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Seven Samurai – Drama Through Action: A video essay by Lewis Bond
See also LA Times: ‘Seven Samurai’ is the film gift that keeps on giving
Reddit thread: Best horror film built on non-cheap scares – Synechdoche, New York comes to my mind. Also on Reddit: Which streaming service has the best selection of quality recent movies?
SlashFilm: Ranking the Movies of Director Peter Berg: Plenty of Handheld Chaos & Full Hearts – Not criticizing the ranking, but I actually enjoyed Battleship. So if that’s your worst movie…
Hollywood Reporter: Hollywood Salaries 2016: Who Got Raises (and Who Didn’t), From Movie Stars to Showrunners – Very fascinating, but take with a grain of salt. I wonder about the sources for these things. Why not give a range of salaries, as surely there are? Are we to believe agents make more than studio heads? Who has the real power, then?
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Martin Scorsese’s list of 39 “foreign” films to get you started: