Dec 26, 2010

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Fashion Made Famous by Movies

We all know that in the world of advertising you have to be one step ahead all the way and must use every trick in the book to help sell whatever you are advertising, it’s no good just sitting on your laurels and hoping for the best or thinking that people will be so taken with your product that it will just fly off the shelves.So you need to get either someone famous on board that loves your product and is willing to endorse it. Or even better give it away to TV shows or movies to use on set as props, yes it will cost you a few of the products but it is free advertising and if it turns out to be a big hit (like Sex and the City) you are on to an absolute winner, because the general public and celebrities will be falling over themselves trying to get some of what you are selling.

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Sex in the City is a fashion trend all of it’s own, everyone who is a big fan and even celebrities want to look just like the girls Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda and it’s set to continue for a while with the recent release of Sex in the City 2.

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Sex and the City is one of the best places at the moment to show off your fashion if you really want to be noticed as a designer, The girls on the show including Sarah Jessica Parker are constantly parading themselves around town in sexy high end fashion. Jimmy Choo is one of the biggest successes to date, with everyone wanting those awesome shoes, celebrities go absolutely mad for them.

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Sarah Jessica Parker also has her own fragrance called Lovely, which of course has also been a big hit all over the world, which has been aided by the massive success on Sex in the City..

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The movie Dukes of Hazard with hotty Jessica Simpson as Daisy Duke, set off a trend of wearing cut off denim shorts and tight t-shirts with cowboy boots. The shorts she actually wore in the movie were made from cutting the legs off Lucky brand jeans and shops all over America reported a jump in sales of both denim shorts and cowboy boots

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Flashdance the 1983 movie with Jennifer Beals, who starred as a steel worker by day and a dancer by night, set the trend of wearing leg warmers and oversized off the shoulder grey sweatshirts, the teens in America went absolutely mad for these Fashion accessories after it was released, so along with the movie being a big hit, so was the Fashion.

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The 1985 movie Desperately Seeking Susan and of course Madonna were responsible for a whole host of fashion crazes in the mid 80’s. Ray Ban’s saw a massive rise in there sales of sunglasses just after the film was released in American cinema’s. But Madonna in the movie was really trend setting in this film, as countless female fans rushed out to buy clothes and

accessories just like the ones she wore in the movie, like fingerless lace gloves, the rhinestone boots, the necklaces and even going as far as getting their hair cut and streaked just like hers.

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The movie Top Gun which was a massive hit in 1986 and really couldn’t have got many more famous faces in it if they had tried. The cast included Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside, Tim Robbins and Meg Ryan. There is no way it was gonna fail, so it was very clever or just very lucky of Ray Ban to get them onto the film set as props, these Aviator sun glasses literally flew off the shelves after Top Gun was released.

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The new 3-D movies are stirring up a storm with eyewear manufacturers like Oakley and fashion houses like Gucci. They are all jumping on the band wagon at the moment, rushing to manufacture lines of 3-D glasses, starting at a massive $95 a pop. This is about 10 times the price of them in the cinema’s.

They are set to be a huge hit, as demand for 3-D specs skyrocket with the release of all these 3-D movies like Tron : Legacy, Avatar and The Chronicles of Narnia :The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. And it’s only going to get bigger and better, with news that there are another 30 3-D movies scheduled to be released next year.

I’m off out tonight so better get ready, big girly night out, so lots of mascara and lip gloss required. Bring on the cocktails and dancing !!

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Dec 18, 2010

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Interesting Facts About The Movie Home Alone

“Home Alone”- one of the best Christmas movies of all time.I suggest to get acquainted with an interesting collection of facts about the movie “Home Alone”.

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Legend has it that Elvis Presley, who died in 1977, played a cameo in the film.Many of those who believe that the King is alive, convinced that the bearded man who stands behind Kevin’s mom is Elvis.

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In the scene with a tarantula actor agreed to play only one take. He was supposed to depict the face and scream of fear, but without sound, since sound could scare the spider. Creek was recorded later.

