Every week With a Little Help from Our Friends dedicates time to highlight 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 …
Jack Giroux of Film School Rejects talks to star Josh Duhamel on the rejections and failures of Hollywood.
The movie of the week over at The Dissolve is Shadow of a Doubt. Keith Phipps gives the keynote.
Jessica of The Velvet Cafe writes an interesting piece on the curse of the Woody Allen brand, and the expectations that come along with this movies.
After 50 years as the film critic for The Observer Philip French will be retiring at the end of this month. To celebrate, he fields a myriad of questions from readers.
Passionate reader of Movie Mezzanine, Steven Flores writes a thoughtful piece on Woody Allen’s new film, Blue Jasmine.
Slant Magazine eviscerates Afternoon Delight, a Sundance darling that may be a bit dishonest in more ways than one.
Dan Heaton of Public Transportation Snob got a chance to speak to Todd Berger, the writer/director of a delightful little seriocomic indie, It’s a Disaster.
Chaz Ebert and company dug up an interesting little video where Roger and Gene talk to Martin Scorsese, Steve Spielberg, and others about the future of movies.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder has officially been ranked by Film.com. Coke is a hell of a drug.
If for some reason you haven’t done so already, check out this episode of The Lunch, hosted by James Rocchi featuring Karina Longworth.
Lastly, today is William Goss’ birthday. His incessant puns and wordplay may kill you, but I advise you to follow all of his writing here.