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Revisiting the Los Angeles of David Lynch’s ‘Mulholland Drive’ 20 Years Later

From the diner with the dumpster to Club Silencio, a look at Lynch's most L.A. movie—then and now
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How the Movies Made Los Angeles the Ultimate American City

Classic movies set in L.A.—some well-known, some less so—offer candid glimpses of a city getting ready for its close-up
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Lights, Camera, Hassle? What Happens When a Movie Location Becomes a Tourist Attraction

Each and every day, hordes of film fans descend on homes and businesses from their favorite movies—but what about the people who live and work there?
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How ‘Boyz N the Hood’ Shined a Spotlight on This South L.A. Street 30 Years Ago

Three decades ago, John Singleton's groundbreaking film turned Cimarron Street into a beloved L.A. landmark—and it's still celebrated today
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‘The Fast and the Furious’ Turns 20: A Look at Its Locations Then and Now

Two decades ago, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker tore through the streets of L.A., from Silver Lake to San Pedro. We retraced their tire tracks
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35 Years Ago, Cobra Went Toe to Toe with a Crime Cult Across L.A.

Production designer Bill Kenney takes us from Long Beach to Piru to retrace Sylvester Stallone's steps in the 1986 thriller 'Cobra'

Union Station Had a Cinematic History Way Before the Oscars

Serving as the setting for the Academy Awards was not Union Station's first brush with Hollywood stardom

10 Famous Filming Locations from Steve Martin’s ‘L.A. Story’

From a WeHo apartment building to a freeway in the Valley, we revisit spots from the classic satire
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A Brief History of L.A. Malls in Movies, Music Videos, and TV Shows

In honor of Billie Eilish's visit to the Glendale Galleria, take a look at other indoor malls' starring roles
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40 Years Ago, the Ramones Roamed L.A. in “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School”

A look at the cult favorite’s iconic filming locations, then and now