The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.
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“A group-home veteran looks at Short Term 12” — Nathan Rabin is always worth reading, but he gets personal (and Dickensian) exploring a movie that hits close to his group-home.
“Does ‘Independent Film’ Still Exist?” — The CriticWire survey tackles a big question that we all ask every time Sundance rolls around. See you next year when we all ask it again.
“Blockbusters by Anita Elberse, review” — Tim Robey reviews the new book that paints a giant, bleak picture of a movie industry focused on bigger as better.
“What makes a bad movie enjoyable?” — The Dissolve crew contemplates schlock in a total coincidence that in no way directly corresponds with the release of I, Frankenstein.