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Minions attack Hollywood! How giant Minions took over a famed movie theater

Attention! Stop the panic. The city of Hollywood is absolutely NOT under attack by giant Minions, despite all indications (including giant Minions).

Instead, the 50-foot creations seen overtaking the famed Cinerama Dome movie theater are actually just trying to grab a giant banana. 142 more words


Ramblings, Stake outs, part 2

By Hal Collier, LAPD, Retired

Hal is a thirty-five year veteran of LAPD. We are pleased he is sharing his stories with us.

This post is the first half of Stake outs, part 2. 706 more words

Law Enforcement

Hollywood Journal - Preservation Prevails

I spent a good part of 1998 freaking out over Pacific Theaters’ plans for “renovating” the Cinerama Dome. The initial proposal involved gutting the auditorium, removing the curved screen and putting a fast food restaurant in the lobby. 751 more words


TMT: Bourne Again

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun right here. Since Rachel and I have reviews loading into the breech of a silenced gun for another of our parallel posts this week, I thought this memory dump should precede all that. 447 more words


Happy 50th anniversary to the Cinerama Dome! Hollywood, CA.

Happy 50th anniversary to the Cinerama Dome! Located at 6360 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. Designed to present widescreen Cinerama film. It opened on this day in 1963 and continues to be a first rate theatre and one of the most recognizable movie theaters in the world! 94 more words

Real Estate Los Angeles

EXTRA! EXTRA! Cinerama Dome's 50th Birthday: Connections #65

     November 7th, 2013 will be the 50th anniversary of the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California.

     November 7th, 1963 I was a newreel cameraman for KHJ-TV in Los Angeles.   82 more words


Hollywood Journal - Leave the Dome Alone

Another entry from my Hollywood journal, this one very brief.

The wrangling over Pacific Theaters’ plans for the Cinerama Dome continues. There was a good deal of anger in the Hollywood community over the proposed project. 343 more words