Take some time this long weekend to enjoy some of the best-ever writing about making movies, assembled by Slate in conjunction with the fine folks at Longform.org. Truman Capote profiles Marlon Brando. Hippies make “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” for $60,000. Coppola fights everyone, even the mob, to get “The Godfather” made. And Beatty fights everyone to get “Ishtar” made. All worth reading!