WNYC’s On the Media had the best take on Disney’s ill-advised attempt to bully the LATimesThor: Ragnarok is great, by the way. If not number one then very close in my personal ranking of Marvel movies.

D4Darious: How to shoot a film for 10 Bucks

CBC: First Haida language film offers rare, powerful glimpse of Haida people – I’m a big fan of films that preserve culture and language — and also entertain. Last year’s Tanna was a beautiful example.

Vulture: The Novice Screenwriter Whose Spec Script Launched an Oscar Campaign

Forbes: Gerard Who? ‘Geostorm’ Worked In China Because It Was Billed As A Daniel Wu Movie – Deadline offered a debriefing on how Geostorm happened.

Vanity Fair: NYPD detective investigating Weinstein says Paz de la Huerta has provided them with enough to arrest Harvey – I think most agree Harvey Weinstein should rot in jail if he is found guilty in a fair trial. The matter of Louis C.K. does not seem to have the same consensus. What is an appropriate punishment? Jail? Total loss of career? Or something less?

Deadline: Louis CK’s (former) manager has issued a public apology

Soundworks: The sound design of Blade Runner 2049 (video) – See also Co.Design’s piece on how movie spacesuits are made.

Mind-bending short film with trippy makeup effects: A Dimly Lit Room – The making of this film was previously reported here.

Flavorwire: The 30 Harshest Filmmaker-on-Filmmaker Insults in History

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