Thursday, May 23, 2019

Deadly Impact (2008)

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House - ABQ Luminarias

Police Dept., 400 Roma Ave. NW, as seen from Marquette Avenue.


Police Dept.





House - 1223 Fruit Ave. NW.


Aquarium - Mexico City 8 years later - Dive bar - Burt's Tiki Lounge (old location), 313 Gold Ave SW.


Sunport - SB on I-25

Fancy Bar - 3rd & Central/Carom Club


Assassin walks into what was formerly known as the Sunrise Building, 219 Central Ave. NW., but which keeps changing names, at 3rd & Central - 3rd floor?


Sunrise Bank Building, 219 Central Ave. NW.



Sunrise Bank Building, 219 Central Ave. NW.



Sunrise Bank Building, 219 Central Ave. NW.


Alley behind the Carom Club (and Jimmy John's Pizza), between 3rd & 4th Streets, just north of Central Ave.


Alley behind Jimmy John's Pizza, between 3rd & 4th Streets, just north of Central Ave., looking east at night.


Alley behind Jimmy John's Pizza.


Interview room

Lomas & 1st NW


Bernalillo County Courthouse Annex, located at the corner of 5th St. and Tijeras Ave. NW.


Bernalillo County Court House Annex, located at the corner of 5th St. and Tijeras Ave. NW.


Bernalillo County Court House Annex.


Bernalillo County Courthouse Annex, located at the corner of 5th St. and Tijeras Ave. NW.


Stairwell.


Second floor doors.








Nativo Lodge, 6000 Pan American Fwy NE

Briefing Room

View of city (35.075962°, -106.763167°)

House - 1502

Nativo Lodge

Bombmaker's lair - Courthouse basement

Dummy Building used for explosion - Plaza Inn: Howard Johnson by Wyndham Albuquerque Midtown, 900 Medical Arts Ave. NE

Hospital


RAKS Building Supply, Inc., 205 Rio Bravo Blvd. SW.


RAKS Building Supply, Inc., 205 Rio Bravo Blvd. SW.


In front of Civic Plaza canopy.


Roof of Bernalillo Co. Assessor's Office, across from Annex


Bernalillo Co. Courthouse, SW corner of 4th & Lomas Blvd.


R.L. Cox Drive-In Fur & Hide Co. (sign that is likely long gone by now)

Justorage! That's the place!


View of Park Plaza


House - 1223 again.

Driving, probably SB

Car drives partly on San Pasquale SW. Car explodes, San Cristobal & San Pasquale, SW

Passion Play (2010 production, 2012 release)

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Fantasy Thriller. An angel becomes a factor in an out-of-luck trumpet player's dealing with the mob. Starring Megan Fox, Mickey Rourke, Bill Murray, Rhys Ifans, Kelly Lynch, Bud Cort, Chris Browning, Lora Martinez-Cunningham, Mike Miller, and Bernardo P. Saracino. Filming locations: Albuquerque (Albq. Studios, Paul’s Monterrey Inn), Santa Fe (Old Main Prison, Scottish Rite Temple, Santa Fe Opera, Frank S. Ortiz Dog Park, Fraternal Order of Eagles), Tesuque, Zia Pueblo.




Notes on Individual Scenes
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City view

The Dream Lounge - Luxfer Prismatic Tile Windows - Just south of Lindy's - (35.084353°, -106.653008°)

Bar interior - fish


Alley behind Bliss Bldg.


Stairway.


Snow-flecked juniper landscape, Rio Grande, canyon

View of Cabezon

Out on Zia land

Carnival - thinking (35.587330°, -106.890867°)

Canyon

Big Chief Gas Station (Sign visible)

Bar

Highway

Blue Heron Motel - Santa Fe?

City view


The Simms Building lobby, at 4th and Gold Ave. SW.








Medical offices

Parking space right next to Amy Biehl School

Sunbathing - 302 11th St. SW


restaurant - Probably Paul's Monterey Inn, formerly at 1000 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE.

[UPDATE: February, 2015: Sad news that Paul's Monterey Inn will close after 40 years in business. This article from January, 2014 identifies tax issues as a major burden. And once again, time is quickly erasing the Albuquerque's movie heritage.]


New Opera House Mezzanine - parking lot (35.762779°, -105.946153°)

Hill top view - Opera House

Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 463 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Between U.S. Courthouse & Amy Biehl School, in ABQ

Living room

Premiere Motel/Aztec Motel - Aliso Dr. SE, just south of Central Ave.

Gated community - Tesuque?

