“La 3ème Scène”, Opéra de Paris’ new online project

The Paris Opera is one of the oldest opera production companies  – its founding date of 1669 (!) -, and presents its productions in two places: the Palais Garnier (ballet) and Opéra Bastille (operas). Recently they launched a virtual project to expand the art scene, inviting artists to create original content to be displayed on the internet. According to the manifesto published on their website: Continue Reading

Film review: “Crazy, Stupid, Love”

Crazy, Stupid, Love is one of those full of characters romantic comedies that are connected at some point. But unlike many others, it isn’t neither boring nor confusing. Cal (Steve Carell) is a middle-aged man, married for 25 years with his Emily (Julianne Moore, beautiful as always), and is surprised when she asks for divorce. He then goes on a search for his “manhood”, which he thinks is lost in a settled marriage. He gets the help of Jacob (played by Ryan Gosling – no comments!), a true ladies’ man.crazy stupid love

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Film review: “Avengers: Age of Ultron”

Avengers: Age of Ultron is the sequel of the Avengers, a film that brings together the Marvel superheroes on a mission to save the world. This time, Tony Stark (Iron Man) and Bruce Banner (Hulk), create a robot (Ultron) with artificial intelligence to serve in peacekeeping missions, but the project does not go as expected and Ultron decides to destroy the world. Then the heroes must race against time to prevent it. Technically speaking, everything is perfect: the special effects, the soundtrack, the sound, the plans, and the well-directed action sequences. But the script though is lacking something. It gives several tips about the heroes’ past lives, but it doesn’t develop anything. Several times things are left unexplained, leaving to the audience the job to find the reasons.age-of-ultron

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