This blog is for film and television buffs who are interested in seeing what the actual filming locations look like today. I was born in the late 70's, so my focus is primarily on movies, television shows and music videos from the 80's and 90's, with a special appreciation for horror flicks.
For me, it all started back in 1999, when I spent a semester in Los Angeles. I headed straight to South Pasadena to visit the few then-known locations for my favorite movie of all time - Halloween (1978). After years of living in Los Angeles and the New York City area (and currently Atlanta), I've taken many photos so I thought I would assemble them all here. I hope some of my favorites are some of yours.
Disclaimer: Screenshots are used solely for the purpose of providing location context. No copyright infringement is intended.
May Coming Attractions...Heeeeeere's Johnny, again, a southern delicacy, eight bright and shiny new dimes and an update to Ghostbusters 2 (1989), The Bodyguard (1992) and Saved By The Bell (1989-1993).
9/30/20 - Recently I talked filming locations with Lisa Iannuci over at Reel Travels. You can listen to the podcast here.
9/2/20 - Reel to Real was mentioned in Men's Health and Decider.com articles about Cobra Kai filming locations. You can read them here and here.
9/19/19 - Reel to Real was featured in a USA Today article on the 10 Best Brady Bunch locations to visit. You can read the article here
8/17/16 - Reel to Real was mentioned in a recent article about film location bloggers for The Daily Dot. You can check it out here
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