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Blade Runner

This is the movie where the bartender from The Shining is the smartest man in the world, where the batshit crazy chick who tried to claw James Woods’s eyes out (in real life) is a reserved, icy beauty, where the famously taciturn leader of a Florida vice squad chatters away in a self-invented argot culled from six different languages. 441 more words


Happy Birthday, Charlie!

I thought I would take the opportunity of Charlie Chaplin’s birthday today to post this image of his statue in the Bradbury Building, downtown Los Angeles. 76 more words

Black & White Photography


You have probably driven past it many times, but have you ever gone inside the Bradbury Building on the southeast corner of 3rd and Broadway?  It’s the oldest commercial building remaining in the central city. 205 more words


WALK THE MOON: the experience

On Monday I found out that one of my favorite bands Walk the Moon was going to be playing a show in my area and that a friend of mine was going with one of her best friends. 163 more words

LA Baby

Preservation of History - The Bradbury Building - Downtown Los Angeles

One of the things I found most intriguing about living in Europe was the age of all the buildings. Actually intrigued isn’t the right word – astonished is probably more accurate. 153 more words

My Life

LA's Historic Downtown

We spent the Tuesday before Christmas in historic downtown Los Angeles. It wasn’t what I expected. In downtown LA I expected tall gleaming modern buildings, like in the opening scenes from “LA Law” (remember that show?). 652 more words


'Los Angeles Plays Itself': Cinephiles' Favorite Rarely Seen Movie About Movies Debuts on Netflix

Once it was a whispered secret among movie obsessives: the consensus that Thom Andersen’s Los Angeles Plays Itself was a perfect film, three hours of combing through Los Angeles in a stunning multitude of clips and cuts, exploring how the city shaped the movies that shaped the city. 801 more words