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Required Reading: The Soul of ‘Almost Famous’ and the Truth in Non-Fiction

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PSH” — Cameron Crowe describes his original vision for the Uncool scene in Almost Famous  and how Philip Seymour Hoffman made it iconic.

A Hard Day’s Night couldn’t contain The Beatles” —  Keith Phipps at The Dissolve opens up a conversation about a throwaway commercial investment that became a pure expression of joy (and fame).

Why Do We Want Documentaries To Be Like Fiction Films?” — Christopher Campbell at Nonfics celebrates a disappearing stigma, but wonders why three act structure plagues our reception of docs.

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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