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The Force Awakens at Goldfish Pond

On Friday July 15th at Lafayette Park, more commonly called Goldfish Pond Park, Mayor Kennedy, Lynn DPW/Parks & Rec., Community Development and the Goldfish Pond Association sponsored a free family movie night with Star Wars, The Force Awakens.   Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Filming resumes downtown Monday evening

Past notices, more photos and even a short video clip from this production, here. From the Mayor’s office – This scene is expected to be quick (about an hour) and the parking for the scene will be released as soon as the scene is wrapped. For the one hour shoot, intermittent traffic control will be…

Hey, the sign works!

The neon in this prop sign on the former Item Building works a little too well to be believably old. Signage like this would have been vintage even at the time Kay’s Baptism (aka Joy) takes place. Where’s the creepy flicker? Why isn’t one of the letters out? You can see it during the day,…

Brief parking restrictions for film Wednesday

The continued filming of Joy/Kay’s Baptism will require some further parking restrictions in downtown Lynn Wednesday, but for just a two hour window within the times noted below. The rest of the scenes will take place indoors in …Hotel Bartlett? A vintage hotel sign hangs off the facade of the recently vacated Item building. Just…

A glimpse of Jennifer Lawrence in Central Square

Central Square and surrounding streets were restricted to traffic and parking for a brief while this morning to film a short scene for a film with the working titles Joy and Kay’s Baptism. This photo was taken approximately 7:15am as the crew got their caffeine fix at Cafe Moka. Jennifer Lawrence would later arrive to…

More filming downtown Monday – parking restrictions

  Signs downtown warn of “Construction” Monday, but what’s really happening is a short scene for a part of Kay’s Baptism (alternately known as “Joy.”) The amount of signs and addition of sawhorses to hang more signs is a sign they mean business.   It’s the same film that made people scratch their heads when…

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy – “Mockingjay” picks up where “Catching Fire” left off. The Games are finished and the battle begins. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) becomes the reluctant warrior and symbolic Mockingjay of District 12 after inspiring the nation during the first two games. This film is all about Jennifer Lawrence and the…

Review – Dumb and Dumber To

Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy –     Dumb and Dumber To is set 20 years after the first film. Lloyd (Jim Carrey) and Harry (Jeff Daniels) are still the same buffoons but a lot older.   If you recall from the first film, Harry and Lloyd mention a woman named Fraida Felcher. The…

Film Review – November Man

Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy – Based on the Bill Granger best seller “There Are No Spies,” the film tells the story of former CIA agent Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) who is called back into the service for one last job. Peter finds himself pitted against his younger protégé David Mason (Luke Bracey) while…