A Half Century of Sitges’ Fantasy Film Fest

October 5, 2017 - Sin comentarios

  Catalonia's iconic holiday city by the sea, just 45 minutes south of Barcelona, is known for its sun, sand, and quaint whitewashed architecture. But Sitges has also developed quite a festival scene, and the doyen of said scene reache...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Turin!

September 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Toni del Popolo If you're an aficionado of vintage European films, thrillers, or cheesy horror, you may know the work of director Dario Argento. Now aged 76, especially in the 1970s and 1980s, Argento was a maestro of the macabre, called "the Italia...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Dominican Republic!

September 28, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Mariordo Thanks to both its appealingly tropical Caribbean and Spanish colonial vibes, the Dominican Republic has had a long history on the silver screen, both playing itself but more often playing other places both real and imagined. First the rea...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Rio!

September 8, 2017 - 1 comentario

Marinelson Almeida Despite Brazil's current crisis, visiting Rio de Janeiro remains an amazing experience, thanks to its setting, its attractions, its traditions, and its overall vibe. It's a mix which has attracted many a filmmaker over the decad...Leer más

News from Peru’s Machu Picchu Visitors Need to Know

July 13, 2017 - Sin comentarios

    ustung One of the world’s most romantic and dramatic ancient archaeological sites, Peru’s spectacular “lost city of the Incas” up in the Andes a three-hour train ride from Cuzco, Machu Picchu has become so popular that in effect it’s...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Shanghai!

October 19, 2016 - Sin comentarios

 photo | Josh/flickr Back in the mid-1980s, when actor Christian Bale was very young, Steven Spielberg cast him to star in Empire of the Sun - and what a performance it turned out to be. It's an early example of the increasing number films set ...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Tokyo!

July 26, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo: Sakarin Sawasdinaka The pink wig...the oddball dialongue. The feeling of being alone and lost amid so many people. More than a few movie fans think of Sofia Coppola's Lost In Translation when we think of Tokyo. And of course the Land of the...Leer más

Puerto Vallarta, Hollywood’s Favourite Mexican City

May 18, 2016 - Sin comentarios

In many ways, I’ve always felt that for holidaymakers, this Pacific-Coast city of 203,000 and its environs – one of Mexico’s original resort meccas – may well be the closest thing this country has to offer to “the complete package”, f...Leer más

Peru’s Mighty, Mysterious Nazca Lines

May 13, 2016 - Sin comentarios

In the middle of Peru's parched, dusty Nazca Desert, you'll find one of the world's most fascinating archaeological enigmas: the Nazca Lines. These are ancient geoglyphs located on the Pampas de Jumana between the towns of Nazca and Palpa, a ...Leer más

Cantabria’s Star Turn in the Movies

April 26, 2016 - Sin comentarios

The sometimes moody beauty of this verdant land in Spain’s north has provided many an atmospheric backdrop for films in recent years, especially thanks to director Alejandro Amenábar, who came up here to shoot the likes of the 2015 crime thril...Leer más

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