The Morning Read: Hobbit Backlash Backlash, Scorsese’s World and the Resurrection of Jesse James

By  · Published on December 10th, 2013

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“The Most Irate Responses to Negative Hobbit Reviews By Commenters Who Haven’t Seen The Hobbit Yet” – Vince Mancini at Film Drunk compiles and reviles every critic’s favorite phenomenon.

“Terrence Malick Thought It Was Too Slow: 10 Things Learned From the Revival Screening of The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford” – Jordan Hoffman goes to school on the Dominik film getting a second shot and shares everything he picked up for The Playlist.

“Disney Trashes ‘Poppins’ author in Saving Mr. Banks” – Trolling headline aside, this piece from Sara Stewart at the NY Post does an excellent job providing the reality behind the liberties taken.

“Criterion Corner: Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project Takes Cinephiles to Parts Unknown” – Jake Cole travels the globe and rediscovers stuff like The Housemaid for

“Five Memories From My Year of Watching Women” – During’s week of women writers, Alyssa Rosenberg chronicles a year rich with female performances.

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