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Conviction, shot in Ypsi/Arbor, nears release

The Trailer for the film “Conviction” has been released. Quite a bit of the production, which had previously been referred to as “Betty Anne Waters,” was shot in Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor. Of particular interest in the trailer, at least for me, are the scenes shot at Ypsi’s legendary Sidetrack Bar and Grill – stills […]

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Pencil Paparazzi: Rob “Meathead” Reiner at Eve

As I think many of you know, Rob Reiner, the beloved character actor and director, is in Ann Arbor this summer, working on his new film Flipped. And, as Drew Barrymore and Hilary Swank before him, he’s taken to eating at the restaurant Eve. Well, as luck would have it, a few nights ago, he […]

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pencil paparazzi file: Hillary Swank at Eve

This one is a little late, as the sighting took place several weeks ago, but we’ve got another entry for the pencil paparazzi file. This incident, recorded painstakingly in graphite, involves the actress Hilary Swank, when she was in Ann Arbor, making the Betty Ann Waters biopic. We’d heard through the grapevine that she had […]

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Hilary Swank channeling Betty Anne Waters behind the bar

Since we didn’t get any new Pencil Paparazzi drawings over the weekend, I thought that I’d post a few real photos of celebrities. The first one here is of the real life Betty Anne Waters (who is portrayed by Hilary Swank in the film), actress Minnie Driver, and Linda French, the owner of Ypsi’s Sidetrack […]

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Pencil Paparazzi: Hilary and the umbrella

Tonight’s contribution to the Pencil Paparazzi file comes from Ypsi resident Dan Carroll, who observed the following. This drawing comes from my drive-by sighting of Hilary Swank as she hustled down Cross St. All the actors’ trailers are set up across from the Freighthouse, so I assume she was on her way from there to […]

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