The Morning Read: Non-Horror Scares, Astronaut Actor Training and More

By  · Published on October 4th, 2013

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

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“Ten Movies That Prove You Don’t Have to Be Horror to Be Scary” – Evan Saathoff delivers on an interesting premise for (including the terrifying trash incinerator scene from Toy Story 3. Warning: It’s a slideshow…

“An Astronaut Taught Sandra Bullock How to Survive in Space – From Space” – Wired profiles and interviews the astronaut who made a serious long distance call to an Oscar winner.

“As Focus Features evolves, an appreciation” – Kris Tapley at HitFix heralds James Schamus’ vision as he exits, but he doesn’t think the sky is falling for the specialty house.

“For Roger, Six Months Later” – A moving piece from Chaz Ebert half a year after her husband’s death. Don’t read if you want to avoid tearing up today.

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