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Chess, Cinema and Painting

Boris Schipkov: KISS 2

"KISS 2" Boris Schipkov, 2012

Boris Schipkov: Fly!

"Fly!" Boris Schipkov, 2012

Boris Schipkov: KISS 1

"KISS 1" Boris Schipkov, 2007

Boris Schipkov: Black Square and White Square

"Black Square and White Square" Boris Schipkov, 2001

Boris Schipkov: Petrov's Defence. Red Knight

"Petrov's Defence. Red Knight" Boris Schipkov, 2001

Pictures © Boris Schipkov

Chess in cinema: "Chess Fever" ("Shakhmatnaya Goryachka", 1925), "Casablanca" (1942), "Sadko" (1952), "The Seventh Seal" (1957), "From Russia With Love" (1963), "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968), "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1968), "Belyy sneg Rossii" (1980), "Blade Runner" (1982), "Knight Moves" (1992), "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994), "Independence Day" (1996), "Lexx" (1997-2002), "The Luzhin Defence" (2000), "Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone" (2001), "Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion" (2006-2008), "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" (2011).

Mona Lisa Chess Superstar and the game of Marcel Duchamp. By Boris Schipkov. 5.03.2012

The best films by Woody Allen IMHO: Hannah and Her Sisters, Love and Death and The Curse of the Jade Scorpion.

The best movies 2000-2010 IMHO: The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

Great anime: Mononoke-hime, Nodame Cantabile, Hikaru no Go, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Suzumiya Haruhi, Kami nomi zo shiru sekai, Clannad, Maho Shojo Madoka Magica, Bakemonogatari.

The film "Leviathan", directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev from Novosibirsk, Siberia, wins the Golden Globe Award 2015! "Leviathan" is the Best Foreign Language Film.

Martin Freeman, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Martin Freeman's autograph (Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit).


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