Posts Tagged ‘dramedy’

OMG, Email the Kabuki Theatre Right Now to See a MAJOR New Film for Free – Sneak Peek on Tuesday, Oct 25th

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Well, I have a guess as to which film this will be.

Hey, what’s this? Is it South African mega-honey Charlize Theron?

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How odd, how did that get here?

Anyway:

“The Sundance Kabuki on Post @ Fillmore will host a special sneak screening of a major motion picture set to release later this year AND THAT IS ALL WE CAN TELL YOU!  We are not allowed to tell you the title, but we can tell you that talent (stars) from the film and the director will be there to talk about the film and what makes this film so special and so different from any other movies these MAJOR award winners have done before.

Tickets are first come, first serve. RSVP to KabukiSneak@gmail.com

 Sundance Kabuki Cinemas 1881 Post Street @ Fillmore

Tuesday October 25, 7.30 pm

Sundance Kabuki 1881 Post Street

Validated Discount Parking

Please note, seating is available on a first come, first serve basis and is not guaranteed.  We suggest you arrive early.

Reminder, only those 21and over may sit in the balcony at the Sundance Kabuki.

One piece of information is that the film is rated R!”

So, if you liked Thank You for Smoking (2005), Juno (2007), and/or Up in the Air (2009) and you want to meet the dude behind them and you like waiting in line with your friends like for hours in cold, dreary, windblown, forever-Starbucks-free Japantown, then don’t delay, email now.

Horrible Filmed-in-San Francisco TV Show “Love Bites” Debuts on NBC – It’s Worse than “Trauma”

Monday, June 6th, 2011

For some reason, the NBC just loves shooting bad television shows, ones with with horrible ratings, in the 415.

Comes now, Love Bites, which just had its national debut on June 2. It’s terrible.

But it’s been filmed (or taped or whatever) in town, so you might want to check it out for that reason alone. (Well, the first ep. had three vignettes, of which only the second is set in S.F.) Every scene from that segment practically screams “we made this on location!”

So you’ll see plenty of shots of the T/A Building and Belvedere Alley in Cole Valley:

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Here’s the reaction:

“The long-delayed premiere of NBC’s anthology romantic comedy, “Love Bites,” failed to meet even the lowest expectations Thursday night.”

Ouch.

Check it out yourself here starting at 1:50. Yish.

Maybe it could be best described as a television romcom, like Friends except sexier and not funny.

So, does it make sense to shoot TV shows on location in San Francisco these days?

No, it does not.

Hollywood Comes to the Haight – NBC’s Love Bites Begins Filming Near Cole Valley

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Remember NBC’s Trauma? Remember what a looser(sp) it looked like from the get-go? Well, NBC is back for some more abuse – they‘ve just started are continuing to film the pilot for Love Bites on Belvedere in the Haight Ashbury District. Who knows, it might be watchable.

You’ve heard of the 40-Year-Old-Virgin? Well Becki Newton will be the 32-year-old virgin:  

“The romantic dramedy, from “Sex and the City” alumna Cindy Chupack, is in the vein of anthology series “Love, American Style” and chronicles several loosely connected, modern stories of love, sex, marriage and dating. Becki Newton will play one of two permanent cast members, Annie, an optimistic, infectiously bubbly social worker who is a virgin.”

Oh, here she is:

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And here’s the mise-en-scene this afternoon:

All the action seems to be focusing on 120 Belvedere Alley, mas o menos.

This little bit of Hollywood magic should wrap by 3:00 AM(!) Thursday morning.

Break a leg, cast and crew of Love Bites