December 18, 2019

In a new behind-the-scenes video we get a first-hand look at the rigorous training Tom Cruise and the other actors went through to film Top Gun: Maverick. Cruise, never one to shy from adrenaline and danger, (remember when he climbed the world’s tallest building for Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol?), wanted the experience to be as authentic as...

December 17, 2019

It's been 30 years since the release of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, the now beloved comedy starring Alex Winter as Bill S. Preston Esq. and Keanu Reeves as Ted Theodore Logan. Bill and Ted, the seemingly dumb but lovable BFFs set off on a most bodacious adventure through time. Aided by a time traveling phone booth and Rufus, a guide fr...

December 10, 2019

Carnival Row is a master class in world-building brought to life by stunning cinematography, production design and VFX, all perfectly choreographed like a beautiful ballet of mixed artistry.

November 14, 2019

JOKER marks the sixth film Cinematographer Lawrence Sher has worked with director Todd Phillips. Their successful relationship began with THE HANGOVER and, as you will hear in Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe's interview with Sher, has become a critical and valued partnership for both men.

October 31, 2019

With a worldwide box office total of $2.8 billion dollars and counting, Avengers: Endgame is the highest grossing movie of all time. Bringing this universe to life on screen took a team of real-life Avengers. Sarah Mason sits down with Composer Alan Silvestri and Editors, Jeff Ford and Matt Schmidt to discuss their heroics in bringing the Avengers t...

October 2, 2019

Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. This behind-the-scenes featurette details how they pulled off this One-Shot sequence.

October 1, 2019

It's that time again! The best time, if you're anything like me and love Halloween and the entire Fall season. With so much information out there we decided to vet some of the ones that consistently make the top lists to see if they are as good as they say they are. We visited 20 of top rated Haunted Houses in America and narrowed the list d...

July 11, 2019

Never give up, never surrender! The World premiere of Galaxy Quest in Concert is coming to San Diego Comic-Con. Academy Award nominated composer, David Newman conducts the San Diego Symphony performing his fun-loving score.

July 1, 2019

Today Netflix unveiled their exciting San Diego Comic-Con line up.  The global streaming service will host two Hall H panels on Friday, July 19, 2019, in celebration of their highly anticipated new series: The Witcher & The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

The Witcher series is based on the books by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski's and not directly...

June 19, 2019

The Cauldron has announced two new expansions of its fantasy-themed cocktail-making experience, following two successful pop-ups in London and New York City that have welcomed over 100,000 aspiring witches and wizards.  The Magical Experience opens June 28th on Frederick Street in New Town and in July at The Liquor Rooms in Dublin.

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