Friday, September 06, 2019

Gas-s-s-s (1970)

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Last updated: September 6, 2019

AKA: Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It, Gas, Gas! Action Adventure. A gas is released that kills everyone over 25. Starring Robert Corff, Elaine Giftos, Pat Patterson, George Armitage, Alex Wilson, Ben Vereen, Cindy Williams, Bud Cort, Talia Shire, Country Joe and The Fish. Filming locations: Acoma Pueblo, Albuquerque, Belen, Grants, Socorro.

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Urban Views/ Campus (SMU?) - Dallas?


Big Bend in Highway/ Visit Oracle

Biggest Used Car Dealership West of the Mississippi

Playing Ball - Nob Hill???? Probably not....

Junkyard - Socorro! Baca's Wreckers? Guesstimate:

Goehrings Body Shop, 100 Smith Rd, Socorro, NM 87801

Baca's Wrecker Service - 1291 NM-1, Socorro, NM 87801

U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer, 1313 NM-1, Socorro, NM 87801

Motorcycle arrives - mesas


(Looks like Bosque del Apache)

NB I-25 - Lemitar exit 2 miles? Or 1? If 1, then: (34.172809°, -106.921109°)

Driving up Rio Grande Valley

66 Drive-In
4800 Central Avenue SW,
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Actual address is probably 7019 Central Ave. NW

SB I-25 near Lemitar (34.190041°, -106.924866°)

Socorro Plaza

Is this Socorro High School? Maybe not. Likely Belen High School.

Socorro General Hospital

Big Field. Framed house. Sandias visible. Belen? On the mesa above Belen, to the west.

TERA?? Old aircraft.

Near Lemitar again.

Levine's Store - where is that? I don't remember!

NM Tech Golf Course! Approximately (34.073169°, -106.911784°)

Golf cart chase ( 34.068647°, -106.909492°) Ben Vereen actually uses the phrase "All That Jazz."

Spherical building

Roads at TERA

Pinnacles - Pretty. Don't know where. Gallup?

Acoma overlook (34.940546°, -107.608624°)

Bowlin's Running Indian - near Bluewater - Where is this trading post? - Rattlesnake Trading Post, Bluewater, NM - Bowlin's Old Crater Trading Post
(35.294254°, -107.987085°)

Climbing to Acoma

Acoma - near church

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Committing Poetry in Times of War (2007 Video)

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Last updated: September 4, 2019

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ABQ references

Protests look like Nob Hill area, and all along Central Avenue, particularly in the vicinity of UNM - Central & Cornell - in front of Yale Park

Frontier Restaurant

Rio Rancho High School

RR City of Vision sign (I don't believe this sign exists anymore)

Highland High School

Rio Rancho Golf Course (this golf course no longer exists)

View of South Valley Houses (35.023279°, -106.658840°)

ABQ Police Substation in Triangle Park

Office Depot

Fina/ University Pawn

Baskin Robbins

Holiday Inn Pyramid

Rio Grande High School

Fast Color (2018)

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Last updated: March 2, 2020

Science Fiction Thriller. A young woman has to go on the run after her superpowers become apparent. Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Strathairn, Lorraine Toussaint. Filming around Albuquerque, Estancia.

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Unusual fence

Roadrunner Retreat Restaurant - looks like Bingham, or someplace

Rail Yards

2nd St. & Santa Fe Ave. SW, SB

Motel - Downtown Inn, 1213 Central Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM.

The Downtown Inn Pool.

Walking past houses

Around Estancia

Diner - Route 66, Central & Bridge

Probably Shooting Range Access Road (35.133676°, -106.866571°)

Run in desert

Near empty store

House with windmill

Road at night

Store again



Desolate road reminds me of out near Torreon.

House again

Sheriff's house

Big Barn

Estancia, NM, NB at Convoy location - Highland Ave.

Enter building (34.757713°, -106.055400°)

Estancia - View looking S


Gas station in To'hajiilee - that's the market!


Store with more color

Garrison Tigers stands

Hills & power lines - Tijeras Arroyo (35.014074°, -106.612451°)

Desert drive - Shooting Range Access?

Jesse pickup place.

Walk for gas

Running in desert


Colorful sky!

