The Morning Read: The Disaster Artist, ‘Mean Girls’ Lessons and More

By  · Published on September 27th, 2013

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

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“Read an Excerpt From ‘The Disaster Artist,’ A New Tell-All About the Making of the Cult Flop The Room” – Why, yes. I think I will. One of the rare promo entries that actually makes me want to buy the book.

“How Mean Girls Made Me A Good Boy” – A movie about Plastics opens up a high school-aged Matt Patches’ eyes to what girls go through. And, wow, Mean Girls is a decade old next April.

“New York Film Festival is Still Sober, but Hardly Dry” – Mahnola Dargis profiles the upcoming prestige-athon for the New York Times.

“R.I.P. Romantic Comedies: Why Harry Wouldn’t Meet Sally in 2013” – Tatiana Siegel etches an epitaph for the genre. (My response here.)

“How Congo tried, and failed, to walk in the footsteps of Indiana Jones” – Another gorilla-sipping-a-martini good Forgotbusters from Nathan Rabin at The Dissolve.

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