Coffee shops – where life happens. How are coffee shops so pleasant? It’s the whole atmosphere to them, the chill vibe contrasted with energetic caffeine… People gather at coffee shops for many different reasons from catching up with friends, for a low-key first date, for a business meeting, for alone time without being judged, for doing university homework or freelance work. There are so many different uses for a coffee shop. Continue reading “11 Film and TV Coffee Shops You Can Visit For Real”→
The Oscar nominations are out. I am pretty passionate about films. After all, I did choose to study just that at college. For some reason I feel like this wasn’t a very good year for films though, nor for actors in general.
There were many movies that should’ve been good considering the cast but were really not. Not sure what happened. Nonetheless, I did see some amazing films, which apart from a handful, most didn’t get nominated. Here is my list: Continue reading “My Top 15 Films of 2015”→
Watch this timeless and universal speech from Charlie Chaplin which couldn’t be more relevant today. Taken from his 1940 movie The Great Dictator, Charlie delivers a hair raising and thought-provoking speech that we should all take a moment to take in.
Ever since my first time volunteering at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festivalin Durham, North Carolina I fell in love with documentaries. I used to think they were boring but now I think they’re fascinating. The fact that it’s real people, real events and real places makes these films so interesting.
Two of my favorite things ever are movies and travel. When you put the two together it becomes the best way to use up a few hours of the day, possibly inspiring and changing you forever. After all, I did move abroad to study filmmaking, combining two of my passions!
“For better or for worse, the world of motion pictures has grown extensively within the larger world of so-called realities. But the film world is not foreign to the “real” world — the two are affiliated so intimately that they can be seen essentially to be made of the same fabric. Everyone is, in a sense, an actor and the world has often been compared to the stage by poets and philosophers. In point of fact, much of what passes for “action” in modern life can be called little but “acting,” and so the larger world has little ground to regard only the film world as being imitative. Continue reading “We Are All Actors”→
Actor Robin Williams died this morning in California, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office-Coroner Division and his press representative. He was 63.
“Robin Williams passed away this morning,” rep Mara Buxbaum said in a statement tonight. “He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”
Officials are investigating the circumstances of his death. source
3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ….into 3 beautiful and compelling short films: “Move”, “Eat”, and “Learn”.
Please enjoy these as much as I did! (“Move” is my favorite).