Link(s) of the week:
The big news of the week centered around the March 2 2014 date for the 86th Academy Awards. Pete Hammond at Deadline gives his analysis on why the date was pushed back rather than moved forward.
The staff at Film.com has assembled the 50 Greatest Opening Scenes in film history. And it’s a near perfect list.
Christopher Campbell of Film School Rejects dishes on the science of spoilers and plot twists. Spoiler alert! It’s a good read.
Kieran McMahon at The Playlist lists 23.7 facts about Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.
Cinema Blend’s Katey Rich points us to a video where we can watch every single Woody Allen stammer in just under 45 minutes.
The staff at Thompson on Hollywood ranks the top 10 Studio Ghibli films, with one glaring omission.