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The Game Has Changed! New EightyTwo Arcade Bar Opens in Downtown Los Angeles

“Don’t put any change in the meter — we’re going to need it for the games.” Cindy Morgan as Lora Baines in 1982′s TRON film. 1982 was a watershed year in entertainment — a time when cinema gave birth to some of its most iconic sci-fi/fantasy/horror movies of all time, including: “Star Trek 2: The […]

One Screenwriter’s Quest to Bring to the Big Screen; ‘XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS’

If you head over to XenaFilm.com, you might be surprised by what you see. We’ll admit, it’s not the most traditional method of getting a pitch heard in Hollywood, but we have to give props to this creative screenwriter (a close friend to us at Beyond the Marquee). In case she’s successful in her efforts, […]

Check Out Angelina Jolie as MALEFICENT on the cover of the New Entertainment Weekly Magazine!

Walt Disney Studios released this image today of the upcoming cover of Entertainment Weekly. It features the beautiful Angelina Jolie in her role as MALEFICENT, the evil Sorceress from the beloved tale of Sleeping Beauty. The magazine not only delves into the new film and her magical character, but graces some of the more personal subject matter […]

[UPDATED] With An Apology from FUNNY or DIE! – The Truth Behind the Great HUVr’ Board Hoax!

Well, as quick as the promise of the future arrived, it was debunked and dismissed faster than an 88mph time-traveling DeLorean. Earlier in the day, we reported and gave some sarcastic commentary on a viral video for a company called HUVr tech that released a promotional video announcing to the world that flying Hoverboards, like […]

[UPDATED] TRON Gives Illumination To The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are underway — and The Wall Street Journal reports that in the midst of the elaborate opening — Disney’s TRON provides inspiration for the ceremony. As blogged by Gregory White for the WSJ: “The last element before the torch-lighting is called ‘Olympic Gods’ and takes its theme from the movie TRON, […]

Daft Punk Wins Big at the 56th Annual Grammys & the TRON Concert That Never Was…

Popular masked French DJ duo Daft Punk won album of the year for their “Random Access Memories” at Sunday’s 56th Annual Grammy Awards — and also won record of the year for “Get Lucky” — which they performed with songwriter/singer Pharrell Williams, and music legends Stevie Wonder and Nile Rodgers. Their continued, mounting success begs […]

EXCLUSIVE: Ralph Bakshi’s AMERICAN POP – Video of Historic Q&A with Actor Ron Thompson

One of animation’s finest and most intriguing feature films remains perhaps one its greatest underrated treasures: a compelling story of four generations of musicians from a Russian Jewish immigrant family — realized with fantastic impressionistic imagery, and fused with an eclectic palette of American popular music spanning several decades: Director/Animator Ralph Bakshi’s American Pop. The […]

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Top 10 Movies for 2013

  The year 2013 has been a good one for film as witnessed by the box-office revenues and the extensive choice of both dramatic, comedy and action oriented film releases.  As with every year I choose the top ten films that I think most deserve a chance for an Oscar. Unlike other years where I […]

DIAGNOSIS: THE CHRISTMAS BENDS!

Suicide rates are allegedly the highest of the year during the holidays.  Winter’s shorter daylight hours afflict people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (*).  Elvis Presley sings about having “a blue Christmas without you.”  These conditions, the unfortunate by-product of such a happy time, should be taken seriously.  Yet no one ever talks about the hidden […]

New Collector “Surprise” ALIEN Figure Revealed!

The highly anticipated recreations of five 3 3/4″ action figure prototypes from the 1979 classic horror/sci-fi film ALIEN are finally arriving in collectors hands — and an eagerly awaited bonus figure has now been revealed! Click on for more! Tweet

EXCLUSIVE: The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug: Premiere, Props, Sets, Review & Opening!

  “I come from under the hill, and under the hills and over the hills my paths led…”. Bilbo Baggins riddling the dragon Smaug in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Recently I’ve felt a bit like Bilbo Baggins himself — traversing the wonders of Middle Earth… by way of Los Angeles. First going to the World […]

Netflix Genius: Awesome Netflix Instant Movies You’re Probably Not Watching

Netflix Instant is a brilliant potpourri of exquisite visual landmines, all laid out for you and ripe for the picking. You may watch fabulously horrible movies so obscure that you would have would have never found them on DVD, as well as some really good movies that you wouldn’t have ever watched otherwise.  Here are a […]

35 DOCTOR WHO Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed

The folks over at BuzzFeed posted an in-depth synopsis yesterday revealing 35 awesome Easter Eggs from the 50th Anniversary episode of DOCTOR WHO, “The Day of the Doctor”. It was so good that we couldn’t resist sharing it with our readers. Now, granted, you really have to be an invested Doctor Who fan for several […]

It’s Despicable! Keep an Eye Out for The Minion Mobile!

In celebration of Despicable Me 2 coming to Blu-ray and DVD on December 10th, Universal Studios Home Entertainment is letting loose Minion Mobiles in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Philadelphia! Don’t live in these cities? No worries as there are other fun initiatives happening around the country. Check out this page for all the […]

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 […]

Could Dr. Who’s TARDIS Soon Be Abandoned?

“Doctor Who,” the iconic British science fiction television series, will be celebrating its 50th anniversary later this month in London and fans worldwide are in high anticipation of the event. However, the festivities may not be exempt from controversy over a story developing about the good Doctor’s #1 mode of transportation – the TARDIS.  Tweet

SAVING MR. BANKS Mini-Featurette Released

Disney’s publicity machine for Saving Mr. Banks is starting to gear up after the press junket for the film began last week. Recently, a mini-featurette was released online to coincide with several interviews showing up in anticipation of the November 29th release in the UK and a December 13th release in the US. The featurette takes […]

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Disney’s MALEFICENT Teaser Poster Uncloaked!

Our friends at The Walt Disney Studios have provided a look at the Teaser poster for this summer’s long-awaited 3D action-adventure film, Maleficent! The poster features Angelina Jolie as the title character sporting a look not-too-unlike her animated counterpart. Maleficent is the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic, Walt Disney’s Sleeping […]

Disney’s Marvel Teams Up with Netflix for an Epic Series Based on Marvel Characters

The Walt Disney Company and Netflix Inc. announced an unprecedented deal for Marvel TV to bring multiple original series of live-action adventures of four of Marvel’s most popular characters exclusively to the world’s leading Internet TV Network beginning in 2015. This pioneering agreement calls for Marvel to develop four serialized programs leading to a mini-series […]

Stan Lee’s 2013 Comikaze Expo in Pictures

Here’s a look at Stan Lee’s recently held annual Comikaze Expo — a convergence of celebrity guests, artists, cosplay, collectibles, comics, gaming, screenings, and film used props and vehicles. Held in Downtown Los Angeles November 1 – 3 — this marked the third outing for the convention — with over 50,000 in attendance. Click below […]

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