BREAKING THE FOURTH WALL

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) - directed by Peter R. Hunt. Starring George Lazenby, Diana Rigg and Telly Savalas.

Context: Lazenby, who played James Bond after Sean Connery, makes this remark after a woman flees from the scene. The comment is a wink at Bond’s reputation as a ladies man, with the cheeky inference that it’s odd for a woman to be running away from Bond instead of towards him.

The Fictional Places That Attract Real-Life Tourists

In the new April issue of the The Atlantic, Adam Doster tells the story of the real-life Field of Dreams that turned Dyersville, Iowa into a worldwide tourist destination after the movie became an unlikely Hollywood hit. When new owners bought the field and the adjoining farm in 2011 and announced ambitious plans to develop a multi-field sports complex, the field stopped being so dreamy and started dividing the town politically. But the Field of Dreams is hardly the first fictional setting to draw visitors to its real-life location—here are seven others from around the world.

Read more. [Image: Kevin Wolf/AP]

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