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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 scaresSynechdoche, New York comes to my mind. Also on Reddit: Which streaming service has the best selection of quality recent movies?

Cracked: 7 Types Of Violence You’re Picturing Wrong Thanks To Movies

Take Me To Your Cinema: Disney Animation: The Multiplane Camera & The Spirit of Innovation (video)

Collider: Marc Forster Gets Candid on Making Quantum of Solace with No Script

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?

FiveThirtyEight: Some Like It Bot: How AI Is Getting Better at Entertaining US

Screen Crush: A Small Issue at Movie Theaters Is Becoming a Major Problem

Dennis Cooper: 47 legendary films that were never made

YOUR WEEKLY WISDOM:
Martin Scorsese’s list of 39 “foreign” films to get you started:
List of Martin Scorsese recommended foreign films