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John Candy starred in the movie only one day. All episodes with him were withdrawn for 23 hours of continuous shooting.

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Kevin reads the magazine Playboy, where Miss July Erika Eleniak Maia, who starred in Baywatch

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On the pictures you found Kevin in the box at the Buzz, supposedly his girl. In fact, in pictures the boy, who was styled as a girl. Chris Columbus thought that making fun of a girl in such a way – not good.

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The concept of the movie Home Alone was born thanks to a scene from the movie “Uncle Buck”starring Culkin

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Film about gangsters Angels with Dirty Souls  does not exist. It was filmed specifically for the Home Alone. By the way continued in Home Alone 2 also from a nonexistent film.

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Terrible effect stove in the basement was made by two guys with fishing line and a flashlight.

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Robert De Niro turned down the offer to play the role of Harry.

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Dictaphone Tolkboy Talkboy, which uses Kevin was a concept model and in reality does not exist. But by popular demand movie fans, this model went on sale.

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In this scene, Joe Pesci bites finger Calkin. He finds it really bit and Calkin scars.

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Chris Columbus took in some scenes of his family. So his wife, Monica Devereux Columbus played a stewardess, who tells Kate about the fact that their home phone is not answered. His father in law played a police officer who radioed requests to Mack Kalistery re-counted their children. Also in the film you can see Columbus mother in law along with his then baby daughter Eleanor (the camera passes by them in the air show, when there include senior Mack Kalistery).

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On the role of Peter Mc Callister (John Heard) tried such venerable actors as Martin Sheen, Michael Douglas, Dan Aykroyd, Tom Skerritt, Bill Murray, James Belushi, Chevy Chase, Tom Hanks, Sean Penn, Rick Moranis, and even celebrities such as Harrison Ford, John Travolta, Mel Gibson, Sylvester Stallone and Jack Nicholson.On the role of Kate Mc Callister (Catherine O’Hara) a list of contestants was also impressive: Sigourney Weaver, Diane Keaton, Holly Hunter, Jodie Foster, Glenn Close, Jamie Lee Curtis, Stockard Channing, Carrie Fisher, Kelly McGillis, Linda Hamilton, Helen Hunt, Laura Dern, Anjelica Huston, Sharon Stone, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Daryl Hannah, Debra Winger, and Annie Potts.Dom Mc Callister is located at 671 Lincoln Avenue in the village of Winnetka to Chicago.In the film, from its interior were filmed in kitchen, grand foyer with grand staircase, a cellar and a few rooms on the first floor.Dining room and all the other rooms are decorations. Private property, in August 2008 is worth about 2.3 million dollarsWas built in 1920, has 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bath, Equipped attic, fireplace, separate double garage and conservatory.Was bought by a family on Dec. 15, 1988, which owns it today.Contributed to the tourist attractions of the list of Illinois, is a kind of slogan, “How to take your home into a movie.””Treehouse” was shot in the back yard of this house, but he was built for the filming and so it no longer exists.The church, in which Kevin meets up with old Marley was shot in a double version: the outside – it’s Grace Episcopal Church at 924 Lake Street in Oak Park, Illinois, and inside – schools Hiven Midel at 2417 Prairie Avenue in Ivanstone.The official emblem of the movie, Kevin, in a scream clamping hands to her face, was based on a painting by Edvard Munch “Scream.”

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In the movie “Dogma” muse Serendipity (Salma Hayek) states that “19 of the 20 highest-grossing films century – is my job.20th was about the boy.He was alone at home, burglars broke, and he overcame them.But it’s not my project. Somebody sold his soul to the devil, to earn money this s*it. “

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Nov 22, 2010

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The best Upcoming Movies For December 2010

Selected films that are waiting for output to the screen in December. We hope that you are fan of the good movies, because, december is full of good premiers.

1. «Black Swan»

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Cast: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis.
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Planned date of premiere: December 3.

