Quentin Tarantino’s Hollywood: Recreating 1960s L.A. for “Once Upon a Time”

9.12.2019 Full Article Entertainment, Film, History, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Restaurants, The Hollywood Roosevelt

The corner of Riverside Drive and Forman Avenue in Toluca Lake does not feel like Hollywood. There’s a Japanese restaurant on one corner, a real estate office on another, and no landmarks to speak of, outside of the Bob’s Big Boy sign down the road. But it was also the home of the Money Tree,

Inside Oscar Night’s Star-Studded Governors Ball

2.21.2019 Full Article Entertainment, Events, Film, Food, Food and Drink, Happenings, Hollywood, The Hollywood Roosevelt

Throwing a cocktail party can be an intense undertaking, even for the most experienced of hosts — from planning the menu to keeping glasses filled and guests happy, there’s no shortage of effort involved.

Inside LA’s Vista Theatre, an Icon of Movie History

2.1.2019 Full Article Entertainment, Film, Hollywood, The Hollywood Roosevelt

It’s a reverence for film and moviegoing history that has helped the Vista set itself apart from other movie-watching experiences in a city of countless black-box and multiplex theaters. Located a straight shot down Hollywood Boulevard from The Hollywood Roosevelt, the Vista has seen ups and downs in its 96 years of history, but today it’s found its niche as a throwback to the original days of film exhibition.

Lights, camera, action! Rooftop Cinema Club is back

4.20.2018 Full Article Film, Happenings

Nothing says summertime in the city quite like a lineup of Rooftop Cinema Club movie events.

Chicago’s very own Wes Anderson culinary experience

2.27.2018 Full Article Film, Happenings

For any fans in Chicago, Iliana Regan of Elizabeth is bringing the whimsy and wonder of Anderson’s eccentric films to life.

Here are the 2018 Oscar nominations

1.25.2018 Full Article Entertainment, Film

The snubs, the surprises, and the history-making moments.

Rooftop Cinema Club’s seasonal screenings

12.6.2017 Full Article Film, Happenings

Celebrate the season with Rooftop Cinema Club’s holiday screenings.

A stroll through Hollywood’s Golden Age

9.18.2017 Full Article Film, History, Hollywood

The road in Hollywood (and, by that, we mean Hollywood Boulevard itself, of course) is full of places to eat, drink, and celebrate some of what remains of the industry’s golden age.

The Last Tycoon’s Janie Bryant Talks Vintage Hollywood Costumes

8.4.2017 Full Article Film, Hollywood, Interviews

Janie Bryant, the costume designer for Amazon’s new series The Last Tycoon, sheds light on her inspirations for the show’s vintage Hollywood outfits.

Watch the first footage from ‘Blade Runner 2049’

5.8.2017 Full Article Blade Runner, Entertainment, Film

A new hunt for replicants begins.

America Ferrera photographed at The Hollywood Roosevelt

3.27.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Film, TV

The Emmy-winning actress opens up about how she learned to stop caring and go after what she wants.

Los Angeles in the Movies

3.27.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Film, Los Angeles, Movies

A look at films that have captured all the good, the bad, and the ugly of Los Angeles.

Quentin Tarantino is screening his personal 35mm print of Pulp Fiction

3.20.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Film, Happenings

All right, everybody be cool.

Fall in love in Los Angeles with this indulgent vacation package

3.14.2017 Full Article Film, Travel. The Hollywood Roosevelt

Enjoy the City of Stars in Golden Age style at The Hollywood Roosevelt.

TCM Classic Film Festival returns to The Hollywood Roosevelt this April

3.3.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Los Angeles

It’s a stellar lineup, being kicked off with a 50th anniversary screening of ‘In the Heat of the Night’.

Must Watch: Kristen Wiig on Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

2.8.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Film

As Jerry Seinfeld’s hit short format show launches into its ninth season, Jerry welcomes Bridesmaids and Saturday Night Live favorite Kristen Wiig out for a cup of coffee.

Emma Stone photographed at The Hollywood Roosevelt

2.4.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Film, La La Land

Emma Stone takes the cover of The Hollywood Reporter magazine for its February 3 issue.

Oscar nominations are here

1.24.2017 Full Article Film

This morning, Oscar winners Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson announced the nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards.

