No city has been the subject of as much obsessive pop-culture attention as New York. Because of its sheer size and cultural influence, New York has been the subject of many different, and often contradictory, portrayals in mass media. From the sophisticated and worldly metropolis seen in many Woody Allen films, to the hellish and chaotic urban jungle depicted in such movies as Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver, New York has served as the backdrop for virtually every conceivable viewpoint on big city life. In the early years of film, New York City was characterized as urbane and sophisticated. Mirco Pasqualini – Italian native living in NY- create a an exhaustive catalogue of New York City’s inhabitants. Scolling the pictures, you have the sensation to see a real movie. “Every life is important, regardless of what you do and who you are! Everyone deserves to be celebrated in this amazing stage that is life. Driven by love and attraction for people and photography, ‘The Cinematic Thief of Life’ is the essence of what I love to do in my spare time. Stealing moments of daily life to transform it into a film frame”- says Mirco in his Facebook page. Here below you can see a small selection of the beautiful shots. It make sense to pay a visit to Mirco’s Facebook page and see the full portfoglio… and of course, remember to to give him a LIKE.