• Photographer Andrew Brucker has published a book of early head shots he took of currently famous humans and you can see 16 of them over at Vulture. I’d recommend looking! They’re nice! -Vulture
  • Richard Linklater spoke recently about the girl who inspired his Before series and the story is so nuts that I told a friend about it last night and he straight up refused to believe it was true. I believe it, though! -Slate
  • A woman won A MILLION DOLLARS on Wheel of Fortune yesterday. Whaaaaaat! WHAAAAAAT! -HyperVocal
  • Steven Soderbergh thinks the final episodes of Breaking Bad — and, in general, major episodes of TV series — should be shown in movie theaters. Do you think that? I’d go, I bet. -Uproxx
  • Oh speaking of movie theaters, they’d like trailers to be shorter. But then how will we know pretty much everything about the movie?! -AVClub
Comments (11)
  1. I didn’t know Wheel Of Fortune actually had good prizes people would want to win. The (very few, admittedly) times I’ve watched, it’s always been, like, neon purple Geo Trackers and furniture sets that have clearly been sitting in storage since 1979.

    • This was my thought too. But then, the last time I made an effort to see WoF was the “Self-Potato” clip, so I might not be the best judge.

  2. Also, WHY HELLO THERE, young Will Arnett. My goodness.

  3. Also! New Venture Brothers this weekend!

  4. Awww, baby Sam Rockwell! I finally just watched Seven Psychopaths the other day and it was super good and of course Sam Rockwell was the best.

  5. Holy smokes, if I had known my muse was dead all along, I don’t know how I’d react. But Slate did a good job piecing it together. Linklater is such an amazing filmmaker.

  6. Also, I’d be up for seeing season or series finales in the theater IF they showed them as like a sneak preview kind of thing. Like a week before or something. They did that with Workaholics and tickets went fast!

  7. On the topic of trailers showing the entire plot, I vaguely remember a director saying he only let the trailer editors use footage from the first 1/3 of his films. At least for dramas and thrillers, that should be a standard rule; that opening 30-45 minutes was already designed to draw people in, introduce the conflict, etc. Just recreate an abridged version of how the film introduces itself and call it day without taking us through all three act changes in three minutes.

    Unless you spent $100 million on a big finale of robots destroying Chicago; then maybe feel free to hint at that in your trailer.

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