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Landmarks on Vacation: The Hollywood Sign Runs Amok In L.A.

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  It’s stood at the top of Los Angeles’ Mount Lee for over 87 years, looking down at the city of angels and unemployed acting coaches below, so who can blame the iconic Hollywood Sign for wanting to stretch its legs and take a little tour of the town that shares its name. As you can see, the letters have ... Read More »

Sunday’s Oscar Wins Continue to Bring Attention to Controversial Locations

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  Let’s give one last great round of applause to the Oscar winners last night. While the show itself was a tad dull, being the creators of a travel-guide series that tours you through the world’s most famous film locations, we were thrilled by the virtual global voyage the Academy Awards offered. while James Cameron’s “Avatar” picked up scores of ... Read More »

Mad Movie Buff Tarantino Ponies Up Cash to Save L.A.’s Beloved New Beverly Cinema

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  If New Yorkers have Film Forum and the Parisians have the Cinémathèque Française, so too do the people of Los Angeles have their beloved, seedy New Beverly Cinema. Famous for midnight screenings, double features, running 35mm prints, and hosting festivals that are more John Hughes or Russ Meyer than Francois Truffaut or Stan Brakhage, the movie palace was under ... Read More »

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