Excerpt of Los Angeles Plays Itself

Thom Andersen’s comprehensive, fascinating documentary “Los Angeles Plays Itself” (2003) looks at how the city has been portrayed in hundreds of Hollywood movies. This excerpt questions why so many of Los Angeles’s sleek modern homes have been used as sets for the hideouts of diabolical characters in films from “Die Hard” to “The Big Lebowski.”

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Lyra on October 19, 2010
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