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Watch What Happens When an Alien Bursts Out of Some Guy's Chest in Real Life
YouTuber and magician MagicofRahat (aka Rahat Hussein, aka that guy who did that invisible driver drive-thru prank) has his Halloween costume all sorted out. He created an alien chestburster, à la Ridley Scott’s 1979 film Alien. Modeled after John Hurt’s Kane in the film, the executive officer who becomes a host for the slimy creature that punches a hole through his chest, Hussein’s costume is a vivid remind of why Scott’s film still creeps us out. Hussein takes his grotesque get-up to the streets to scare some passersby. Screaming ensues. Fun fact: the chestburster alien in Scott’s movie was inspired by Francis Bacon’s painting, Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion and screenwriter Dan O’Bannon’s battle...
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Movie News: Watch Meryl Streep Sing in New 'Into the Woods' Video
Into the Woods Video: Meryl Streep sings! She stars as a witch in the big-screen version of Into the Woods, an adaptation of the Broadway musical, and a new behind-the-scenes video includes snippets of her lovely singing voice, previously heard in 1990's Postcards From the Edge and 2008's Mama Mia. Anna Kendrick, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine, James Corden, and Johnny Depp also star; the movie heads to theaters on December 25. [Movies Coming Soon]   Therese Raquin: Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut in Thérèse Raquin. The actress (above in Anna Karenina) is not a complete novice to stage acting; she previously starred in two West End productions in London. The play will open in October 2015. In the meantime, she...
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Eight Horror Board Games That Seriously Need to Be Turned into Movies
There are not only a bunch of board games out there that could make incredible movies, there are board games that could make incredible horror movies. These are frightening, tense experiences that lend themselves to cinematic interpretation, even more than something like a Ouija board. Hey Hollywood, if you're going to start making horror movies based on board games, why don't you look at these?   Arkham Horror The Game: Up to eight players team up to explore H.P. Lovecraft's infamous city of Arkham, Massachusetts, which has been overrun with monsters and evil magic. The body count is high on both sides, as players play against the game itself through an ingenious system that actually makes it feel like the cardboard tokens and cards are reacting to your...
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The Last Sci-fi Blog: Shorten Your 'Interstellar' Wait with This Science Fiction Roundup
Look, Interstellar isn't out yet, so this column has been sitting around and twiddling its thumbs, waiting for the arrival of Christopher Nolan's science fiction epic. With nothing else to grab the attention of science fiction fans, how about we delve into the latest, greatest and most interesting sci-fi movie news to emerge over the past week or so?   Disney Has Lost the John Carter of Mars Rights As one of the 11 people who actually really dug John Carter, I look at the news that Disney lost the rights to Edgar Rice Burroughs' science fiction adventure series with mixed emotions. On one hand, it's nice that the Burroughs estate has those rights back and can do whatever it wants with them (including making another movie...
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Check Out These Rare Shots of the Amazing Models Used for the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy
Thanks to the birth of CGI, most films these days create their elaborate visual magic with the use of computers. However, before technology gave us powerful PCs, visual effects in films had to be created by hand – with skilled artists and technicians spending hours painstakingly painting matte backgrounds or building elaborate models and sets. These rare behind-the-scenes photos from the original Star Wars trilogy demonstrate just how much craftsmanship went into creating things found only in a galaxy far, far away. There are 140 photos on display in this Imgur album from user Joinyouinthesun, and they give us a rare peek into a world many of us have never seen – a world where movie magic is created. It’s astonishing to look at some of these creations; the level...
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'Superman Lives' Screenwriter Dan Gilroy Explains What Tim Burton Would Have Done
[Dan Gilroy directing on the set of Nightcrawler] In the late '90s, Warner Bros. was very keen to make a new Superman movie. An up-and-coming screenwriter named Dan Gilroy, whose big calling card at the time was the 1992 sci-fi movie Freejack, was hired to write a script that would be directed by Tim Burton and would star Nicolas Cage as the Man of Steel. It was a dream job for Gilroy and he spent a year pouring everything he had into the movie, right on up to the moment that Warner Bros. pulled the plug on the whole thing. A decade-and-a-half later, Gilroy has made his directorial debut with the truly fantastic thriller Nightcrawler, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal as an ambitious but disturbed man named Lou who takes on a rather grizzly line of work that involves filming...
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Watch: The Real Science Behind 'Interstellar' Will Kinda Blow Your Mind
We don’t know a whole lot about Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, which is amazing because it’s just weeks away from landing in theaters. What we do know is that it involves science fiction, with Matthew McConaughey and a crew exploring outer space in search of a new planet for humans to inhabit. However, it turns out the science might not be so much fiction after all. Physicist Kip Thorne is an executive producer on the project, and he spent months meeting with Nolan to help the filmmaker get a handle on the real science of space travel, black holes and wormholes for the film. From scattering matter to the intense gravitational pull of collapsing stars, the black hole featured in Interstellar promises to be the most accurate portrayal of the phenomenon...
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Don't Freak Out... Kristen Stewart Is Just Taking Some Time Off from Acting
After being the public face for teenagers worldwide in the Twilight series, dodging the press during her romance with her costar, being the target of Internet shamers after a relationship “scandal,” and working in film nonstop for the past few years, what’s left for 24-year-old Kristen Stewart? According to USA Today, some time away. "I'm taking some time off because I've been working for two years," she told the outlet. "I'm an actor and that's my art form, and because I started so young, I've always felt intimidated and insufficient when I think about other forms of art I want to create. I'm going to take so much time off." She elaborated: "I'm going to buy a live-work space in downtown L.A. and I'm...
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New 'Nightcrawler' TV Spot Teases One of the Most Intense Movies of the Year
If this Halloween you want to go to the movies for an unforgettable glimpse into darkness, don't even bother with a traditional horror movie. See Nightcrawler instead. Dan Gilroy's directorial debut is a brilliant, gripping thriller about Lou (Jake Gyllenhaal), a slightly off-kilter man in his 30s just looking for some kind of career when he stumbles across the very real but rarely talked about world of nightcrawlers, which are basically camera crews that drive all over big cities in the middle of the night to film grizzly crime scenes and sell the footage to news stations. What follows is a sizzling descent into understandable madness, all filtered through the lens of the American dream. We first saw the movie at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it got rave...
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Why Christian Bale's Role As Steve Jobs Will Be One of the Hardest He's Ever Taken On
Earlier this year, we heard that David Fincher would only direct a movie based on the life and career of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs if Christian Bale agreed to star. Since then, Fincher dropped out and Danny Boyle came on board to helm Jobs, featuring a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin drawn from Walter Isaacson's biography. It's a challenging role, one that will track Jobs in real time during three pivotal events in Apple's history, and now Bale is officially attached to the film, which is scheduled to shoot next spring. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Sorkin spoke about the role, about Bale and why it's going to be one helluva difficult role to tackle. "He has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies...
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Mary Washington Healthcare


