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Where to Visit the Post-Apocalyptic Labyrinth of 'The Maze Runner'

September 19, 2014 at 12:44 PM | by | Comments (0)

Do you think you could survive The Maze? Starting today, Maze Runner fans will have the chance to test their skills in The Maze Runner Adventure - Live.

Based on the movie, the new ride at Sydney's Luna Park is set in the post-apocalyptic world where Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) learns he is trapped in a maze with a community of other young men.

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Travel Movie Tuesday: 'Into the Wild'

September 16, 2014 at 12:08 PM | by | Comments (0)

From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films.

Going off the grid is something many people may dream of, but rarely does it become the entire focus of a film. Not only is 'Into the Wild' the tale of a young man's voyage to fulfill a lifelong dream to get to Alaska on his own, but this true story shows the perils of wilderness travel and how the journey can be completely worth the risk.

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What's Old is New Again at Disney's Epcot

September 15, 2014 at 11:21 AM | by | Comments (0)

Even if you’re not too familiar with the movies that Disney has been releasing into theatres there’s a pretty good chance you know about Frozen. That’s especially the case if you have turned on the radio at all this year, as that Let It Go tune has been pretty much everywhere.

Of course there’s plenty of money to be had in the marketing and promotion surround the movie, and now Disney is bringing its cash cow even further into the theme parks.

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How to Get Tickets to the Vancouver International Film Festival

September 9, 2014 at 3:44 PM | by | Comments (0)

Hollywood North's biggest cinematic event of the year - the Vancouver International Film Festival - kicks off later this month with the Wild by Canadian filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallee.

The new movie starring Reese Witherspoon will be the festival's Opening Night Gala while the Sundance grand jury winner Whiplash, starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons, will close things out.

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Travel Movie Tuesday: Travel and History Collide in 'The Motorcycle Diaries'

September 9, 2014 at 12:03 PM | by | Comments (0)

From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films.

Imagine being filled with a yearning to explore the continent of South America by scooting from country to country on a motorcycle. If this has crossed your mind at any time, we'd recommend adding 'The Motorcycle Diaries' to your Netflix queue. The biopic is a coming-of-age tale of young Che Guevera, out to discover his own world and eventually help those less fortunate.

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New Zealand Moves Ahead with Plans to Be Geek Capital of the World

September 5, 2014 at 1:40 PM | by | Comments (0)

Watch out San Diego— Wellington, New Zealand is is launching a Comic Con of its own.

New Zealand is already a top destination for geeks who love Lord of the Rings, and now Wellington is ready to launch the first NZ Comic Con.

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Travel Contest Alert: Air New Zealand Needs You to Fill Their Hobbit Fan Flight

September 2, 2014 at 11:01 AM | by | Comments (0)

The time has arrived for fans to start brushing up on their knowledge of The Hobbit.

The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest, first announced at Comic-Con in July, is now open.

75 lucky winners (plus one friend each, so 150 total) will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to Middle Earth, aka New Zealand, where they will tour Lord of the Rings and Hobbit filming locations before catching a special screening of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies with Peter Jackson.

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Travel Movie Tuesday: Dreaming of 'The Endless Summer'

August 26, 2014 at 7:15 AM | by | Comments (0)

From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films.

As the days get shorter and shorter in the approach to the end of Summer, we've chosen this week's travel movie for the purposes of sun, beach and sand. "The Endless Summer" is a 1966 film following two Southern Californian surfers, Mike Hynson and Robert August, around the globe as they search for the best waves in some of the most picturesque locations on the planet.

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Coming to a Museum Near You: 'The Hunger Games' Exhibition

August 22, 2014 at 3:00 PM | by | Comments (0)

Fans of The Hunger Games are going to have one more way to immerse themselves into Katniss Everdeen's dystopian world.

During a conference call with investors last week Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer confirmed the studio is still working on a traveling exhibition that will feature props, costumes, and other fun stuff featured in the movies. The Hunger Games: The Exhibition will travel to major museums and institutions across the country next summer.

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Travel Movie Tuesday: 'The Terminal' Tops All Long Layovers

August 19, 2014 at 11:33 AM | by | Comments (0)

From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films.

We like airports. They've got airplanes, travelers and usually involve emotional good-byes or joyful reunions, but we can't say we'd love airports as much if we experienced them like the main character of "The Terminal." This brilliant Tom Hanks film tells the story of a Krakozhian (fictional Southeastern European country) traveler that becomes "country-less" while flying to New York-JFK. It sounds like hell to us.

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Ohio is All About Shawshank's 20th Anniversary Party on Labor Day Weekend

August 15, 2014 at 12:10 PM | by | Comments (0)

Last time we checked in on the town of Mansfield, Ohio, it was busy promoting the "Shawshank Trail," a "drive-it-yourself" tour of the sites used in the movie. Now, the town is looking to go big once again as the movie celebrates the 20th anniversary of its release at the end of the month (the actual release date was September 23rd, 1994).

Scheduled for Labor Day weekend, the 20th Anniversary Celebration will feature events such as a special screening of the movie at the same venue that hosted its premier back in 1994 and a cocktail party at the Ohio State Reformatory, which starred in the film as Shawshank State Prison.

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Travel Contest Alert: 75 'Hobbit' Fans Needed for New Zealand Trip Prize

August 4, 2014 at 1:20 PM | by | Comments (0)

Do you think you're one of the world's biggest Hobbit fans? Then we've found the contest for you.

In anticipation of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies hitting theaters on Dec. 17, Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand recently announced The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest.

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