The Morning Read: 2013’s Winners, an Indie Icon Quits and ‘Anchorman’ Throws a Trident

By  · Published on December 18th, 2013

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

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“The 10 People Who ‘Won’ 2013 at the Movies” – Jacob S. Hall at Movies.com lists a few people who had a very, very good year. Look at their shit!

“I Am No Longer Going to Produce Films For My Living” – In a barn burner of an explanation, iconic indie producer Ted Hope reveals that – while he’s not retiring – he’s not going to be counting on filmmaking for his entire paycheck.

“Can Movies Ever Be Released the Beyonce Way?” – The answer is no, but Marc Graser at Variety gives the thought some interesting due diligence.

“’Uh-Oh, Here Comes Trouble’: The Oral History of Anchorman’s Battle Scene” – Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd and others recount how the most absurd scene came to be.

“2013 Film Titles: A Dramatic Reading” – Eric D. Snider at Film.com creates two brief dialogue scenes comprised solely of this year’s movie titles. Stories we tell, right?

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