Smodcastle

6468 Santa Monica Boulevard,
Los Angeles, CA 90038

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Opened in 2010, the 50-seat theater is owned by filmmaker Kevin Smith and operated by Matt Cohen.

Smodcastle features an eclectic mix of independent and repertory films and live performances, typically hosted by Smith. It closed to films on June 29, 2011. It is now a live theatre.

Contributed by Ross Melnick

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Ron Newman
Ron Newman on October 5, 2010 at 5:10 pm

What does the name of this venue mean?

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 6, 2010 at 2:14 am

The theater’s name comes from the SModcast, a weekly podcast by Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier. They replaced the p in podcast with the initials of their surnames and came up with SModcast, and thus SModcastle.

rivest266
rivest266 on July 26, 2011 at 11:29 pm

This closed on June 29th, 2011 according to the official website.

CTCrouch
CTCrouch on December 25, 2013 at 4:26 pm

As of 2013, this entire block continues to house five independent live theaters (and a rather humorous statement on indie theater life, with a liquor store capping “theater row”). It appears the complex is the result of neighboring retail spaces being converted to theater use.

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