“American Mall” night @ The Cinerama Dome!

Surreal as it may sound, tonight is the red-carpet premiere of my MTV musical, “The American Mall”. Wow, just typing the word “my” and “red-carpet premiere” in the same sentence is so totally bizarre. Crazy…

And to make matters even more surreal, the movie is screening tonight at the historic Cinerama Dome on Sunset Blvd. If you live in the L.A. area and haven’t been to this theatre, you are seriously missing out, man. Housed in a giant geodesic dome, the curved screen is crazy big and the sound is incredible.

Ironically enough, the last movie we saw at the Dome was also a musical. We saw “Evita” on New Year’s Eve back in 1996 and I swear to God, Madonna’s face was so gigantic on that towering screen that I almost threw up. Of course, we were sitting in the front row, so that didn’t help.

But wow, what a screen! The Cinerama Dome was built in 1963 to screen the studio’s burgeoning library of sweeping, wide-screen epics in all their glory. And though it has come close to closing a few times, the recent addition of the adjoining Arclight Cinemas guaranteed that audiences will be enjoying the enormity of the Cinerama Dome for years to come.

So, as Christine and I run out the door to do some last minute errands before the premiere — actually, she’s the only one with “last minute errands” like getting her hair done and stuff — and I practice not tripping over myself in my slippery-ass dress shoes, enjoy these vintage pics of the Dome…

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8 responses to ““American Mall” night @ The Cinerama Dome!

  1. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh! CONGRATS! PICTURES PICTURES PICTURES!

  2. vintagecaveman

    Congratulations, Tomas!
    May nothing but success follow you from now on…
    (I’d also like to see pictures)

  3. yeti9000

    Thanks for the kind words, guys! And no worries on the picture front, for as you know, I am I never without my trusty camera! Yee-haw!!

  4. Can’t wait to hear more about it, and actually see the movie on August 11!

    Speaking of contemporary musicals, we saw the HSM3 trailer last night, and I totally got excited!

  5. Melissa

    Woohoo, so cool! Can’t wait to hear more… ahem. Yes, that was a hint.

  6. becauseweloveit

    Congratulations!

  7. Dialogue: I never without my trusty camera

    Dialogue: these days… who the fuck isn’t

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