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“Sylvester Stallone’s career tells a story of going the distance” — If he can change, and they can change, then we can all change. Matt Singer at The Dissolve profiles a filmmaker who beat back the bad odds with his fists.
“Pixar’s Shorts, Netflix’s Serials, and Other Ways to Making Moviegoing More Fun” — Alyssa Rosenberg decries the generic, sticky-floored experience and provides some signposts that theater owners should take note of.
“The Cunnilingus Conundrum: Why the Allure of Blue is the Warmest Color is its Biggest Detraction” — Come for the sex scenes, stay for the intimate relationship drama? Jesse Knight at Movie Mezzanine explores a paradoxical distraction.