Monthly Archives: August 2012

New York Filming Locations: The Bourne Supremacy (2004) & The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

“Get some rest Pam, you look tired” are the final words uttered over the phone by Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) on 100 minutes to Pamela Landy (Joan Allen) before Moby’s theme tune kicks in and he is seen walking away … Continue reading

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New York Filming Locations: Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961)

The image of Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) in her black evening gown and sunglasses with a pearl necklace around her neck and a coffee and croissant in her hand is an iconic one. In the early moments of ‘Breakfast at … Continue reading

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USA 2012 Pt II: ‘Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark’ Musical

Can’t say I have ever had any desire to see a musical but as I was in New York I thought that attending one was something I should do and for me there was only one choice; Spider-Man the musical. … Continue reading

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USA 2012 Pt I: New York City

New York is the true home of cinema with hundreds and hundreds of movies being filmed  there each and every year so I thought it was about time I try and cover a selected handful of shooting locations from the … Continue reading

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Summer Sonic 2012

This festival took place a week later than usual this year which meant that for the first time since 2005 and 2006 I was able to attend the second day of the event. Despite suffering with quite heavy jet-lag I couldn’t … Continue reading

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TF Film Review: The Bourne Legacy (2012)

So the Bourne franchise continues without the main man himself and the big question is whether or not Jeremy Renner can fill Matt Damon’s shoes! The tagline for this film is ‘there was never just one’ which does sound good … Continue reading

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‘Star Wars: In Concert’ Live In Tokyo

After successfully touring North America and Europe over the last couple of years the ‘Star Wars: In Concert‘ team finally rolled into Tokyo town last night to play a set of dates to the Japanese fans at Tokyo International Forum … Continue reading

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Cycling Down Memory Lane

As a man who likes to combine bicycle rides with photographic journeys I borrowed my dad’s bike way back on Boxing Day morning last year and went on a trip around my hometown of Market Harborough to re-visit all the … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

On the morning of Sunday 7th December 1941 Japan attacked and partially destroyed the American Pacific Fleet which resulted in the United States entering WWII. Of course no review of this film can ever be complete without mentioning the commercial … Continue reading

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Music Videos Filmed In Japan #1 The Killers – ‘Read My Mind’ (2007)

Las Vegas band ‘The Killers‘ are one of my favourite American indie-rock bands with an impressive range of hit singles over the years and an easy-on-the-ear sound which is appealing to many different listener types particularly us British people it … Continue reading

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