The Morning Read: Weinstein Domination, Unmade Movies and the Forwardthink of Jodorowsky’s ‘Dune’

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In Toronto, a Weinstein Presence That Keeps Growing” — Michael Cieply at the New York Times briefly notes the stacked deck for the prestige-hungry distributor.

Futurama‘s Final Episode made me a Fry and Leela shipper at last” — Esther Inglis-Arkell finally finds one-eyed love at the end of the future.

Angry Nerd: Bad Hollywood Ideas: Punctuation in Titles: Age of the Colon” — Wired’s resident rage-ahol fan presents a punctuated argument.

Roger Ebert wouldn’t have agreed he was the last film critic who mattered” — Jen Chaney at The Dissolve pushes back against a yawning Variety thinkpiece (that has inspired me to launch ChucklefuckFilmBlog.com).

The bittersweet allure of unmade movies” — Also at The Dissolve, Nathan Rabin profiles the book “Hollywood Said No!” from Mr. Show‘s David Cross and Bob Odenkirk (with Brian Posehn) which delivers their unwanted scripts and a heavy dose of catharsis.

Was Jodorowsky’s Dune the most ahead-of-its-time movie ever?” — Speaking of abandoned films, io9 has an exclusive video clip from a new documentary chronicling the sci-fi epic that never had a chance to blow our minds.

8 Great Action Heroes Who Deserve a Resurrection” — In the wake of Riddick, Jacob S. Hall advocates for battered champions to get new life. Personally, I’m rooting for the Phillip Marlowe/Lara Croft team-up.

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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