Even though there are a lot more big blockbusters over the summer months, rather bizarrely there tend to be less costume and prop displays to support them. I guess when the major studios are spending huge amounts on advertising, they forget about the special behind-the-scenes treats they could be giving and special bonds with cinema goers they could be forging (hmmm, I wonder why there have been so many big budget flops this summer, just saying).
at the NBC Universal Experience Exhibit
As well as continuing to showcase the restored DeLorean time machine car from the Back to the Future trilogy, the ever-changing exhibit which houses costumes, props, models and concept artwork from the treasure vaults of the small and big screen had such movie memorabilia from Les Miserables, Oblivion, Seabiscuit, Fast & Furious, Mamma Mia, The Flintstones and more besides.
Be sure to check out all the latest fantastic costumes and props on display at Universal Studios Hollywood.
The sheer number of animated films, like Despicable Me 2, Monsters University, Disney Planes and Epic mean there are going to be less real-life costumes and props to be displayed at this time of year when the children are not in school.
This possessed doll and creepy props from the movie about a true life case investigated by paranormal specialists 'The Warrens' in the 1970's were discovered on display upstairs at ArcLight Hollywood in July 2013.
If you're a fan of the movie, be sure to take a closer look at these screen-used film props from The Conjuring on display.
If you're a fan of the movie, be sure to take a closer look at the costumes worn by Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and Helena Bonham Carter in The Lone Ranger.
Speaking of all things Disney, I'm excited to be going to the D23 Expo next friday at the Anaheim Convention Center which will also have some fantastic original Disney costumes, props and memorabilia on display. Take a look at the movie exhibits at D23 Expo in 2011 to see the kinds of things to expect.
Part of the problem was that another terrorists invade Washington D.C. movie had already opened earlier this year in the form of Olympus Has Fallen, and let's face it, there's only so many national monuments you can blow up before audiences get bored of it and want something fresh and new.
Hopefully in the weeks and months to come there will be more movie exhibits on display around L.A., so stay tuned as I'll be sure to hunt them down and share them with you all in the future.
Here's to happy hunting in Hollywoodland...