The Morning Read: Wes Anderson’s ‘Tenenbaum’ Technique, Truth in Fiction and More

By  · Published on October 8th, 2013

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“How Wes Anderson Made The Royal Tenenbaums” – Giving us a glimpse into his new book “The Wes Anderson Collection,” Matt Zoller Seitz gets technical with the director in a must-read interview.

“A Lesson In Historical Storytelling From Touching the Void and The Summit” – Over at Nonfics, Daniel Walber brushes past Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Gravity complaints in order to compare a documentary and fictional flick that deal with the same subject.

“When did “arthouse” become a four-letter word?” – Matt Singer at The Dissolve worries the pejorative, and I assume “Yawn” is the four-letter word he’s referring to.

“Adam Scott on the classic action-comedy he’s watched 20 times” – Also at The Dissolve, the A.C.O.D. star celebrates Midnight Run and gives his case for the Grodin/De Niro team-up as Compulsory Viewing.

“Why Can’t Women Have the Same Journeys as Men In Films?” – Britt Hayes at Badass Digest argues that there are more than two ways to make women interesting.

“Criticwire Survey: Game-Changers” – The weekly question aimed at reviewers tackles the films they thought would alter cinema forever…and whether that happened or not.

“All the Ways Hollywood Tried to Ruin Gravity” – Countdown clock? Flashbacks? An office romance? Alfonso Cuaron diplomatically reveals the bad ideas he had to fight off to the gang at io9.

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