Thursday, August 01, 2019

Saint John of Las Vegas (2009)

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Last updated: August 1, 2019


Crime Comedy Drama. An ex-gambler gets drawn back into the life for a big score. Starring Gometh D’Oyley, Emmanuelle Chriqui, John Cho, Steve Buscemi, Emily Mortimer, Peter Dinklage, Romany Malco, Tim Blake Nelson, Shawn Prince. Filmed in Las Vegas Nevada and New Mexico; NM filming locations: Albuquerque, Bernalillo, Laguna Pueblo (Route 66 Casino), To’hajiilee.


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Las Vegas

Convenience market

ABQ, NM - Long view down Central

Housing near Sandias - 301 Lanier Dr. SE

Shell - Gas station, 7801 Carr Way NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Car dealership - BMWs?

Casino

Parking lot/white buildings for Townsend Insurance (35.103602°, -106.573031°)

Office with cubicles - Townsend Insurance

Road - To'hajiilee?

View of abandoned house (35.073444°, -107.112077°)

Junkyard

Dream building

Solar field - National Solar Thermal Test Facility - approximate location (34.963409°, -106.508020°)

Truck stop/ shower - Probably Casino 66 Travel Center.

Gift shop

Moriarty -

Power pole driveway - Approx. ( 35.062044°, -106.762207°) [Not feeling confident on this one.]

Wild West A Go-Go

Base of Sandias?

Road....

To'hajiilee?

Turnoff (35.096861°, -107.111067°)

Flames. Nature Compound... (35.124658°, -107.129204°)

Driving straight towards mountain (35.128096°, -107.132984°)

Wildcat Accident Scene (35.132991°, -107.135724°)

Dream again.

To'hajiilee

Convenience market - Probably Casino 66 Travel Center again.

Carnival

John's New Home - 3700 Covered Wagon Ave. SE

Credits list Compass Bank Building in downtown ABQ. Probably where the Townsend Insurance offices/cubicles were.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Sex & Lies in Sin City (2008)

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Last updated: July 29, 2019


Drama set in Las Vegas Nevada, based on a true story. The inheritor of a casino dynasty gets involved in intrigue and death. Starring Matthew Modine, Mena Suvari, Marcia Gay Harden, Mark Siverttsen, Kira Arai, Kevin Christopher Brown, Burly Cain. Filming locations: Albuquerque, Bonanza Creek Movie Ranch, Galisteo, Santa Ana Pueblo (Santa Ana Star Casino), Santa Fe, Tesuque.


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Opening landscape/ Las Vegas/ Casino

Stripper Bar - TD's North Show Club??

House (Tesuque?)

Bonanza Creek Ranch (35.507866°, -106.105818°)

Hospital

Palatial House

Party House

Safe

Sandy's House - GBW

Ranch House

Digging Hole

Bathroom

Sister's House

Jail

Roadside (35.509433°, -106.113000°)

Fancy Restaurant

Swimming Pool

Looks like Santa Fe Judicial Courthouse architecture

Cheetah's Topless Club

Backyard pool

Ted's house - moth orchids

Vault (35.521539°, -106.113606°)

Las Vegas

Convenience market, Giant, 4354 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM, USA

Booking

Prisoner release area

Bataan Memorial Building

Bataan Memorial Building, 400 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Courtroom

GBW Bathroom

Prison

Museum

Sandy's place