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||[Sep. 12th, 2004|02:02 pm]
Entertainment today :) |
1. The Pet Shop Boys will unveil their new soundtrack to the 1925 film
Battleship Potemkin at a "unique" free concert in London's Trafalgar
Square on Sunday.
The pop duo will perform the soundtrack with the Dresden Sinfoniker orchestra to accompany a screening of the film.
2. Not since Battleship Potemkin
Home-made movies are beginning to attract big audiences again
again Russia is fighting off an invasion from the West. But this time
the battle is taking place in the country's cinemas. Until recently,
Russia's highest-grossing film was “The Return of the King”, the third
instalment in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. But this month that
record was broken by a local blockbuster: “Night Watch” has earned
around $15m since it opened in mid-July. read more...
I am personally not a fan of the whole "national pride" idea, but I find
it pretty embarrassing that with their great traditions of high-quality
film-making, they have to imitate Hollywood and proudly produce their
and at the same time the Pet Shop Boys are drawing new interest to the
old Russian classic. and I bet a lot of russians will be pretty unhappy
about this too...
So... any thoughts, anyone?