Sunday Reads: 28th October 2012

3D FilmSchool 101: Just How And Why Fox Have Converted I, Robot From 2D To 3D Brendon Connelly reports on the conversion of I, Robot to 3D and goes into detail regarding the considerations made during any 2D to 3D conversion.

The Frankenweenie Cell Phone War Another sad story about the inability of adults to act like adults in a cinema.

A Critic Experiences the Filmmaker’s Side of a Press Tour Interviewer becomes interviewee as C. Robert Cargill goes on the press tour for Sinister.

Screenwriter Jon Spaihts On The Prometheus That Never Was

Joaquin Phoenix Interview This interview has become infamous for Phoenix making it clear that he doesn’t care about the Oscars, but there’s a lot more great stuff in there than that.

He’s Behind You – How Colonel Gadaffi and the Western Establishment Together Created a Pantomime World A new Adam Curtis blog. That should be enough to convince you.

The Patent, Used as a Sword Whilst Charles Duhigg and Steve Lohr are a little too impressed by Apple’s ‘innovations’ this does make for a fascinating read.

Big-Haired Case File #26: Rock Of Ages Nathan Rain turns in another great entry in his ongoing series.

Unmasking Reddit’s Violentacrez, The Biggest Troll on the Web Beyond simply being an interesting insight into Reddit, this piece raises some fascinating questions about anonymity on  the internet in the 21st century.

Beasts of the Northern Wild Armond White tackles the work of Lee Daniels and in particular The Paperboy, which is a truly dreadful film.

I’ve fallen slowly in love with Renoir’s romcom ‘La Règle de jeu’ Tim Robey on Renoir’s classic from 1939.