Every week With A Little Help From Our Friends dedicates time highlighting the best pieces of writing on film and television published around the Internet. Share more good stories in the comment section.
For your reading enjoyment …
We begin with reminding all those who frequent Movie Mezzanine to check out The Dissolve, which opened last Wednesday.
Leave it to the poignant Steve Boone to publish the most impassioned and insightful review of Fruitvale Station.
Former MM writer Tina Hassannia reviews one of the more famous romantic-comedies in cinematic history, Sleepless in Seattle.
Is it okay for a film critic to bail on a movie if they’re assigned to review it? Calum Marsh dives into the latest pseudo-controversy created by Rex Reed.
Ignatiy Visnevetsky pens a deservingly scathing review of Grown Ups 2.
On the other end of the spectrum, Christopher Campbell publishes a positive review of the latest Adam Sandler film.
Excited for season 2 of The Newsroom? Check out Matt Zoller Setiz’s overview for Vulture.
The first entry into Departures feature penned by Scott Tobias tackles the gossip instead of guns that lie within The Age of Innocence.