I was unaware of Arthur Christmas before coming to Los Angeles, where marketing for the film is ubiquitous. I am told that it may be vanity marketing on the producers' part.
"Yorgos Lanthimos is attending. I'm meeting him after the screening. My friend knows him. She acquired the American rights to remake Dogtooth." I cannot resist listening to entertainment industry conversations, but can never stand the people conversing.
My new move is to walk into pedestrians who are preoccupied with their smartphones.
I wish the photo-op cosplayers on Hollywood Boulevard would embrace its seediness and be sexy cosplayers. Sexy Batman. Sexy Captain America.
The number of marijuana dispensaries and smoke shops in the Los Angeles metropolitan area is absurd. 3rd Street downtown between Wall and South San Pedro, for example, is just like a block of smoke shops. I counted at least 10.