This was fucked up yesterday! Construction workers broke a nearby gas line across the street from where I live! EVERYONE from all of the buildings on this street and the adjacent streets had to be evacuated in case of explosions! Kept my fingers crossed that nothing like that would happen!

THE AFTERMATH: I and many of the other neighborhood residents had to stay at an
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luri:
Ohhh... Sorry to hear that  but I gotta say that the picture is great.
goatfish:
Thank you @luri

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD more than lived up to my very high expectations, especially in 3D!!! And thanks to me being an ArcLight Cinemas Gold Member I got to see it for free, via a long belated Birthday Free Ticket! Yes, "What A Lovely Day" INDEED!!!

— at Arclight Cinemas Hollywood.

Revisiting this classic film tonight for the first time on the big screen!:
THE GREAT ESCAPE (1963) - starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Coburn, Donald Pleasance and Charles Bronson! — at New Beverly Cinema.


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Ran into longtime Facebook friend/up & coming screenwriter Ryan Jackson, whom I met for the first time in person, after last night's Luc Besson double feature of LA FEMME NIKITA (1990) and THE PROFESSIONAL (1994) at the New Beverly Theater in Hollywood. Coincidentally, we both were sporting our SUSPIRIA shirts!!!

— atNew Beverly Cinema.


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Check out this AWESOME video on 102 year old former Harlem Renaissance dancer Alice Barker!!!:

Ok. I'll admit that this new Star Wars teaser is almost making me feel like a 70's kid again, when movies were truly magical to me (regardless of genre)!


"KIRI KIRI KIRI KIRI KIRI!!!!"

Looking forward to revisiting these Japanese 90's classics on the big screen tonight (TUESDAY) from auteur Directors Takashi Miike and "Beat" Takeshi Kitano - respectively: AUDITION (1999) and SONATINE (1993)!

Tonight in Hollywood/Los Angeles at the New Beverly Cinema.

AUDITION Trailer:

SONATINE Trailer:


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One of the perks of working at Sony Pictures - recognizing actors you dig - today I got to meet and briefly chat with Noel Gugliemi aka Noel G (FAST AND FURIOUS, TRAINING DAY, FURIOUS 7, THE WALKING DEAD and much more)!!!

This past Wednesday, it had been 20 years since I've seen these two great Wong Kar Wai films (CHUNGKING EXPRESS and DAYS OF BEING WILD) at the very cool UC Theater in Berkeley, CA. Back then, I saw these films with my friends Rich & his then girlfriend-now wife Christina. We would get awesome Chinese food next door and either eat it in line before...
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One of the perks I enjoy about being a spoiled ArcLight Cinemas Gold Member is that with each new movie I purchase tickets to, I occasionally rack up enough points to receive free tickets to their "Arclight Presents" screenings of classic films. So tonight (Tuesday evening), my movie viewing was one of my major favorites: Sergio Leone's THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY...
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'Twas a fun night with a great crowd for the graphically violent EuroWestern CUT-THROATS NINE at the New Beverly Cinema - the long-running repertory movie theater that Quentin Tarantino now currently owns!!! Complimentary collectable "vomit bags" were included!


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