The Morning Read: Influential Horror, Woody Allen’s Open Letter and More

Frankenstein 1931

The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.

Just leave a tab open for us, will ya?

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.

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.

Read More from Scott Beggs
Get Film School Rejects in your email. All the cool kids are doing it:
Previous Article
Next Article
Reject Nation
Leave a comment
Comment Policy: No hate speech allowed. If you must argue, please debate intelligently. Comments containing selected keywords or outbound links will be put into moderation to help prevent spam. Film School Rejects reserves the right to delete comments and ban anyone who doesn't follow the rules. We also reserve the right to modify any curse words in your comments and make you look like an idiot. Thank You!