10 Of The Biggest Movie Flops Of The Decade

[Narrator] In one year, Disney grossed over $2.7 billion on “Avengers: Endgame” and lost $170 million on “Dark Phoenix” and other titles. Turns out that in the 2010s, not even bankable stars, big marketing campaigns, or impressive CGI can guarantee box office success. We’re going to take a look at exactly what went wrong with…

SAS Soldier Breaks Down 11 Military Scenes | Movies Insider

Stop! First thing, totally unrealistic. He just fired a nuclear weapon from his shoulder. I’m Mark “Billy” Billingham. I spent 27 years in the military, nine in the parachute regiment, 17 to…plus years with the SAS. Since leaving the armed forces, I then became head of security for a number of A-lists, including Angelina Jolie…

Why This Cocktail Costs $5,000

Emily Christian: I am at the Baccarat Hotel in New York City. Yes, that’s Baccarat as in the luxury French crystal brand. So everything from the hotel to the bar is decked out in crystals. But the pièce de résistance is a $5,000 cocktail, served in Baccarat crystal. I’m here today to find out why…

What You Need To Know To Make Sense Of ‘Cats’ | Pop Culture Decoded

This is 2019’s “Cats,” a modern interpretation of the classic musical that uses something called “digital fur technology.” But stranger than the new high-tech costumes is the story: A group of what are called “Jellicle” cats are taking part in an “American Idol”-style singing competition. The prize? Dying and being sent to heaven, after which…

Why Spanish Iberian Ham Is The World’s Most Expensive Cured Meat | Regional Eats

Claudia Romeo: Today we’re in Cortegana, in the Sierra de Huelva in Andalusia in Spain, to find out all about Ibérico ham. Iberian ham, or jamón Ibérico, is one of the most expensive meats in the world. A leg of it can cost as much as $4,500. But what is it about this cured meat…

We Tried The Plaza Hotel’s $1,000 Royal Etiquette Class

Emily Christian: I think this is, like, it’s really a finger thing, because it’s too far away now. Myka Meier: OK, so now it’s… Christian: It’s… Meier: OK, go. Christian: I’m so sorry, that was, like, the worst thing I could have done. Christian: Today I’m at the Plaza Hotel to take a etiquette class.…

Why This Portuguese Sardine Cannery Swears By Its 100-Year-Old Method | Regional Eats

Claudia Romeo: Olá from Portugal! We are in Matosinhos, a town nearby Porto. We are at Conservas Pinhais, which is one of the oldest preserving factories here in Portugal and one of the few that still cans sardines the traditional, artisanal way. Today we’re going to learn how this small fish got such a big…

Where TV And Movies Film Their Prison Scenes | Movies Insider

Jake Gabbard: Crimes have played a big role in many famous movies and TV shows, and of course, when there’s a crime, there’s also going to be punishment, and this usually means someone is going to prison. When filmmakers need to shoot a prison scene, instead of recreating one from scratch in a studio, they…

How Big Weed Became A Rich White Business

In 2018, over 600,000 people in the United States were charged for possessing marijuana. Not for running some massive weed drug cartel. For simply having it on them. And despite making up only 31% of the population, blacks and Latinos accounted for nearly half of all weed arrests. At the same time, the US cannabis…

How This Dentist Crafts $80,000 Veneers For Celebrities | Beauty Explorers

This is Michael Apa. He spends most of his days flying between New York City and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He works on the smiles of Hollywood actors, reality-TV stars, fashion models, and even royals. He’s most sought-after for his boutique porcelain veneers, which cost clients $4,000 a tooth and up to $80,000…