Chicago’s ArcLight dedicates new film series to architectural icons of the city

1.18.2017 Full Article Architecture, Art Deco, Chicago, Film, Happenings

Architecture Afternoons explores how filmmakers use Chicago and its design to tell extraordinary stories.

When the Hollywood Roosevelt Hosted the First Oscars

1.17.2017 Full Article Film, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Oscars

The year is 1929 and the Hollywood Roosevelt is playing host to stars like Charlie Chaplin and Janet Gaynor for the first-ever Academy Awards.

Palm Springs International Film Festival opens early January

12.29.2016 Full Article Film, Happenings, La La Land, Palm Springs

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone and La La Land’s director and writer Damien Chazelle are expected to attend.

The Hidden Stars of the Hollywood Walk of Fame

12.12.2016 Full Article Film, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Travel

Unlike the old saying about getting to Carnegie Hall, getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame takes more than just practice.

All work and no play makes this holiday party that much better

12.9.2016 Full Article Film, Happenings, Los Angeles

Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining hits the silver screen for Cinespia’s holiday celebration.

Design Extraordinaire Billy Butchkavitz Recalls His Favorite Hollywood Parties

12.8.2016 Full Article Design, Film

The Billy Butchkavitz Design firm has masterminded HBO events since 1999.

La La Land is impossible not to love

11.16.2016 Full Article Film, Hollywood, La La Land

Damien Chazelle’s ambitious original musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone is a stunning piece of film canon.

AFI Film Festival comes to Hollywood

11.11.2016 Full Article Film, Happenings, Nightlife, The Hollywood Roosevelt

The 13th annual film festival lights up Hollywood Boulevard November 10-17.

See film noir classics at DTLA’s Union Station

10.11.2016 Full Article Film, Happenings, History, Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority and The Film Noir Foundation have teamed up to offer free screenings of iconic noir films in an ideal setting: the historic Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles like you’ve never seen

9.30.2016 Full Article Film, Happenings, History, Los Angeles

Rare archival footage of Los Angeles will screen this weekend at the Central Library Downtown.

Nine astonishing premiere parties

9.16.2016 Full Article Art, Film, The Hollywood Roosevelt

Movie and television premieres might look like glamorous nights on the town, but the stars on the red carpet and everyone behind the scenes put in a lot of work to make them look like so much fun.

‘My Mutant Brain’ is Spike Jonze’s wild new short film for Kenzo

9.9.2016 Full Article Fashion, Film, Kenzo, Spike Jonze

Starring actor and model Margaret Qualley performing insane choreography by Sia-famous Ryan Heffington.

Kanye West premiered his iconic new video ‘Fade’ at the MTV Video Music Awards

8.30.2016 Full Article Film, Kanye West, MTV, Music, Teyana Taylor

It’s a Flashdance-inspired video starring an oiled up Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert.

Frank Ocean finally drops new album ‘Blonde’

8.30.2016 Full Article Art, Film, Frank Ocean, Music, Zines

It’s an intimate, revealing, and poetic album, released in tandem with a visual mixtape and a zine.

70 years of Los Angeles

8.10.2016 Full Article Film, History, Los Angeles

Take a split-screen tour of what the same streets in downtown LA looked like from the 1940s to today, courtesy of The New Yorker.

Guillermo del Toro recreates his lucid dreams for LACMA

8.4.2016 Full Article Art, Film, Guillermo del Toro, Happenings, LACMA

An extraordinary exhibition traversing magic, occultism, horror, monsters, life and death, innocence and redemption.

Palm Springs International ShortFest Wraps

7.7.2016 Full Article Film, Palm Springs, PSIFF, ShortFest

The prestigious festival screened 327 short films over six days. Here’s who took home awards.

Ghostbusters cast gather at The Hollywood Roosevelt for The New York Times

6.29.2016 Full Article Film, Ghostbusters, Happenings, Interviews

The daily newspaper of note asks, Who’s Afraid of Female Ghostbusters?

The Bradbury creates the future from the past

6.22.2016 Full Article Blade Runner, Film, History, The Bradbury

It’s said the building’s architect was inspired by Edward Bellamy’s 1888 novel, Looking Backwards, which imagines a utopian society in the distant future: the year 2000.

Kristen Stewart covers Variety magazine’s latest issue

6.21.2016 Full Article Fashion, Film, Kristen Stewart, Variety Magazine

The actress was photographed by Peter Yang on the iconic Roosevelt Hotel sign for the magazine’s Cannes Film Festival issue.

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