The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.
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“20 Years Later: An Oral History of Reality Bites” — Kristopher Tapley at HitFix discovers some excellent quotes about the film’s production and legacy that you can read or whatever.
“Why Netflix is Winning” — Their shows aren’t as complex as HBO’s but they’re making a ton of money. Matthew Yglesias at Slate explains why.
“The Unwritten Dystopic Ending of Paddy Chayefsky’s Network” — Devin Faraci at Badass Digest looks to Dave Itzkoff’s new book on the Lumet film to reveal a science fiction go-big third act which was never to be. This, as opposed to the Written Dystopic Ending of Paddy Chayefsky’s Network.