The Morning Read: Studios Acting Like Indies, Batman’s Logo and God in ‘Gravity’

By  · Published on October 9th, 2013

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“To Fix Hollywood, Studios Need to Act Like Indies” – Producer Gavin Polone (Zombieland, Panic Room) knocks it out of the park comparing two similar mystery films to show the disparity between a streamlined budget and one that’s bloated with waste.

“Finding God in Gravity: A Plea for Science in the Face of Creationism” – Matt Patches at explores the obvious rebirth metaphors in the film and the not-so-obvious spiritual complements.

“How the 1989 Batman logo helped set the course for superhero movies” – Noel Murray at The Dissolve discusses how a symbol gave hope to cynical fans and a pile of cash that producers didn’t set ablaze.

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