Wow! Movies in Hoboken?

11/27/2007:

I was busy doing super double-secret agent stuff most of today, but a reader sent this semi-interesting “what is that equipment for?” photo in. You decide if it’s “important”.

Her friend (who works on the set) said that they filmed a brief and insignificant scene for a movie called “Two Lovers” (some dopey romantic flick) in the Lana Lounge this afternoon. It “stars” Gwyenth Paltrow an Joaquin Phoenix. It was for a scene inside Lana Lounge, which will make movie-goers believe it was in Brooklyn.

I’m sure they’ll be very apologetic to the increased traffic jams. Don’t expect a fruit basket in your mail before Christmas.

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35 Comments on "Wow! Movies in Hoboken?"


homeworld
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8 years 5 months ago
Residents of Kensignton Avenue in Jersey City, many of whom were upset that parking has been eliminated on their street to accomodate a movie set, will get more parking than originally planned, as well as a 24-hour police presence for people walking back from their cars. Trucks for the movie, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joaquin Phoenix, were parked along Kensington, between Kennedy Boulevard and West Side Avenue, today as crew members unloaded equipment in preparation for filming the romantic drama “Two Lovers” at the Gloria Gables apartment building. Residents were informed tonight by fliers distributed to them that they will… Read more »
homeworld
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8 years 5 months ago

Look at the Domino Sugar factory in Brooklyn as an example of reusing a building.

Tama Murden
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8 years 5 months ago
Re 19. & 21., wine/bin: Instead of “get real” & “…arguing with such people,” how about a lively discussion with the caveat of agreeing to disagree? A far more interesting world, when we all don’t like the same things. For example, I’m sure some people adore Gwyneth Paltrow…. Yes, I preferred pre-Disneyfied Times Square. And yes, pre-homogenized Hoboken. For me, getting real: The “burned out buildings” were mostly courtesy of greedy developers (e.g., “Delivered Vacant”). The “crumbling docks,” courtesy of the Port Authority deliberately destroying Hoboken’s waterfront industry, while also violating its lease agreement regarding maintenance. Only to return to… Read more »
hobokencat
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hobokencat
8 years 5 months ago

Kind of like this? Nice. Thx 🙂

homeworld
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8 years 5 months ago

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