An excellent video essay from Kees van Dijkhuizen Jr. It uses snippets from various Brad Bird commentary tracks to build a picture of the director’s philosophy of storytelling and animation.

Toronto Star: Like the video store era, cult movies may be destined to become extinct – I doubt the premise of this. What movies are in the cult cannon may change, but cult movies as a phenomenon seem to be here to stay. What’s interesting is that certain movies you might expect to be cult, like Moonlight, Deadpool or Mad Max: Fury Road have proven to be mainstream.

How Straight Outta Compton pulled off “The Pool Shot” – YouTube video, contains boobies and drug use. My favorite ‘how they did that shot’ video remains this one, from The Raid 2.

It took three cameramen, one disguised as a car seat, to pull off one of the camera shots from Raid 2's car chase/fight

FiveThirtyEight: ‘Doctor Strange’ Ends The Sibling Rivalry Between Superheroes And Magic

Marginal Revolution: An economist breaks down how to choose and assess the movies you are watching

Business Insider: Paul Schrader interview on ‘Dog Eat Dog’ and casting Nicolas Cage

Imgur Album: Directors Merged With Their Most Iconic Characters