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“To Fix Hollywood, Studios Need to Act Like Indies” — Producer Gavin Polone (Zombieland, Panic Room) knocks it out of the park comparing two similar mystery films to show the disparity between a streamlined budget and one that’s bloated with waste.
“Finding God in Gravity: A Plea for Science in the Face of Creationism” — Matt Patches at Film.com explores the obvious rebirth metaphors in the film and the not-so-obvious spiritual complements.
“How the 1989 Batman logo helped set the course for superhero movies” — Noel Murray at The Dissolve discusses how a symbol gave hope to cynical fans and a pile of cash that producers didn’t set ablaze.