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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Young actors on the stage
Do you know what day will be celebrated tomorrow? World Theater Day. For more than half a century, it has been celebrated under the motto "Theater as a means of…

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Famous films by Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones
Tomorrow is our double birthday, but not simple, but married! One day (well, with a difference of a certain number of years) a man and a woman were born, nowadays…

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stuntman was driving

Very special effects

The jokes that soon computer technology will reach such a level that there will be no need for real actors are still jokes … However, they say, they are less and less laughed by the actors themselves.

But we believe that it is too early for them to worry. Many eminent directors do not trust completely modern technologies and prefer to rely on human genius and skill. It’s hard to believe, but some of the famous movie scenes that, it would seem, impossible to translate into real life, were shot exactly the old fashioned way: with stuntmen, special decorations, props, mock-ups and models.

“The Dark Knight”
The spectacular turning over of the truck actually happened, and even twice.

At first, the crew “trained on cats”, blocking one of the streets of Chicago and attaching a special firecracker to the bottom of the truck, which threw up the back of the car. Continue reading

Famous films by Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones
Tomorrow is our double birthday, but not simple, but married! One day (well, with a difference of a certain number of years) a man and a woman were born, nowadays…

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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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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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Bookshelf. Boris Pasternak. Staging
People capable of the Act live hard, sometimes tragically. But life generously endows them with talent, breadth of soul, courage, humanity .... That was Boris Pasternak, whose birthday will be…

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