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My Night With Robin Williams (a Personal Story from Beyond the Marquee’s own Jon Donahue)

Beyond the Marquee co-founder and web-series host Jon Donahue is no stranger to rubbing elbows with the Hollywood Elite. For over a decade Jon has been a working both in front of and behind the camera with some of tinsel-towns biggest names on such films including Angels and Demons, Saving Mr Banks, Spiderman 3, Star Trek, Cloud […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web-Series (Episode 65) – Rick’s Cafe; Casablanca, Morocco

On this BTM Road Trip segment, we go behind the scenes as Beyond the Marquee senior reporter Jon Donahue takes a day off from acting in the new Tom Tykwer film “A Hologram for the King” (starring Tom Hanks), to interview the owner of the coolest restaurant and piano bar in Casablanca, Morocco. Rick’s Cafe, the mythical saloon from […]

BTM EXCLUSIVE! Will Drew Struzan Paint the ‘Back to the Future: The Musical’ Poster?

With the recent news of a Back to the Future musical opening next year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the popular time-travel trilogy, some fans are eagerly wondering if legendary movie poster artist, Drew Struzan, will be returning to create a painting for the musical production. To have Drew Struzan come out of retirement […]

A Happy 33rd Birthday to POPEYE the Movie!!!

Hard to believe that it was 33 years ago today that the movie ‘Popeye’ was released in theaters. A young actor named Robin Williams, hot off his role as television’s favorite martian, Mork, starred in his first motion picture, along with actress Shelly Duvall. The musical-comedyPopeye, directed by Robert Altman, was based on a classic cartoon and comic series […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web-Series (Episode 57) – Son of Monsterpalooza

If you love Monsters, Aliens, Creatures, Horror, really scary things and live anywhere near Southern Califiornia, then you’ve got to check out the fantastic “Monsterpalooza” conventions produced by Eliot Brodsky. Earlier in October we visited “Son of Monsterpalooza”, the sequel to the biggest event in Burbank back in April, “Monsterpalooza”! It’s here where you can […]

Artist Paul Shipper to Work with BTM on an Exclusive New ‘Cloud Atlas’ Poster Illustration!

It seems to be a common trend nowadays for movie studios to abandon the tried and true techniques of hand-drawn poster ‘art’ to adopt more photographic-based designs put together using graphic design computer software. Avid poster collectors can quickly tell you that almost all movie posters up to and well into the 80’s were illustrated […]

Actor Joe Mantegna Gives “The Wrap Party” a Call…

This past Saturday night, it was time for another edition of the Internet Radio show “The Wrap Party” (sponsored by Beyond the Marquee) This week, host Jon Donahue and fellow partyers: Peter Miller, Allison Diamond & Robert (“HOLES”) Armour, welcomed a call from stage and screen veteran actor Joe Mantegna! There was no shortage of […]

Harrison Ford Introduces BLADE RUNNER at AFI’s 2013 Night at The Movies

Last night saw a star-studded event in Tinsel-Town at the “Target Presents the American Film Institutes (AFI) Night at the Movies” at the famed Arclight Theater in Hollywood. A dozen of Tinsel-Town’s finest were on hand to help introduce and talk about their experiences with the iconic and successful films they were a part of. Among some […]

Listen to In-Studio Guest Daniel Roebuck from this Weekend’s “The Wrap Party”

This past Saturday, Television and Movie Actor Daniel Roebuck, joined host Jon Donahue and his Wrap Party friends; Robert (“HOLES”) Armour, Peter Miller & Stephanie Butora, for another hilarious hour at Skidrow Studios! Listen in as they discuss Dan’s career in such projects as “The Fugitive”, “LOST”, “The Walking Dead”, “John Dies At The End”, “Matlock”, […]

