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Love Letters from Letterboxd

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 08, 2023

The Oscars are this weekend and in this video, some of the nominees โ€” Paul Mescal, Rian Johnson, Todd Field, Camille Friend (hairstylist for Wakanda Forever) โ€” read rave reviews of their work from Letterboxd. Watch to the end โ€” Ke Huy Quan’s letter, and his reaction to it, is especially wonderful.

Ten years ago, I met the founders of Letterboxd in New Zealand. The site was tiny then and had just gotten out of invitation-only mode. But they were enthusiastic and had a vision of making an online space for discussing and reviewing movies. It’s wonderful to see the site become such a key part of the film industry. (via @jasonsantamaria)