Shooting Range Access road

Estancia Road - Probably Torrance Co. Road A051

Green field

Estancia-area road

Force of Execution (2013)

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Crime Drama; gang bosses vie for control. Starring Danny Trejo, Steven Seagal, Ving Rhames, Jenny Gabrielle, Bren Foster, Dylan Kenin, Eric Steinig, J. D. Garfied, Jermaine Washington, Ron Balicki, J. Anthony Pena. Filming locations: Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, Corrales.

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Rock shelter in Utah

Big House (35.202380°, -106.644060°) - 40 Camino Vega Verde, Corrales

Prison - supposedly MDC - downtown ABQ? - Likely

5th St. & Roma

Highway scenes/ Big House again

Basement area

6 Months Later - Mural - Between 2nd & 3rd, just south of Central

Rail Yards

Behind Lindy's, near stairs/ Room

Rail Yards

LA stock freeway scene

Lotus Nightclub & VIP Ultralounge, 211 Gold Ave SW

El Madrid Lounge

Big House

Aerial View

Big Fan/ Behind Lindy's/

Lindy's Restaurant


View of South Valley - view from about (35.020783°, -106.647913°)

Shooting - where?

Right behind Lindy's.

Walking roadside near tanks - body near culvert (35.020545°, -106.647341°)

Parking car (35.020115°, -106.647847°)/ Warehouse

In alley behind Lindy's - stairway!



El Madrid Lounge/ Parking Lot, north side

Big House pool

LA stock freeway scene


Alley - near Lindy's? - Another room

View of hills


LA stock aerial view


El Madrid/ Lotus

Car drives past - where?


Across street from El Madrid

Big House/ Basement (probably a different location than the Big House)

Every Which Way But Loose (1978)

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Last updated: March 13, 2020

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SoCal scenes

KOA - NM somewhere

I-25 SB exit onto Locust NE (35.088210°, -106.635908°).

Midtown Trailer Park - next to RR - SoCal?

Club - Pigs fantasy ceiling

Motel - looks like Hotel Blue


Kitty - Adult Bookstore

Crazy Horse Bar

Cottonwood Court Motel, 1742 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM

ABQ City Zoo - 903 10th St. SW

Highway scene (near Santa Fe?)

Approaching Santa Fe - Santa Fe 18


Meatpacking Plant - Schwartzmann's? Possibly.

Target Shooting (NM)

Bikers - near Santa Fe?

Camping with stream


Fishing & tackle shop


Hotel La Fonda de Taos, 108 S Plaza, Taos, NM 87571
Restaurant - El Patio
The Alley Cantina - Bar & Grill, 121 Teresina Ln, Taos, NM 87571

U-Pump-It - CO?

Driving through Denver

Zanza Bar - CO Bar

Trade (2007)

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Last updated: March 12, 2020

AKA: The Girls Next Door, Welcome to America. Drama, based upon an expose magazine article by Jose Rivera who co-wrote the screenplay. A young Mexican man's attempts to save his sister after she was abducted to become a sex slave uncovers a huge international problem. Starring Kevin Kline, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Paulina Gaitan, Kathleen Gati, Pavel Lychnikoff, Anthony Crivello, Linda Ermond, Zack Ward, Kate del Castillo, Cesar Ramos. NM filming locations: Albuquerque, Algodones, Bernalillo, Carnuel, Cedar Crest, Isleta Pueblo, Zia Pueblo.

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Various Mexican Scenes

Movie seems to transition into NM scenes

Prison-like area

Walk down mesa to river - general area of BrBa river scenes, and Sicario 2

Motel - resembles Westward Ho

Westside Jail

Driving along commercial street in ABQ

Big Chief

2 Highway 550 sites, about (35.36726, -106.63237): Bobbie Jo & Captain Fantastic Sites

This should be a better route - big cross - Where is this? Where does it fit?

El Paso District Police -

Walking on street near school

River - General area of (35.380191°, -106.508257°)

Highway 550 again - same general area

Sound of sandhill cranes - wooded area

Restaurant/ Gas station/ Truck Stop - Route 66 Casino and Travel center?

