Going to see WALL•E at the El Capitan Theatre

We set off Friday morning from the Disneyland Hotel to see WALL•E at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles and do sightseeing in the area, too.

There’s a billboard promoting the new Toy Story Midway Mania attraction at Disney’s California Adventure.

…and another one.

A smoggy skyline.

Traffic was heavier than we expected, based on what we had during Easter week!

There’s the exit for the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. If we hadn’t gotten a late start that morning — and if the traffic hadn’t been so heavy — we would have gone to see it.

Michael took this shot from the back seat. He didn’t get much of a view ahead of him!

The famous intersection of Hollywood and Vine

The “Hollywood” sign can be seen off in the distance looking across the street from the Kodak Theatre, near Disney’s El Capitan Theatre. (Click this picture or any of them to see them larger.)

The Kodak Theatre complex is across the street from the El Capitan Theatre and also includes a shopping mall and underground parking garage, the best place to park when going to see movie in the El Cap — and that’s where we parked.

We took a picture of a nearby landmark to help us find the rented SUV after we were through.

A giant WALL•E atop the El Capitan marquee was the first thing we saw before crossing the street after parking.

Here’s another view of it, taken as we were leaving after the movie. Apparently a TV interview was being done there.

In the next blog entry we’ll cross the street and be right outside the El Capitan Theatre, then go in!

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