Archive for the ‘Kevin Stern’ Category

Beyond the Marquee: The Web-Series (Episode 70) – The GHOSTBUSTERS Ecto-1 Car and Designer Stephen Dane

  It’s one of the most recognizable and beloved cars in cinematic history and this year, it turns 55 years old. However, it’s the 30th Anniversary of Ghostbusters this summer that has shined the Slimelight back onto the original Ecto-1. Beyond the Marquee was recently given an opportunity to check out the Ecto-1 at Sony Pictures Studios and […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web-Series (Episode 69) – GHOSTBUSTERS Firehouse Headquarters On-Location

  “I think this building should be condemned. There’s serious metal fatigue in all the load-bearing members, the wiring is substandard, it’s completely inadequate for our power needs, and the neighborhood is like a demilitarized zone.”  – Egon Spengler We tried to think of a better way of starting out an article about our recent […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web-Series (Episode 68) – GHOSTBUSTERS Merchandise and Preservation of the Ecto-1

  If you’re a Ghostbusters fan and you have any interest in Ghostbuster-related merchandise, toys, T-shirts, and donuts (yes, donuts), then you’ll want to check out the video above. Beyond the Marquee was recently invited down to Sony Pictures Studios to meet with our friends in the Consumer Marketing division and discover the great products […]

An Interview with GHOSTBUSTERS Producer, Joe Medjuck (including Ghostbusters 3 rumors)

It’s been 30 years since the first release of Ghostbusters and interest in the movie has once again peaked. The film was recently re-released to theaters for an extended run in early September and Sony is now offering an impressive new Blu-ray transfer with updated special features. Ghostbusters-related consumer products are infiltrating the market with everything from T-shirts to Krispy Kreme donuts. To […]

THE KARATE KID Apartment Filming Location – Revisited

June 22nd marked the 30th Anniversary of the release of the original Karate Kid, and if you were a kid growing up in the 80’s, there’s little doubt this film probably left an indelible mark on your childhood. The film was a gigantic hit and not only resonated with audiences in theaters but also found much life on VHS tapes that […]

LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? #16 – Revealed

Did ‘ya Guess It? Despite some very subtle clues we provided on our Monday post and on the Beyond the Marquee Facebook page, we’re betting that no one out there was able to guess the 16th LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? entry…and that’s probably just how the DIA (Defense Intelligence Agency) would like to keep it! Admittedly, […]

LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? #16

Can ‘ya Guess It? There’s little doubt our sixteenth LOCATION, LOCATION, Location?  entry will take some spy work to figure out. What we can tell you is that a difficult-to-identify location like this is located somewhere in the US and that most of what you see here didn’t exist when filming occurred.    Tweet

The Filming Locations of Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks ~ An East Wind Trip to the West ~

  Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks landed at theaters in wide release on December 20th and if you haven’t yet seen this remarkable film, definitely make your way to the theater soon. The movie details the real-life story of how Walt Disney courted author P.L. Travers to allow him to option the rights to her book, […]

Happy 85th Birthday, Mickey Mouse!

“When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it’s because he’s so human; and that is the secret of his popularity. I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing — that it was all started by a mouse.” – Walt Disney Mickey Mouse, one of the most recognizable cartoon characters in the world, turns […]

A Monster-ous Location Exclusive – Revisited! ~ Monster Squad

A Monster-ous Exclusive – Revisited! Last Halloween, Beyond the Marquee’s own LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? feature posted an exclusive of sorts detailing the filming location for an obscure, yet well-remembered ‘horror’ film from the 80’s – The Monster Squad. The success of that film as a cult movie classic and the continuing interest in it (which grows […]

We Triple-Dog Dare You! Stick Out Your Tongue Next Time You’re in Northwest Indiana

Remember the famous triple-dog dare scene at the flagpole from the holiday classic, A Christmas Story? Well, that moment which has been immortalized on film will now get a real-life counterpart starting today. Tourism officials from the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority in Hammond, Indiana have unveiled a bronze statue of ‘Flick’ from A Christmas Story as […]

Beyond the Marquee Celebrates its 2nd Anniversary

This past weekend marked the end of Beyond the Marquee’s second year on the Internet. What a year it has been. They say time flies when you’re having fun, but they never said how much faster it flies when you’re producing original web-series content and keeping your Entertainment News, Reviews and Interview website fresh with […]

LOCATION, LOCATION, Location #14 – Revealed ~ Wayne’s World

Did ‘ya Guess It? Our fourteenth Location, Location, Location? sent us back to a previous location we’ve visited before (on the south side of Chicago) – Sh’yeah, right!! Tweet

LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? #14

Can ‘ya Guess It? There’s no way anyone will guess the fourteenth LOCATION, LOCATION, Location?  entry without at least showing two pictures for the price of one.  Bonus! Tweet

LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? #13 – Revealed ~ Bowfinger

Did ‘ya Guess It? Our thirteenth LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? entry is about as obscure as the Z-movie producer/director whose home and headquarters it serves. Tweet

LOCATION, LOCATION, Location #13

Can ‘ya Guess It? Our thirteenth LOCATION, LOCATION, Location?  entry might be difficult to put a finger on. Tweet

Kid Tested, Nerdist Approved : Beyond the Marquee Joins THE NERDIST Alliance!

  We have to admit, it sort of took us by surprise and we’re extremely honored. In less than two years, after almost 1,100 posts and over 140 pieces of video (including 48 original web-series episodes and over 2 dozen “Lindalee: Doctor Who Review” segments), all our efforts at Beyond the Marquee have not gone unnoticed. […]

LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? #12 – Revealed ~ Iron Man

Did ‘ya Guess It? Our twelfth LOCATION, LOCATION, Location?  probably holds an ironclad record as one of the most filmed locations used in all of film and television history. Tweet

LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? #12

Can ‘ya Guess It? Our twelfth LOCATION, LOCATION, Location?  entry is filled with explosive beauty. Tweet

LOCATION, LOCATION, Location? #11 – Revealed ~ This Is Spinal Tap

Did ‘ya Guess It? After our 10th LOCATION, LOCATION, Location?  entry, there was only one place to go – to #11.  Our 11th LLL? entry has been seen in countless movies and TV shows, so chances are if you made a guess, you were probably right.  Tweet

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