Is it still Friday somewhere? It’s time for #5LinkMinimum:
1. Watch It: Project Greenlight is back!
The premiere went off with a whimper until #Damonsplaining became the hot topic due to an interaction in the season’s first episode between Matt Damon and Effie Brown. Beyond the controversial scene is a show that has proven in the past to be an enlightening glimpse into the making of a feature film. This year’s director is Jason Mann. You can see all of the clips of who he beat out on Project Greenlight‘s YouTube Channel or just enjoy the short film that got Mann in the mix:
2. Ponder It: Eddie Murphy and Michael Keaton as Jules and Vincent in Pulp Fiction?
According to a Reddit post, Quentin Tarantion’s original short list for the cast of Pulp Fiction says this was more of a possibility than anyone could have imagined. It’s a fun read even if it might not be legit.
3. Read It: What (may have) happened between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.
It came out almost two weeks ago but it’s an interesting enough concept to bring up the older news. Author Chuck Wendig attempts to fill in the gap between the (chronologically) last movie and The Force Awakens (due in December) with Star Wars: Aftermath. Check out an interview with Wendig and an excerpt from the novel from USA Today.
4. Realize It: Presidents are just like you and me.
While in the White House, President Jimmy Carter watched more movies than a video store cashier (Wait! What’s a video store?). Matt Novak at Gizmodo compiled a list of every movie watched by Carter in his four years at the White House.
5. Argue About It: Hollywood Reporter’s Top 100
Polling more than 2,800 people in the industry about their favorite TV show produces an awfully debatable list of the Top 100 TV Shows courtesy of Hollywood Reporter.