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VIP exclusive: Dirty Dancing event and the I Carried a Watermelon drink!

18 August 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

VIP exclusive: Dirty Dancing event and the I Carried a Watermelon drink!VIP exclusive: Dirty Dancing event and the I Carried a Watermelon drink!Scott Goodyer8/18/2017 10:01:00 Am

Baby and Johnny Castle are back on the big screen!

For One Night Only you can see Dirty Dancing starring Jennifer Grey and the late Patrick Swayze at select Cineplex VIP theatres for only $10.00! Join us on Monday August 21st to watch this classic on its 30th anniversary!

In anticipation of this awesome event, our Cineplex VIP lounge is currently offering for a limited time only, the 'I carried a Watermelon' drink! So make sure you grab this delicious adult beverage before your movie starts.

For more Dirty Dancing event details including tickets and showtimes - click here! »

- Scott Goodyer

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‘Dirty Dancing’ at 30: How Baby and Johnny Won Over the Skeptics

18 August 2017 5:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

It’s been 30 years since Baby and Johnny had the time of their life, but “Dirty Dancing” remains as popular as when it opened on Aug. 21, 1987. Actually, it’s even more popular: When the ABC remake aired May 24 this year, fans immediately registered anger and/or disappointment on social media. It was a reminder that the magic of the 1987 version could not be duplicated.

The original “Dirty Dancing” was one of the summer’s biggest surprises. It was filmed on a $6 million budget and earned $213 million at the box office, plus has a long and booming afterlife in video and spinoffs.

Filming of the Vestron movie — written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino — was done on two main locations: Lake Lure in N.C., and the Mountain Lake Lodge in Giles County, Va. Mountain Lake was responsible for many of the exterior shots. The lodge, built in the 1930s, had »

- Tim Gray

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Dirty Thirty: 7 Facts to Celebrate 30 Years of Dirty Dancing

17 August 2017 8:29 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Dirty Thirty: 7 Facts to Celebrate 30 Years of Dirty DancingDirty Thirty: 7 Facts to Celebrate 30 Years of Dirty DancingKurt Anthony8/17/2017 10:29:00 Am

It’s time to lace up your dancing shoes, find yourself a bungalow bunny, and start practicing the pachanga, because today is the 30th anniversary of Dirty Dancing!

Leaping onto the silver screen, Dirty Dancing made its theatrical debut on August 21, 1987 and instantly won over the hearts – and feet – of teen and adult audiences alike. Directed by Emile Ardolino (Sister Act) and featuring the rhythmic chemistry of Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze, the romantic dance drama went on to earn over $213M worldwide, along with being the first film to sell more than a million copies on VHS.

With a multi-platinum soundtrack, the Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy Award for Best Original Song (“(I’ve Had the Time of My Life”), and choreography by former Gene Kelly student, Kenny Ortega (High School Musical, »

- Kurt Anthony

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Atlanta Update: ‘Stranger Things’ is Back + Rhavynn Drummer Teams Up With Nickelodeon

16 August 2017 11:00 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Atlanta actors, listen up! Stay in the loop about what’s currently filming in your fair city (and projects that may just need an extra or two) with our weekly roundup. There’s not a whole lot that’s sweeter than the Peach City, especially when it’s shining with opportunity. And this week, we’ve heard Winsome Sinclair is casting for two roles in the romantic fairy tale comedy, “Nappily Ever After.”  For those of you who loyal to the theater, there are several roles being cast for a “Dirty Dancing” national tour. Auditions are this week in Atlanta, with callbacks are soon after. Tour rehearsals taking place in NYC.    Girl about town Rhavynn Drummer is working with Nickelodeon and actively seeking talent this week for multiple projects, many of which we believe are live-action. This is a major win for teens out there ready to win with comedic timing and confidence. »

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Power Hour: Have the time of your life with 60 minutes of schlocky movie love songs

15 August 2017 10:00 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Power Hour creates one tight 60-minute set from a musician’s discography or a genre, picking both big hits and deeper cuts.

Film has been used as a vehicle to increase the popularity of particular songs as far back as the black-and-white musical days, when legendary songwriters like Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and the Gershwin brothers penned tunes for movies that remain standards today. The popularity of the movie musical has waned over the decades (La La Land notwithstanding), but the success of 1970s movie soundtracks like those for Saturday Night Fever and Grease convinced some songwriters that a hit movie was a great way to present a song. The most popular of these were love songs, some decidedly more successful than others.

In honor of the 30th anniversary of Dirty Dancing and the 25th of The Bodyguard, we’ve pulled together 60 minutes of the schlockiest romantic movie themes »

- Gwen Ihnat, Katie Rife

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20 Songs You Adored From the Original Dirty Dancing Soundtrack

14 August 2017 9:20 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Dirty Dancing is more than the story of one girl's sexual awakening over a sweaty Summer in the Catskills; it's a rollicking good time filled with hits from the '60s. While ABC has remade the movie and replaced nearly all the songs with modern covers, we'll always be partial to the original soundtrack. It features Frankie Valli, The Ronnettes, Otis Redding, The Drifters, and more. Of course, the crown jewel of the collection is "(I've Had) The Time of My Life." Listen to all the songs below, and flash back to the first time you ever saw Baby carry that watermelon. RelatedDirty Dancing: Where Are They Now? »

- Maggie Pehanick

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Revisiting the film of Stephen King's Sleepwalkers

13 August 2017 2:38 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Rebecca Lea Aug 14, 2017

Our Stephen King screen lookbacks arrive at Sleepwalkers, a movie based on an unpublished short story...

