The Morning Read: Making ‘Love Actually’ and ‘Please Mr. Kennedy’


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How we made Love Actually” — Richard Curtis and Bill Nighy reminisce in public for the 10th anniversary of a movie that everyone loves. Everyone. Zero people dislike it. Everyone.

How ‘Please Mr. Kennedy’ was born and why it’s not eligible for Oscar consideration” — T Bone Burnett talks crafting an ultra-catchy, super terrible song (with a bit of insight into the limits of the awards category).

The 14 Least Competent Alien Invaders of All Time” — I’ll give you this list, Rob Bricken from io9, but there’s one thing that almost all alien invaders forget about: the human spirit.

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.

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