making movies

most prestige movies are made by middle-aged men about middle-aged men

in which Vulture uses a click-bait title and puts the real problem they’re parsing in the middle of the article–like, lbr, these women have made choices about the films they’ve made, but what’s at issue is that the entire system is fucked up to begin with.

jakeberenson Ocean’s 13 is like the diet coke version of Ocean’s 11. You can just taste the empty carbs; the plan isn’t as “tight” as 11, requires more, less fun incredulous leaps (which is saying something), but it’s a good enough time. The climax happens too quickly phrasing boom nailed it. 

and it’s a waste of good Al Pacino.