Seminar about Hollywood and the USSR

Until the early 1950s, science fiction was considered a child's business in Hollywood. No studio will release an A-picture based on sci-fi material. But after World War II, everything changed dramatically - and you will find out why. Using classic films like ...

Top 25 places to visit in Los Angeles

Los Angeles in Southern California is a unique city that is known as the center of the world's filmmaking. However, in addition to the already iconic Hollywood sign and the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, there is a lot to see in the city. Here is a list of 25 places compiled by The Crazy Tourist, ...

'Left to conquer Hollywood': Russian actors who failed in the USA

Since the times of the USSR, actors have wanted to become famous not only at home, but also abroad. Most people had a cherished dream about Hollywood. Many wanted to poison themselves in the footsteps of Savely Kramarov, who was one of the first to conquer the United States. What are the modern actors ...

The most successful Ukrainian woman in Hollywood: what connects a Kiev woman with Al Pacino, De Niro and Jolie

A special screening of the film Let It Snow took place at the 49th Molodist International Festival. The main role was played by Ivanna Sakhno, who is called “the most successful Ukrainian woman in Hollywood”. The actress attended the film festival as a star guest and also as a member of the jury of an international competition. Writes about this ...

Pretending to be a Russian prince: how an immigrant from Russia became the 'Emperor of Hollywood'

In Hollywood, Michael Romanoff was enthusiastically called the "emperor." However, he received this title from the best people in the American film industry only in the second half of his life, when at the end of 1939 he opened Romanoff's restaurant in Los Angeles (California), which quickly turned into a real Mecca of the creative intelligentsia. More details about the life of Romanoff told ...

'The main Russian' in Hollywood: how a Ukrainian became a sought-after actor in the USA

The series "Friends", the films "Double", "Mission Impossible" and more. Ukrainian Ilya Volokh starred in such famous films. He was able to achieve what the thousands of young actors who come to Hollywood every year dream of. The Voice of America edition told about the actor's life. ...

Market in Hollywood

Los Angeles hosts one of the largest farmers' markets in the city every Sunday. Here you will find a wide selection of fresh produce from local vendors as well as unique items created by Los Angeles artisans. In addition, guests can enjoy entertainment, delicious treats and drinks.

Famous immigrants: Hollywood stars we mistakenly think are Americans

You will be surprised, but many of our favorite Hollywood actors are actually immigrants, writes the author of the PRO LIFE blog on Yandex.Zen. When we watch an American film or TV series, we usually assume that all the actors in them are actually from the United States. But…

Hollywood Tour

Во время тура по Голливуду вы вернетесь в 1880-е, когда это название впервые появилось на картах, а затем узнаете, как и почему начинающая киноиндустрия впервые переехала в этот небольшой фермерский городок в начале ХХ века. Прогуливаясь по улицам Голливуда, вы…

The story of Oscar Schindler: a spy, an SS man, a drinking companion of Soviet soldiers and the righteous man of the world

He was born 112 years ago. Abwehr spy, SS man, drinking companion of Soviet soldiers, unfaithful husband and righteous man of the world - all this is one person, Oskar Schindler. His life story was told by the magazine Takie Dela. The world learned about this story by chance - because ...

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