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Vegas Sets the Scene for Another 'The Hangover'-Inspired Movie

July 11, 2014 at 10:23 AM | by | Comments (0)

It's no coincidence that, at times, Think Like A Man Too feels like a 105-minute commercial for Caesars Palace Las Vegas.

As part of a unique deal between Caesars and Screen Gems, the sequel's script was specifically written to include 17 locations at the hotel and casino. Among the most prominently featured are the swanky Constantine villa, the Forum Shops, the Eiffel Tower Restaurant, the Venus Pool Club, Nobu Restaurant and Planet Hollywood.

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Road Trip with Your Grandma? 'Tammy' Makes It Look Like a Good Idea

July 7, 2014 at 2:11 PM | by | Comments (0)

In Tammy Melissa McCarthy plays a woman who loses her job, finds her husband cheating on her and then, as if that weren't enough, she hits a deer and totals her car.

So what's a girl to do when she's down on her luck? Take a road trip with her Grandma Pearl to Niagara Falls of course! Now this is an idea we can get behind.

Here are few things you can do with your grandma in Niagara Falls this summer, too:

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Stunt Actors Zip Through Downtown Atlanta for 'Insurgent'

June 20, 2014 at 2:33 PM | by | Comments (2)

No, the city of Atlanta isn't installing a new zip line attraction, it's just the latest movie set to take over downtown.

The Divergent sequel, Insurgent, has set up zip lines that connect to several rooftops across downtown Atlanta - including The Peachtree Center - for filming taking place this week.

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2014 Seems to Be the Year Movies Made a Break for Iceland

Where: Iceland
June 13, 2014 at 2:46 PM | by | Comments (0)

A new movie hitting theaters this summer is just one of many recent projects to show Iceland some love.

The independent film Land Ho! follows two old fiends, Colin and Mitch, as they travel through Iceland after Colin's split with his second wife.

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Three Real Locations You Can Visit from 'The Fault In Our Stars'

June 9, 2014 at 9:32 AM | by | Comments (0)

Fans of The Fault In Our Stars are so enthusiastic that some are going as far as booking their next trips to Amsterdam for the purpose of immersing themselves in the world of John Green's best selling novel.

In the book (and now the movie), Gus (Ansel Elgort) and Hazel (Shailene Woodley) travel to Amsterdam to track down Hazel's favorite author, Peter Van Houten. The trip is a dream come true for the cancer stricken teen and includes many of the story's most memorable moments.

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How to Win a 'Blended'-Inspired Trip to South Africa

May 23, 2014 at 2:27 PM | by | Comments (0)

To celebrate the release of Blended, Warner Brothers and the Huffington Post UK are giving away a dream trip to South Africa.

The Adam Sandler/Drew Barrymore comedy was filmed at the Sun City Resort, located 2 hours outside of Johannesburg, last spring.

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Jon Hamm Shares the Dos and Don'ts of Visiting India

Where: India
May 16, 2014 at 4:02 PM | by | Comments (0)

Jon Hamm spent much of last spring filming his new movie Million Dollar Arm in India and, during a recent press junket, he shared some advice for first time visitors to the country.

Don't Eat The Fruit Basket...

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The Desert Landmark Serving as a Setting for 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

May 5, 2014 at 3:43 PM | by | Comments (0)

Last May Michael Bay announced principal photography was underway on Transformers: Age of Extinction in Navajo Tribal Park in Monument Valley.

Now, just one year later, we're about to see Monument Valley and Moab, UT on the big screen as the movie is released on June 27. Bay spent just two weeks filming in Utah but the area is expected to have a large roll in the overall film.

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Save Tatooine! Tunisia Seeks Preservation Help from 'Star Wars' Fans

Where: Tunisia
April 21, 2014 at 2:32 PM | by | Comments (0)

Tunisia is trying to save one of its most important landmarks and they need your help.

The site in question is the set that served as the fictional city of Mos Espa, located on the planet Tatooine, in the Star Wars films. Since being built for the movies in the 1970s, the location has become such a popular tourist destination there is a hotel built right inside.

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Three Chicago Landmarks to Look for in 'Divergent'

March 21, 2014 at 3:48 PM | by | Comments (0)

This weekend moviegoers will get their first look at dystopian Chicago as Divergent hits the big screen.

The movie is based on Veronica Roth's books set in a Chicago where the population has been split into five factions based on virtues.

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Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel' is Actually a Classic German Department Store

March 7, 2014 at 1:19 PM | by | Comments (0)

This weekend Wes Anderson's latest film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, opens in theaters, but this is one resort you can't actually check into.

The movie is set in the fictional Republic of Zubrowka in the 1930s and, true to Anderson's style, takes viewers along on a whimsical caper involving a stolen painting and a group of wealthy and eclectic Zubrowkans.

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On the Trail of Emma Roberts in 'Adult World'

February 14, 2014 at 3:33 PM | by | Comments (0)

The quirky new movie Adult World is perfect for a Valentine's date night, and not just because it is a romantic comedy. It also perfectly captures the frigid upstate New York winter which will make you want to snuggle up even closer to your sweetie.

Adult World stars Emma Roberts as recent college graduate and aspiring writer whose student loan debt forces her to move back home with her parents and take a job at an adult bookstore.

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