Posts Tagged ‘ Europe ’

Nightwish – ‘Imaginaerum’: A Review

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December 29, 2011
Nightwish - Imaginaerum

If you like a sound like Roxette on steroids, give the new release from Nightwish ‘Imaginaerum’ a try. Europe seems willing to take more of a musical chance than the USA. The group is from Kitee, Finland. Nightwish is a hidden gem, indeed. “Taikatalvi” is a nice introduction to this release. It feels somewhat...
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Boris Damast’s Production of ‘Vivaldi’ to Star Max Irons and Claire Foy

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May 28, 2011
Max Irons - Vivaldi

Boris Damast’s upcoming epic historical drama will begin filming in September this year across various locations in Europe, including Hungary, Bruges, Germany, and Venice. British actors Max Irons and Claire Foy are lined up for the leading roles. The film will be based on the true story of the genius Italian priest and composer, Antonio...
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Tetsuya Nakashima’s ‘Confessions’

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May 6, 2011
Confessions - movie - film

By Larry McCloskey Confessions (告白 Kokuhaku) is another example to the world that the Far East has taken revenge cinema to a whole new level over the past decade. Following in the elaborate vengeful footsteps of Park Chan-Wook’s Vengeance Trilogy, Confessions sees a teacher exact her punishment on the two pupils responsible for the death of...
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Mike and The Mechanics Release ‘The Road’: A Review

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April 28, 2011
Mike + the Mechanics - The Road

With two new vocalists, UK’s R&B vocal sensation Andrew Roachford and Canadian-born (now residing in the UK) Tim Howar, there is a fresh new sound for Mike + The Mechanics. ”Background Noise” starts things off with a silky smooth vocal delivery. Excellent guitar playing begins here and is found on several tracks. “Heaven Doesn’t Care” starts...
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Why Spain is so Appealing to International Filmmakers

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March 6, 2011
Why Spain is so Appealing to International Filmmakers

Imagine a country with attractive private finance, excellent facilities and locations, some of the hottest filmmaking talent in the world, along with generous national and regional subsidies. Well there’s no need to imagine, all this currently exists in Spain. Denis Pedregosa, vice president of productions at Kanzaman films said, “International producers that come and...
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