote about her: “can play striking roles, children and old women.” Continue reading

Sergey Zhigunov and Anastasia Zavorotnyuk: romance and separation
Today the name of Anastasia Zavorotnyuk is well known to many moviegoers and lovers of reality shows such as “Dancing with the Stars”, “Dancing on the Ice”, “Ice Age”, “Minute…

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Celebrities: couples of different ages
Still, age is an interesting thing. Everything can be attributed to it - from mood to weather. It is especially interesting to observe the relationships between people in married couples.…

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Celebrities: couples of different ages
Still, age is an interesting thing. Everything can be attributed to it - from mood to weather. It is especially interesting to observe the relationships between people in married couples.…

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Bruce Willis 6 times as a cameo ...
Yesterday, the last Die Hard came out in Russian hire: A Good Day to Die (2013) with him in the title role. Despite negative criticism, he is ready to "organize"…

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