The Morning Read: The Best Original Movie Decade, An ‘Evil Dead’ Oral History and More

By  · Published on October 11th, 2013

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

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“Number Crunching Shows Old Movies Are More Creative Than New Ones” – Wired’s Adam Mann breaks down some new math that proves what our guts have been telling us.

“An Oral History of Evil Dead 2: ‘We Were Like Jackass With Plot’” – Matt Patches compiles an excellent backstory from the cult creators for THR.

“10 Myths About Science Fiction (And Why They Matter)” – Charlie Jane Anders dismisses the persistent, problematic mindsets that plague the genre.

“How a Former Studio Head Thinks The Movie Business Has Changed” – Michael De Luca thinks that studios can walk and chew gum at the same time, but the hugely successful producer also speaks to the new model’s limitations.

“The worst thing about 3D (even in movies where it looks great)” – Matt Singer at The Dissolve tries to get his head around a gimmick that won’t let him move his head.

“Nothing Can Kill Danny Trejo” – Amos Barshad risks being shanked to profile the Machete actor for Grantland.

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