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“The Most Influential Horror Filmmakers: From John Carpenter to James Whale” — Chronologically backward headline aside, this is an excellent portal to Movies.com’s writing on some famous nightmare makers.
“What Films Give Us the Most Long-Term Scares?” — Christopher Campbell at Nonfics looks (naturally) to real life for the most impactful fear.
“Woody Allen Pens Rare Open Letter to Hollywood” — The veteran offers a full-throated advocation for casting directors to be recognized by the Oscars.
“Endgame: The ‘Unfilmable’ Ender’s Game‘s 28 Years of Development Hell” — Matt Patches at Grantland blazes the long, strange trail to this weekend.
“Matthew McConaughey Discusses His Role in Dallas Buyers Club” — A must-read, scorcher of an interview with the star in the middle of a career reinvention.