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Your Wednesday Links: Most Over-rated Films

Most of these links come from the @makingthemovie Twitter stream. If you’d like to see them as they come, follow us on Twitter. Reddit: What is the most over-rated film? Cali Sunday: Starlee Kine visits a unique film director’s lab The Film Stage: Toronto International Film Festival review of Zhang Yimou-directed Coming Home PetaPixel: This Continue reading

Your Wednesday Links: TV is Dead. Long Live TV.

Most of these links come from the @makingthemovie Twitter stream. If you’d like to see them as they come, follow us on Twitter. NYTimes: Netflix and Hulu no longer find themselves upstarts in online streaming Vanity Fair: The Vanity Credit Turns 100: Why directors turn to “A Film by” and why it’s caused fights for Continue reading

Your Tuesday Links: Post-Oscars Edition

The critics at SlashFilm podcast had a nice wrap up. It includes a link to an article by Sound of Music on why it runs Hollywood. Other post-mortems… Deadline’s Pete Hammond. Variety’s Four Big Lessons. Hollywood Reporter’s David Rooney. Steve Pond at The Wrap. And last but never least, Price Peterson’s gif extravaganza. James Gunn Continue reading

Your Wednesday Links: LEGO My Oscar Edition

Most of these links come from the @makingthemovie Twitter stream. If you’d like to see them as they come, follow us on Twitter. Fast to Create: Devo frontman and Lego Movie composer Mark Mothersbaugh on being a great collaborator Film School Rejects: Could the 2014 Academy Awards Ceremony Be the Most Controversial Ever? – The Continue reading

Your Wednesday Links: Twitter Tips for Indies

Most of these links come from the @makingthemovie Twitter stream. If you’d like to see them as they come, follow us on Twitter. Craft Truck: 10 Tips for Indie Filmmakers on Twitter TheUncool: Almost Famous Revisited The Wrap: How ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Overcame Disney’s Resistance to a Movie About Disney MovieMorlocks: 10 Films You Will Continue reading

Wednesday Links: Eat Your Heart Out, David Fincher

Most of these links come from the @makingthemovie Twitter stream. If you’d like to see them as they come, follow us on Twitter. Movies.com: Rare Home Movies Show Charlie Chaplin Directing a Scene That Took a Staggering 342 Takes to Get Right – “Eat your heart out, David Fincher.” Film.com: Why Do Movie Studios Keep Continue reading

Your Wednesday Links: Everything You Wanted to Know About Gravity

Most of these links come from the @makingthemovie Twitter stream. If you’d like to see them as they come, follow us on Twitter. The Alfonso Cuarón-directed and co-written riff on Marooned (1969) continues to be the topic du semaine. Whether it is the visual effects, the sound, the music, the science (or stretching thereof), there Continue reading

Your Wednesday Links: Magic Feather Syndrome

Most of these links come from the @makingthemovie Twitter stream. If you’d like to see them as they come, follow us on Twitter. Luke Epplin on ‘Magic Feather Syndrome’ – The Atlantic writer takes on the cult of self-esteem in recent animated films. This jibes with Pajiba’s review of Planes. HeyUGuys: Neill Blomkamp Interview – Continue reading

Your Wednesday Links: Fire The Story Artist And Fire Up Amazon Storyteller?

Most of these links come from the @makingthemovie Twitter stream. If you’d like to see them as they come, follow us on Twitter. Deadline: Amazon Studios Launches Amazon Storyteller; Free Program Transforms Scripts Into Storyboards – I think this will be a really cool tool for indies who A) can’t draw, B) don’t have access Continue reading

Your Wednesday Links: Dear Ang Lee

An Open Letter to Ang Lee From VFX Artist Phillip Broste – Powerful, a must read. BadAss Digest: Don’t Order HOLY MOTORS On VOD! Vanity Fair: Oral History of the Making of Pulp Fiction Paul Schrader: Film undergoing ‘total systemic change’ Hollywood Reporter: Complete List of Oscars Winners – Most of the post-Oscars articles have Continue reading

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