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Weekend Reel Reads: Radio Plays, Complete Works and Malickian Absences

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 12, 2013 1:01 PM
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This week's edition of some of the best stories from around the web include some film-related pieces covering other media, including books and radio. Also featured: coming of age stories, the Malick films that never were and a slasher movie without the slash.

Weekend Reel Reads: Perry, Pop and Politics

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 21, 2013 11:14 AM
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Pop music in horror films and a tribute to one of the most celebrated living critics: that and more on this edition of Weekend Reel Reads.

Weekend Reel Reads: Reinterpretations of Classics Old and New

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 14, 2013 1:19 PM
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A tribute to the late Les Blank, the case for more Agatha Christie adaptations and a new look at "Saving Private Ryan": all on this week's edition of Weekend Reel Reads.

Weekend Reel Reads: Cinematic Locales and Writers' Two Cents

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 24, 2013 12:18 PM
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Trips to Las Vegas, Bhutan and Austin are all on this weekend's Reel Reads itinerary. Also, a few pieces take a closer look at some classics through the prism of some recent releases.

Weekend Reel Reads: Flynn, Ford & Felons

  • By Steve Greene
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  • February 17, 2013 2:02 PM
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This week's collection of film writing from around the Internet looks at great pieces that salute cinematographers, investigate gangster movie stars and encapsulate the roller-coaster life of an on-screen swashbuckler.

Weekend Reel Reads: Brazil, Belief and Outer Space

  • By Steve Greene
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  • December 9, 2012 12:13 PM
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A film festival on the Amazon, a universe-encompassing short film and the connection between Suraj Sharma and Jimmy Stewart: another roundup of this week's film-related stories from around the web.

Weekend Reel Reads: Connecting Films to the Real World

  • By Steve Greene
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  • December 2, 2012 3:03 PM
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In this week's collection of cinema-related stories from around the web, we highlight a handful of pieces that look at how different on-screen representations mirror or contradict the writer's tangible life experiences. Also, a pair of stories about television illuminate larger issues that are just as relevant to film.
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Weekend Reel Reads: Looking at the Originals on the Page, Screen and Battlefield

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 25, 2012 9:07 AM
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Sifting through the '80s basis for a recent remake, the history of war films, and a multitude of screenwriting manuals: the various inspirations for some of the top film-related stories around the web from the past week.

Weekend Reel Reads: Origins of Cameras and Characters

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 18, 2012 2:47 PM
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On this week's edition of great film-related stories around the web, we have pieces on camera movements, compositions and the screenplays that never got produced.

Weekend Reel Reads: Money, Festivals and (Yes) Star Wars

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 11, 2012 12:19 PM
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Longer pieces about the significance and logistics of "Star Wars" may persist far beyond 2015, but this week we have additional stories about festivals, finance and the man who made Bond look better than ever.

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