BTM UNCUT: Director ROBERT ZEMECKIS on the Mattel Hoverboard Prop Replicas

At the recent 25th Anniversary reunion event in Beverly Hills to celebrate the Blu-ray release of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Beyond the Marquee had the opportunity to chat with cast, crew and special guests attending that night’s festivities. Director Robert Zemeckis was on hand as well and just a few feet away was his co-collaborator […]

Beyond the Marquee Presents a Party on Your Radio This Weekend with “THE WRAP PARTY”

If you like comedy, if you like entertaining banter, if you like occasional guest stars from Movies and Television, then keep this Saturday night free and join Beyond the Marquee’s own Jon Donahue for the launch of “The Wrap Party”. For over the past month, Jon has been guest hosting on Keith Coogan’s Internet radio show […]


At the recent 25th Anniversary reunion event in Beverly Hills to celebrate the Blu-ray release of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Beyond the Marquee had the opportunity to chat with cast, crew and special guests attending that night’s festivities. Actress Joanna Cassidy, who played Dolores, the love interest to Detective Eddie Valiant (played by Bob Hoskins) was on hand […]


At the recent 25th Anniversary reunion event in Beverly Hills to celebrate the Blu-ray release of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Beyond the Marquee had the opportunity to chat with cast, crew and special guests attending that night’s festivities. Director Rich Moore, who most recently brought to life the Walt Disney Animation masterpiece Wreck-It Ralph, was on-hand as […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web Series (Ep.44) – The “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” 25th Anniversary Event

It’s hard to believe that 25 years ago, “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” was released to theaters with amazing critical acclaim. The enormously entertaining film was not just fun to watch, but ushered in a new era of filmmaking innovation by featuring a seamless blend of live action and animation. Last week, Beyond the Marquee was invited by The […]

We Go Beyond the Marquee to Entertain Our Troops in Afghanistan

As we have reported in the past, Jon Donahue has been guest hosting for his friend, actor Keith Coogan, on the entertainment internet radio show; “The Call Sheet” (sponsored by Beyond the Marquee). In the past few weeks since Jon has been hosting the show, he has welcomed guests like Elizabeth Hanks, and Braeden Lemasters […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web Series (Ep.43) – (Pt.2) Drew Struzan Exclusive Interview

In the 2nd installment of our Two-Part Exclusive interview with movie poster artist Drew Struzan, we learn the about the origins, secrets and surprising alterations to some of Drew’s most famous works ranging from The Goonies to Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.  Beyond the Marquee’s host Jon Donahue asks the questions we’ve always wondered, including: What has […]

Who is Joshua Voiles and Why is Tom Hanks Tweeting About Him!?!?

You never know when your 15 minutes of fame may come, but for musician, life-coach and marketer Joshua Voiles, this week may be his time. Earlier this week one of Joshua’s YouTube videos on his rant for his love of the recent Wachowski sibling’s and Tom Tykwer’s epic film “Cloud Atlas”, was re-tweeted by not one, […]

*[UPDATED]* Watch NBC’s 1600 Penn Tonight to see Beyond the Marquee’s own Jon Donahue

Beyond the Marquee readers who are fans of NBC’s new hit comedy “1600 Penn”, will be in for a treat when they tune in tonight, because our own BTM Host & Producer Jon Donahue will be making a special guest appearance on the show. Though we don’t want to give away any spoilers, we can […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web Series (Ep.38) EXCLUSIVE! Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Set Visit

While in Berlin, Germany in late 2011 for the production of Cloud Atlas, Beyond the Marquee host, Jon Donahue dropped by the set used in the upcoming film, Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters (starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton). While the location, which takes place within an early 19th century European village, had been deserted months before, the […]

I’m Dreaming Of A BLU-Christmas

I can’t believe it’s December already!?! Now it’s time to find that perfect Hi-Def gift for the movie lover in your life…or for yourself! Sure, there’s always the obvious titles to stuff your stocking, like “The Dark Knight Rises”, “Brave”  & “Paranorman”, but here’s a short list of a few recent Blu-ray releases that should […]

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