Just a typical day on Franklin Street
The trailer for "Free Guy," in which Ryan Reynolds plays a bank teller who begins to realize he's a character in a shoot-em-up video game, dropped today, and it features lots and lots of scenes in downtown Boston (and one under the Zakim in Charlestown) - although oddly it starts with somebody skydiving over what looks like Pittsburgh.
Reynolds walking to work with his security-guard pal:
An unusual round newsstand figures in several scenes - its shape no doubt dictated by the round monument to the Hungarian uprising it masks in Liberty Square:
If you've ever wondered what it would be like if a guy with a flamethrower walked down Devonshire Street, this is the movie for you:
Compare to Boston getting destroyed in the most recent Godzilla movie.
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This is going to be fun
I've worked in the area where they filmed this for a dozen or so years and this is some crazy stuff.
Can't wait to take advantage of the rise of edibles in MA and enjoy the completely surreal backdrops for this. Seems like a real check-your-brain-at-the-door romp.
Don't forget ...
To pick up a fake ID before you head to the theater - you can never be too careful.
Already did that!
Stopped in at lunchtime. Very convenient place!
That building always made me dizzy. it just looks wrong.
How's the park behind it doing?
Magoo has realized that Magoo is just a character in some pseudoscience hypnorotic zombie apocalypse reality. Magoo.
Can someone develop 3D glasses to create the illusion that the T is safe, clean and on time.
I think logic professors at MIT
have proved that to be impossible.
You just have to ignore that all the signage is either in Japanese or some European language
What is it with this guy?
What is it with this guy? Didn't he do enough damage to this part of the city (and his career) with RIPD?
I liked that movie
RIPD was a classic. I like almost every movie shot in Boston.
When is the pregnant building
When is the pregnant building going to give birth? It's been gestating for decades!
Elephants have a long gestation
As is often the case -- Its all about scaling things
Some Typical Gestation Times of animals [mostly mammals] by duration [various sources]:
and the Frilled Shark can have a pregnancy that lasts up to 3.5 years
So ---- 100 Federal St [both long and heavy] ===== ????
I like it. We should be
I like it. We should be nicknaming all of our building, just like the Londoners.