Fog. Late night. Black And White. Film Noir At Its Purest! You wanna know what film noir is? Here is what wikipedia says: “Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that… Read More ›
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RIP Director Monte Hellman…From Jack Nicholson’s First Western To James Taylor’s Only Film “Two Lane Blacktop”…An Appreciation…
RIP Monte Hellman… Sad news for film lovers… Acclaimed Film Director Monte Hellman died Tuesday. He was 91. His death at Eisenhower Health hospital in Palm Desert followed a fall at his home, his daughter, producer Melissa Hellman, told The… Read More ›
A “True Hollywood Tale” Of “Hit & Run”! Taking Sony’s $$! The Guber/Peters Story! Also, Making Millions For NOT Producing!
Ready For This $$$ True Tale Of Hollywood? Sometimes people just don’t realize how bonkers the entertainment industry is – although now we are seeing payback for its excesses. Several year ago there was a terrific “inside Hollywood” book about… Read More ›
Bob’s Big Boy! Inside Burbank’s Iconic Diner! Bite Down On My Burger Review! Bob’s Exotic Car Showplace!
Welcome To Bob’s Big Boy In Burbank California! This 70-foot sign welcomes you to Burbank’s most iconic landmark – the classic Bob’s Big Boy! I had the chance to cruise the San Fernando Valley, just north of Hollywood, and there… Read More ›
Check Into The Safari Inn! Burbank’s Iconic Motel! My Movie Close Encounter! Unique Hollywood Movie Locations!
Behold Burbank’s Iconic Safari Inn! Living in Los Angeles, it’s easy to take for granted some of the iconic locations in Southern California – but, as we have lost a number of them in recent years, I wanted to eyeball… Read More ›
One Of Hollywood’s Legendary Movie Palaces Is At Risk! This is the interior of Hollywood’s famed Warner Hollywood Theater, which was opened originally in 1928 on Hollywood Boulevard. Photographer Matthew Lambros captured all of these terrific pictures inside the massive… Read More ›
Welcome To The Hotel California! The iconic Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunset Blvd announces that you are at the center of the entertainment universe…the streets surrounding the hotel are lines with palm trees and movie stars: While Beverly Hills is… Read More ›
The Answer Is “YES YES YES”! Hollywood’s Legendary Formosa Cafe Has Been Saved! Finally, some GOOD news about Hollywood’s legendary haunts! Here’s the great news about the future of the iconic Formosa Cafe, which shuttered abruptly two years ago –… Read More ›
Legendary Producer Jon Peters! Making A Fortune For NOT Producing “Superman” Movies! The Amazing Hollywood Reporter Interview!
Jon Peters Speaks! Bravo to Tatiana Siegel and The Hollywood Reporter, for this fascinating exclusive interview with the legendary Hollywood Producer Jon Peters! “And With A Loaded Gun On The Coffee Table…” How is this for a setup to the… Read More ›
Goodbye To The Legendary Formosa Cafe… Alison Martino, who created the great website “Vintage Los Angeles”, posted this on Instagram tonight: “Well, it’s unfortunately official. @theformosacafe has closed and the building is for lease.” Alison told me that “Esotouric’s Secret… Read More ›