Annie Movie Shoot Goes Meta

I passed by a shoot for the movie Annie yesterday (which apparently they are doing again). It was a very big budget shoot, let me tell you. Anyway, I noticed something funny.

Annie Movie Shoot, New York City

They were shooting a scene showing paparazzi surrounding a car with Annie inside and …

Annie Movie Shoot, New York City

… a few feet a away were real paparazzi surrounding the shoot of paparazzi surrounding the car.

Annie Movie Shoot, New York City

Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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2 thoughts on “Annie Movie Shoot Goes Meta

  1. Ha, ha, ha! Loved this nested observation!
    (Still male dominated action, on both sides; Sigh.)
    What’s up with those “waffled” jackets? (It was almost sixty degrees today… I wore a sweater to work, in the suburbs.)
    Is this (the waffled jacket) the next new thing or is it passe? I’m so clueless.

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