The Morning Read: Grandmaster Directors and Endings That Don’t Matter

By  · Published on August 19th, 2013

The morning’s best writing from around the movie website-o-sphere.

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“A Kung Fu That Maims and Romances” – Wong Kar-wai gives us a history lesson in his interview with The New York Times.

“Breaking Bad: Why The Ending Doesn’t Really Matter” – Brian Lowry at Variety tosses cold water on media/fan speculation. It’s about the journey, right? We already know the destination is at latitude: 34° 59′ 20’’, longitude 106° 36′ 52’’.

“The perks and perils of director/actor team-ups” – The team at The Dissolve dissect BFF collaborations that create amazing work and piles of lazy back-slapping.

“Are the movies really doomed?” – A bit late to the implosion party, Scott MacDonald at the AV Club gives thanks to Hollywood for relinquishing its grip on mature movies so that indie players can make them better.

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