Meanwhile, Kate Kulzick counterpoints: Why the True Classics Will Never Disappear
On a not unrelated note: NPR: The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We're All Going To Miss Almost Everything
Also NPR: On Location: Mansfield, Ohio's 'Shawshank' Industry (audio)
Also also NPR: Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books — Unsurprisingly, more than half of the top 50 have been movie-ized in one form or another.
independent.co.uk: The Science of the Trailer
Great movie taglines according to Filmsite and Tagline Guru
CNBC: The 15 Lowest-Grossing Oscar Winners
Jim Emerson: Our Hospitality: Buster Keaton and gravity
A Bright Wall in a Dark Room: Amanda McCleod on Julie Delpy's 2 Days in Paris, a film I like quite a lot. Now I'm in the mood to see it again.
I Watched Every Coen Brothers Movie. Here's what I learned. Plus: What Are the Best and Worst Coen Brothers Films? Addendum: The readers speak and David Haglund follows up
Also Slate: The Saddest Movie Scene Since 1995
Parallax View: "You're Goddam Right I Remember" – Howard Hawks Interviewed — Originally published in Movietone News 54, June 1977
Juan Cole: Jordan Plans Green Star Trek Theme Park — Cole on, among other things, science fiction as an international attractor.
Cracked: B-Movie Posters for Classic Films
io9: Why We Love Suspending Our Disbelief
Also io9: "To the Moon" is like a backstage pass to the the sights and sounds of 1960's NASA
Music: John Barnes Chance
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