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Required Reading: ‘Reality Bites’ At 20 and Netflix’s Winning Formula

Reality Bites

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.

A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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