Ambitious young dancer (Natalie Portman) gets a major role in the production of “Swan Lake” but at the last moment, she is forced to fight for that right with a dangerous rival (Mila Kunis).

2. «I Love You Phillip Morris»

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Cast: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor Rodrigo Santoro.
Directed by: Glen Fikarra John River.
Planned date of premiere: December 3.

Jim Carrey plays a married police officer, who understands what is gay. Jailed for fraud, he falls in love with his cellmate Phillip Morris (Ewan McGregor) and ready for anything, just to be with him.

3. «All Good Things»

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Cast: Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst.
Directed by: Andrew Dzhareki.
Planned date of premiere: December 3.

Inspired by the real murde* of millionaire Robert Durst. He tells us the story of a family obsession, love and de*th …

4. «The Tourist»

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Cast: Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp.
Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.
Planned date of premiere: December 10.

American tourist (Johnny Depp), Europe is caught in a whirlwind romance with a mysterious woman (Angelina Jolie). The game of cat and mouse, as it turned out to be an unknown but deadly enemies.

5. «The Tempest»

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Cast: Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, David Strathairn, Djimon Hounsou, Russell Brand.
Director: Julie Taymor.
Planned date of premiere: December 10.

The film is based on similar work of Shakespeare and combines different genres, like comedy, drama and fantasy. Prosper (Helen Mirren) and his 4-year-old daughter (Felicity Jones) are on the island, along with the monster Caliban (Djimon Hounsou). Ultimately, a woman seeks to avenge his brother, who left her there.

6. «Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader»

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Cast: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Liam Neeson and Simon Pegg.
Director: Michael Apted.
Planned date of premiere: December 10.

3-D film adaptation of the fifth book of the series “The Chronicles of Narnia.” Is a continuation of the movie Prince Caspian, where the protagonist, along with Lucy, Edmund and Eustace’s cousin started searching the seven lost lords of the earth.

7. «The Fighter»

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Cast: Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg.
Director: David O. Russell.
Planned date of premiere: December 10.

Mark Wahlberg plays the role of a promising professional boxer, who was coached by his brother (Christian Bale). Once the boxer was a victim of drugs and crime world….

8. «Tron: Legacy»

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Cast: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund.
Director: Joseph Kosinski.
Planned date of premiere: December 17.

This picture, which is charged in 3-D, is the sequel to 1982 «Tron». Now a grown son Kevin Flynn, initiate an investigation of the mysterious disappearance of his father 20 years ago, and is caught up in the same world of videogames.

9. «Yogi Bear»

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Cast: Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Kristin Taylor.
Director: Eric Brevig.
Planned date of premiere: December 17.

The famous bear Dzhellistounskogo Park (voiced by Dan Aykroyd) is the main protagonist of this wonderful animated film in 3-D. Justin Timberlake voiced little buddy Yogi – Boo Boo.

10. «Little Fockers»

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Cast: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson.
Director: Paul Weitz.
Planned date of premiere: December 22.

Alarmed by-law, Jack (Robert De Niro) is staying in the family Fockers, celebrating the birthday of their twins, as well as checking his son-Greg (Ben Stiller).

11. «Somewhere»

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Cast: Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning, Benicio Del Toro.
Director: Sofia Coppola.
Planned date of premiere: December 22.

The life of a Hollywood bad guy (Stephen Dorff) is changing dramatically with the unexpected arrival of his eleven-year-daughter (Elle Fanning).

12. «Country Strong»

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Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Garrett Hedlund, Leighton Meester.
Directed by: Shana Fest.
Planned date of premiere: December 22.

The former country music star (Gwyneth Paltrow) is sent on his first tour, after a long hiatus. The love triangle between her husband and executor, who serves on her opening act, can destroy everything.

13. «Gulliver’s Travels»

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Cast: Jack Black, Emily Blunt, Jason Siegel, Amanda Peet.
Director: Rob Letterman.
Planned date of premiere: December 22.

