The Morning Read: Queue Fuel, The End of Toy Movies and More

By  · Published on October 15th, 2013

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

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“History of Film: The Best Movies of the 70s” – The team at Movie Mezzanine compiled a bunch of top ten lists of movies from the decade of Taxi Driver. Great for your queue (and you can add your favorites to their comments section, too).

“Stretch Armstrong’s Death Means the Era of Movies Based on Toys is Truly Over” – Katey Rich at Cinema Blend doesn’t lament the end of a terrible concept, but recognizes a larger meaning.

“An Appreciation of Alfonso Cuaron’s A Little Princess” – Lindsey Weber at Vulture digs deep into why the Gravity director’s 1995 fable was such a delight.

“Rachel McAdams has been in 3 time-travel films, but never time-traveled” – Charlie Jane Anders at io9 notes one woman’s hobby of falling for men who have a particular ability.

“2013 is the best year for movies since 2012” – Matt Singer laughs at praising a calendar year for its offerings (especially 2 months before the year ends).

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