Sunday Reads: 6th October 2012

How Digital Is Changing the Nature of Movies Manohla Dargis and A. O. Scott discuss the move from film to digital.

Cadre of film buffs helps Netflix viewers sort through the clutter Why does Netflix categorise films in such a bizarre way? Who comes up with those categories? This article has the answers.

Beyond The Matrix: The Wachowskis travel to even more mind-bending realms A wonderfully absorbing and lengthy piece on the journey of the Wachowski’s to their film adaptation of Cloud Atlas.

An Exclusive Look Into Disney’s Pioneering New Film, Paperman Brendon Connelly takes a look at the making of Disney’s Paperman.

What Katie Didn’t Know Vanity Fair explore the strange and disturbing story behind Tom Cruise’s relationship with Katie Holmes and how Scientology is so crucial behind the scenes in his personal life.

PSY And The Acceptable Asian Man What it it could mean from a racial point of view that PSY’s Gangnam Style has achieved so much success in the West.

Remake Apathy and Manufactured Outrage Adam Batty looks at the fallout from a leaked shot from the set of Robocop and the general insanity that follows news of a remake.

Strange times at the 2012 Gathering Of The Juggalos Nathan Rabin’s absorbing annual report from the Gathering of the Juggalos.

We Need to Talk About Genitals An interesting piece at The New Statesman about sex education in science lessons and the need for plain English.

Sci-fi blockbuster Looper achieves Chinese box office first A report at the Guardian on the importance of the Chinese box office for American films, including a quote from yours truly.

Read previous post:
Dark Horse
Todd Solondz Interview for Dark Horse

The film’s theme of infantilization, particularly of the American male. It is, as I’m sure you’re aware, very popular in...