Required Reading: Fan Service, Laverne Cox and Movies as Stocks

By  · Published on March 18th, 2014

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“Veronica Mars and the case of the disappearing movie” – Scott Tobias at The Dissolve puzzles over “movie” status for an extended pilot that appeals solely to a specific fan base. Of course, it’s more evidence that the insignificant signifiers of media are being diminished as Netflix, et al, push forward.

“An Introduction to Act Four” – Alyssa Rosenberg welcomes everyone to her new venture at the Washington Post. No word yet on if she’s formed a personal relationship with President Underwood.

“Filmonomics: The Quest for a Film Index” – Colin Whitlow’s post at Hope For Film might be enough to cross some eyes, but the underlying point is that the industry desperately needs an objective metric for aiding potential investors.

“Laverne Cox is the Woman We’ve Been Waiting For” – Saeed Jones at Buzzfeed offers a stellar profile on the Orange is the New Black star, her career and her world.

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