Jack Black plays the role of a man who turns out to be a giant among the tiny people on a desert island Liliputov14. «True Grit» (Iron Grip)
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Haley Steynfild, Josh Brolin, Matt Damon.
Director: Joel and Ethan Coen.
Planned date of premiere: December 25.

Coen Brothers remake of the famous western John Wayne in 1969. 14-year-old girl hires a U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridge) to track down the man who killed her father.

14. «True Grit»

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Cast: Jeff Bridges, Haley Steynfild, Josh Brolin, Matt Damon.
Director: Joel and Ethan Coen.
Planned date of premiere: December 25.

Coen Brothers remake of the famous western John Wayne in 1969. 14-year-old girl hires a U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridge) to track down the man who killed her father.

15. «Blue Valentine»

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Cast: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams.
Directed by: Derek Kyanfrans.
Planned date of premiere: December 31.

It is a romantic drama about the relationship of the couple, which gained the status of 18 years, due to saturation in the picture of frank s*x scenes.

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Nov 20, 2010

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Actors And Directors

Latest issue of Vanity Fair graced us with excellent photoshoot wonderful photographer Annie Leibovitz. Actors and directors.  A film director is a person who directs the actors and crew in the making of a film. They control a film’s artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the technical crew and actors.  Film directors are responsible for overseeing creative aspects of a film under the film producer. They often develop the vision for a film and carry the vision out, deciding how the film should look. They are responsible for turning the script into a sequences of shots. They also direct what tone it should have and what an audience should gain from the cinematic experience. Directing a film is a kind of storytelling. Film directors are responsible for deciding camera angles, lens effects, lighting, and set design, and will often take part in hiring key crew members. They coordinate the actors’ moves and also may be involved in the writing, financing, and editing of a film.

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Nov 10, 2010

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Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA

The famous Universal Studios in Los Angeles, one of them and one of those that opened their doors to tourists to those imbued with the spirit of cinema U.S., recalled their favorite movies. Today, we are there and walk along with LJ-blogger. From Hollywood to Universal City to go 10-15 minutes, most important not to miss a turn from the highway. Parking as usual fee, something around 15 dollars.Universal City is something average, between the city and Disneyland. A lot of different shops with tourist merchandise, souvenirs and other stuff. So many beautifully decorated windows in the style of various films and cartoons.

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Oct 19, 2010

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Pokemon Girls (and some guys)

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Pokémon  is a media franchise published and owned by the video game company Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1996. Originally released as a pair of interlinkable Game Boy role-playing video games, Pokémon has since become the second most successful and lucrative video game-based media franchise in the world, behind only Nintendo’s own Mario series. Pokémon properties have since been merchandised into anime, manga, trading cards, toys, books, and other media. The franchise celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2006,  and as of 28 May 2010 (2010 -05-28), cumulative sales of the video games (including home console versions, such as the “Pikachu” Nintendo 64) have reached more than 200 million copies.

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Oct 7, 2010

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The Best of Friends Mistakes

Friends used to be one of everyone’s favorite TV series. Let’s take a look at the best mistakes that were made during the lifetime of the show. Friends is an American sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004. The series revolves around a group of friends in the borough of Manhattan, New York City. The series was produced by Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. The original executive producers were Crane, Kauffman and Kevin S. Bright, with numerous others being promoted in later seasons.Kauffman and Crane began developing Friends under the title Insomnia Cafe in November/December 1993. They presented the idea to Bright, with whom they had previously worked, and together they pitched a seven-page treatment of the series to NBC. After several script rewrites and changes, including a second title change to Friends Like Us, the series was finally named Friends and premiered on NBC’s coveted Thursday 8:30 pm timeslot. Filming for the series took place at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California in front of a live studio audience. After ten seasons on the network, the series finale was promoted by NBC, and viewing parties were organized around the U.S. The series finale (the 236th episode), airing on May 6, 2004, was watched by 52.5 million American viewers, making it the fourth most-watched series finale in television history and the most watched episode of the decade.

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