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52. Wild Things

For years and years I’ve heard people drop references to the late 90’s hit Wild Things, and I finally understand all the fuss. Matt Dillon stars as Sam Lombardo, a popular high school counselor who is accused of raping a high school girl (Denise Richards) from a prominent and affluent Miami family.  As a hard […]

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The Ghostbusters Library

Following in the pattern of most other iconic Ghostbusters filming locations, The New York Public Library has barely changed a bit since filming in 1985.  It sits proudly on 5th Avenue in Manhattan and is quite a beautiful site to see.  I remember seeing it for the first time as a kid in New York […]

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What About Bob? Babysteps to the Filming Locations…

“New Hampshire???!!” In the 1991 comedy favorite What About Bob?, Bill Murray plays Bob Wiley who is a manic hypochondriac with paralyzing paranoia that tracks his new psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfuss) and his family to their summer retreat in Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire.  Incredibly shocking, the film was not made in New Hampshire […]

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Rise and shine campers, it’s “Groundhog Day”

Contrary to popular belief, the 1993 smash comedy Groundhog Day was not filmed in its setting of Punxsutawney, PA it was actually filmed 50 miles northwest of Chicago in Woodstock, IL.  I recently traveled to Woodstock in search of these famous filming locations and here’s what I found… The majority of exteriors were filmed in and around […]

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Ghostbusters University

One of the wonderful things about stalking down filming locations for Ghostbusters is that everywhere looks the exact same as it did in the film.  Shooting in mostly iconic areas, the scenes look virtually unchanged over 25 years later and that includes Columbia University. Though it was never referred to by name, Columbia stood in […]

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