For many a decade, cinema has been playing a vital role in our lives. Besides making ground breaking advances in technology, many movies, over the years have managed to awe us with their brilliant direction and heartwarming performances by the best actors time has to offer. There are any movies that provide us with moments that become part of our memories for a long time.
Christopher Moloney is a journalist who is interested in reliving the moments of famous movies by visiting actual locations of shooting. Carrying pictures of various scenes of the movies, he matches the location in the pictures with the actual ones. One can brand this as nostalgia, but to me, it is a good way of reliving some great moments cinema has given us.
The pictures show shots from almost 50 most famous movies made over the years. Who can forget Home Alone, a comedy film series that catapulted young Macaulay Culkin to stardom, making him the highest paid child actor of the time? The movie gave us many laughs and light hearted moments when young Kevin (Culkin) is left home alone by his parents and some goons, led by Joe Pesci try to trespass his property. Moloney matched a picture from Home Alone 2 where Kevin is walking past a well-known building to the actual building. Ghost Busters is another 1980s supernatural comedy in which a group of ghost fighters try to rid the city of demons. A snapshot of one of the scenes in the movie is also taken to the exact location as part of Moloney’s voyage.
Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore redefined love in 1990 with “Ghost”, a romantic fantasy film in which true loves defies life after death and returns to aid his beloved. A scene from the movie, where Swayze goes to collect $4 million with Whoopi Goldberg also makes it to Moloney’s list.
Modern films like The Dark Knight Rises, I Am Legend, The Hangover 2 and many others are also a part of this project. This activity enables us to look at actual locations of movies that have mesmerized us and also, let’s face it, is fun. Take a look at the pictures and relive moments from your favorite films.