Review of July movie premieres
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…

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Favorite male actors
Why do men love these actors? They starred in their favorite boy films and embodied the ideal of masculinity for children. It is probably hard to find men whose childhood…

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National artist
People's artists - who are they? The names of some are known all over the world, others are known only in our country or in the circle of people of…

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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 week, which was attended by individualists from different countries of Europe. I propose today to arrange my own small festival and recall the most famous Russian solo performances.

The solo performance genre is complicated for any actor. Not everyone will be able to keep the attention of the audience for a long time. In an hour and a half, any monologue becomes boring. Trying to cheer up his speech, the actor can easily fall into vulgarity. In a word, a solo performance is a difficult genre, and only actors with a capital letter can stretch it out. Let’s see who exactly.

Arkady Raikin, miniatures
Then there was no such word. But the variety miniatures of the man-theater of Arkady Raikin, during which he instantly changed images, facial expressions and voice, in my opinion, are very suitable for the definition of a one-man show. Many of Raikin’s miniatures were included in his television play “People and Mannequins.” Continue reading

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…

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The cast, or the role claimed ...
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Innocent Smoktunovsky. Favorite
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