Weekend Reads: Happy Endings, Hitchcock on Psycho, The Great Gatsby Recut and more

hitch02Settle down for some reading this weekend with our selection of the best articles we enjoyed this past week.

Twelve movies that filmed happy endings you never saw (io9)
Everybody likes a happy ending… right? Actually, no. Here are 12 movies that had happy endings, but scrapped them.

Alfred Hitchcock’s rules for watching Psycho (Open Culture)
“We won’t allow you to cheat yourself. You must see PSYCHO from the very beginning….”

James Patterson: A Life In Writing (The Guardian)
“If I told my publishers I was writing only one book this year, rather than 10, they would have a heart attack”

And finally, The Great Gatsby recut as the 2013 The Great Gatsby…

– Rob Chilver

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