24/7 Cyber Cafe - About 611 Gold Avenue SW

Motel room


Travel on I-40 through Tijeras area - near Cedar Crest

First Christian Church, 10101 Montgomery Blvd NE

Main drag in Bernalillo: (35.316219°, -106.545747°).


Parade - Gold Ave., behind Nob Hill Shopping Center.

Sandia Crest parking lot

NJ, etc.

View of suburb

Final capture: 400 12th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM, USA.

Drive in ABQ area

Thanks given to ABQ Residence Inn
Embassy Suites

Easier with Practice (2009)

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Last updated: September 4, 2019

Romantic Comedy Drama. A random phone call leads to an odd long-distance relationship. Starring Brian Geraghty, Marguerite Moreau, Danielle Lozeau, Jeanette Brox, Jenna Gavigan, Allison Hensel. Filming locations: Albuquerque, Fenton Lake State Park.

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DVD header video - pee stop - San Ysidro (35.554576°, -106.805273°)

Book store - Don's Paperback Books, 1013 San Mateo Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

Route 66 Cafe, Bridge & Central

Driving past Village Inn

Motel Lobby - Looks like Desert Sands - Nope! Silver Moon Lodge! 918 Central Ave. SW

Driving on Highway 550 near SY - (35.542146°, -106.784904°)

Not an Exit - Go Foxes -

Alley - Private Parking

Motel - Express Inn

Diner - Grande in door - 2424 - The former Casa Grande Restaurant - 2424 Central Ave SW, Old Town ...


Pee stop - San Ysidro (35.554576°, -106.805273°)


Another Motel - do not recognize

Empty Road with big tree



Wash Tub Laundry

Silver Moon again

Restaurant - Java Joe's?

MGS Grand Liquors, 8521 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 (now gone)

Video Arcade Game Room

U-Pump-It - unknown

Motel elevators - Hotel Blue? - uncertain

Wooded area with Ponderosas

Fenton Lake State Park

Laguna Blvd. SW @ Chacoma,looking SW

1410 - Castle Apartments - Yes, apparently so


Sarah's house





Get-together - probably Castle Apartments

Eat My Asshole - Probably back of Silver Moon Lodge

Hotel Check-In

Fitness Center

Driving - Fairweather's - Genghis Grill

Genghis Grill - Mongolian barbecue restaurant
2100 Louisiana Blvd NE #203
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Furthest Witness (2017)

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Last updated: March 2, 2020

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Desert Road - near Sandia Base

Rendezvous Point (34.970309°, -106.607801°)

Credits - uncertain images

Crossword puzzle - Tramway Blvd. area

Red building

Diner - Steven Michael Quezada - Los Compadres Restaurant

Motel - Downtown Inn, 1213 Central Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM.

The Downtown Inn Pool.

Peeing at roadside - maybe around ( 35.006930°, -106.597373°)

Aerial view of city, just NW of Hyatt Regency

House - Los Duranes area - 2521 Thompson Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM, USA

View of City

Big Warehouse/ Gate

Near Tierra Monte area near base of Sandias

Lady in trunk protests (35.201359°, -106.495452°)

Building Exterior - Old Church?

Building Interior

Brady's house

Near warehouse - on the street

Printing store in strip mall

Grandma's K & I Diner, 2500 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Meeting place - (35.202588°, -106.501516°)

Zuzax Gas Mart, 844 NM-333, Tijeras, NM 87059

Love's Travel Stop, 2200 6th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (probably)


Motel with sea horses.

Sandia Peak Inn, 4614 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105

"Walt's Diner"

Street/ Gated area - Street scene on adjacent 47th St. SW


Parking lot

Crossroads Motel

Dining room - near Motel sign - Cafe Da Lat, near Lazy H Motel

Cafe Da Lat, 5615 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

Riverside Drain -

Crossroads Motel

Guitar Store

Waiting in Parking Lot

Printing Store strip mall again - 2528 Morningside Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM, USA


Kyle's father's safe house


Cafe Da Lat again

Base of Sandias again

Among those thanked include the Los Duranes Neighborhood Assoc. & MRGCD.

Mesa del Sol LLC
Jaynes Corp.
UPublic Studios
Innovate ABQ, Inc.
Grumpy's Guitars, 2514 San Mateo Pl NE
Classic Self Storage