Apartment - 207

Stairway into alley behind Lindy's

Diner

View of some downtown, w. Megan Fox


Wash Tub Laundromat, 1105 Central Ave. NW.


Wash Tub Laundromat.


Wash Tub Laundromat.


Velvet ropes; limousine. Opera?

Building window, but unclear what building.

Paul's Monterey Inn

Motorcycle - where? Stairway

A church? Plaza? Scottish Rite Temple

River again

[Did not recognize either of these two places, so won't map them:
Fraternal Order of Eagles, 833 Early St., Santa Fe
Frank S Ortiz Dog Park, El Camino De Las Cruces & Buckman Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507]

The Longest Yard (2005)

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Comedy Drama remake of the 1974 film. Inmates and prison guards square off in a football game. Filmed in California and at the New Mexico State Penitentiary. Starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, and Burt Reynolds.




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Party House

Chase

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Longest_Yard_(2005_film)
The movie was filmed at the New Mexico State Penitentiary on Route 14, Santa Fe, New Mexico. The football game at the end of the film was filmed at Murdock Stadium at the El Camino College in Torrance, California. The car chase scene was filmed whereabouts in Long Beach, California. Other parts of the film were filmed in Los Angeles and New Mexico.[citation needed] The golf course scene was filmed at Lost Canyons Golf Club in Simi Valley, California.[2]

Trip to prison in vicinity of Bonanza Creek ranch. Thinking: (35.543277°, -106.091520°)

Panhandle Cafe

State Pen in Santa Fe

Graveyard Site (35.559512°, -106.064203°)

Leaving Pen - Road

Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

Small Town

Rio Grande High School Stadium - presumably Torrance

The Host (2013)

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Science Fiction, based upon the novel of the same name by Stephenie Meyer. Young people resist psychic invasion. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel. Filming locations: Albuquerque, Bernalillo, Farmington, Shiprock.




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Hall with arches

Campus

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Reverse image of Bobby Foster Road.

Left: Bobby Foster Rd. SE, near Q Studios, has been used for highway-related scenes in numerous movies.





Auto accident - Highway 6 (34.897670°, -107.085428°)

Wandering in desert - unreal landscape

Shiprock Hogback (36.640326°, -108.826493°)

Underground Lair

Big Mesas (but where?)

Blank landscape - Strange distant mesas

Store


All along Los Picaros Road, east of University Blvd. SE in Tijeras Arroyo.


University Blvd. SB (35.011311°, -106.629879°)


Underpass, Los Picaros Rd. at University Blvd. SE (35.008233°, -106.625899°).


Underpass, Los Picaros Rd. SE at University Blvd. SE (35.008233°, -106.625899°).


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Big Mesas


Aperture Center, UNM's Mesa del Sol facility.

The Aperture Center was designed by famous NM architect, Antoine Predock. In 1979, I took a beginning modern dance class at UNM from his lovely wife, Jennifer Predock-Linnell. She is still active today.


The Aperture Center.

















UNM's Aperture Center.


UNM's Aperture Center.


UNM's Aperture Center.

Beerfest (2006)

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Basement

Church

Schnitzengiggle Tavern - appears to be Albuquerque Press Club - 201 Highland Park Circle SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (from imdb)

Festival - Maybe Biopark? - No, hillside looks wrong

German city views


Railyards.


Railyards.


Railyards.


Railyards.


Competition Room

Ferris Wheel (ABQ) - Zoo? Biopark?

NIH laboratory -

Drive - 1st St. & Commercial St., near Railyards


El Madrid Lounge - Yard next to Zachary's House, on 1st Street between Coal and Lead.


Coal Ave. Overpass





House - 622....?

Reeds....

Bigger House, 123 Walter St. SE

House, 1312....

House, 1208...

Looks like Quarters... Probably not


"Bavaria" - Looks like Hotel Andaluz Lobby.














Dance floor

Church


From:
https://filming.90210locations.info/film-locations/beerfest/

Barry’s Bridge Overpass - Coal Ave SW Overpass over 1st St SW

Schnitzengiggle - 201 Highland Park Circle SE, Albuquerque NM

Great Gam Gam’s House - 123 Walter St NE, Albuquerque NM

Drinking Party House - 1312 Florida St NE, Albuquerque, NM

Landfill’s House - 1209 Florida St NE, Albuquerque NM

Todd’s House - 1208 Florida St NE, Albuquerque NM

https://www.ifc.com/2014/07/15-things-you-may-not-have-known-about-beerfest


15 Things You May Not Have Known About Beerfest

8. The Stadium Used to House Cars

The underground stadium where the Beerfest games take place was actually shot in an abandoned car dealership’s warehouse.