The Morning Read: Stallone’s Career, Making Movies Fun and the Trouble With Titillation

By  · Published on November 18th, 2013

The Morning Read: Stallone’s Career, Making Movies Fun and the Trouble With Titillation

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

Just leave a tab open for us, will ya?

“Sylvester Stallone’s career tells a story of going the distance” – If he can change, and they can change, then we can all change. Matt Singer at The Dissolve profiles a filmmaker who beat back the bad odds with his fists.

“Pixar’s Shorts, Netflix’s Serials, and Other Ways to Making Moviegoing More Fun” – Alyssa Rosenberg decries the generic, sticky-floored experience and provides some signposts that theater owners should take note of.

“The Cunnilingus Conundrum: Why the Allure of Blue is the Warmest Color is its Biggest Detraction” – Come for the sex scenes, stay for the intimate relationship drama? Jesse Knight at Movie Mezzanine explores a paradoxical distraction.

Movie stuff at VanityFair, Thrillist, IndieWire, Film School Rejects, and The Broken Projector [email protected] | Writing short stories at Adventitious.