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Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky was the Only Movie to Get Permission to Shut Down Times Square for Any Amount of Time.

Many of us saw the Big Apple for the first time on the big screen. When famous locations are used in movies, we know and love, visiting those locations is even more exciting. We’ve compiled a list of popular films that depict iconic New York City locations. Do you know what movie was granted permission …

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

How Did Tom Cruise Save the American Release of “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels”?

The 1998 black comedy crime film Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels was written and directed by Guy Ritchie, produced by Matthew Vaughn, and starred an ensemble cast that included Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Steven Mackintosh, Sting, and Vinnie Jones and Jason Statham in their feature film debuts. But did you know how …

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Was Kenny Loggins the First Choice to Record Top Gun’s “Danger Zone” Soundtrack?

Becoming a widely-used movie song during the mid-1980s, the closing credits song Danger Zone, sung by Kenny Loggins, rose to fame as Top Gun became a box office hit. Despite Kenny Loggins’ excellence in singing, he was never initially a choice for the songwriters when they debated the performer of the iconic piece.  It seemed …

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