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A Video Made from Dance Scenes from Nearly 300 Movies

May cause sudden urge to dance and overwhelming rush of nostalgia. Songs are: 1. Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go 2. Joywave – Tongues 3. Nena – 99 Red Balloons 4. Nena – 99 Luftballons 298 films were used to be exact. For a complete list of every scene/film in the video visit Dancing in Movies on Tumblr. Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/video-made-from-dance-scenes-from-nearly-300-movies/

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This Underwater Dance by Julie Gautier is Simply Beautiful

AMA is a breathtaking short film by Julie Gautier which she describes as: “A film without words that tells a story that everyone can interpret in their own way, according to their own experience, everything is suggested, nothing is imposed. I wanted to put in this film my biggest pain in this world, so that it is not too raw I have coated it with grace, so that it is not too heavy I have dipped it in the water and I dedicate this film to all the women of…

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75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance Routines Ever Was Filmed, Unrehearsed on the First Take

Fred Astaire said it was ‘the greatest dancing he had ever seen on film’. In a dance performance for the ages, the Nicholas Brothers, Fayard (1914–2006) and Harold (1921–2000), dazzled audiences with their acrobatic routine to Cab Calloway’s hit song, Jumpin’ Jive. Not only that, but the routine was unrehearsed and what you see was the first take! [source] The performance was from the 1943 musical film, Stormy Weather. In 2001, Stormy Weather was selected for the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally,…

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10 Old Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Make Cool Again

1. Coming to the door to pick someone up. I think we’ve all had it with the incredibly unromantic “here” text, and meeting up always seems to be more casual and platonic than the alternative. Of course, meeting someone from online or any circumstance like that would probably be the exception to this rule, but generally: the 30 seconds it takes to get out of a car or cab and knock on the door makes a huge difference. 2. Trying to dress really nicely for a date. “Nicely” means different…

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Shock as Bolshoi cancels world premiere of Nureyev ballet

Move comes after outspoken director was questioned in a high-profile criminal investigation that supports claim is politically motivated Russias Bolshoi theatre has announced the cancellation of next weeks world premiere of a ballet about Russian dance legend Rudolf Nureyev, staged by an outspoken director who has been questioned in a high-profile criminal investigation. Nureyev was set to premiere at the Bolshoi on Tuesday in one of the most hotly anticipated stagings of the season. But in a move that has shocked the ballet world, the theatre said the show has…

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