The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.
There will be a quiz later. Just leave a tab open for us, will ya?
“The Studio Ghibli Retrospective: Whisper of the Heart” — Christopher Runyon at Movie Mezzanine looks at a mid-90s coming-of-age story with an angle on creativity (and magic) that might be buried by the more famous likes of Princess Mononoke and others.
“Why I Can’t Get Excited About the Oscars (But Wish I Could)” — Rick Marshall at Movies.com wants to appreciate the awards show, but Leeloo Dallas Multipass won’t let him.
“The Fallrise of David O. Russell” — FILM CRIT HULK expounds on a filmmaker who he feels has stopped having something to say.
“This Google Glass user went to the movies. Then he got interrogated for about four hours.” — The Washington Post fleshes out this strange, rights-ignoring story that proves the studios and MPAA need to figure out their piracy game before all of us are wearing computers on our faces.