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From Bum to Italian Stallion: Sylvester Stallone as Rocky
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Category: Production
Tagged: Rocky
"Rocky" is not a macho film concerned with the fight alone, but an exploration of masculinity in all its guises – the assumptions, the pretense and the reality. Clothes play an important part in this, both as items we believe the characters select for themselves on a daily basis, and as literal costumes chosen for performance in the 'show' of the boxing ring.
Added by on 4/23/14
It's Not Just Frozen: Most Disney Movies Are Pro-Gay
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By preaching acceptance and questioning gender, the company's kids films offer a queer-studies crash course.
Added by on 4/23/14
It's Still Okay to Hate 'Showgirls'
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Category: Analysis
Tagged: Showgirls
Some critics and fans argue that the once-maligned 1995 film is actually a masterwork of self-aware parody. But they've missed the ugly message at the movie's heart.
Added by on 4/15/14
Why Captain America Started Spying
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Category: Analysis
Tagged: Captain America: The Winter Soldier
In 2005, comic-book writer Ed Brubaker's "Winter Soldier" story arc revived a Greatest Generation icon for a post-9/11 world—and in the process re-imagined Captain America as equal parts superhero and spy.
Added by on 4/9/14
The Action Hero Championship Belt
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From Steve McQueen to Liam Neeson, @BillSimmons determines who ruled the box office over the past 50 years.
Source: grantland.com
Added by on 4/6/14
Still Very, 25 Years Later: The Bleak Genius of 'Heathers'
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Category: Analysis
Tagged: Heathers
The black comedy isn't just a forbearer to Clueless and Mean Girls—it's one of the most scathing indictments of high-school groupthink ever made.
Added by on 4/3/14
Read Sally Field's Impassioned Open Letter About Her Gay Son
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Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: Sally Field
The fabulous Sally Field released this open letter about her gay son today, and it's more than enough to give you a Happy Friday.
Added by on 3/28/14
10 Scripts to Read Before You Die
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This is by no means an exhaustive or definitive list, but these are ten scripts every screenwriter–whether aspiring newbie or seasoned pro–should read, the sooner the better. All of these screenplays are extraordinary, not just due to the quality of the writing but also because of their far-reaching impact on American cinema.

Added by on 3/23/14
Wes Anderson's Films Inspire Ads, Not Tie-In Products
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Category: Production
Tagged: The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Royal Tenenbaums
An article in @businessweek where it talks about how Wes Anderson gets fashion brands to outfit his films and what happens to those prototypes once the films are done.
Added by on 3/16/14
Lego Movie: Toy Brand's Minifigs Entrusted to Warner Bros. Filmmakers
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Category: Production
Tagged: The Lego Movie
A good look at how Lego determines how they license their brand and a detailed look at how they agreed to make the lego movie.
Added by on 3/14/14
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