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New Cast Member Badges

I’ve had a few of these cast member badges over the years (see below). They sent out badges to every Disney employee around the world. Weird how 100 years doesn’t seem that long ago anymore. Only 34 years before I was born. That would be 1989 for someone born today. The very beginning of the […]

On We All Plod

So COVID finally decided to pound on my door this week. And I answered. Two and half years in and probably 75 rapid and 10 PCR tests taken, I just knew I was going to be positive this time. And I was. As I recover away from work I was thinking of the backlog created […]

Beowulf IMAX …and Irvine

Yet another Beowulf screening today! Today with the parental units down in Orange County at the Spectrum IMAX. Haven’t seen it in IMAX yet but I’m thinking it’ll look too big and hard to see. I was right. But the movie’s still excellent! This week I found a huge nail on the tread of my […]

Nightmare Before Christmas in 3D at El Capitan

So far it’s been the season of 3D so I thought it would be good to catch the Nightmare Before Christmas in 3D at El Capitan Theater. It’s a holiday tradition at the theater but Liza has never seen it and Blaine and Erin both love the film so they went also. Earlier in the […]

Recent Pelicula Screenings

Eastern Promises The Simpsons Movie Resident Evil: Extinction December Boys The Bourne Ultimatum Superbad Rocket Science Stardust Songcatcher I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry ALL THE REST OF THE MOVIE RATINGS ?Ǭª

Recent Pelicula Screenings

Ratatouille Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Idiocracy Transformers Live Free or Die Hard Evan Almighty Knocked Up Surf’s Up The Phantom of the Opera The Aviator Shrek the Third Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe […]

Charles Phoenix / Spider-man 3-Surf’s Up! Wrap Party / Culver City Hot Rod Show

Friday I got myself double booked with a show at the John Anson Ford Theatre and Imageworks’ wrap party for Spider-man 3 and Surf’s Up. First up was Charles Phoenix. He’s this guy that… well, it’s kinda hard explain, but it’s very Southern California kitsch. He collects slides from the 40’s 50’s 60’s and basically […]

Recent Pelicula Screenings

Buena Vista Social Club Grindhouse Blades of Glory 300 Music and Lyrics Zodiac Ghost Rider ALL THE REST OF THE MOVIE RATINGS ?Ǭª Hi, hello. Things are good. How are you? I’ve seen some movies in the last month and a half that you might want to know about. I’m not sure when I’ll get […]

Ennio Morricone

[ENNIO MORRICONE OSCAR PHOTOS AND MORE] In an effort to push down the boring movie reviews and rather disturbing styrofaom heads I figured I should go out and actually use my camera tonight. Over at Hollywood & Highland they have the Oscars on display and I knew Ennio Morricone’s Oscar was there so I thought […]

Recent Pelicula Screenings

Pan’s Labyrinth Children of Men The Last Man on Earth The Sandlot Night at the Museum For Your Consideration ALL THE REST OF THE MOVIE RATINGS ?Ǭª ?Ǭ†

VFX Bake-Off

And now for something completely boring… This week every year the Visual Effects Bake-Offs are held to determine who gets into the final three for the larger Academy to vote on for the Oscars. All week the sound editors, visual effects artists and makeup and hair stylists all get together and choose who’s best. Or, […]

Ghost Rider Was Here…

It’s about time this thing came out. I kept hearing about people seeing the billboard around town but had yet to see it until tonight. A great fun group of people worked on it. How’s the movie? Dunno. Taking a wait and see approach on this one. (edit: Yeah, the wait to see has taken […]

Recent Pelicula Viewings – HAPPY FEET!

Happy Feet The Lake House The Break Up My Super Ex-Girlfriend ALL THE REST OF THE MOVIE RATINGS!!! ?Ǭª ?Ǭ† Apparantly it’s be inspired by friends week around here! About 7 years ago I met my friend [Ben at PDI]. We were on the same team and went through a bit of hell near the […]

Recent Pelicula Viewings

Borat Halloween H20 Flushed Away 13 Going on 30 Open Season 49 Up Alfie The Hot Chick The Flaming Lips: The Fearless Freaks Girl with a Pearl Earring ALL THE REST OF THE MOVIE RATINGS!!! ?Ǭª There ya go Keiko… you got your movie ratings back.

49 Up

Santa Monica Blvd – 11:21pm I headed over to the Nuart Theater after being down at the beach and caught the 8:30 screening of [49 Up]. It was so great and fun to see where the people were currently in their lives. It’s weird to think the next one won’t be done until 2012. It’s […]

Things I’m Excited About

MUSIC: The Oct. 10th DVD release of Neko Case’s peformance on Austin City Limits from 2003. I’m going to play it over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and […]

Open Season World Premiere

[OPEN SEASON PREMIERE PHOTOS] [RED CARPET MAYHEM VIDEO] Hey! Let’s go to a premiere! Come on everybody! Join me in a walk down the red carpet, um green carpet, and get blinded by flashes and rub elbows with Martin Lawrence, Aston Kutcher and Demi Moore, Gary Sinise and the furry stars of Open Season! It’s […]

Writer James Ellroy

Went out hunting for food and walked by a bookstore that was having a discussion and signing by the writer [James Ellroy]. Oooo that could be interesting. It was starting in just a few minutes so I picked up a copy of his book, ‘The Black Dahlia” and grabbed a seat. He came out and […]

Little Miss Sunshine(s)

I went over to the [Arclight] theatre today to see the film [Little Miss Sunshine]. Our posh movie theater in town with none of those before film commercials and reserved seating. Great because you can show up just minutes before a movie starts and have the seats you selected rather than the front row. Love […]

Animation Smackdown!

3 films, three days. Caught the three major animated films that are out there right now by the three major studios. “Cars” by Pixar, “Over the Hedge” by Dreamworks and “Monster House” in 3D by us at Imageworks! Go Imageworks! So how’d they fair? Well, I can honestly say without being biased that Monster House […]