The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.
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“Comedy First” — Tad Friend’s essential writing on Harold Ramis. It’s only available for a short time, but it’s an amazing profile of the comedic filmmaker and why his movies have lasting power.
“The cognitive dissonance of disagreeing with great directors about their work” — Noel Murray at The Dissolve explores the funny feeling when you love a movie its director hates.
“Film Criticism: State of the Art” — From Twitter to Rotten Tomatoes to the loss of Roger Ebert, Danny Bowes at CriticWire examines the crossroads at which professional criticism finds itself.
“2014 is The Year We Make a Movie With Stephen Tobolowsky” — David Chen at /film is kickstarting The Tobolowsky Files Podcast into a movie.
“John Landis on Harold Ramis: He Was Very Angry Not to Be Cast in Animal House” — Wouldn’t you be? Any opportunity to wear a toga.
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