The morning’s fascinating articles from around the movie website-o-sphere. Just leave a tab open for us, will ya?
“No Host Can Save The Oscars (But Here’s What Can)” — Kyle Buchanan suggests dropping four categories to save the awards show from bloat. Can we add half a dozen montages and a musical number to that pile?
“California Seeing a ‘Profound Erosion’ of Production” — With other states offering better tax incentives, California is struggling to keep the movie industry inside its borders.
“Watch: Early Halloween Test Footage Shows How It Changes The Way We Experience Horror Movies” — Showing off the cutting edge Panaglide system. Worth it to see the 1978 computers and mustaches.
“The Lone Ranger Could Cost Disney Up to $190 Million in Losses” — But Bob Iger is fine with Marvel money.
Forget Superman, here’s Batman vs The Terminator: