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Win a 'Wild' Trip to Oregon and Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

December 12, 2014 at 3:05 PM | by | Comments (0)

Today is the last chance to enter Fox Searchlight's #LifeIsWild contest in honor of the new movie Wild, which follows the real-life Cheryl Strayed's life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.

With award nominations piling up for Wild, the state of Oregon - where the movie was filmed - is anticipating a tourism boom.

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Go Behind the Scenes of 'The Imitation Game' at the Real Bletchley Park

December 5, 2014 at 3:23 PM | by | Comments (0)

Visitors to Britain's Bletchley Park, where Alan Turing and his team cracked the German Enigma code and helped end World War II, can now go behind the scenes of the movie based on Turning's life, The Imitation Game.

The Imitation Game: The Exhibition is now on display in the room where the movie's bar scenes were filmed at Bletchley Park.

“Filming at Bletchley Park was amazing," said star Benedict Cumberbatch. "The parts where we were at Bletchley Park were magical moments in the filming schedule. It really was very special. You really feel like you're playing slightly with ghosts. It's nerve-racking, fictionalizing what happened."

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Determined to Visit Antarctica? Watch 'A Year On Ice' First

November 28, 2014 at 3:07 PM | by | Comments (0)

This weekend moviegoers can experience what it's really like to live in Antarctica as the movie Antarctica: A Year On Ice hits theaters.

The film is directed by Anthony Powell who, along with his wife Christine, has been living in Antarctica for more than 10 years. Powell's first documentary captures a year in the life of these two brave Antarctica dwellers, including everything from months of darkness to some of the worst storms on earth.

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Tour 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' Filming Locations in Atlanta

November 21, 2014 at 9:54 AM | by | Comments (0)

To celebrate the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, one of the movie's main filming locations is expanding its hours and tours this weekend.

The Swan House at the Atlanta History Center was featured in Catching Fire during a party scene and will be once again be used for scenes with President Snow, played by Donald Sutherland, in Mockingjay.

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Henry Cavill and Amy Adams are Chicago Tourists When the Camera's Off

November 10, 2014 at 2:59 PM | by | Comments (0)

Henry Cavill is proving he can do it all while filming Batman v Superman in Chicago.

On Friday, Henry filmed a scene in which he was suspended from a wire high above the streets of Chicago just hours after carrying his co-star Amy Adams, aka Lois Lane, to safety. And, he did it all while squeezed into that iconic Superman suit.

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What Will 'Interstellar' Travel Really Look Like?

November 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM | by | Comments (0)

Christopher Nolan's Interstellar follows Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway to planets beyond our star as they attempt to save the human race.

In reality, that type of trip is impossible, but it might not be for long. The head of the 100 Year Starship Project (100YSS), Mae Jemison, recently told Popular Science that she is hopeful the colonization a distant star system is on the horizon, but it won't look anything like Nolan's version.

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San Francisco is the Inspiration Behind Disney's 'Big Hero 6'

October 31, 2014 at 10:20 AM | by | Comments (0)

To celebrate the release of their new animated movie, Big Hero 6, Disney is giving away a trip to San Francisco.

During this Adventures by Disney getaway, one lucky winner and their family will explore the city that served as the inspiration for Big Hero 6's setting -San Fransokyo.

The four day/three night Disney Adventures San Francisco Long Weekend includes stops at the Walt Disney Family Museum and Lucasfilm, a guided tour of the Bay, a ferry to Angel Island State Park, and other activities.

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Horror Movie Filming Locations You've Gotta See for Yourself

October 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM | by | Comments (0)

Filmmakers love Florida for romantic beach scenes and car chases, but the state has been featured in plenty of scary movies, too. Here are three Florida filming locations that might seem scary on the big screen, but in reality they couldn't be more serene.

· Florida has a long history on film. One of the state's first appearances in a horror movie was back in 1954 when producers used Wakulla Springs in Florida's Panhandle for underwater shots in Creature from the Black Lagoon. Wakulla Springs, one of the world's largest fresh water springs, is now a state park open daily for hiking, biking, and fishing.

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The 3 Northern Ireland Landmarks Starring in 'Dracula Untold'

Where: Ireland
October 10, 2014 at 3:13 PM | by | Comments (0)

'Tis the Season for bloodsuckers, zombies, and ghouls, which is why it comes as no surprise yet another incarnation of the Dracula saga is headed to theaters. In Dracula Untold, Luke Evans stars as Vlad the Impaler, the real-life Romanian price who served as the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Dracula Untold was shot at several landmarks throughout Northern Ireland last year. Here are three to look out for on the big screen, or to visit in person on your next Irish getaway.

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Follow 'Gone Girl' to Three Motels Featured in the Movie

October 3, 2014 at 11:51 AM | by | Comments (0)

To recreate the setting of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl - North Carthage, Missouri - the movie's cast and crew spent more than six weeks in Cape Girardeau, Missouri last year.

Now, fans who want to retrace Nick and Amy's footsteps can pay a visit to the movie's Cape Girardeau filming locations while staying at one of three motels featured in Gone Girl.

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Ancient Greece and 1960s Athens Shine in 'The Two Faces of January'

Where: Athens , Greece
September 26, 2014 at 3:07 PM | by | Comments (0)

If you're ready for a fabulous vacation but can only afford a ticket to your local cineplex, check out The Two Faces of January this weekend.

Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen and Oscar Isaac star in the film as three Americans living in Greece in 1962. According to IMDb, "the thriller's plot centers on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who flees Athens after one of them is caught up in the death of a private detective."

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Where Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks & Christina Applegate are Filming This Fall

September 15, 2014 at 3:08 PM | by | Comments (0)

Three fall three of next year's most highly anticipated movies are filming, including one that will reunite Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt on the big screen.

Check out where you can find these movies filming right now.

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