//Of the Day – 01.10.12

Of the Day – 01.10.12

Read of the Day:

  •  Were you irritated by The Artist‘s use of the Vertigo score? So was Kim Novak, who has gone so far as to equate director Michel Hazanavicius musical choice with “rape.” [THR]

News of the Day:

  • The Academy has proposed drastic changes to its rules of eligibility for Feature-length documentaries, which in part would require each film to have been reviewed in either the New York Times or the Los Angeles Times. [Carpetbagger]

Review(s) of the Day:

  • Slate’s Dana Stevens – accompanied by Dan Kois, Michael Phillips and Stephanie Zacharek – has just wrapped up this year’s edition of her annual Movie Club, a lengthy and consistently delightful dialog reviewing the year’s most noteworthy films. [Slate]

Streaming Movie of the Day:

  • Godard’s 1967 classic Weekend, not to be confused with Andrew Haigh’s new film, is available to stream for Hulu Plus members. [Hulu Plus]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll think about that tomorrow.” – Name the movie?
    Yesterday’s Answer: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Picture of the Day:

  •  A production still of Martha Marcy May Marlene breakout star Elizabeth Olsen from her new movie Silent House. [eonline]

Video of the Day:

  •  Jon Stewart interviewed George Lucas last night to discuss Red Tails, decidedly NOT giving the director of The Phantom Menace the Jim Cramer treatment. Here’s the link: [thedailyshow.com]


Justin has been subjecting the masses to his online movie ramblings since 2009, and has been writing for Film Misery since 2011. When he isn’t wasting his hours defending the value of Steven Spielberg’s latter-year output or...Full Bio.