Sat., Oct 25, 6:00PM-8:00PM
"Tie One on for Breast Cancer"
Kristin Nash

Mary Washington's House
1200 Charles Street, Fredericksburg

Ryan Homes


Sun., Oct 26, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Trapper Young

32 Queensland Dr, Stafford

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Oct 28, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Steamers Island Grill & Bar


Thu., Oct 30, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Village at Towne Centre
Kristin Nash

1 Towne Centre Blvd, Fredericksburg

Trail to Freedom - Stafford 350th


Sat., Nov 1, 9:00AM-11:00AM
Chris Centore

1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford

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Zombie Walk 2014


Sat., Nov 1, 3:00PM
Buzzy

Hurkamp Park - Downtown Fredericksburg
(Prince Edward Street)

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Ignite the Night Glow Run


Sat., Nov 1, 5:00PM
Village at Towne Centre
Buzzy

137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg

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Pancho Villa Mexican Restaurant


Mon., Nov 3, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Trapper Young

Central Park - 2931 Plank Road, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Nov 4, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Murphy's Express


Fri., Nov 7, 3:00PM-6:00PM
Chris Centore

450 Kings Highway, Fredericksburg

Spotsylvania Towne Centre


Sat., Nov 8, 4:30PM
Village at Towne Centre - Concert in Lights
Kristin Nash

137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg

Ultimate Buick-GMC


Tue., Nov 11, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Chris Centore

5150 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Nov 11, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

B101.5 Care-A-Thon


Sat., Nov 15, 9:00AM-6:00PM
Spotsylvania Towne Centre
Buzzy

137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Nov 18, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Merry Market


Sat., Nov 22, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Kristin Nash

1707 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg

Vapamotive


Sat., Nov 22, 1:30PM-3:30PM
Spotsylvania Towne Centre (outside Hot Topics)
Bill Carroll

137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Nov 25, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Dec 2, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Rob's Car Wash


Fri., Dec 5, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Dee Daniels

1711 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg Christmas Parade


Sat., Dec 6, 5:30PM
Buzzy

Caroline Street & Princess Anne Street, Downtown Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Dec 9, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Dec 16, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Fleetwood Mac


Fri., Oct 31, 2014, 08:00PM
Verizon Center, Washington, DC

One Direction


Sat., Aug 8, 2015, 7:00 PM
M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore