R | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades, but when renovations start, a series of murders take place.
There are a total of six shots of the exterior of the motel.
Were you aiming for Dante's Third or Fourth Circle of Hell?
Steven Barrows: It was just bad timing.
Nell Barrows: Honey, "bad timing" is arriving late for dinner. This is fire-bombing the restaurant.
At the very beginning of the movie, a minor character buys two packs of smokes and the register says $3.50. In 2004, they would have been much more expensive.
Every years thousands of people come to Hollywood to pursue their dreams. Some succeed. Some move back home... And some just disappear.
The US release was heavily censored to get an "R" rating rather than an "NC-17". The following scenes were edited: