The morning’s best writing from around the movie website-o-sphere.
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“A Rating With a Higher Return: NC-17” — Catherine Rampell crunches the numbers for the New York Times and finds something counterintuitive. Just make sure to check out the fine print.
“The Alamo Drafthouse Revolution” — Entertainment Weekly spreads the gospel of Tim League. Please don’t talk or text while reading this one.
“How Lost and The X-Files Are Exactly Like All My Failed Relationships” — Devin Faraci spots an analogy. Hopefully “They took place entirely on my couch” isn’t on his list of similarities.
“When a Woman on TV is in Distress, She Cuts Her Hair Off” — Over at The Atlantic, Casey Quinlan notes a trend and explores the storytelling roots.
“Save Walter White” — An ingenious awareness campaign from the National Cancer Coalition.
“Mermaids, Criminals and Cartoons: Netflix’s Secret Niche Exclusives” — The seedy underbelly beyond Orange is the New Black. Or not so much seedy as “made for children.”