All posts tagged: Films

Wanderlust Films: Moonrise Kingdom

If you are looking for a cool movie to watch, may I suggest Moonrise Kingdom Sure it’s super quirky, but that’s what makes this little film a delight! Seriously, the movie is pure magic! 🙂 Moonrise Kingdom has it all: Epic Cast Wicked Acting Great Soundtrack Awesome Storyline Tons of memorable quotes you are gonna wanna write down Beautiful unexpected surprises A special love story Tons of Adventure & Fun Simplicity & color Yellow is everywhere! 🙂 In fact, I would go as far to say, that if you don’t like this Film, we are not gonna be friends 🙂 So what are you waiting for? Go pop some popcorn, get cozy & start watching!

International Short Film Festival of Cyprus

Last night I attended the 7th & final Closing Night of the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus. I gotta admit that the weekend films rocked compared to the weekday screenings which were more of a snoozefest. In my opinion the best movie nights were: 11th October Saturday, 12th October Sunday & finally 17th October Friday. I can honestly say that I enjoyed ALL of the films from last night’s screenings. I cannot possibly pick a favorite, but I will blog about them all. Let’s start with a movie that brought tears and laughter to my eyes: The movie feature a heavy Irish accent so it might be a bit hard to understand bits & pieces. I assure you that this film is way funnier with subtitles, but unfortunately the link above doesn’t feature subs. I hope you enjoy it nevertheless 🙂

The World’s Best Cities for Arts and Culture Lovers

According to Condé Nast Traveler readers these are the World’s Best Cities for Arts and Culture Lovers. Siena, Italy Paris, France Readers’ rating: 93.2 (tie) Siena is legendary for the Piazza del Campo, the city’s central square that has remained largely unchanged since the 13th century. A wealth of Renaissance artworks can be viewed in the city’s numerous churches. The crown jewel is Siena Cathedral, which houses pieces by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Bernini. Hemingway famously called Paris “a moveable feast” for its tendency to stick with you long after you’ve left. Paris has more than 150 museums. The Louvre alone boasts 70,000 masterworks, including The Mona Lisa and Winged Victory of Samothrace. Paris is also a haven for literary giants, from Frenchmen like Voltaire, Hugo, and Balzac to expats like Stein and Hemingway. Parisian architecture is peerless, encompassing towering Gothic cathedrals such as Notre Dame and Sainte-Chapelle, plus Art Nouveau head-turners like Castel Beranger. Venice, Italy Rome, Italy Readers’ rating: 93.3 (tie) Nowhere else on earth is quite like Venice—a town built on water, accessible only …

International Short Film Festival of Cyprus

My favorite competing movies from last night were: Butter Lamp, Hu Wei (China, France) 16 min Notes on Blindness, Peter Middleton, James Spinney (USA, UK, Australia) 13 min Not Now, Myrsini Aristidou (Cyprus, USA) 8 min I couldn’t find the trailer or the movie for this one. This is so far in my opinion the best movie of the National Competition part.

International Short Film Festival of Cyprus

Last night I attended the 2nd night of the film screenings, and I really enjoyed myself yet again. Here are the 2 short films from Night 1 and Night 2 that I enjoyed that are not in the competition. Castello Cavalcanti by Wes Anderson (USA/Italy) 8 min Nashorn im Galopp by Erik Schmitt (Germany) 15 min I couldn’t find the full movie, but if you do please let me know as I loved this movie!