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Throwback Thursday: George Clooney Yucks It Up at Van Sickel Salon While Filming Burn After Reading

It’s Throwback Thursday and this entry from October 3, 2007 is all about the recently married George Clooney’s visit to Middagh Street’s Van Sickel Salon while in the nabe filming the Coen Brothers’ Burn After Reading.

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Shot in the Heights: Burn After Reading Open Thread

Burn After Reading, the new Coen Brothers film shot in Brooklyn Heights last year opens today.  Ah! It seems like only yesterday Clooney, Pitt and Malkovich were frolicking in our humble nabe.  Have you seen the movie? Post your review and thoughts below!

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Burn After Reading Debuts at Venice Film Fest

The cast of the Coen Brothers’ Burn After Reading, featuring Brooklyn Heights as Georgetown, premiered at the Venice Film Festival last week.  It opens in theaters here on September 12.  The film’s stars, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich and Tilda Swinton, were in our neighborhood last October shooting the flick at various locations on […]

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Brooklyn Heights Stars as DC in Burn After Reading

Thanks to EPC for directing us to the trailer for the upcoming Coen Brothers flick Burn After Reading which was filmed partially in Brooklyn Heights (posing as Washington D.C.) last year. Check out the trailer after the jump and see how many nabe scenes you can find. The film opens nationwide on August 27.

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Burn After Reading, Partially Filmed in Brooklyn Heights, Will Debut August 27

Reports out this week say that the Coen Brothers Burn After Reading, which filmed in Brooklyn Heights last year, will debut at the Venice Film Festival on August 27. Also out – photos from the film including the above shot of Tilda Swinton in what appears to be the 146 Hicks Street location. The film […]

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Spielberg Turns Willow Street Into D.C.’s Georgetown

If you were at the north end of Willow Street today, you may have seen lots of 1970s vintage cars parked there, including a cab with the paint scheme of a D.C. company. If you were lucky, you might have caught a glimpse of Tom Hanks or Meryl Streep playing, respectively, former Washington Post editor […]

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Give the Gift of Movies Filmed in Brooklyn Heights

Stuck on what to get your Brooklyn Heights obsessed friend/family member for the holidays this year? Or wondering what entertainment you can offer your Thanksgiving guests? Behold! Our list of films shot in Brooklyn Heights – you can sit around the flat screen and marvel at the local sights included in each. Here’s our list […]

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Spielberg’s Brooklyn Heights Movie Shoot’s Attempt to “Make it Rain” with BHA Feels More Like a Light Drizzle

Yesterday, a BHB commmenter mentioned that the St. James Place production had donated money to the Brooklyn Heights Association. This is sometimes done with large shoots in an attempt to salve the inconveniences they cause. In 2007, the Coen Brothers production of Burn After Reading reportedly donated $10,000 to the BHA.

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Brooklyn Heights Business Owner Says She Won’t Allow Movie Shoots in Her Store

Rocco and Jezebel’s Andrea Demetropoulos takes a stand against film shoots – at least in her store – in a recent New York Times article about movie making in Brooklyn. And it was Adam Sandler’s The Cobbler that might have pushed her to that decision. NYT: Andrea Demetropoulos has been approached about filming inside her […]

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BHA Throws Cold Water on Film Shoots As City Declares Part of North Brooklyn Heights A “Hot Spot”

The BHA is claiming partial victory as the NYC Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting has declared Brooklyn Heights from Clark to Cranberry streets between Columbia Heights and Henry a “hot zone,” declaring a “partial moratorium” on production in that portion of the neighborhood. Here’s the BHA’s full dispatch sent earlier this week: We are […]

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