The Morning Read: At-Risk Movies, Re-Collecting David Bowie and More

By  · Published on October 29th, 2013

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“A Fan’s Mission: Resurrect a Little-Watched Movie” – The New York Times profiles Jamieson McGonigle, the very cool fan who screened The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford at his bachelor party and got Andrew Dominik to attend.

“Re-Collecting David Bowie: The Next Day and Late-Career Stardom” – Our very own Landon Palmer puzzles over Bowie for an academic journal of note.

Garth Marenghi’s brief, hilarious reign of terror” – A new AV Club feature about single-season shows launches with much love for the Darkplace.

“Criticwire Survey: Off-Camera Info” – This week’s question pings off the Blue is the Warmest Color spats, but there’s little consensus.

“Bryan Singer Hypothetically Recasts The Usual Suspects for 2013” – A fan asks, and the director answers. Benedict Cumberbatch for Verbal Kent?

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