Oscar: forecasts and scandals
Already this Sunday in Los Angeles, the winners of the main cinema award will be announced. Some directors, screenwriters and actors will make fiery speeches and receive well-deserved figurines, while…

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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…

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Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
Exactly 31 years ago he was gone. A classic of the genre is a psychological thriller, he was madly in love with traveling, going to wrestling and symphony concerts in…

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real man orchestra

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

Women Gerard Depardieu
The most charming hero of French cinema, a charming lover of wine, gastronomy and just a good life, Gerard Depardieu celebrates his birthday tomorrow. No one will call his beauty…

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Laugh a la francaise: five French comedies
Yesterday, fans of French cinema celebrated the birthday of a remarkable actor who played many memorable roles - Andre Robert Rembour, better known under the pseudonym Bourville. Therefore, when not…

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Laugh a la francaise: five French comedies
Yesterday, fans of French cinema celebrated the birthday of a remarkable actor who played many memorable roles - Andre Robert Rembour, better known under the pseudonym Bourville. Therefore, when not…

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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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