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nathan bateman’s house

from ex machina posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

For 1750 Norwegian Kroner (roughly $200) you can spend a night in the home of Ex Machina’s reclusive tech billionaire Nathan Bateman.

The Juvet Landscape Hotel features nine stand-alone rooms designed to feel integrated into the natural environment along with a spa area, a farmhouse for large gatherings and (as far as I know) no scheming, murderous A.I.

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bridgewater state hospital

from titicut follies (1967) posted in movies by prof_improbable

In the mid-60's, filmmakers Frederick Wiseman and John Marshall spent 29 days at the horrific Bridgewater State Hospital in Bridgewater, MA.

The resulting documentary is the cinéma vérité classic, Titicut Follies.

The film shocked audiences with its unfiltered depictions of the brutal treatment of patient-inmates. It also launched Wiseman's career: making exposé documentaries about social institutions in a style of direct cinema that could be best described as "a fly on the wall" filmmaking.

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the blue diamond motel

from fire walk with me, twin peaks posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

The Mount Si Motel also pops up in season three as the entrance to the room (called the Dutchman's?) above the convenience store where Cooper meets with the giant tea kettle that is Phillip Jeffries.

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hap’s diner

from fire walk with me, twin peaks posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

Chris Isaak and Kiefer Sutherland grab a bite to eat in the wee hours of the night at Hap’s Diner where Teresa Banks worked in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. These scenes were filmed at the Fall City Diner/Grill/Bistro which no longer appears to be open for business.

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the blue diamond motel

from fire walk with me, twin peaks posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

In the Twin Peaks prequel Fire Walk with Me Leland Palmer arranges a rendezvous through Teresa Banks with two other women at the Blue Diamond Motel but then ‘chickens out’ when he sees that one of the women is his daughter. This flashback was filmed at the Mount Si Motel in North Bend.

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