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Filmmaker Magazine: Sundance Announces 2016 Festival Premieres, Spotlight, Kids and Special Events

Ray Pride: Review Flashback: Star Wars: Episode I

Raindance: 10 Film Distribution Basics

Guardian: Behind-the-scenes photos of Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon – Despite a recent surge in love, this film is still an underrated part of the Kubrick cannon.

The Kernel: To truly love the ‘Star Wars’ prequels, stop watching them – This is good advice for many movies. Some movies stand the test of re-watching. And some do better when fermenting in memory.

Inverse: Muppet Christmas Carol’s Missing Song

Yahoo! Finance: Netflix to double original shows next year – The article casts this as a result of original content performance, but it may just be a factor of the content owners jacking up prices. Netflix is great, but a world where media companies own both production and distribution is not good for indies or audiences.

Variety: Sylvester Stallone could become sixth actor nominated for playing same character – Can you guess the others?

FiveThirtyEight: A Complete Catalog Of Every Time Someone Cursed Or Bled Out In A Quentin Tarantino Movie

iO9: How Star Wars’ Insane Toy Frenzy Changed Movies Forever

Slate: The Big Short editor Hank Corwin discusses the creation of those crazy montages and what it’s like to work with Adam McKay

“No one ever talks about the agony of viewing the first cut, even though it is always felt.” –Ralph Rosenblum (and Robert Karen), When The Shooting Stops… The Cutting Begins: A Film Editor’s Story