We’re approaching the end of the month, which may mean you’re feeling all nostalgic about all the memorable things that happened in March 2019. Well, if you’re in the mood to look back, look back on the past week’s worth of film industry news and writings. Time moves so fast, so enjoy it!


This Week’s Good Reads (Week of March 25, 2019)

YouTube Bows Out of Hollywood Arms Race With Netflix and Amazon (via Lucas Shaw for Bloomberg)
YouTube axes its scripted programming plans.

The Fiercely Independent Larry Cohen (via David Hudson for Criterion)
Memorializing the prolific director of cult hits like Black Caesar and It’s Alive.

Major Awards Need To Stop Ignoring Incredible Horror Performances (via April Wolfe for Rotten Tomatoes)
A call to give some accolades to cinema’s Scream Queens and Slashers.

Inside Indie Movie Theaters’ Battle to Survive (via Brent Lang and Matt Donnelly for Variety)
How independent theaters are managing (or not) to keep the lights on.

4 Types of Content You Need for Film Marketing (via Amie Simon for Film Threat)
The must-haves for your EPK.

Don’t Let It Go Away: The Frantic, Furious Making of a Cult Movie Classic (via Eric Ducker for The Ringer)
As part of their 1999 Film Week, The Ringer looks at the rave-era-defining comedy (and secret Christmas movie) Go.

‘Greatest of the great’ – Agnès Varda: the eternally youthful soul of world cinema (via Peter Bradshaw for The Guardian)
The French New Wave pioneer passed away at age 90.


In case you were ignoring us (aka blatant self-promotion)

Good Reads: Heathers Edition
News, essays, and analysis of the teen dark comedy for its so very 30th anniversary.


A video worth watching

Bet your Drama Club’s production of Guys And Dolls is feeling pretty lame right now (h/t Deadline)

How ’bout you? Read anything good this week?


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