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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Road House 30th Anniversary Weekend!

Where We’re Going We Don’t Need Roads!

We’re taking some time off, returning to our full posting schedule on July 1, 2019. See you then!

Road House: Released 30 Years Ago Today!

Happy Anniversary, Road House

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

We Love L.A. Week! “Forty Pounds of Trouble”

The Tony Curtis film Forty Pounds Of Trouble filmed extensively in DISNEYLAND Park. It was the only non-Disney film allowed to film in the park up until that time, personally authorized by Walt Disney himself.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

We Love L.A. Week! “Lethal Weapon”

The scene from the film Lethal Weapon in which one of the characters jumps from a balcony was filmed in Long Beach, California at the International Tower.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

We Love L.A. Week! “Die Hard”

When 20th Century Fox went looking for a building that could portray Nakatomi Plaza in Die Hard, it found one right behind its own backlot- the almost completed Fox Plaza Building that it was constructing behind its studio lot.

Monday, May 6, 2019

We Love L.A. Week! Hollywood Filming Locations

One of the most iconic scenes in Rebel Without A Cause took place at Los Angeles’ legendary Griffith Observatory. The actual spots used during filming are still there and still accessible today. While the Observatory has been used in countless films, the only film it has permanently memorialized is this one.