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Did you notice the Irony? (18) Leonardo DiCaprio

The guy who died because his ship hit an iceberg resurfaces 17 years later to urge the UN General Assembly to adopt policies that would stop the melting of icebergs. (auf Deutsch)

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Crossing the border from England to Scotland

(Zur deutschen Fassung.)

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Richard Kiel, 1939-2014

And I thought Jaws was indestructible. If you have more time, another James Bond fan put together this compilation:

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Video Blog: Bank Robbery in Tirana

Walking around Tirana one beautiful afternoon, minding my own business and not suspecting anything evil, I spotted these armed men in front of a bank. Quite obviously a bank robbery was in progress. In broad daylight. On the main boulevard of Tirana. … Continue reading

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Is the Cinema still open?

Sometimes, the sign for a place already gives me the feeling that the place might no longer exist. (Photographed at Matera in Italy.)

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The most important moment in the history of cinema

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Film Review: “Argo”

When I was in prison in Iran in 2009, I was hoping for somebody like Tony Mendez to burst open the door to my cell and to whisk me to a waiting helicopter. Except that I hadn’t heard of him at the … Continue reading

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