To the most terrible war film - 55 years

To the most terrible war film - 55 yearsToday marks the 55th anniversary of the film by Mikhail Kalatozov's "the cranes are Flying". The painting, which is called the most terrifying film about the war, although on the screen it sounds just one shot, was released on 12 October 1957.Picture not immediately appreciated. Critics after its release on the screens erupted with a barrage of scathing reviews. However, the film was evaluated by the jury of many international festivals. Film won numerous international awards, including top prize at the Cannes film festival (no Soviet feature film to do it and failed).Many filmmakers believe this film is a milestone in the history of art, such as film Director Sergei Solovyov. "It all started with the film "the cranes are Flying". Читать полностью -->

From the gallery in new York stole a painting of Dali

From the gallery in new York stole a painting of DaliFrom the new York art gallery in Manhattan stolen painting by the great Spanish painter Salvador Dali "don Juan Tenorio". The canvas is worth 150 thousand dollars in valuables from the gallery in rush hour.The incident occurred last Tuesday, however it became known of it just now. The first of the abduction of the picture found out the owner of an art gallery on Madison Avenue Adam Lindeman, he immediately informed the police.Interestingly, the art thief managed to bring out of the hall on the third floor right at the rush hour in the presence of a guard. A young man walked up to the painting and asked permission to photograph it. The guard refused and was forced to immediately distracted by another customer. The thief seized the moment to put the painting in a shopping bag and fled the scene.However, the thief was clearly recorded by surveillance cameras. Читать полностью -->

Published unknown story Fitzgerald

Published unknown story FitzgeraldThe New Yorker has published a previously unreleased short story by Francis Scott Fitzgerald Thank You for the Light ("light"). The unknown story of the author of "the Great Gatsby" can be read here.A little story about the smoker and the priest was written in 1936, when Fitzgerald, for whom the publication of short stories in magazines was an important source of income, suggested that the text in The New Yorker, but the journal refused to print it. According to The Huffington Post, The New Yorker felt that the story was weird and totally not associated with the writer.After more than 75 years The New Yorker decided to reform and have used again the suggestion. The manuscript was found by the heirs of the writer who was going through his papers, then put them up for auction Sotheby-s. This year, The New Yorker has offered to print the story a specialist on the works of Fitzgerald, editor James West (James West).The main character of the story Fitzgerald is Mrs. Hanson, a woman of 40, the owner of the company for the sale of corsets and belts. Читать полностью -->

Handball player of the national team of Italy has committed suicide

Handball player of the national team of Italy has committed suicideItalian handball player from the national team 24-year-old Alessio Bisori committed suicide. As reported by Corriere dello Sport, the athlete caught on Sunday by a train at the Central station of Bologna. The hotel Bisori left a suicide note in which he asked forgiveness from loved ones.The player was heading to the South of the country, where he was to participate from 8 to 10 June in the qualifying tournament for the European championship. In total Bisori 54 times played for the national team. He was considered to be effective promising player. According to a former coach Bisori Giuseppe Tedesco, the reasons for this desperate step was unclear."He feared nothing. Читать полностью -->

Gerard Butler will star in the prequel `300 Spartans`

Gerard Butler will star in the prequel `300 Spartans`Gerard Butler will star in the prequel to "300" called "300: the Battle of Artemisia". This is the actor himself told in an interview with MTV."They've already started filming, and I wish them all the best. But I'm not doing that. Unfortunately, it's not mine," he said, without specifying the reasons for my resignation.Recall that, as in the case with the first part, the plot is based on a graphic novel by Frank Miller. It will be built, in addition to the Persian king Xerxes, around a prophetess-Artemisia and Greek commander Themistocles. The action will take place 10 years before the battle of Thermopylae gorge.In the prequel will star Eva green, Sullivan Stapleton, Rodrigo Santoro, and other actors.The film will be released on 2 August 2013. Читать полностью -->

In the shortlist for the `Booker` was the winner of the award

In the shortlist for the `Booker` was the winner of the awardTuesday,September 11, organizers of the British literary prize "Russian Booker" announced the finalists who will compete for the award. The shortlist is published on the official website of the award.So, the six finalists, chosen from 12 authors long list, was a British writer Hilary Mantel, who's already won the "Booker" in 2009 for his novel about Thomas Cromwell, "Wolf hall (Wolf Hall). In 2012 were nominated work of Bring up the Bodies (can be translated as "Make body"), which is the sequel to "Wolf hall".The award also nominated the well-known novelist and journalist will Self's work with "Parasol" (Umbrella), a young writer Alison Moore's debut novel "Mayak" (Lighthouse), the writer of Malaysian origin tan Twan eng with the novel "the Garden of evening mists The Garden of Evening Mists). In addition, the "Booker" nominated book writer Deborah levy's "Swimming home" (Swimming Home), as well as the novel "Narcopolis" (Narcopolis) JIT Tile.The winner will be announced on 12 October, will receive a cash prize in the amount of 50 thousand pounds sterling. The prize may also be awarded writers from member countries of the Commonwealth of Nations, as well as citizens of Ireland and Zimbabwe. In addition, every two years, is awarded the international "Booker".Last year the British award winner was Julian Barnes, who won the novel "a presentiment of the end". Читать полностью -->

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