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  • Where to find Edward Scissorhands’ house, castle, and town in real life

    Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands on the movie poster, with the castle in the background

    With an all-star cast including Alan Arkin (Bill), Dianne Wiest (Peg), Winona Ryder (Kim), and Johnny Depp as the titular Edward, Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands tells the story of an artificial man constructed by his scientist ‘father’ (Vincent Price), who passes away literally moments before making his ‘son’ complete. As he presents Edward with an early Christmas […] More

  • Is the ‘Glass Onion’ house real?

    daniel craig as benoit blanc inside the Glass Onion house

    Who would have thought that Daniel Craig, aka Bond, James Bond, would be able to charm his way into becoming a modern, American version of Hercule Poirot, dazzling us with his unique Southern drawl? Not even Agatha Christie could have seen this coming.  Yet here we are, eyes glued to the screen to watch the […] More

  • Behind the evil eyes: The (Real) story of the Amityville house

    amityville house at 112 Ocean Drive long island

    Highlights The Amityville Horror House is real, and you can find it in Long Island, NY — though its now-infamous 112 Ocean Avenue address has changed to 108 Ocean Ave. Its tragic history started in 1974 when Ronald DeFeo Jr. killed his entire family (father, mother, two brothers, and two sisters) DeFeo’s brutal murders inspired […] More

  • Is it Real? Michael Myers’ house in ‘Halloween’

    horror movie character Michael Myers with the Halloween house in the background

    ‘It’s Halloween. Everyone’s entitled to one good scare.’ If you’re a die-hard scary movie fan, you might recognize that line from one of the greatest and most influential slasher films of all time, the original Halloween, released in October 1978. Directed by the legendary John Carpenter, produced by Debra Hill, and starring a then-unknown Jamie […] More

  • Mrs. Doubtfire’s house is hiding in plain sight in San Francisco

    the real-life house from Mrs Doubtfire

    Helloooo, and welcome! Though I can hardly believe it, it’s been 30 years since Mrs. Doubtfire was released in theatres. To this day it remains a firm favorite movie of mine and millions of others around the world. Hardly surprising with a Golden Globe win, (Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture), an Oscar win […] More

  • Hunting for Headland House: The modern coastal mansion from ‘The Invisible Man’

    the house in The Invisible Man movie (2020)

    A couple of years ago, after reading countless rave reviews, I headed to my local movie theatre to watch The Invisible Man starring Elizabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale, Mad Men) and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Haunting Of Hill House, The Lost Daughter).  Within seconds, literally seconds, I was completely and utterly captivated. In all my years of watching movies, and I’ve seen a […] More

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