The film: Charles Brady (Brian Krause) and his mother, Mary (Alice Krige) are sleepwalkers, which are a sort of werecat vampires who feed on virgin women in order to survive. The only things that threaten them are cats, who show up wherever they go. After draining a girl in Bodega Bay, they set up residence in Travis, Indiana with their sights set on local teen Tanya Richardson (Mädchen Amick) for their next feed. Mary is one mother you don’t won’t like when she’s hangry.

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Dirty Dancing: Where Are They Now?

11 August 2017 4:59 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

This month marks the 25th anniversary of Dirty Dancing, which, besides being insanity, has driven us into wild nostalgic consumption of the timeless soundtrack. Of course, it also makes us wonder where everyone is now; while a couple of the stars have sadly passed on, it's fun to see where our other favorite stars ended up. Related22 Things Dirty Dancing Taught You Besides Dirty Dancing »

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Now Casting: Lead Role in the Horror Film ‘The Trophy Hunt’ + 3 More Gigs

11 August 2017 11:30 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

The hunt is on for the spots in today’s casting roundup! “The Trophy Hunt,” a horror film about a deadly hunting trip, is looking to fill several lead and supporting roles. There are also opportunities available in a Vimeo live promo, an indie feature film, and on the “Dirty Dancing” national nonunion tour!  “The Trophy Hunt”Join the upcoming feature horror film “The Trophy Hunt.” The film will center on a married couple that takes their friends from Spain on their first-ever hunting trip, only to run into trouble at the onset. Male and female talent aged 20–60 are sought to fill several lead and supporting roles. Nudity is required for the lead female role. Rehearsals begin in late Nov. or early Dec. with shooting in early 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. Tbd pay, copy, IMDb credit, and meals will be provided. Apply here! Vimeo Live PROMOCasting is currently underway for »

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“America’s Got Talent” Kid Dirty Dancing Routine Wows the Internet

11 August 2017 6:30 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Social media is lighting up with shares for the recent performance of two adorable kids doing a “Dirty Dancing” routine. They’re performing on “America’s Got Talent” to throw their hats in the ring and try to become the million dollar act of the season. They ran into a few obstacles along the way, but the two youngsters are making waves with their entertaining act. Here is what we know about the two little sweethearts. Artyon and Paige Artyon and Paige have no doubt been practicing together for a while. They are just 8 and 9 years old, but they have

“America’s Got Talent” Kid Dirty Dancing Routine Wows the Internet »

- Dana Hanson-Firestone

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America’s Got Talent: Final Judge Cuts and Seal Serves as Guest Judge

8 August 2017 9:21 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

It’s not every day you would see a formerly married couple work together. On tonight’s America’s Got Talent, it’s about to happen. Twenty more acts perform for a spot in the final top seven. The night started off with Artyon and Paige performing to the song from Dirty Dancing. I am nothing short of impressed by their performance, but I don’t know if it’s enough to earn them a spot in the top seven. In the Stairwell were up next. They brought me straight back to the 90s, with an a capella rendition of the N’Sync classic Bye Bye Bye. Though

America’s Got Talent: Final Judge Cuts and Seal Serves as Guest Judge »

- Tiffany C. Lockhart

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We Dare You Not to Fall in Love With This Young Dirty Dancing Duo on America's Got Talent

8 August 2017 7:37 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Forget about the singers, magicians and other talented acts on America's Got Talent. We just fell in love with a young dancing duo. On Tuesday night's all-new episode, viewers were reintroduced to Artyon and Paige who are eight and nine years old. In tonight's performance, the duo decided to channel their inner Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey with a rendition of "Time of My Life" from the Dirty Dancing movie. Despite being in elementary school, this duo completely wowed the audience and judges with their moves and famous lift. And spoiler alert: They totally made it through to the next round. If their routine wasn't enough to make you a fan, the pair also shares a »

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‘The Goldbergs’ Are Doing ‘Weird Science’ in the Season 5 Premiere [TCA 2017]

8 August 2017 8:30 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The movie-themed episodes of The Goldbergs have been fan favorites, and favorites of creator Adam F. Goldberg. Movies like The Karate KidDirty DancingShort Circuit and Batman have provided the basis for several episodes of the family sitcom. On a Television Critics Association set visit to the Sony Studios lot, Goldbergs star Wendi McLendon-Covey told reporters that […]

The post ‘The Goldbergs’ Are Doing ‘Weird Science’ in the Season 5 Premiere [TCA 2017] appeared first on /Film. »

- Fred Topel

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Watch: National Watermelon Day Is the Best Dog Day of Summer

3 August 2017 9:54 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Remember in Dirty Dancing when Baby arrived at the cool staff party and said,  “I carried a watermelon”?

