The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.
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“Yes, I’m Getting Older: An Open Letter to Hollywood Women” — Cindy Davis at Pajiba takes a verbal scalpel to plastic surgery and the hopefully growing trend of aging naturally while on-screen.
“Frozen and the Eternal Lure of Princess Culture” –Emily Yoshida at Grantland applauds the Disney movie but bristles at being called “Princess.”
“Ethiopian filmmaker hopes Difret will make a difference” — Kenneth Turan at the LA Times profiles Zeresenay Berhane Mehari and a difficult, special film at Sundance.
“Kraken takes in doc To Be Takei and Jim Mickle’s Joe Lansdale adaptation Cold In July” — A personal experience about growing up in a homophobic household with a view on a normal marriage displayed in a new documentary.
“Oscar Nominated Screenplays” — Go Into the Story features most of the Oscar nominated scripts from this year. Totally free, totally legal.