The Gruesome History of Fake Blood in Hollywood

A recipe for stage blood has been required for centuries, and several different recipes developed over the years as productions moved from the stage to film to television and now to high-definition, computer-generated sources of entertainment.
Alex Swerdloff

These ‘Silent Snacks’ Were Specially Designed for Eating at the Movies

Launched this week, the “Silent Snacks” range of specially designed theater foods includes ground popcorn, cocoa butter balls, and dehydrated fruit slices.
Daisy Meager

We Spoke to Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg About ‘Sausage Party’ and Taco Orgies

After you laugh your way through a fresh new batch of classic Rogen humor (complete with raunchy double-entendres and cutting-edge dick jokes), you’ll quickly notice that the movie is a lot deeper than what the billboards around town paint it as.
Javier Cabral
Make this

Award Season Is All About the Popcorn and Cocktails

This truffled popcorn, Cinnamon Toast Crunch popcorn, and fancy gin-based cocktail are all perfect for watching (or not watching) the Oscars.
Munchies Staff

Here’s What People Will Be Drinking at the Oscars

As part of a multi-year agreement with the Oscars, the champagne manufacturer will be supplying 1,000 magnums this year for use at the ceremony, the Governor’s Ball, and related events like the nominee luncheon.
Alex Swerdloff

Nitehawk Truffle Popcorn

Regular movie theater popcorn is taken to a whole new level with savory truffle oil and bright citric acid.
Nitehawk Cinema

This Man Is Trying to Ban Popcorn from Movie Theaters

The 39-year-old radio presenter from Newcastle, England has done the unthinkable. He has started a petition to ban the sale of popcorn in British movie theaters.
Alex Swerdloff
Food nostalgia

Will Ecto Cooler Ever Make a Triumphantly Slimy Return?

Hi-C's Ecto Cooler, released as a drinkable tie-in for <i>The Real Ghostbusters</i>, has acquired a bizarre amount of cult fandom over the past two decades.
Tim Donnelly

How 'Jurassic Park' Nearly Drove the Chilean Sea Bass to Extinction

The tale of how one line in a dinosaur movie led to the gross overfishing of a cheap, aspirationally named toothfish is pretty crazy. Hold on to your butts.
Alex Swerdloff

Why Sad Movies Make You Eat More Popcorn and Candy

Sure, you might have accidentally finished a whole package of Oreos while watching The Notebook, but who’s counting? Well, scientists are.
Hilary Pollack

That Crazy "Instant Bread" in 'Star Wars' Is Real and Actually Edible

Thought it was CGI? So did everybody else. But nope—what you see is pretty much what you get. Here's how the special effects team did it.
Wyatt Marshall

Flavours With Subtitles: 8 ½

Tim Richmond—chef at Melbourne's cinema-eatery Longplay—turns the classic 1963 film <i>8 ½</i> into three Fellini-inspired dishes.
Tim Richmond