Author: Scott Beggs

Scott Beggs

Scott Beggs

Movie stuff at VanityFair, Thrillist, IndieWire, Film School Rejects, and The Broken Projector [email protected] | Writing short stories at Adventitious.

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Broken Projector: Right Up Main Street

Deadpool! It succeeded! It was R-rated! Studios are baffled for no real reason! Get ready for copycat syndrome and shoehorned violence. Today on the show we welcome on Forbes box office pundit Scott M…

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Broken Projector: David Lynch’s Mystery Box

This week on the show we celebrate David Lynch’s birthday by taking a non-random angle on Mulholland Drive and the keys to its mystery. If there is such a key. Probably not. Life doesn’t make sense.Pl…

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Broken Projector: The Hateful Eight’s Hitler

We’re back. With a vengeance. Just one vengeance, though. Nothing crazy.In a new year with a (slightly) new show, we’re delivering two episodes per week. Our main show will feature our standard, intel…

“Now, Where Was I?”

In early 2007, my friend Tony called to ask if I could cover one of his shifts at work, so I drove down to a construction site near the Home Depot in Playa Vista to fill out forms with his supervisor …

6 Filmmaking Tips From Martin Scorsese

In his review of Mean Streets, Roger Ebert claimed that Martin Scorsese had the potential to become the American Fellini in ten years. It probably didn’t really take that long.Scorsese is a living lib…

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Would a Remake of The Exorcist Necessarily Be Bad?

Hold onto your tomatoes for a second.When Deadline originally reported that Morgan Creek was going to co-ordinate on a remake of The Exorcist, I had the same response as everyone else: vomit-launching…