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Paul Thomas Anderson’s L.A. Love Affair

The Valley native sticks close to home when filming his many movies. These local establishments star in his oeuvre

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Scene It Before: L.A. on Screen

A screen capture from "Punch Drunk Love"

Paul Thomas Anderson’s L.A. Love Affair

The Valley native sticks close to home when filming his many movies. These local establishments star in his oeuvre

A screen capture from "Million Dollar Baby"

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