We’ve started 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.
It Can’t Rain All The Time: The Crow celebrated its 25th anniversary this week, and Brian Richards revisits the movie and how it paved the way for modern superhero movies today. – Pajiba
Kid ‘N Play: On the heels of the release of Detective Pikachu, the motley crew over at BMD started thinking about kids & creature flicks and cut together a video of their favorites. – Birth.Movies.Death.
Horror List-O-Mania: If you weren’t aware, Dread Central has been quietly putting out some entertaining, low-budget horror movies in the last year or so. They just released their lineup for the rest of 2019 and horror fans will want to check this out. – Dread Central
Score & Gore: This is cool. For the release of John Wick: Chapter 3, a visual soundtrack was released and Slashfilm has the exclusive. Give it a listen. – /Film
Perfect Shot: Cannes is happening as I write this and the film festival has introduced some of the most gorgeously shot films in cinema history. Luke Hicks highlights the 25 best singular shots from the last 25 years of Cannes. – Film School Rejects
Never Go Full TLJ Hater: Look, we’re not thrilled with Game of Thrones right now. But this week, angry GoT fans hit peak That’s Now How Any Of This Works entitlement by demanding the last season be remade. K then. – AV Club
Plot Twists All The Way Down: Speaking of fans, SyFy has rounded up all the best (and worst) fan theories for this week. Like, was Arya dead the whole time? I…doubt that. – Syfy Wire
And now for some bonuses!
Some of you may remember last year when he did it for Infinity War, but comedian Casey Lawrence is now hilariously recapping Endgame character storylines on his Insta. Click that link and check it out. Seriously. I laughed so hard when I read his entry for Hulk that I had tears in my eyes at my desk.
Lastly, in case you missed it, an absolutely gorgeous fan tribute to the complex and conflicted character that was Jaime Lannister: