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

By  · Published on February 4th, 2014

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

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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.

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