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Post by Slentert » Sat May 04, 2019 9:45 am

Matt Zoller Seitz proves yet again why he is one of my favorite film writers currently out there.
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Post by Oxnard Montalvo » Sun May 05, 2019 2:11 pm

a history of how the 1998 American Godzilla movie came to be

http://www.scifijapan.com/articles/2015 ... -complete/

obviously not a classic but still a good look at the inner workings of Hollywood.
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Post by Oxnard Montalvo » Sun May 26, 2019 7:22 am

an oral history on the making of The Phantom Menace

https://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars ... al-history
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Post by Jinnistan » Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:43 pm

I hate to indulge the schadenfreude of the collapse of Babe.net, but the irony of it all is too irresistable: "All of our content just felt very male gaze-y to me. It was like a woman who was obsessed with having sex with men and performing sex for men."
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Post by Oxnard Montalvo » Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:21 pm

‘They Set Us Up to Fail’: Black Directors of the ’90s Speak Out: Julie Dash, Matty Rich, Darnell Martin, Ernest Dickerson, Leslie Harris and Theodore Witcher on a boom that went bust, and what’s different now.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/03/movi ... 1990s.html
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Post by Oxnard Montalvo » Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:13 pm

The Slow Death of Hollywood by Matt Stoller

https://mattstoller.substack.com/p/the- ... -hollywood
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Post by Torgo » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:42 pm

An insightful and elegant video essay about The Last Unicorn, a movie I finally saw for the first time last weekend and really enjoyed:



I recommend subscribing to that channel because it has never let me down. It also contains the Adventure Time essay I posted a while back.
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