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“National Ghostbusters Day” – Celebrating 30 Years of GHOSTBUSTERS Today

It’s official! August 28th is “National Ghostbusters Day” and the timing couldn’t be more perfect as fans around the world celebrate 30 years of Ghostbusters.   Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson lead the cast as the “Ghostbusters,” spirit-exterminators who fearlessly take on the other-worldly evil infiltrating Manhattan, whether it manifests itself as wicked […]

[EXCLUSIVE] Lindalee Rose Checks out the new Doctor Who Themed Restaurant; THE PANDORICA

Instead of taking the day off to rest from the prior nights activities of interviewing the Doctor Who cast and attending the World Premiere of the new 8th Season in New York City last week, Beyond the Marquee’s resident pint-size Whovian hitched a ride to Beacon, NY. to grab a themed lunch. Just about 90 […]

STAR WARS REBELS: SPARK OF REBELLION Movie Launch Dates!

  Soon to be, in a place very nearby… The upcoming launch dates for the “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” animated movie have now been revealed: read on for information — and to learn more about this eagerly awaited, new entry in the STAR WARS universe!   Tweet

Tales from the Red Carpet: THE EXPENDABLES 3 Movie Premiere: Back in Black

This past weekend marked the release of The Expendables 3 and while critics and fans are divided over the merits of its entertainment value, the consensus is, no matter how you look at it, it’s a fun and exciting ride bringing together some of the biggest action film stars of the past three decades. Beyond the Marquee’s […]

Video – New STAR WARS: Rebels Footage – Full Seven Minutes!

  As many eagerly await the next live action installment of the STAR WARS saga: Episode 7 — which is due in theaters December 18, 2015 — fans of the Force will also soon be able to jump into hyperspace a whole year prior via the new STAR WARS: REBELS animated series. Here is a brand […]

BACK TO THE FUTURE Appears in Yet Another Commercial (and it’s pretty cool!)

As we approach 2015, there doesn’t seem to be any waning in the interest and callbacks to the Back to the Future franchise. Every six months or so, a reference shows up in commercials on TV, online, or in the movies – from hocking Nike shoes, using fake Hoverboards in joke videos, to a cameo in […]

Exclusive: Premiere of First Ever 4DX Theater in the US!

  In just one evening I floated through space, flew over vast landscapes with winds sweeping over me, got chills in the Arctic, was (lightly) doused by an enormous waterfall, had billowing smoke roll over me from several explosions, put the petal to the medal in wild car chases, had bullets and missiles whiz by […]

COFFEEHOUSE SCREENWRITING 102: Caffeinated Writing on a Budget

If you’re looking for how to make passive characters active or how to cram writing in between day jobs and kids, then you’re in the wrong place.  For help with that, I recommend a great book with a title similar to this article — The Coffee Break Screenwriter by Pilar Alessandra. This article isn’t about how […]

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“Fading Gigolo” a Fare Affair (Indie Film Review)

  Expanding his repertoire with a fifth movie under his direction, John Turturro opens this weekend with Fading Gigolo.  The vibrant and touching comedy has a commendable cast that delivers a sweet script with acceptable production values.  Although there are noticeable problems with uneven direction, the film still climbs to above average entertainment. If you […]

Video – Premiere of the STAR WARS: REBELS Trailer!

May the 4th marks the unofficial holiday that STAR WARS fans worldwide use to celebrate the sprawling space saga — a date chosen since it plays off the iconic: “May the Force be with you” expression. To join in on the celebration, Disney XD now unveils a new trailer for the upcoming STAR WARS: REBELS […]

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“Amazing Spider-Man” gets Electrifying (Film Review)

  Exciting, adventurous and electrifying The Amazing Spider-Man 2 delivers the expected plus more.  The Marvel Comic book character one of the most endeared by kids and adults alike returns to the screen with its most explosive story ever in this non-stop zip line edition. Andrew Garfield proves himself as the superhero while Dane DeHaan […]

Video – STAR WARS: REBELS Full WonderCon 2014 Panel + Cosplay

  The Force was strong with WonderCon — sister convention of Comic-Con — when it came out of hyperspace and landed at the Anaheim Convention Center April 18 – 20. An armada of STAR WARS cosplayers attended from all sectors of the galaxy — and convention goers got to further delve into the STAR WARS […]

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 […]

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