Required Reading: Moviegoer Behavior and Terrible Tragedy

By  · Published on January 15th, 2014

The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.

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“This is Not About Texting: A Story of Movies, Men and Violence” – Sam Adams at Criticwire shares a personal story to bring context to a senseless death.

“This Is Me Getting Real” – Director Lexi Alexander NAILS the issue of gender inequality in Hollywood to the goddamned WALL. Thirty-five years without progress means the champions in power are either lying or inept.

“5 Fascinating things About Moviegoers a Comprehensive Poll Just Told Us” – Cinema Blend digs into the Harris Interactive poll and excavates the gems.

“Memo to modern men: Be less like Joaquin Phoenix in Her, more like Ethan Hawke in Before Midnight” – Stephanie Zacharek at Slate offers some cinematic relationship advice that skews toward, shocker, treating women like humans.

“An oral history of Hoop Dreams, 20 years after its premiere” – Jason Guerrasio at The Dissolve gives a movie worthy of more exploration an exploration.

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