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- Saryn Chorney

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Lionsgate, Hemisphere launch Spanish-language streaming platform Pantaya

1 August 2017 1:07 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Pantelion executives to oversee service.

Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group have launched the Spanish-language streaming platform Pantaya.

Most titles will appear exclusively on Pantaya including exclusive and first run access to all Spanish-language releases from the Lionsgate and Televisa joint venture Pantelion Films.

The slate includes Pantelion’s No Manches Frida and Instructions Not Included (pictured), as well as classic titles featuring Latino icons such as Pedro Infante, Maria Felix and Jorge Negrete, and films from Lionsgate’s 16,000-title library dubbed in Spanish, including Dirty Dancing and the Crank action franchise, and Amores Perros.

The roster includes Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos, and Ladrones, as well as documentaries, concerts and other original premium content.

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer said Pantaya marked “ the next logical step in Lionsgate’s track record of serving the Hispanic consumer with high-end premium content through our Pantelion Films venture with Televisa.”

Hemisphere CEO Alan Sokol said the service would provide Hispanic film-goers »

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Win tickets to Pop Up Screens

27 July 2017 6:06 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Competitions

To mark the host of outdoor screenings by Pop Up Screens, taking place across London until September, we’ve been given 5 pairs of tickets to a screening to give away.

Once again Pop Up Screens has put together a programme to inspire and delight, that includes comedies Deadpool and Four Weddings and a Funeral, vintage blockbusters The Big Lebowski and Back To The Future, fantasy adventures Jurassic Park and Ghostbusters and timeless faves Dirty Dancing and Pretty Woman.  Plus a couple of more recently Oscar-approved entries, including La La Land and Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.

To provide the perfect al fresco settings, this year’s London venues will include:

Bishops Park in Fulham

Central Park, Greenwich Peninsula

Coram’s Fields, Bloomsbury

Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith

Manor House Gardens, Hither Green

Southwark Park, Canada Water

Kennington Park, Kennington

Please note: This competition is open to UK residents »

- Competitions

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15 Movies You Should Watch Every Summer For the Ultimate Staycation

16 July 2017 12:50 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

With Summer in full swing, it's hard to escape all of your friends' vacation pictures, tropical drink snaps, and endless #ThrowbackThursday selfies. While we love a good Summer sangria by the pool as much as the next person, not everyone can get away for long breaks or afford to jet set off to a remote island. Luckily, we have a solution for your mid-Summer blues . . . a movie-fueled staycation! If you're in need of an update to your Netflix and chill regimen or want to escape your normal life through the fantasy world of movies, we've got you covered. From the blue waters of Hawaii in Blue Crush to escaping to Kellerman's in Dirty Dancing, we've found 15 movies that you should watch every Summer for the ultimate staycation. Whether you're in need of a childhood throwback to long days at Summer camp à la The Parent Trap or want to daydream »

- Johnni Macke

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Ouch! British Couple Attempt Dirty Dancing Lift for Their Upcoming Wedding but Fail Miserably

14 July 2017 11:15 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Time of their lives? Well, not exactly!

A British couple trying to recreate the famous lift scene from Dirty Dancing did far more than put baby in the corner: They put themselves into the emergency ward.

The calamitous couple — who were planning to perform the lift at their upcoming wedding reception — attempted a dry-run of their Hollywood homage in the garden of a pub in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, on Saturday in a “spur of the moment” decision to “get a bit of practice in,” Andy Price, 51, told the BBC.

After taking a few deep breaths and preparing for their impromptu display, »

- Phil Boucher

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Five of Our Favorite “Watermelon” Scenes in Movies

5 July 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

It may seem odd that fruit has made prominent appearances in film, but the watermelon is one that has. As we celebrate the Forth of July holiday and enjoy family picnics, we can think about watermelon scenes in movies and laugh. Here are five awesome “watermelon” scenes from movies. Dirty Dancing Everyone who is a fan of the 1987 movie “Dirty Dancing” which was remade in 2017 remembers some of the famous lines from the film. “Nobody puts Baby in the corner”, “Go back to your playpen Baby” and “I carried a watermelon”. The movie follows the love story of

Five of Our Favorite “Watermelon” Scenes in Movies »

- Nat Berman

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Five Movies That Didn’t Seem Offensive When They First Came Out

5 July 2017 3:30 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

What makes a movie offensive is sometimes in the eye of the beholder. For example, when I went to see Dirty Dancing when it first premiered in theaters in 1987 I thought the opening credits were great with all those working class kids like me gyrating around but by the time we met “Baby” I was struggling to keep down my soda and scanning for the nearest exit. Despite the fact that everyone I knew loved it, acted out the scenes ad nauseum and sang that dang song till my ears bled I learned to endure the public’s fascination with

Five Movies That Didn’t Seem Offensive When They First Came Out »

- Virginia Repka-Franco

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