We’ve restarted a tradition here on Atom Insider: Giving a shout-out to some of our friends around these here internet parts holding it down in the realm of movie journalism and pop culture. Each week, we’ll bring you a hand-picked selection of the most thought-provoking pieces, the funniest takes, and other interesting bits and pieces you might have missed, all gathered for your entertainment.

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Bombs Away: Some movies that end up being the best are the same ones that fared the worst upon their release. This is a fun roundup of 10 box office bombs that became cult classics. – Collider

Side By Side: Here’s something quite cool. YouTuber redfoam made a fan edit of all the visual parallels between the Star Wars movies. It’s fascinating to see their visual language laid out like this. – Screen Rant

No Fan Edit Shall Escape His Sight: Speaking of fan edits, Ryan Reynolds reminds us of why he’s the best. He makes fun of Green Lantern (yes, his own movie) yet again with his “secret Reynolds Cut of Green Lantern.” – Nerdist

Oscar Bait & Switch: Thanks to the coronavirus, the 2021 Oscars might look a lot different than they would have if movies had continued to release on schedule. Zack Sharf breaks down his picks for the best movies eligible for the Oscars so far. – Indiewire

Rise & Grime: We all know celebs who clean up well. But what about when actors somehow get hotter when they go in the opposite direction? Twitter shared their best examples of the celeb “grime up,” and they did not disappoint. – Pajiba

Sono Solo: Many fans new to horror are just getting into Asian horror. Jenny Nulf breaks down the work of legendary Japanese filmmaker Sion Sono and how his work explores exploitation and female empowerment. – Certified Forgotten

Chef’s Kiss Supercut: Fan supercuts are fun but rarely truly genius. But Twitter user Buck LePard‘s supercut of movie characters reacting to Jay Leno talking about them & what’s happening in their movie is a work of art. – Thrillist

Goth & Circumstances: Slowly going mad as you’re trapped in a confined space – it must be Gothic horror! Or 2020. Fiona Underhill explores how relevant the genre is and shares some of the greatest examples of modern Gothic horror. – Jumpcut Online

From The Mouths Of Babes: Babe is a classic family favorite, just a sweet little movie about a talking pig and his loving farmer owner, right? WRONG. Roxana Hadidi breaks down the sneaky subversiveness of the surprisingly radical film. – Crooked Marquee

Straight Stunting: Most videos shot vertically on a phone are the stuff of nightmares. But La La Land and First Man director Damien Chazelle’s awesome, genre-mashing short “The Stunt Double” celebrates stuntpeople – in vertical mode. – The Playlist

A Sonnet A Day: If you haven’t been paying attention, one of the most delightful quarantine developments has been Sir Patrick Stewart reading a sonnet a day. Here’s his latest:

Kick It: Last but not least, these are some deeply awesome kicks created by digital artist Cole, who took our favorite fictional characters and imagined what they’d look like if they were sneakers:

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